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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by spudseamus » Mon Dec 12, 2011 1:55 am

Strum wrote:Spud's my best mate! :D
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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by spudseamus » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:24 am

Another trip recently
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A shed skin from a brown snake on my caravan door step !!! Yep I jumped ! Very venomous .

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Nice pile of gold
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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by jaytee » Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:16 am

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Well done Spud. Facinating to see.



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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by bugrock » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:15 pm

Jaysus, Spud, Lucky you didn't get there at the wrong time. Those brownies don't *#*#K around!


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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Jemser » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:50 pm

With the price of gold now Spud you must be a millionaire. Thanks for the photos.


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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by grammer » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:59 pm

Gret photos Spud -especially the gold ones :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
great your prospecting has been a success -
you must be a little bored finding all that gold every trip.:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Holla » Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:49 pm

Keep up the good work Spud sure you'll be back here in no time paying Sean Mc Manus pawn office a visit and all us gang waithing across the road for ya to buy the first round :lol:



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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Strum » Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:19 pm

Nice one Spud. What's the silver stuff? Silver? :D



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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Rocker » Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:29 pm

That is a great lot of gold. Well done. I can't imagine me over there with the snakes. I'd lose my life!!


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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Snowhite » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:12 pm

Ah Well done Spud or should we call you Mr Midas :lol:


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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Strum » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:29 pm

Snowhite wrote:Ah Well done Spud or should we call you Mr Midas :lol:


It's good to be the King eh! :lol:



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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by keeper » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:14 pm

Lucky you Spud, out in the Outback with Mother Nature and rolling in gold, imagine you even found a coin ? What's it made of ? Knowing your luck, pure silver :lol: :lol: :lol: I'm just being babbby babbby babbby



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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Sinead » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:39 pm

Enjoy the labours of your hard work Spud.
How is your back holding up?

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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by spudseamus » Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:26 am

Sinead wrote:Enjoy the labours of your hard work Spud.
How is your back holding up?

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Not too bad at the moment ! I actually find the digging helps!!!!



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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by spudseamus » Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:28 am

No the coin is there for perspective ! Lol! 20 cent coin wuu



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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by keeper » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:02 pm

Was only teasing Spud :lol: hope you find a fortune, I'm just jealous scry scry



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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Strum » Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:34 pm

I meant that silvery stuff down left seperated from the Gold?






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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by spudseamus » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:48 am

Trick of the light I think as all that is gold ! But I do sometimes get gold covered in mercury which would make it silver looking! The old timers lost a huge amount of mercury in the creek as they amalgumed the fine gold



Ahhh the stuff at the bottom of the pan is tin oxide !
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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by spudseamus » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:52 am

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This a little ball of amalgum from my poverty bottle ! This is collected from the black tin you can see at the bottom of the pan ,I suck all that up into a small plastic bottle that has a small amount of mercury in it and it captures the micron gold into the mercury



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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by spudseamus » Tue May 21, 2013 3:59 am

A good camp site with the new enviro fire burner !
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Gold!!!!

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More gold
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Heating up apple pies !!

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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Denis Cromie » Tue May 21, 2013 4:52 pm

Great pics Spud,you're a regular frontiersman. wuu



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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Jemser » Tue May 21, 2013 6:18 pm

Hey Spud, that new Enviro burner reminds me of the old watchmen years ago that used to guard the roadworks. They had great braziers and if you were lucky they would let you help them lighting the red lamps that they put to mark dangerous places on the road. What heat those braziers threw out on a cold night. Great to see you back from the Outback. wuu


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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by spudseamus » Wed May 22, 2013 2:06 am

Only back for a while then ill be off again ! Yes my old man used to do the second job for many yrs as a night watchman ! I used to sit with him sometimes with the coke fire ,magic, and lit some of those road lamps too !
The fire in the pic is old gas cylinders cut and welded to make a good type of brazier!



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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Sinead » Wed May 22, 2013 12:10 pm

Spud:

Your hobby certainly gets you out and about and gives you an
earner as well. Lucky you. My hobby just takes more and
more of my time.

Good to hear from you. Stay well and keep finding that
precious metal.

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Re: Spuds Gold

Post by Snowhite » Thu Oct 24, 2013 11:09 pm

Ok Spud you can pack up your stuff, Green Machine an all and head on over here, there's GOLD in them there hills and I've got the Map for ye................ 8-) We can go 50/50 on it, you do the work and I'll look after whatever gold ye find. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: 8-) We're Rich Lads. :P



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