Basic Sniping: Prospecting With a Pan & Simple Hand Tools
November 2006 by Chris RalphThere’s a lot of really great prospecting equipment on the market right now, and I have to admit I’ve spent my share of money over the years investing in dredges, drywashers, metal detectors and the like. But a lot of new folks just getting into...
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