How to Make a Rock Sled for Dredging
August 2017 by Ron Kliewer
When my “anonymous” friend told me the rock tub was probably a hundred miles from where he safely stashed it, I decided to build another sled and improve on my old design.
The big moment finally arrived. With Norm suited up, I pulled the motor to life and felt instantly better. There’s really something relaxing about the sound of a dredge running—they don’t sound like anything else.
Before I tell you what dredging backwards is, I’ll tell you why my team and I decided to give this very unconventional dredging method a try.
There are many smaller old hard rock mines out there—more than you might think. There are some small hard rock properties that are even open to be claimed if one does the right amount of research to find them.
This year was a test. We had never done anything like this before, yet we grossed $30,000 in the short time we had to mine.
NOI or POO for small backhoe
For the prospector, knowing what oxidized hydrothermal alteration looks like in the field is an important exploration tool.
…as an academic argument, when mated to the appropriate engine, is the pump really moving water at the rate of 400 GPM?
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