Tips & Tricks: How to Revive a Dredge Engine That’s Been Submerged
June 2021 by Harry Griffin
It rained over four inches that night and the creek flooded both my backyard and my workshop. When I opened the door to my workshop Christmas morning, an unwelcome sight greeted me.
When he got home that night, he looked at the plotted points of gold and trash he had dug and saw that there was a distinct line where the gold nuggets were being found.
Old mine workings and tailing piles can represent opportunities on many levels, from the chance to simply find a nugget on up to the commercial reworking of the old tailings for profit.
And what do I think is the easy way? It’s what you can learn from the old timers that walked that ground many years ago.
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After removing about six inches of dirt and cobbles, the sound was a bit more recognizable. I was now confident that there was a definite target and not just a ground noise.
The names attached to these areas came about from many sources. Many are easy to see why the name was given while others had a more contrasting note to them.
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