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#1 Posted : Wednesday, 10 August 2016 6:35:07 PM(UTC)

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I'm having a bit of a sick day, so gold videos cheer me up.

If you don't want to watch the video, here are the two tips:

Weld a metal bar over the end of your dredge hose, this helps stop blockages (I guess he means large rocks trying to go in).

Wetsuit gloves that have the last 3 fingers joined up - help keep warm longer.
For those of us with 1 thumb & 4 fingers :)
I'm sure there are a few guys living in remote mountains that have a few extra gold grabbing digits
The larger palm size sure would aide grabbing at rocks.
Would be easy to count a dozen also.
I've also heard of webbed fingers, that'd be good for grabbing and swimming I reckon.

I've also been told, wearing merino gloves, long johns, socks, balaclava under a wetsuit help.
My merino gear is thin, but I can't imagine getting that into my wetsuit as well, without it bunching up inside.
Gloves, socks, balaclava might not bee to difficult. I'll have to test this, and let you know the results.
Treasure/coins: $1
Other artifacts: 1888 button
Lead: 914g
Copper: 46
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