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Main Category
Main Discussion Forum
Main Forum for discussion of mining topics, club related current events, questions etc. New Members, introduce yourselves here!
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Monthly Meeting Info
Up to the minute discussions of topics you would like addressed, refreshments help, carpooling etc. for the upcoming meeting.
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51 148
Monthly Outing
Up to the minute discussions of topics you would like addressed or info you can offer about the upcoming outing. Post here about carpooling, questions about access, public restrooms, what equipment is allowed. This is a question and answer forum so don't hold back if you know some tips about where we're going!
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Copies of the monthly EBP Newsletters are kept here
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Trip Reports
Care to share the results of an outing? Tell us where you went and feel free to post a picture of your findings. Skunk reports are valuable as well!
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65 357
Mining and Public Access Politics
Stick to the title and discuss the latest on access, dredging and which mining rights groups are worthy of our support.
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83 218
Site Issues, Requests and Suggestion Box
This is a self help area where you can ask "how to" questions or make requests or suggestions as we roll out the site.
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35 101
Tips & Tricks
Have a tip or learned a new trick that you wish to share with your fellow prospectors? Share it here.
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9 51
HitchHikers & Hookups- post here for a day trip partner or meeting carpools!
Got a day off and you want to go prospecting? Post here and partner up with somebody. Meeting or Outing Carpools. Try to give as much notice as possible and where you are located!
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Mining Equipment and Product Reports
Discuss specific products, new products regarding their performance. If you are unhappy with a specific product we all want to know about it, but, be kind about it as not to offend our sponsors. Most sponsors would make it right and these experiences should be shared as well.
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Equipment Mods, Ideas, DIY
Have you built or modified something that seems to work good or better? Want to ask if anybody has tried what you thinking about doing? Here's the place.....
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14 57
Metal Detecting!
Discuss all things metal detecting including gold prospecting, treasure hunting and tricks of the trade.
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20 97
Trading Post
Post here your items for Sale or Trade. Also post Items wanted. If you buy or sell your item, PLEASE reply to your post that it's sold! Posts over 30-45 days old will likely get purged every so often if they lack any updates.
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Outreach - Serving the Community
Part of the club's mission is to educate the public that gold can be located and recovered without harming the environment.
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42 139
Photo Gallery
Deposit photos here from club outings and events or other projects or events as appropriate.
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55 150
Prospecting Q & A for Beginners
New to prospecting? New to the club and are afraid to post a simple question? This forum is your safe harbor from harassment. Your questions will be answered directly by experienced club members who are all (most anyway) willing to share their knowledge.
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Area 51 - Test post area
Test area for posts. Our forums allow you to insert pictures hosted on other sites like It takes a few times to get it right so here's where you can crash and burn without junking up the regular forums.
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Around the Campfire
Post anything here that doesn't belong in the prospecting forums (OT or "Off topic"). No personal attacks, no cussing and no partisan politics! Any spam or advertising will be deleted.
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Safety Tips
Experience is something you get, just after you needed it. Share your prospecting, vehicle and camping safety tips with others.
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Our Groveland Area Claims Status
As we enter 2015, there are still questions about access to our claims that were touched by the 2013 Rim Fire. The staff will post updated information as it come in. Feel free to post questions or information you have to offer if you don't see it here.
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Monthly Meeting Minutes & Agendas
Meeting minutes and agendas will be posted here for those interested or wanting updates if they missed the meeting.
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Directions to EBP Claim Outings
This forum is hidden from public view but can be seen by registered members who are LOGGED IN!
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