Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Add This to Your Bucket (Check) List
June 2021 by Harry Griffin
Midway into my first tank of gas I was beginning to see color in my sluicebox. Needless to say, I was excited.
He got out his new salt gun and began searching for the source of the intruder. He soon isolated the sound to a point in the rafters above the stove.
Australians have told me that emus, being very curious, will pick up and swallow anything shiny or unusual. They say aborigines will kick and pick apart any emu poop they see to check them out for nuggets.
As I laid in my Jeep and tried to get some rest, I began to realize how tired I was. I felt like a little kid who walked around Disneyland for 12 hours with his parents.
With one outstretched hand grasping the bottle and the other waving at air, I moved forward feeling for the tent. No tent. No tree.
The sound got quiet when the fuse burned down into the clay. I waited, and waited…
If you have done any hiking in rough terrain you are well aware that going down a slope is much more difficult and dangerous than climbing it.
…being sneaky, I filled in the hole, and buried therein some trash items that I had previously found, just to discourage any other detectorist that might come along.
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