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    Period Six Mining and Exploration, LLC

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    I guess I can let the cat out of the bag now. The whole reason for building these machines is to build my own rock solid line of crushers, screens, etc. for a micro-scale to small operation. I am working through Fusion 360 right now designing a crusher built of solid 4" and 6" steel plate. 4" for the stationary jaw and side plates and 6" for the movable jaw so I can get a 3 1/2" shaft made from 4140 through it.

    Shooting for 6x8 (with a few other sizes to follow) on the crusher with a feed rate of 2-3 tons per hour. Each part of the crusher is independently replaceable and it will probably have manganese jaw plates along with AR500 side plates to keep the wear on the main body nonexistent.

    Nobody builds for us and I am tired of it. It's oversized and overpriced beat to hell equipment that is too big, overpriced Chinese junk of questionable quality, or too far out of the price range of the small guy just starting out.
    Mining is how I make my living. I turn mountains into dust on a daily basis.

  2. #227
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    Gold Tramp

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    You all still active in the minin.
    Gt....

  3. #228
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    Quote Originally Posted by gold tramp View Post
    You all still active in the minin.
    Gt....
    Yea, I'm still around my friend. Just been EXTREMELY busy.
    Mining is how I make my living. I turn mountains into dust on a daily basis.

  4. #229
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    Tore my right bicep tendon about 90% of the way off my forearm so I've been a little out of the loop lately. Used the time off to familiarize myself with the permitting process here in Arizona and New Mexico.
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    OUCH!!!!!! I'm afraid to ask but, was what you were doing worth it? If you are anything like me then it was not worth it. Heal Well, Heal Quickly as likely you've "lot's of stuff" you want to do but Heal Completely before you do them. Beat Regards,.............63bkpkr
    Out searching w/GMT & friend under my arm

  6. #231
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    Quote Originally Posted by 63bkpkr View Post
    OUCH!!!!!! I'm afraid to ask but, was what you were doing worth it? If you are anything like me then it was not worth it. Heal Well, Heal Quickly as likely you've "lot's of stuff" you want to do but Heal Completely before you do them. Beat Regards,.............63bkpkr

    I'm all healed up already. Had surgery in March. And yes it was worth it. I'll reveal it later when I'm sure I have the whole extent under claim.
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  7. #232
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    Moving forward with a mining prospect. Gonna be busy for awhile
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  8. #233
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    Gotta get the big piece cleaned up. Magnetite, hematite, and quartz matrix. Gonna crush it up this weekend.
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    Mining is how I make my living. I turn mountains into dust on a daily basis.

  9. #234
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    Well, I fired up the RC1 and ended up with fuel everywhere. Damn fuel line had a whole in it from something. Fixed that and crushed up the samples I had. Turned out to be a bust. Gonna move closer to the top of the hill and get some more samples.
    Mining is how I make my living. I turn mountains into dust on a daily basis.

  10. #235
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    Decent shot of the hilltop.
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  11. #236
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad Machinist View Post
    Decent shot of the hilltop.
    That is some interesting looking country you got there.
    The mountains have rules.They are harsh rules,but they are there,and if you keep to them you are safe.A mountain is not like men. A mountain is sincere. The weapons to conquer it exists inside you,inside your soul.

 

 
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