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IDdesertman last won the day on April 29 2018

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    Gold nuggets, specimens, pickers, flakes, dust, gold, gold, & gold

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  1. They've already found a way around the wall. They'll bring it through the border crossings, just like it comes now. Lots of cool pictures in this article: https://tucson.com/news/local/crime/photos-border-busts/collection_fa781d56-fb1b-11e7-bc69-571662449ef3.html Thousands of pounds of heroin and meth stuffed in vehicles and tractor trailers. Build a wall 500' high, those cars and trucks full of drugs are still going to come right through the border crossings. I wish those nasty drugs didn't exist either but I don't think a wall is going to stop much of it.
  2. Looks like 10 million is around 0.0006% of the funding needed to complete a wall. Still got a ways to go...
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    Got a specimen

    I'd rinse off the mud and call it good. Congrats on a great find!
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    Bucket-line dredge in operation + much more..

    Very cool!
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    A Bunch of Prospecting Books - $15 shipped

    Sold pending payment.
  6. I'm cleaning up my library a bit. I was going to donate these to Goodwill but I figured someone here might actually appreciate them. Not interested in splitting them up. Send me $15 (PayPal or check is fine) to cover shipping and I'll ship them all together in a flat rate box. PM me if you want them! 1. Strike it Rich! Treasure Hunting with a Metal Detector - Peggy Hardigree 2. How & Where to Prospect for Gold - Verne Ballantyne 3. Applied Gold Placer Exploration and Evaluation Techniques - Robin McCulloch, Bob Lewis 4. Finding Gold Nuggets II - Jimmy Sierra 5. Treasure Caches Can Be Found - Charles Garrett 6. Metal Detecting Gold - Mark Smith 7. Metal Detecting Bible - Brandon Niece 8. Buried Treasures of the American Southwest - Wendell Hall 9. Gold Diggers: Striking it Rich in the Klondike - Charlotte Gray
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    Bob, You can use a c/c on PayPal without needing a PayPal account. They are like any other payment processor and you can run a c/c just the same even without an account. Since it is PayPal, you can also use your PayPal account to pay if you have one. If not, just select "checkout with card" or whatever they say and it should go as normal. I hope I worded that well?
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    Rocker box pics

    And another from Victoria, Australia...
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    Rocker box pics

    And another...
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    Rocker box pics

    Came across another good one...
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    A couple of Oregon nuggets

    Yeah that spot is several hours from home so I just haven't had a chance to get back there. No doubt there's some more nuggets there. Old trash there makes it slow going but we all know that it can hide some good stuff too.
  12. These are a couple nuggets that I found with my GPX a few years back. I had hit this area before with the Gold Bug and found quite a bit of smaller gold. almost all of it had quartz in it. I figured there had to be a few more. These were the two biggest pieces I ended up getting out of the area. We're starting to get teased with cooler weather up here so I'm looking forward to getting out again soon.
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    So what do you do....

    Don't crush it man that's a nice piece! Maybe not the best but certainly not ugly. Nice find for sure.
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    Just some average Arizona gold

    Very nice gold Luke. Looks familiar.