Picks & Pans: Selecting a Gold Dredge
June 2001 by Alan AldermanI have made my living gold dredging for the past 25 years, and I am often asked how someone should choose their first, or next dredge. There are many considerations, and I hope to save you time and aggravation by sharing with you what I have learned.
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