FYI Just got off of phone with BLM CA. State Office.
Guy said it will be mid October before the backlog of Maintenance payments and waivers will be caught up. I saw a friends finally posted he mailed last week of August.
I've talked to two fools who said they arent submitting to BLM because...
Run away and keep your money.
17.5 hours away from where? Ask questions here and you'll get on more gold and gain more insight about claims.
And you won't have to pay a thing.
GRE is looking for easy prey.
Don't rember if i read if you and/or Seth have a Falcon MD20 or not.
they are handy for the quarts species around here.
let me know if you want to check it out. give me a hollar I'm right down the road. i don't mind you guys borrowing it for a bit.
so, the claims in the section that has the campground were located in 2013
it's the Navajo Flat campground.
Ariel photo 2013 no campground in the flat (buildings and parking)
Ariel from 2015 . five shade Cabanas. new pit toilet. organized parking thingamajiggary.
we all know that FS can't get...
it's a claim in LaPanza Ca. they were approached last year as well. The ticket is for "defrauding an Innkeeper" there is a third part concession that maintains the campground. As you and I know that is pretty common. I guess they told the club they need to pat the day use/ camping fee.
I promise im not trying to discourage you. But, I wouldn't belive anything about gold dug until you see it your self.
Not sure what part of the desert you are in. .
But, if you want to detect gold you should be looking for evidence of shallow work.
Stacked rock, shallow bedrock. lots of...
so, heres some reality and its why I asked if gold has been found there.
I've owned and used a Whites GM4B, GMT. owned a GBpro. still own a GB2.
All gold detectors right. you will be lucky to hear a .15-20 gram piece of gold more than about an inch and a half deep. less in hot ground.
These guys would crap bricks if they got to see the pictures of the stuff the guys your son digs with. The things we dig in our neighbor hood. Wouldn't they Southfork:occasion14:
For gold Tramp if he comes back our area has mines that have ore with sulphides that yield ounces to the pound...
He's probably gone but,,,nope thats not gold.
First thing to remember pretty much everyone here has seen "pure gold"
Gold bars. hard as hell in a lump really..considering its "softness"
Stuff ain't crumbling off like a nice block of Lebanese Hash.
At most you can shave it off.