Prospecting River Gold With A Magnet!?

  • Published on Jul 26, 2017
  • Final Weight and Value - .05 gram of gold, Value $1.54
    Today I go back to Clear Creek with my magnet fishing gear to get some black sand and try finding Gold! Thanks for watching!
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  • KleshGuitars
    KleshGuitars  7 months ago +38

    If this video has 500,000 views or more and you don't subscribe, you will die.

    • uncletigger
      uncletigger 14 hours ago

      lol. Cold but effective.

    • Radu Adrian
      Radu Adrian 2 days ago

      Dude wtf.. This is not ho you get subs 🤣

    • Sue Yee
      Sue Yee 4 days ago

      GOLD HOG MULTI-SLUICE's a dream machine! Takes the finest black sand breaks down to concentrates in 10 min. No panning. We love it.

    • Black Sun
      Black Sun 13 days ago +1

      Who cares?

    • Vaso Sava
      Vaso Sava 25 days ago

      KleshGuitars what did you use from mobile phone to find a place for gold

  • uncletigger
    uncletigger 13 hours ago

    So, I used to work in the scrap industry. We had electromagnets, which would be possible to use in your separating but the way you did it was just as good.
    Except !.
    You could make yourself an AUTOMATIC electromagnetic drum separator !.

    They work by passing the material down a ramp ( so it gravity feeds itself) then onto the surface of a drum. The drum has electro magnets inside so that as it rotates the material that is magnetic sticks.
    You have to picture the drum curving around, you pass its surface through brushes maybe then as it curves back up to the top of the drum, the electromagnets switch off.
    Hard to describe, but it is automatic, and quite effective.
    Here is a commercial one.
    If they have wet ones, they have dry ones too, stands to reason.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  13 hours ago

      Good Idea uncletigger! Thanks for watching!

  • adam parsons
    adam parsons Day ago

    Gold? Oh, RIGHT lol. I could watch Magnetite vs Magnet all day. Its fun to watch how it moves and stretches! Yes..I am Blonde(easily amused), well I was, till the other "B" phase of hair struck me! I went "Green", its my Solar Panel for Brain Power LOL Imagine how much those Old Time Prospectors could have scored with this stuff! Guessing the reason that they didnt use Magnets, was lack of access to Magnets?

  • Mr. Octopus
    Mr. Octopus Day ago

    15:29 i got really worried about your camera...
    BTW i just suscribed !

  • bekim mara
    bekim mara Day ago

    i would but waste of time !!!!!!

  • Caroline Weimann

    By the way I'm 67

  • Caroline Weimann

    Not bragging but I am a gold magnet, I don't know what it is but I have found rings gold chains never found a gold coin yet and that a lot of rings and chains and Crosses and penates all gold, mom told me about a great-aunt she had and she found rings and gold chains all the time too, someone asked how she did it? She said you got to look down at all times otherwise you won't find anything, hahaha anyways I found more gold not looking for it then with my metal detector.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Day ago

      That's how I am too. I have been metal detecting for years but found more gold just scraping the sidewalks in NYC for an hour, found lots of diamonds and gold. Made a video about it the other day, if you want to see you go:

  • Barton Knight
    Barton Knight Day ago

    That little pan full ... how much was it worth .. $5, $10? Just curious. 😎

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Day ago

      I have links in the description to all the equipment I use in the videos

  • Travelaway The Giving Channel

    I want to do this in UK lol

  • History Savior 1941
    History Savior 1941 2 days ago

    Nice channel and awesome video. Will give you a shoutout on my channel!

    • History Savior 1941
      History Savior 1941 Day ago

      No problem man love the videos...I ran across your channel last night and have watched almost every video and subbed. I wish we could pan for gold here in South Alabama but it’s not ideal here.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 days ago +1

      Thanks History Savior 1941 glad you enjoyed it!

  • Pat Tiekamp
    Pat Tiekamp 2 days ago +1

    We always used magnets over our sluices to remove the magnetics...
    We called it the magnetic bridge. Magnets in a wooden box...
    Oh, and try an orbital pattern when panning.

  • Pat Tiekamp
    Pat Tiekamp 2 days ago +1

    Very interesting, I've always done well with a pan. You have my attention...

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Day ago

      I thought it would be a fun experiment, thanks

  • Putup Orshutup
    Putup Orshutup 2 days ago +1

    I like the magnet for the black sand.

  • remy rauch
    remy rauch 2 days ago

    I'm surprised that your camera isn't glitching out (considering the fact that if you put any sort of nice sized magnets next to a electronic) like crazy

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Day ago

      Yeah the magnet didn't mess with my camera.

  • CLP
    CLP 3 days ago

    When you pull up that much black sand with a magnet, don't you kinda just want to dive in there with a scoop and get everything?

  • Bill P
    Bill P 3 days ago

    I grew up in a little mining town called Old Shasta and our creeks are still full of gold all over the Whiskeytown and Clear Creek area (lower Clear Creek is where Pearson B Reading found gold and fuelled California's second gold rush at the North end of the Sacramento River).
    What I like to do is find a spot with a few acres of dredge tailings and remove all the rocks and highbank the sands and regolith at the base of each pile. I always find good color.

  • Kiyarsa
    Kiyarsa 3 days ago

    put a plastic bag around the magnet, you will able to clean off all that black sand by simply pulling off the bag when your done.

    • Kiyarsa
      Kiyarsa 3 days ago

      Yeah, I had thought of that after I posted the comment. I haven't tried using a magnet, only pans in Cripple Creek, I didn't find anything. +KleshGuitars

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 days ago

      It seems like a good idea, but the bag always rips and gets lost.

  • MrRedeyedJedi
    MrRedeyedJedi 4 days ago

    You know, there are some blacksmith channels that would love that black sand.

  • Terry Clark
    Terry Clark 5 days ago

    I wonder if you picked up gold with the black sand when you separated the dry material

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  4 days ago +1

      Most likely I did, that's why I always run the magnet over that stuff 3 times just in case. The wet black sand traps the gold almost all the time, not the dry (as much).

  • kevin murray
    kevin murray 20 days ago

    how did I miss this one awesome scenery man back in the day of the gold rush wonder what it was like

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  20 days ago

      I agree kevin murray, and thanks for watching!

  • Unhumanized
    Unhumanized Month ago

    Was the geocache ever recovered? Do you have any other videos of looking for them

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago +1

      Yep, it was there I just couldn't find it, see for yourself GC61D5Y
      I have a couple other videos with geocaching

  • Eat My Dust
    Eat My Dust Month ago

    Howdy mister, your using the wrong kinda magnet for gold. Normal magnets will not attract gold.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago

      As far as I know, no magnets will attract gold. In fact in testing i've found gold to be diamagnetic. Of course if you watch the video you'll see why the gold is able to be retrieved with the magnet. Thanks for watching!

  • Donna Anderson
    Donna Anderson Month ago

    When all was done what did your gold weigh from the 5 lbs of sand? P;ease let me know. I'm in NE about 50 miles from Chey. Wyo. and Golden CO is not far off

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago

      Not a lot, just small flour gold. You'll have much better results digging the traditional way, but this way works for just little flakes.

  • Donna Anderson
    Donna Anderson Month ago

    I think you have gold as well as you were getting black sand. A STRONG magnet is your friend in the river. However ck out the video...How to separate black sand from your gold by Two Toes on you tube. He says a weak magnate is what you need to separate the sand from the gold....and to do it at home later after it is thourghly dry. But I BET YOU HAVE GOLD.. gOOD THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX!!!!

  • sKiTzMiCk 69
    sKiTzMiCk 69 Month ago

    Think i seen one tiny speck of gold.. man what a waste of time effort an money

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago

      Thanks sKiTzMiCk 69 glad you enjoyed it!

  • Anna Beaulne
    Anna Beaulne Month ago

    Scuse me but Gold is Not magnetic

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago

      Gold is not magentic. In fact, it's diamagnetic on a small scale. However, when black sane (wet) is collected in a river, it traps fine gold with it, allowing gold to be collected using a magnet. There is no claim that gold is magnetic.

    • Anna Beaulne
      Anna Beaulne Month ago

      +KleshGuitars I have Lots of Gold and a very good magnet and None of my Gold stuck to the magnet . So again I ask how are you claiming a Magnet will collect Gold, I do not see your description you claimed to be here . My Gold is very high quality and my magnet is very strong and trust me when I say none of my rings or other Gold moved towards my magnet when I placed it near my pile of Gold. So I'd say I proved you wrong on your claim that Gold is Magnetic. Ps My Magnet can pick up a 1 lb. magnetic rock but did not move my Gold .

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago

      Thanks Anna Beaulne for watching! I detailed an explanation for this commonly asked question in the description for you. Thanks for watching!

  • lupe nieto
    lupe nieto Month ago

    What if there's a nugget the size of an egg in that location, we'll never know.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago +1

      You won't know unless you dig for it, thanks for watching!

  • William
    William Month ago

    What was the jet dry for??

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago

      Jet dry breaks the surface tension of the water to drop any hydrophobic gold.

  • Brett Hayworth
    Brett Hayworth Month ago

    Thanks for making your videos, my daughter and I watch you all the time. Keep up the good work✌️ Brett & Lilly

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago +1

      Awesome Brett very cool! Thanks and I'm glad you and your daughter are enjoying the videos!

  • taga montanosa
    taga montanosa Month ago

    hahaha hope to share our experience about gold prospecting men.

  • Kaskets Spray Art
    Kaskets Spray Art Month ago

    Well that was a huge waste of efforts lol might as well just spot pan all day at the river.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago

      It is a waste of effort if you don't enjoy the outdoors. Luckily I enjoyed it a lot!

  • Stephen Fuller
    Stephen Fuller Month ago

    Hey Shane, that seems to be a great way to test a river bank or channel. Like you said, where there is black sand there is gold. If you prospect with a magnet, and you pull up black sand, that would mark a good dig site. I’ll have to give it some more thought, but I think you are on to something.
    Steve @ DigDug Gold

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago

      Thanks Stephen Fuller glad you enjoyed it!

  • Fire Smith
    Fire Smith Month ago

    place your magnet in a metal container that has a good handle on it and after your magnet is loaded with heavys just pull the container of the magnet and all the heavys will fall off with ease.

  • Cesar Toledo
    Cesar Toledo Month ago

    You are a good "Hustler/ Chisler" homie.

  • Just _ Russ
    Just _ Russ Month ago +1

    Cool video. Thanks

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago +1

      Thanks Just _ Russ glad you enjoyed it!

  • Alex Hokororo
    Alex Hokororo Month ago

    The black sand may be can found over the ground not under water, can l use the magnet to trap the gold

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  Month ago

      Yes, that's what I was doing in this video. I think it will work much better if the black sand is wet to trap the gold. May not work on dry land.

  • Phil Prasco
    Phil Prasco Month ago

    Put the magnet in a plastic baggie, pull the magnet out of the bag, iron will fall into the bucket. Then put on your knee pads, forget about the "black sand". Knee pads will make you more cash.

  • BookGolem
    BookGolem Month ago

    Don't know if i've said this before, but try putting a plastic bag over your magnet.

  • John Orr
    John Orr Month ago +1

    Is gold magnetic? I don't think so.

  • Michael Copitzky
    Michael Copitzky 2 months ago

    Some pyrite is not magnetic though. Enough to drive anyone crazy.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago

      Oh yeah that pesky pyrite! No problem I blast right through it and find the gold :)

  • kka hamel
    kka hamel 2 months ago

    what a waste of time!

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago

      Sure if you don't enjoy the outdoors! Thanks for watching!

  • Elise T
    Elise T 2 months ago

    Cool I always wanted to try this :)

  • Fail Hillary
    Fail Hillary 2 months ago

    Waste. Of. Time.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago +1

      Thanks Fail Hillary glad you enjoyed it!

  • Redheaded Step Stacker
    Redheaded Step Stacker 2 months ago

    You were pointed right on the big nose it at 1:55 seconds. Maybe I misunderstanding and you sought clearly as I did

  • Kevin Parsons
    Kevin Parsons 2 months ago

    I think you will get gold .

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago

      Good guess Kevin Parsons, and thanks for watching!

  • Aaron Scott
    Aaron Scott 2 months ago

    Consider using a killing\lathe magnetic indicator base. You can turn the magnet on and off saving you scraping the deposits off with your hands.

  • da nu
    da nu 2 months ago

    awsuhm bruhthr 💗grayt mehthod💗thaynk u💗🌈

  • sherrie sprayberry
    sherrie sprayberry 2 months ago

    What kind of magnet?

  • Delta Lima
    Delta Lima 2 months ago

    a whole lotta work for a very little payout. Thanks for showing us how to not look for gold.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago +1

      Thanks Delta Lima glad you enjoyed it!

  • Cheryl Westfall
    Cheryl Westfall 2 months ago

    This may make separating the gold easier than panning. He shows how to use the magnetic field to slow down the gold into pockets

    • Cheryl Westfall
      Cheryl Westfall 2 months ago

      He was too wordy. I found anther site that he got the idea from and it was done wrong. I am thinking of trying this. We live near some abandon gold mines. I have seen gold flakes in the dry creek beds. +KleshGuitars

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago

      Hi Cheryl, thanks for sharing that! I went and tried watching it but he took too long to explain it and got annoyed pretty quickly LOL. Then I tried again, and realized that even though this would work, there's a big problem when the magnets get full of black sand / other magnetic stuff. Might be too much work to be productive, so I think I'll stick to my current way of separating black sand from gold. Thanks for the help though it's much appreciated!

  • Yusup Ashari
    Yusup Ashari 2 months ago

    Nice trying to do that and possibility to get a traped gold on black sand.Then how could you separate it from black sand..!?

  • Don Milo
    Don Milo 2 months ago

    I would think you would use the magnet to find black Sand at least a good spot then dig

  • Tn wild man
    Tn wild man 2 months ago

    Hey dumb ass you cannot get real gold with a magnet omg is this idiot for real! Pure gold is not magnetic! Wonder if his mom had any kids that lived?

  • Quisno Rodonovich
    Quisno Rodonovich 2 months ago

    in 1983 and 4 out of the Illinois river in California with a 4" dredge picked up black sands with Platinum in it as well as gold The illinois river is famous for its flake gold. there was a camp ground with a small creek out of the hill and i panned there and found over 3 oz of super fine gold and another person who saw me panned the rest of the water stream and said he found 5 oz. Went back in 2001 and all that area had been turned into a KOA camp ground no creek. out of the river for 3 months i had 200 lbs of Black sand i sold for 10 dollars a pound.

    • Quisno Rodonovich
      Quisno Rodonovich 2 months ago

      +KleshGuitars at that time thats what they were paying for Illinois black sands. there is platinum in the streams in Cottage Grove Oregon also. the largest i've seen was a 20 gram nugget..

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago

      You can sell black sand for $10 a pound? Who's your buyer! LOL

  • jannis joplin
    jannis joplin 2 months ago

    you need the speed 3 model brother. trust me

  • The Chair Company
    The Chair Company 2 months ago

    Oh shit nice shirt lol

  • Lukáš Weselý
    Lukáš Weselý 2 months ago

    Gold isnt magnetic

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago

      Thanks Lukáš Weselý for watching! I detailed an explanation for this commonly asked question in the description for you. Thanks for watching!

  • Gort Newton
    Gort Newton 2 months ago

    Just saw your adventure with Vo-Gus Prospecting. Subscriber here now! Black sand (BS) with gold is gravitationally separated with sluicing/panning. You've presumed you'll pick up gold with the magnetic BS using a magnet. You won't for the magnet reason. But, friction by the BS will carry some gold with it to the magnet. I think what you've found is a very nice method of determining whether you should go back and pan and you should, because A. you got lots of BS. B. you pulled up some little bits of gold (through friction). You quickly showed that there's gold there, probably a lot more than you got with the BS. Nice method, I must try it. That's a fast easy method to 'prove' a creek.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago +1

      Thanks glad you subbed! Yeah this works good for testing a creek. I've done it other times and found even bigger flakes. Correct it's all about the (friction) or the wet sand clumping together, trapping the gold. Thanks for watching@!

  • Ivan Novak
    Ivan Novak 2 months ago

    why not put the magnet in a plastic bag-- just remove the bag -no fighting----

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago

      Tried it and the bag rips. Don't want to litter

  • Lorrie Wyble
    Lorrie Wyble 2 months ago

    I think you should just find a way to melt the Garnet, and the Gold together, and make some BEAUTIFUL stones to sell ! :-)

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago

      Good Idea Lorrie Wyble! Thanks for watching!

  • Kalfax plays
    Kalfax plays 2 months ago

    why not just pan it? its faster.

  • iron battle axe of embers

    you can melt it and but copper init and it pulls the gold away from the slag

  • haflong ka bhai
    haflong ka bhai 2 months ago

    Come in our hills

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago

      Where are you? Email me details I can make a trip.

  • kribby
    kribby 2 months ago

    very cool way to separate the black sand.

  • Luchild Baby
    Luchild Baby 2 months ago

    Good videos, I am interested.

    • Luchild Baby
      Luchild Baby 2 months ago

      +KleshGuitars U w. Dear I am an amazon seller. I am interested in your TVclip videos. I am wondering if we can work with you. We really appreciate it if you can help us promote our products-fishing magnets. We would love to send free products to enrich your videos. Looking forward to your reply!

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago

      Thank you Luchild Baby!

  • Michael Kurtz
    Michael Kurtz 2 months ago

    I bet if you tie plastic around magnet it would be easy to clean .

  • Wes Anderson
    Wes Anderson 2 months ago

    Don’t give up the day job....just say’n⚫️

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  2 months ago

      I did almost 2 years ago doing this, now I make much better money and beats working for a living!

  • itsamemario444
    itsamemario444 2 months ago

    3.5 hours for $1.50... no thanks

  • Travis Dunn
    Travis Dunn 3 months ago


  • Coinfinders
    Coinfinders 3 months ago

    What a great idea with the black sand. Where there’s gold there’s black sand. Lol 👍

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago

      I agree Coinfinders, and thanks for watching!

  • John Hayes
    John Hayes 3 months ago

    What type of magnet you used?

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago

      Check my video "Magnet fishing in Colorado", I show you exactly where to buy it cheap

  • Neil Sessions
    Neil Sessions 3 months ago


  • TG Lab
    TG Lab 3 months ago

    Black sand usually yields gold

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago

      I agree TG Lab, and thanks for watching!

    ECTOGEOS ZETHIP 3 months ago


    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago

      Thanks ECTOGEOS ZETHIP glad you enjoyed it!

  • Chuck Gotshall
    Chuck Gotshall 3 months ago

    You're looking for the wrong thing. You are looking for geo's when you should be looking for geodes.

  • Officer Krupke
    Officer Krupke 3 months ago

    This has to be a rental home that he is using the sink to pan in LOL. That is like pouring concrete down the main drain line. Kill my landlord, kill my landlord.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago

      Definitely a rental. I wouldn't destroy my own home LOL. However, the landlords can afford to fix it. They take all my money, so I'll make them pay me back one way or another. Thanks for watching!

  • Zack Benedict
    Zack Benedict 3 months ago

    it's true that gold isn't magnetic, but it is magneto-inductive, meaning, if you had a small steel slide with a bit of water running down it & you stuck a magnet to the underneath of the slide, you could dump your refined sand down it & anything that is metallic will fall down the slide slower than everything that isn't. Or, better yet, you could stop any metallic bits from sliding down at all if the magnet underneath your slide was rotating, for example; a diametrically magnetized cylinder magnet attached to a small electric motor. make sure the top of your magnet is rotating in the direction of the top of your slide. this way, when the gold tries to run down with the water, it comes into contact with the flux lines emitted by the magnet & will produce it's own resisting magnetic field for a split second as it attempts to find magnetic harmony, However, if those flux lines are rapidly alternating (north, south, north, south) constantly, the gold will simply not want to go down the slide because it won't be able to achieve magnetic balance until you shut the motor off.
    After giving it some thought, when your casting your magnet into the river, your probably pushing more gold away than you are trapping in the black sand. i'd bucket the sand out, dry it, extract the iron, then do the magneto-inductive gold filtering. you'll probably get more that way.

    • Zack Benedict
      Zack Benedict 3 months ago

      +KleshGuitars No problem man, good luck out there!

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago +1

      Thank you Zack Benedict!

  • Charles Neilio
    Charles Neilio 3 months ago

    I think I saw a speck.

  • Dale Searcy
    Dale Searcy 3 months ago

    if I did what your doing I'd end up getting bit by an alligator or snapping turtle not fun.

  • Vic Rattlehead
    Vic Rattlehead 3 months ago

    it took you two or three hours of work to get $0.03 worth of gold dust good job buddy

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago

      Thanks man! It's always fun out there on the river!

  • ronald lucier
    ronald lucier 3 months ago

    so have you considered chemical separation of gold using regular household chemicals?

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago

      I have an instructional video on how to chemically extract gold from black sands.

  • Robin Hardy
    Robin Hardy 3 months ago

    Cool to see Spectrum Bills Store. 👍

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago +1

      I had no idea he was a TVclipr until he told me! Yeah he has a great little shop there in Golden.

  • Karl Ferguson
    Karl Ferguson 3 months ago

    i would not spend my time on this method

  • swany
    swany 3 months ago

    sugggest you make a metal box to put your magnet inside...then when you retrieve it place over your pail and pull magnet out to release the black sand....also attach some 1/2-1 inch metal wires to the metal box so they can get into deeper crevices than the flat surfaces can

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago

      Good Idea swany! Thanks for watching!

  • Pirate Labs
    Pirate Labs 3 months ago

    Nice video. I always enjoy watching them. One idea might be to use an electromagnet, easy to make a pretty strong one using a small battery, and then when you cut the power, it will drop off all of the sand into your bucket at once. You could get a lot more sand easier and faster. PS I am glad I found this video where you explain your magnetic tool. Excellent and simple design, nice job.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago

      Good Idea Pirate Labs! Thanks for watching!

  • Psyched for Silver
    Psyched for Silver 3 months ago

    Great vid!! New sub!! Whew! Escaped death! 😎👍🏻

  • haribo stinky
    haribo stinky 3 months ago

    You could have a magnet that is powered by a battery so you can clean it off quicker after it is pulled from the river might save some time then you can get twice as much black sand in one sitting. Pleas let me know if this is doable I’m not an inventor ...and if you think off an electro magnet thick at a salvage yard to pick up old cars

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  3 months ago +1

      Yeah this would be my #1 choice for all the suggestions, the only problem is playing around water with high amounts of electricity. Thanks for watching!

  • Crazy Wayne Google
    Crazy Wayne Google 4 months ago

    Way too much blather.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  4 months ago

      Thanks Crazy Wayne Google glad you enjoyed it!

  • FreeOpenTruth
    FreeOpenTruth 4 months ago

    Gold is not magnetic! Smh...

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  4 months ago

      I agree FreeOpenTruth, and thanks for watching!

  • altarush
    altarush 4 months ago

    Iron pyrite more likely.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  4 months ago

      Nope, but there was a small amount of Pyrite and Mica in there as well.

  • Ronda Kelly
    Ronda Kelly 4 months ago

    Gold does not stick to a magnet it’s non ferrous.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  4 months ago +1

      Good Observation Ronda Kelly, and thanks for watching!

  • ken thomas
    ken thomas 4 months ago

    Same today as during the gold rush. The guys who are getting rich are the merchants selling prospectors mining tools...etc.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  4 months ago

      I agree ken thomas, and thanks for watching!

  • justan payne
    justan payne 4 months ago

    The only thing that I would do different is put a plastic Ziploc bag over your magnet makes it easier to collect the black sand

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  4 months ago

      I tried and the bags just rip and get lost

  • tony tymoszek
    tony tymoszek 4 months ago

    Ha Ha waste of time

    CHEFTECH86 4 months ago

    Try wrapping the magnet in some heavy plastic to make removing the sand easier.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  4 months ago

      Thanks CHEFTECH86 for watching! I detailed an explanation for this commonly asked question in the description for you. Thanks for watching!

  • Glen Spryszak
    Glen Spryszak 4 months ago

    IF you had dropped the magnet into a spot and hit black sand, it would have been REALLY wise to use a small hand sucker in that spot and work it hard. The black sand is just a clue.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  4 months ago

      I agree Glen Spryszak, and thanks for watching!

  • James Wester
    James Wester 4 months ago


    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  4 months ago

      yeah, I wasn't planning on anything crazy that day.

  • William Coley
    William Coley 4 months ago

    Pretty smart thinking, I’ll subscribe

  • William Coley
    William Coley 4 months ago

    Oh you just mentioned the crevasse tool. You should try a slim Jim tool that is used to open locked vehicles,,, grind it down to a hook on one end and a flatter point on the other end,,, it will get in almost the thinnest cracks

  • William Coley
    William Coley 4 months ago

    Hear is my thought process on gold mining in today’s rivers.
    Why is it that no one moves the big rocks to where they can look under them.
    All it takes is a nice 4 ton hoist, some cables , and a little effort.

    • KleshGuitars
      KleshGuitars  4 months ago

      They do, and there's gold under them. Thanks for watching!