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I ran 2 Ozt of my -50 mesh, black sand concentrate through the Blue Bowl.  It came out to .5 gram.  This was 2 oz dry concentrate off the top of the container, I suspect the bottom my be richer after all the jarring around for the past 2 weeks.  I'll send the Blue Bowl tailings and about a couple lbs of concentrates to Rege in PA to see what his Miller Table can do.  If I could fill the back of my truck with this stuff it might be worth something, but as it stands not really a game changer.

Still waiting on Rokon parts, then back to Gold Country.  I've got a new plan, of course.  118 degrees here in Sunny Yuma tomorrow, but it's a dry heat.  Yeah great!


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Great stories Condor, I really enjoyed reading them.  The N. Fork canyon sure is remote but a pretty area.  A few years back, i hiked the Green Valley Trail down to the N. Fork, tough hike but would be easy on your Rokon. I saw dirt bike tracks on the trail, not sure if its allowed, but worth a shot. 

Im guessing you don't get bothered by poison oak but maybe your gf does.

Any snakes?

I look forward to your next adventure,


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