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Successful Drywashing

Successful Drywashing

by Jim Straight

Only $10.99
"For the Man Who Wants to Know The Secrets of Successful Drywashing." If you're into drywashing for gold, don't miss this book by expert Jim Straight. Has information that can be used with any type, style, or size drywasher. Features: old-timer tips, moisture calculations, troubleshooting, tables and charts, and more. Paperback, 5.5" x 8.5", 34 pages.

Successful Drywashing
Table of Contents

    Illustrations
    Abstract & Introduction
1
    Eluvial and Alluvial Placer Gold
2
    Epithermal and Mesothermal Deposits
3
    Wet and Dry Recovery Methods
3
    What is Drywashing?
4
    What is a Drywasher?
5
    Evolution of Drywashing
6
    Early Drywashing Procedures
7
    Early Drywashing Practices
8
    Hot and Dusty
9
    Drywashing Areas
10
    Drywashing Equipment
10
    Drywashing Considerations
11
    The Bellows Principle
12
    The Constant Air Principle
12
    Head-to-Head Comparison
12
    Electrostatic
13
    Motor Maintenance
13
    Air-Cooled Engines
13
    Rototiller and Cement Mixer
14
    Pre-Drying the Dirt
14
    Field Expedient Testing (Moisture)
15
    Dry Material (Moisture Determination and Calculations)
15
    Drywashing Dangers
16
    Tips on "How To" Set Up
17
    Bellows vs. Constant Air
18
    Tips on "How to" Drywash
19
    Sniping with a Small Drywasher
21
    How to Backfill Holes
22
    Summary
22
    References
24
    Appendix
25
    Glossary
33