Drywashing for Desert Gold—Part III
April 2021 by Dan Stanton
If the material drops down out of the hopper too fast, it can overwhelm the riffles and you can blow the gold right out. If it runs too slowly, the riffles can clog up and the process is too slow.
I poked my head out of the water and said, “You won’t believe what I am going to show you!”
Alaska is getting a lot of interest these days, not least because of all the gold prospecting shows on television. Hardly a month seems to pass without some new prospecting show being announced, and a couple of the most popular feature Alaska.
The zone of influence of each sample must be carefully considered when deciding how far sample sites should be spaced from each other.
…what adjustment can I make to my dredge that will enhance its gold-catching ability?
Due to the lockdown, I spent lots of time indoors this spring and I decided to add a drone as a faithful mate in my research.
They… create negligible fumes and much less fly rock than blasting. Below are some tips on maximizing your effectiveness with these tools.
Even though they have put down thousands of dollars, the buyers often stop paying on their claims part way through the process after they realize they’ve been duped, but the company just sells it again to another buyer.
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