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Clearing out a section of wash


adam

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Too funny ,

Sorry guys, I forgot I even posted this thread. Took about 20-22 hours to clean it out. 2 hours just to break the boulder up. Actually the spot sucked , and I only managed a couple grams off of it. My drywasher is loosing 40% of the gold too :bang: cuz im stupid. The flow must have been to swift there and blew gold out.

Boulderdash, I am going to build a staircase to get down there. :brows:

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A couple grams in that size area isn't too shabby, man. I certainly wouldn't call it a bust and would certainly head back there after monsoon season and clean out my new natural sluice.

I find it pretty amazing to see what the bottom of that wh looks like. You'd never have the slightest clue from the before pics.

Can I ask what dry washer you were using awhat made you pick this specific spot to spend 22 hours digging?

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No particular reason for this spot Glenn, only that it had good crevacy bedrock, and gold has been found up and downstream from it.. I have a Keene 140, and am having major issues with it , and am still working on the problems.

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