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MrsWTownsend

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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2015, 06:58:28 PM »

If they don't shatter TOO easily I can drill holes in them with my ultrasonic drill and turn them into beads for you.

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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2015, 08:14:44 PM »

If they don't shatter TOO easily I can drill holes in them with my ultrasonic drill and turn them into beads for you.

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Hmmmm?
That would be beautiful for my woman.
1mm holes?
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MrsWTownsend

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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2015, 07:01:11 PM »

I think the wire I'm using will allow 22 gage.  I will measure it when I get home tonight.  I have been drilling holes in Amanda's micro opal chip thingies...  Amanda, will you go stick a wire in one of those please?  :D

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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2015, 08:58:14 PM »

i have really thin 1mm plastic coated wire & ferrules..
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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #19 on: March 13, 2015, 08:42:38 PM »

Now i have to google what a ferrule is...  I can't find my calipers. 
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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #20 on: March 13, 2015, 08:49:23 PM »

Oh now I know why- I took them to work.  Will rifle through hubby's garage...
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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #21 on: March 13, 2015, 08:56:33 PM »

Wire Ø is .032" (20g, thank you wire gage chart) or .81mm
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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #22 on: March 13, 2015, 09:02:08 PM »

This is what I use
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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #23 on: March 13, 2015, 09:05:19 PM »

K well you know where I live if you decide you want them drilled.  I will do yours faster than I am doing Amandas.  LOL
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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #24 on: March 13, 2015, 11:16:20 PM »

K well you know where I live if you decide you want them drilled.  I will do yours faster than I am doing Amandas.  LOL

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« Reply #25 on: March 13, 2015, 11:17:43 PM »

Oh, I think she meant "AMEN"
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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #26 on: March 14, 2015, 12:03:32 AM »

 :whip2:
(For you Randy)

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Re: Gold prospecting trip yesterday
« Reply #27 on: April 16, 2017, 11:54:24 AM »

Quartz crystals like that can also be found in Payson, Arizona. They call them Payson Diamonds. They look similar to the Herkimer but grow differently. I have also found one in Arkansas at one of the crystal mines and they are lovingly referred to there as "Arkimers". I use to use them to put in little pewter dragon's mouths or hands and sell them that way....at least the baby ones like those.
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