Ask The Experts - Do these items qualify as mechanized equipment?
June 2019 by Chris Ralph
Q: I have a question/request regarding some black sand left from my Dad’s prospecting days.
Some fellow in Texas was selling a Spanish needle—a dousing device used to recover minerals in the old days. Do you know anything about these?
Breaking cemented gravels
Q: I live near the Gold Basin area of Arizona. What detector will go deep and be easier to use for small gold? I need some help.
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