The Subsurface Suction Dredge
November 2013 by Steve HerschbachThe problems of the submersible dredge tube are addressed by the subsurface dredge, where the enclosed sluice recovery tube is suspended from a flotation assembly...
The mine site consists of river gravels from an ancient channel covering over 20 acres, and the place is covered with very large river rock and small tree overgrowth.
These three simple upgrades, when taken together, will considerably increase a pocket plunger’s magnetic pull and make it less susceptible to breakage.
With a little homework and a methodical approach to sampling, a prospector can determine if a deposit is worthy of more of an investment...
Because of multiple take-out points along a ditch line, the ditches themselves become a wealth of knowledge to us present-day miners.
There is a major change coming in the economy of the world and now is the time for prospectors and miners to grab a ticket and get on board.
My first day using my pinpointer I detected an area where the fellas’ big guns had swooped in and cleaned up all the “big gold” and I got over sixty tiny pieces of gold.
I made my way up past where I left off and the wash was going to end in about 100 feet. It was then I got a sweet signal.
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