Ask the Experts
November 2012 by Chris RalphHeading for Australia to metal detect for gold. Tips? Suggestions?
Many of you have read recent articles that include pictures of some of the nice nuggets that have come out of this area. I’m going to talk very briefly about a few of my friends and some of the nuggets they have been taking out of this area…
Sniping for gold… what does it mean to you? To me, sniping is taking a mask and snorkel along with a screwdriver and squeeze bottle to search for gold lying on or in bedrock.
Chances are better that both types of gold did not come from the same source. Let's look at the probable conditions to cause two types of gold in a placer.
Before I tell you what dredging backwards is, I’ll tell you why my team and I decided to give this very unconventional dredging method a try.
It is this ability to hear and respond to the faintest of audio signals that I believe separates the best nugget hunters from everyone else.
Sampling other people's stockpiles or dumps has some inherent risks that sampling undisturbed ground does not have.
The box sat in a hallway and employees began using it for impromptu cricket games, no knowing what it contained.
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