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Old Tom

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    November 2018 fall outing poll

    I no longer get a permit for the group. You can get a permit by going on the computer and entering 'Recreational permits AZ State Land Department'. The group permits are $15.00 and are for five days. You must fill out a rooster for the group permit an submit it by mail with check. The individual permits are $15.00 and are for one year. The family permit is $20.00. Any problem just PM me. Old Tom
  2. The first pic was taken up White Spar Rd. outside of Prescott, and the last was at Willow Springs Lake on the rim. Both were in hail and lightning and very intense. Wonderful experiences when all comes out well. Old Tom
  3. Yeah, I remember so well. Nowhere to go but hug that sheer rock wall looking at each other while getting rain trickling down your back. Some fun but at least we got a couple that day. Memories...…………………. Old Tom
  4. I remember the first picture when you guys wouldn't let me have a garbage bag to keep myself dry. Tom H and Boulderdash don't respect their elders when it comes to rain and hail. I got soaked to the bone while I took their picture. Those squalls come up fast in the Prescott area. Ever get caught in a lightning/hail storm in the middle of a lake? Carbon fiber fishing rods don't help either. Old Tom
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    No more tent Camping

    One thing to watch out for is honey bees. When out back not being used it is forgotten about and not checked on very much. I have been called out a few times to get a swarm out of a camper and it is not very easy to do so especially after they have been in there for quite a while. There is always a place for them to get in and nice and dark as they like it. Might hang a pest strip in there when not being used. Old Tom
  6. Good luck to you today and enjoy it, it's your day. Thanks for all that you do here Bro. old Tom
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    Upgrading again

    Oh no!!!
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    Help with Rock ID

    Looks to me like a piece of Babbitt material from an over pour of a main bearing. You would have to give more statistics to determine more about it. Weight, is it mailable, has it been cleaned, etc. Looks very interesting to say the least. Old Tom
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    Odd Places

    Nice going Adam, looks like corn flake gold. Bet you were wishing that you were back out racing with those guys. Old Tom
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    New Member

    I'm not so sure that you should have drilled a hole in it . You might have offended some kind of ancient sun god. All in all it's a good find. Might be plastic, just how heavy is it and does it seem pliable or more ridged like stone? Old Tom
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    Happy Birthday Buckeye Boy

    Happy Birthday youngster, have a good one today it's your day Bro. Old Tom
  12. Old Tom

    Going to try something dangerous

    You have all my respects Bro. Learning an musical instrument when one is older is not an easy feat. I hope you persevere and attain your goal. Old Tom
  13. Old Tom

    WASP Happy Birthday !

    Happy birthday to the WASP. Go out and get one Bro...…. Old Tom
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    Happy Birthday Nugget108

    Happy Birthday Bro, some good eatin on those trout, watch the bones.😜 Old Tom
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    Lead mining

    I still have a few old lead molds that I used as a kid. Some cowboys, WW1 soldiers, animals, etc. Maybe I'll start to pour some again for fun. I have been keeping my son Tom supplied with lead ingots to hang in his plating tanks. Lots of that stuff out there, now if I could find a market for scrap iron...…………. Old Tom
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    Bucket Dredge Pics - 1940's to 1960's

    Looks like one side of that wheel got worn off more than the other, I wonder why? Old Tom
  17. Old Tom

    Happy Birthday Newriverblake

    Haven't heard from you in a while Blake. Happy Birthday and have a tall one for the day. Old Tom
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    Hey, got prayers?

    We'll hold her up to the Lord here. Old Tom
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    Blasting caps

    I already got plans for it Bill, I need a crusher at my place. Those things are pretty old, they have been underground for a long time but they still might explode. I want to see them go 'bang'. Old Tom
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    Happy Birthday Chrisski

    Have a good one today and get out and find a nuggie. Old Tom
  21. Old Tom

    ArcticDave's Legal Eagle XL

    Man just think of what a help James would be now. 👨‍🔧 Old Tom
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    Bearded miners of Arizona

    It was pretty windy that day an real beards sorta blew in the wind. The 'Bearded' one on the left kind of reminds one of a cartoon character (maybe "The Captain" in Hands and Fritz series). I have ahold of Shep's specie that he found there and had cabbed into some beautiful slabs. He gave a pretty one to John and Jane Boyles from that one. That place just keeps producing and if you can keep out of the breeze its a great place to hunt. Old Tom
  23. Another great day Wade. Have a good one today and I'll be lifting a tall on for you and yours. Old Tom
  24. Old Tom

    The Nugget Only Thread, Past finds and New

    Nice looking species Luke. Looks like it is getting rounded around that quartz from traveling a bit. Great find Bro. Old Tom
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    Happy Birthday Bill

    Great day for a birthday, have a good one Bill an kiss the bees for me. Old Tom
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