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by Joe.S.AK
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Suction Dredging Unlikely this Season in California or Oregon
Replies: 9
Views: 409

Re: Suction Dredging Unlikely this Season in California or Oregon

Well now!

I guess Dave chose to remove the newsletter for some (good) reason and the error just showed up that way.

Thank you, Jim, for the information.

Joe
by Joe.S.AK
Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Suction Dredging Unlikely this Season in California or Oregon
Replies: 9
Views: 409

Re: Suction Dredging Unlikely this Season in California or Oregon

Trying to go back and read the June '19 newsletter from the first post here (by Dave) got me this: ************************************************************************************************************************************** Warning: "continue" targeting switch is equivalent to "break". Did...
by Joe.S.AK
Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Gold Prospecting
Topic: Lead (Pb) in Cons
Replies: 6
Views: 241

Re: Lead (Pb) in Cons

Excellent thought, Harry! If it's Platinum then it would take a LOT of heat to melt it - 1772 degrees C. (3,132.6 F.), while Lead melts @ 328 C. (621 F.). Pretty easy to see - say holding it with tweezers, needle nosed pliers or something similar - if it took a lot of heat or not so much heat to mel...
by Joe.S.AK
Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Gold Prospecting
Topic: Lead (Pb) in Cons
Replies: 6
Views: 241

Re: Lead (Pb) in Cons

The blue Bowl is slow, but would allow you to snuffer out only the gold, leaving the lead. Jim, Something to think about - from the beach at Nome: The beaches around Nome were covered with miners around 1900. "Tin Cans" in that time era were soldered shut (while very hot) to allow the sterilized (u...
by Joe.S.AK
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Gold Prospecting
Topic: Lead (Pb) in Cons
Replies: 6
Views: 241

Re: Lead (Pb) in Cons

n2 - there is the "Usual Way" and a "Most Unusual Way" to get rid of Lead (natural Lead or bullet fragments, or maybe even solder pieces) from your final concentrates. The Usual Way is by careful panning of tightly classified final concentrates. Lead has a Specific Gravity (SG) of a little over 11 (...
by Joe.S.AK
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Soapbox Forum
Topic: Just Information
Replies: 1
Views: 106

Re: Just Information

Missed 'ya.

Hope AJ is doing well, Always fond memories of that Big 'ole Guy.

Joe
by Joe.S.AK
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Gold & silver drawing in 6 days!
Replies: 2
Views: 443

Re: Gold & silver drawing in 6 days!

RIGHT you are, Dave -- NEVER give up.

Joe
by Joe.S.AK
Wed May 15, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Gold Prospecting
Topic: DFWs list of "No Dredging Anytime" waterways.
Replies: 7
Views: 1172

Re: DFWs list of "No Dredging Anytime" waterways.

Ahhh, Ummm - would this be what you're meaning?

https://www.newcaliforniastate.com/
by Joe.S.AK
Sat May 11, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Gold Prospecting
Topic: High banking
Replies: 1
Views: 495

Re: High banking

IN CALIFORNIA "No motorized equipment within 300 feet of a stream."

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=114

Were you were asking about highbanking in California, Illinois, Oregon, Washington or maybe somewhere else?