Friday, May 17, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013
(Gold probes are essentially variations of coin probes like this Vibra Probe 580.)
Even though I'm pretty much old school when it comes to all things gold mining, I've always tried my best to remain open to new mining gear, equipment, and ideas. Along these lines, I've been pondering the potential usefulness in the field of gold "probes" for some time now.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Sunday, May 5, 2013
(New 49ers dredgers rigged up under California's new guidelines. Photo courtesy the New 49ers.)
Despite my own gloomy predictions and statements about the state of small-scale mining, California miners have won a small victory in their struggle against the "oppressors." Golden State bureaucrats have given the OK on underwater suction dredging.