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Seeing color!
« on: January 22, 2017, 04:02:51 PM »

I was taught gold mining by an Uncle of mine in Montana,he had his own gold mine,up by Helena,Montana...
I would always take some pay dirt home and practice,after his lessons on panning...LOL
Now I go where I can to pan color......
Hanging my hat in Oregon now,plenty of areas to pan here....
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Re: Seeing color!
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2017, 07:05:17 PM »

Nice!  That's something I've always wanted to try, but haven't yet.  One of these days I'll cross it off the bucket list.   :icon_sunny:


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Re: Seeing color!
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2017, 09:58:54 PM »

I'll be out this spring....or sooner. We've had almost 20 inches of rain this month. That's washing a lot of gold out of the hills. I know of a good creek that is supposed to be good for nuggets.


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Re: Seeing color!
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2017, 05:52:37 AM »

I try it from time to time in Az but just get a couple flakes panning. It's fun and cools you off on a warm day playing in a tub of water.
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