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Moving to Chile

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  1. txlizard

    txlizard New Member

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    Hi Everyone,

    I go by txlizard, lived most of my life in Texas and spent countless hours in the creeks around home looking for fossils. I always loved being outdoors, spent most of my adult life working outside.

    Now I find myself semiretired and want to prospect for gold and new adventures. I looked around, on-line, for a spot in South America and have pretty much decided on Chile. It's pretty hard to find info on small dredging down there though so I'm hoping I can find someone here that has had experience down there or maybe heard of anyone else that has tried their luck there.

    Thanks for reading my post - Ron
     
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    Hystckndle Daguerreotype Fanatic Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Yo Lizard,
    Welcome to the forum.
    Good to see you.
    Hey, there is a guy or two here who have some experience.
    MeCo and Sampson are the first who come to mind.
    You might look them up and drop.them a PM.
    Regards, and hey, if you have any cool fossil finds to share please upload some pics for us.
    I , for one, would be keen to see them.
    Haystack
     
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    dacrunch Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    mucha suerte, companero prospector ! :)
     
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    JayDubya Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    Are you renouncing US citizenship? If so, please let us know how that process goes - all the hoops you have to jump through, the tax implications, etc.
     
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    Goldhedge Modal Operator/Moderator Site Mgr Site Supporter

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    Yeah! Welcome to the board!!


    Your experience will be a real blast to read about!

    Please feel free to expound upon your adventures.

    I'm sure there are others interested as well, I know I am!
     
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    Ahillock A nobody Mother Lode

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    Chile and Argentina are two of my favorite countries that I have visited. Chile is a fantastic place to setup and prospect. Keep us informed of your adventures. Welcome.
     
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    SilverCity Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Good luck, Ron. Hope you find what yer looking for.

    SC
     
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    JayDubya Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    I hope we all do
     
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    I would too, welcome to GIM!
     
  11. txlizard

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    Thanks, I am not leaving till the end of Oct. but I will post when I can. - Ron
     

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