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by OregonJim
Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: highbanking rules
Replies: 8
Views: 544

Re: highbanking rules

As a follow-up I asked if they could tell me what the penalty is for violating their rules so that I could inform other club members.

The outlaw side of me is wondering about things I probably should not be thinking...
by OregonJim
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: highbanking rules
Replies: 8
Views: 544

Re: highbanking rules

As we suspected, they say it is against the law to use a pump. Here is what they wrote; "Thank you for your questions. You ask, for example, about what you refer to as the 300-foot rule and how it relates to motorized mining equipment. You also ask if it would be lawful to “use a water pump to pump ...
by OregonJim
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: highbanking rules
Replies: 8
Views: 544

Re: highbanking rules

I sent a letter to the Fish and Wildlife folks today asking if I could use my water pump to pump water from the river to a highbanker more than 300 feet from the river, or whether the use of the pump itself would be a violation of the rules. I asked if the pump itself was the problem, or if the prob...
by OregonJim
Sat Jun 20, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: highbanking rules
Replies: 8
Views: 544

Re: highbanking rules

That is good advice. Thank you very much. I'd hate to get into trouble and I'd also hate bringing bad attention to the club. Thanks again!
by OregonJim
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: highbanking rules
Replies: 8
Views: 544

highbanking rules

I want very much to set up my highbanker, but I am not sure I understand the regulations. My understanding is that my highbanker would have to be at least 300 feet from the river to be legal. If that is correct, would it be permissible to set my pump up at the edge of the river and use 300 feet of h...
by OregonJim
Sun Jun 14, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: The passing of a dear friend
Replies: 6
Views: 471

Re: The passing of a dear friend

Montine was one of the sweetest ladies I ever met and she will be missed by many. The office just won't be the same without her.
by OregonJim
Sun May 10, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Solicitor General brief to High Court!
Replies: 2
Views: 243

Re: Solicitor General brief to High Court!

Hello Dave,

I hope you are doing well and that your adventures have been exciting. Your first post was disappointing, but the second gives me hope. I think their argument stinks and hope the Court will agree.

I hope to see you soon.
by OregonJim
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Amicus Brief on behalf of Small-scale Miners Submitted to U.S. Supreme Court!
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: Amicus Brief on behalf of Small-scale Miners Submitted to U.S. Supreme Court!

Thanks for the updates Dave! I hope you are doing well and finding great success with your newly outfitted boat. I look forward to some wonderful stories.
by OregonJim
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Oregon miners Petition the U.S. Supreme Court again!
Replies: 7
Views: 622

Re: Oregon miners Petition the U.S. Supreme Court again!

Merry Christmas Dave... and to all of you!