From Vietnam to Wedding Bands
February 2017 by Ron KliewerIt’s a common symptom of gold fever for miners to be very hesitant to let go of gold they’ve found or even have it made into jewelry. I confess, I suffer from the same incurable disease!
• Making a noisy dredge more quiet
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.
Designing my own dredge...
Lately I’ve been having success utilizing two types of detectors in succession. The first is a pulse induction (PI) detector with a blanket-style antennae, and I follow it up with a very low frequency (VLF) detector.
Since this position was the least desirable due to the hard physical labor, the bucking room was used as punishment. Do you have a mediocre worker? Bad attitude? Off to the bucking room!
...even the best prospectors have times when they do not find gold. It is all about taking chances against tough odds and succeeding.
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