northwest TIPS FOR DETECTING GOLD NUGGETS
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Thursday March 23 2017 13:09:41 AEDT PM
Home Help Login Register
News: forum firewall bad behaviour Cloudflare Bot scout
Welcome to the Australianelectronicgoldprospectingforum founded in July 2010, an add free totally independent forum with over 70 boards and paid for and managed by the Admin.Total forum Topics:8,658 Total forum Posts:41,100 Members: 638 Total page views:7,742,442 Admin and  forum and domain name owner :marjen at optusnet.com.au. Guests can only see a limited number of boards at present and cannot see any links. Guest cannot post and never will be permitted too!Registration of new members must be approved by admin.Anyone known to have any past or present association with Codan/ML or acting on their behalf as a proxy or intermediary  will not have their registration approved. All  original Photos and posts and  original materials displayed on this site are COPYRIGHTED and remain the property of the poster and the australianelectronicgoldprospectingforum.com. All messages on this forum express the personal views of the author and should not be interpreted as necessarily being in accord with those of the forum owner and neither the owner of this forum and its domain name nor SMF or the forum software developers or the forum host shall be held responsible for the content of any message. Admin reserves the right to remove any offensive or objectionable posts. No defamatory material or politics/religion or issues of race will be permitted.
QED is here! ML have NOT stopped the QED!
Goldsearch Australia has been appointed the Australian Distributor for the QED. QED info on the Goldsearch website has been updated.
This is the only forum where you can talk directly with the designer/ manufacturer of the QED!
Jrbeatty and Reg Wilson  and  Yellowfin have NO vested  or pecuniary interests(or secret deals or cash for comment or any other undisclosed benefits )in the QED other than using it to find gold which it is doing very successfully!
Over the overwhelming majority of typical Gf ground the QED GB works just fine! Another new user has used his QED over "fairly difficult ground around Waanyarra and Kooyoora areas  " and not reported any GB problems!
The so called QED GB problem is just  more fake news created by  some fake, delusional and dishonest imbecile cretins on 1/2 wits (who is a proven forum hacker and liar and  just dumb!) pox, liars and abomination and disgraceful atrocity sewer rats "forum" that have never used a QED! The QED has been used successfully to detect under 300k steel tower transmission lines(try that with a gp/gpx  with a mono coil!!!) so it  can handle bad  EMI! The QED will also run quite and stable in a household with electrical appliances running.Try that with a ML with a mono coil!!! "QED matches and and in most cases outperforms the SDC"  and will thrash it for depth on bigger gold. QED sales are still strong so if you are on the waiting list please be patient as BW is working 12 hours a day to try and reduce the waiting time.
Except for the USB port the prototype QED's are identical in EVERY respect to the production models and according to the designer  the production models may even be  better!
4umer makes another liar a moderator! How low can 4umer go!

australian electronic gold prospecting forum.com  |  Common interest forum.  |  General chat and discussion forum  |  Prospecting tips and detector techniques  |  Topic: TIPS FOR DETECTING GOLD NUGGETS 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. « previous next »
Pages: [1] Go Down Print
Author Topic: TIPS FOR DETECTING GOLD NUGGETS  (Read 601 times)
Doug
Administrator
Revered Supreme Hero Member
*******
Online Online

Posts: 15331



« on: Friday July 30 2010 13:19:52 AEST PM »

TIPS FOR DETECTING GOLD NUGGETS (in steam beds)
BY GORDON ZAHARA
Several years ago, I decided to devote my time entirely to nugget hunting in northern California, giving up the other methods I was using. Being retired at a relatively early age, I had plenty of time. And so, I spent approximately six hours a day, four days a week, during the next two years, learning by trial and error what equipment to use, how to use it properly, and where to go to be the most effective with it.
  
doug  happy face
Logged

All posts on this forum are the personal views of the author and should  not necessarily be  interpreted as those of Admin The QED contains NO patented or protected IP!!! No fake users on this site! This forum does not depend on  guest posting liars to survive!1/2 wit powerless to login and post! LO
WM6
invited members
Senior Hero Member
****
Online Online

Posts: 1824



« Reply #1 on: Saturday October 2 2010 09:52:53 AEST AM »

  
TIPS FOR DETECTING GOLD NUGGETS (in steam beds)
BY GORDON ZAHARA
Several years ago, I decided to devote my time entirely to nugget hunting in northern California, giving up the other methods I was using. Being retired at a relatively early age, I had plenty of time. And so, I spent approximately six hours a day, four days a week, during the next two years, learning by trial and error what equipment to use, how to use it properly, and where to go to be the most effective with it.
  
doug  happy face

Hi Doug, I read on given link about "rake" in prospecting. What is a "rake"?
Logged

Global capital is ruining your life?
You have right to self-defence!
Doug
Administrator
Revered Supreme Hero Member
*******
Online Online

Posts: 15331



« Reply #2 on: Saturday October 2 2010 10:24:17 AEST AM »

  
  
TIPS FOR DETECTING GOLD NUGGETS (in steam beds)
BY GORDON ZAHARA
Several years ago, I decided to devote my time entirely to nugget hunting in northern California, giving up the other methods I was using. Being retired at a relatively early age, I had plenty of time. And so, I spent approximately six hours a day, four days a week, during the next two years, learning by trial and error what equipment to use, how to use it properly, and where to go to be the most effective with it.
  
doug  happy face

Hi Doug, I read on given link about "rake" in prospecting. What is a "rake"?


Not sure of the context of rake in the link except that in very trashy areas some people  use a rake to remove surface trash  from an area  before they detect it.
doug happy face
Logged

All posts on this forum are the personal views of the author and should  not necessarily be  interpreted as those of Admin The QED contains NO patented or protected IP!!! No fake users on this site! This forum does not depend on  guest posting liars to survive!1/2 wit powerless to login and post! LO
Huego
invited members
Revered Supreme Hero Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 4011



« Reply #3 on: Saturday October 2 2010 10:55:21 AEST AM »

  

Hi Doug, I read on given link about "rake" in prospecting. What is a "rake"?


WM6, I am not Doug but I'm sure this wil provide all you wish to know on what this long-handled tool is and does, even in Europe.

  

Logged

Views expressed are without prejudice, moderation, in the public / consumer interest & their "right to know"! Huego reserves his right to: think freely & speculate, make & correct his mistakes, change his mind, expose fools & denigrators if/as required. Fighting greed & injustice with facts
WM6
invited members
Senior Hero Member
****
Online Online

Posts: 1824



« Reply #4 on: Sunday October 3 2010 07:04:58 AEDT AM »

Thank you, for nuggets we probably need a heavy-duty rake.

Logged

Global capital is ruining your life?
You have right to self-defence!
sawmill
Guest
« Reply #5 on: Sunday October 3 2010 17:22:55 AEDT PM »


 WM6
  Just a common garden rake works well.
Lots of prospectors use a rake for working dry
washes and gullies. They start at the bottom
of a gully and dig a small area to bedrock or a
false bottom. They detect the starting point as
they dig.

 Then they proceed to dig into the bank and
bottom ,then rake it back to the starting spot
in thin layers. They detect each layer before
raking another layer back over it. That way you
are only detecting the shallow layers,and are
back filling the gully as you go.

 As you rake the dirt back,you can also rake out
any rocks or trash,so you have a smooth area
to detect. Working like this,you can find lots of
gold with a VLF detector,including the big deep
stuff. I do this all the time,only I usually have a
drywasher,or sluice ,to get the fine gold,before
using the dirt for back fill.
Logged
aufinda
Guest
« Reply #6 on: Sunday October 3 2010 21:11:56 AEDT PM »

WM6
I use a Fire Rake, which has one side a flat blade and the other a rake, and made of good quality material. I find it ideal.
Logged
WM6
invited members
Senior Hero Member
****
Online Online

Posts: 1824



« Reply #7 on: Monday October 4 2010 05:01:38 AEDT AM »

Thanks for all explanations and hints. I am here mostly a hiker due of rough terrain so I need something small and lite to put it in backpack. Maybe like this:

Logged

Global capital is ruining your life?
You have right to self-defence!
Pages: [1] Go Up Print 
australian electronic gold prospecting forum.com  |  Common interest forum.  |  General chat and discussion forum  |  Prospecting tips and detector techniques  |  Topic: TIPS FOR DETECTING GOLD NUGGETS « previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines
Simple Audio Video Embedder

BisdakworldClassic design by JV PACO-IN
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!