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Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Is Bazooka dead? Sluice suggestions?

Lloyd, have you tried Zinc supplements for shingles? I've had really good luck keeping cold sores at bay with it. You can get it over the counter. ...

1 month ago

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Bazooka trap sluices

Hi Matt, Thanks! Been seeing some bad press lately on the Bazooka. Seems they are accepting payments and not delivering and also remaining out of p...

12/14/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: First real greenhorn success!

Not sure what you are referring to Leo. It's a green plastic gold pan and it's wet? This gold pan was never seasoned. The roughened surface was create...

12/7/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Undercover BLM and Forestry Department agents?

Thanks Arthur. I did join the Baker County group but haven't mined with them yet. It's snowing up here and gets dark early. I've found that flood go...

11/28/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Undercover BLM and Forestry Department agents?

Thanks Bill. :-) I guess on the very slim chance I'll ever prospect in California, I'll carry the little Kel-tec P3 AT. It's only .380 auto but has ...

11/28/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Where's the GPAA leadership???

Lol. Likely true! My old suit was only 3mm farmer john with jacket. It was 40 degrees at 60ft in the lake during scuba class. I did used to swim in Co...

11/20/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: First real greenhorn success!

Finally found a worthwhile spot

10/10/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: SW Utah Area --- Desert Relic and Nugget Shooter

Hah! ;-) don't feel alone...I'd partner in a heartbeat I were closer. Read sonewhere that most GPAA claims are pretty much played out anyway. LDMA is ...

9/26/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: SW Utah Area --- Desert Relic and Nugget Shooter

Must be nice. Lol! Haven't yet had time to get to Facebook. Still looking for a partner in Northeast Oregon...

9/26/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: Mica

Mica in the pan pretends to be gold

8/13/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: Any members in or near Wallowa county Oregon

Seeking prospecting partner

7/31/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: Cellphone reception

Addressing lack of signal

7/31/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: Bazooka trap sluices

Looking for experienced opinions

7/15/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Prospecting equipment wish list

Posted By Brad Lamb on 15 Jul 2016 06:35 AM


Back Hoe - still like Tonka Toys
Large Shaker Table- Lazy at times


ohh... and most importantly...

7/15/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: DIY Roll up sluice

I understand. been perusing culvert on line and it comes in much larger sizes. 15" and 18" diameter plastic culvert would split into a much larger slu...

7/14/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: DIY Rolleup sluice

Easy to make and looks ok: http://www.mygoldpanning.com/rollupportablesluicebox.html

7/14/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: Prospecting equipment wish list

What is on your wish list and why?

7/14/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Crushing Quartz

Yeah Arthur. I was considering that. I may research that video more and see if I can scope even an approximate location. Seems to me if you followed t...

7/13/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: What is the best place to buy pay dirt from

Thanks Brad!  Will likely purchase then from both sources even tho' Lynch has done a bit of overkill with ad-bombing... It's annoying. I lik...

7/13/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: Crushing Quartz

Re: Youube Video

7/13/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: What is the best place to buy pay dirt from

Brad, how many pounds was that please?
And what other stones were in the Gizmo bag?
Planning on purchasing more paydirt when I get finished moving a...

7/13/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Hand dredges

Just got a bit more creative with my searches based on hints I got here. Thanks!
Appears that "Transfer/siphon pumps" will fit the bill and most are ...

7/12/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Pyramid Pro Pan

Posted By FRED GOODE on 12 Jul 2016 11:53 AM


@Mary McCarty
I think in this context, Johnathan Greene refers to "production panning" as a state...

7/12/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Hand dredges

It would be nice to see one in action.
Do you have a favorite brand/type you prefer and have seen work well? So many areas ban motorized equipment an...

7/5/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: Hand dredges

Still looking at other equipment and reading old conversations. Ran across a mention of "Hand Dredges" o googled for them. This particular one look pr...

7/5/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Clays and dirty water

If a higher Ph causes cloudier water, would a small amount of vinegar help clear the water?

7/5/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: How much water to bring?

Posted By ARTHUR WAUGH on 04 Jul 2016 08:39 AM...

7/4/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: LDMA property

Posted By Brad Lamb on 06 Nov 2015 07:22 AM


Vince and any other GPAA members contemplating the LDMA,

You owe it to yourself to check out a...

6/28/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: Prospecting equipment?

List of useful stuff

6/28/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Gold mining bucket tip

Nice pack Kevin. I'm still debating what kind of pack to get. Everything I own has to fit inside of my Mazda2 hatchback with the new cartop carrier so...

6/17/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Unidentified Rock

Been driving lately in a lot of volcanic areas. Could it be black basalt? It tends to have a bit of a gleam to it. Obsidian presents with conchoidal ...

6/17/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Dumb Greenhorn Question of the week

Posted By Robert DePue on 16 Jun 2016 01:36 PM...

6/16/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Alaska equipment headaches

Since I plan to work there in the future as a temp, we have looked into this. (My family and I) and there are two options. Freight shipping (or check ...

6/16/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Pan modification for fine gold recovery

Posted By Benjamin Crain on 14 Jun 2016 08:14 PM


One last thing, when you modify the pan do it by scraping the corner, not trying to cut into it....

6/15/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Tuning Your Sluice

Posted By MARTIN SOHLBERG on 04 Jan 2016 08:40 PM


Thanks guys! I am ever on the lookout for greater technology and for methods to improve our pro...

6/13/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: An obvious observation (Panning!)

Posted By Ed Bragg on 10 Jun 2016 01:46 PM


I never need an excuse to order more paydirt. But yes, the number one skill is definitely panning abi...

6/13/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: An obvious obervation (Panning!)

Panning skills

6/10/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Constellation Mining Company Paydirt

Posted By James Henderson on 09 Jun 2016 10:29 PM


Mary,

You may already know this, but as an owner of a Miller table myself, capture your ...

6/10/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Testing

Posted By Ed Bragg on 10 Jun 2016 06:34 AM


doesn't look like the translator worked.
(Giggles!)

6/10/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: Claims for sale?

Land in Idaho

6/10/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Gold cube

Thanks Brad.

6/9/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Le Trap rectangular gold pan

Posted By Brad Lamb on 08 Jun 2016 10:35 AM M...

6/9/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: El Paso area

Posted By Benjamin Crain on 08 Nov 2015 04:59 PM


Being from Texas and having lived about half my life there I always thought all the Gold In Texa...

6/8/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Need leather cup preservatives opinions

Posted By Len Solarz on 14 Feb 2016 09:38 AM


Just finished fashioning 2 leather cups for a slurp gun. Need experienced advice on shape preserving...

6/7/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: Dumb Greenhorn Question of the week

Dredge vs. Sluice?

6/6/2016

Mary McCartycreated the topic: Le Trap rectangular gold pan

Looks like an interesting pan. Anyone use one?

6/6/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Gold cube

Just out of curiosity, is China held responsible to American Patents?

6/6/2016

Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: Gold cube

Lol! Yes, I do buy American most of the time. Easier to track quality and make sure sellers stand behind the product. Kinda hard to harass a seller fr...

6/6/2016

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6/4/2016

    Mary McCartyreplied to: RE: What is the best place to buy pay dirt from

    Michael,
    This begs the question... You say remove the magnetic black sand prior to processing. I just did that with 4 lbs. of paydirt I bough off of ...

    6/3/2016