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Gonna tell us the stories that go with those?  I'd like to read them.

Update:  I see the answer is "yes".  Thanks for that!


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I was wondering if you need any help? HaHa Judging by your hands your no stranger to hard work!!! Nice to see people still use them to make a living. That's some great gold my friend!!!

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Beautiful gold and a lot of hard work on the sluice to find it.

Was it dug by hand and ran through a sluice, or was it done from a larger scale with heavy equipment.

Good luck on your next hunt.

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That will warm the toes.  This time of year you should be warming your toes in a Mexican resort!


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Thanks Doug, those pictures are fantastic.

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On 1/26/2021 at 8:50 PM, Valens Legacy said:

Beautiful gold and a lot of hard work on the sluice to find it.

Was it dug by hand and ran through a sluice, or was it done from a larger scale with heavy equipment.

Good luck on your next hunt.

machine dug with a small sized operation



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Great job and I have done similar with grandfather a few times.

We used his homemade 20 foot sluice and it did quite well. We would average at least 9 ounces of very fine gold, and close to 30 ounces of small to average size nuggets.

Nice setup you have and keep up the hard work.

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