Ask the Experts: What type of wetsuit do I need?
December 2016 by Chris Ralph
Q: Since the weather in California is not as nasty as it is in Alaska, would it be advisable to wear the same setups as he wrote about?
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Q: Is this gold or some other metal?
Q: A few questions about diamonds...
Ask The Experts - Could I stake out a 20-acre claim with a waterway running through it just as I would a lode claim?
Q: Could I stake out a 20-acre claim with a waterway running through it just as I would a lode claim?
Q: Could you write more about the last two methods that you mentioned—the expanding chemical mixtures and the micro blasters, how and when to use them, and when not to use them?
Q: I have a gold mine in Colorado. There was an assay done which stated [there is] a lot of quartz within the mine. What is the cheapest way to mine it for gold? I don’t have the money for mills, etc. Can I do it by hand (during summer holidays), and how would I get started?
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