Route Planning Using GPS
January 2019 by Peter Gleba
My intention was to end this discussion with waypoints and routes, then I found USGS maps of the Plainfield Quadrangle.
The biggest nugget I have found detecting here was three grams and the following weekend someone found a 9-gram nugget while detecting. Some have even found quarter-ounce nuggets, with one being a chevron nugget.
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!
I returned to the WSPA claim. Still smug from my previous success, I was thinking I could not fail. However, the gold gods had other plans.
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
Once you have a detector, learn how to use it and get out in the field—you can’t find anything with it in your garage.
Their rewards were far better than they had anticipated, resulting in one of the best clean-ups they had ever seen.
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