Gold Prospecting: For Better or Worse
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: White Knuckle Mining
December 2019 by Jon Cunningham
…I was looking down on what was a frightening 500-foot sheer drop-off. We were precariously close to the edge as the shoulder was practically non-existent.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The Disappearing Nuggets
Gold probably is one of the easiest things in the world to cheat an absentee owner out of. He would generally have no way of really knowing if a guy had found 3 nuggets or 30 nuggets on his claim.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Man vs Paydirt
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.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The Superbowl Nugget
My next strategy was to walk anywhere and everywhere that I had been inside this home and garage. I looked on the floor, in the bathroom, I checked the bathroom trash can, and I even pulled the shower curtain back and looked in the bathtub.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Does Caliche Grow?
…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.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Throwing Away Thousand-Dollar Hot Rocks
All of this made me have to conclude that those dummies just didn’t know what they were doing. It was a couple of years later before the solution for this puzzle became clear to me.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: In A Tight Spot
My right rib cage took the brunt of the blow from the fall, which left me feeling partially paralyzed and in immense pain.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Dum-Dum Dodges a Boom-Boom
He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!
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