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Nuggetshooting Dryplacer Areas

Nuggetshooting Dryplacer Areas: Follow the Drywashers

by Jim Straight

Out of Print
Find the gold that the drywashers leave behind! All you need is a metal detector and this handy guide. This book is a compilation; it has been added to and expanded four times over a lifetime of dedicated prospecting by Jim Straight. An essential read for any serious nugget shooter! Book also contains a 4.25" x 7" pamphlet, titled: "Prospecting & Detecting for Hardrock Gold: A Mini-Handbooklet on Prospecting and Detecting for Hardrock and Eluvial Gold Deposits". Illustrated Field Edition / fifth edition, 5.5" x 8.5" paperback; 51 pages plus insert.

Nuggetshooting Dryplacer Areas:
Follow the Drywashers
Table of Contents

Quick review of points within the main text
    Gold Weights / Tables
a
    Quick Autotune Review
I
    Quick Coil Review
I
    Advantages of the "D-D"
III
    Advantages of the Concentric
III
    More on Hot Rocks and Cold Rocks
III
    Clues to Identify Hot Rocks
V
    More on Black Sand
VI
    Check Old Placer / Hardrock Workings
VI
    How to Set Up your Gold Machine
VII
    More on Audio Enhancers
IX
    Hint
IX
Follow the Drywashers: Nuggetshooting Dry Placer Areas
    Introduction
1
    1. The Future is Good
2
    2. Evolution of Drywashing Equipment
4
    3. Drywashing Areas
7
    4. Soil Matrix
14
    5. Techniques, Procedures and Tips
16
    6. Modify Your Machine
24
    7. Practice
27
    8. Get Ready to Go
28
    9. Summary
31
Questions and Answers
    Which Make and Model Detector is Best?
37
    What is Automatic Ground Balance?
38
    What is Manual Ground Balance?
39
    Is a Preset Good for Nuggetshooting?
40
    What is the Easiest Way to Ground Balance?
41
    Is an All Metal Detector Best?
42
    What is Sensitivity?
42
    What is Autotune?
43
    What is Volume?
43
    What is Threshold?
44
    Are Headphones Important?
44
    Where Can I Go Nuggetshooting?
45
    Characteristics of Gold
47
    How to Search for Gold
49
    Specific Gravity
50