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by SwordfishMining
Mon Aug 02, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Cutting Opal
Topic: Slow Opal
Replies: 177
Views: 2894

Re: Slow Opal

Pretty. I dont personally have the love of ovals that some seem to prefer. Then again getting your color round in sticks, adds a facet to what are ya gonna do with it. That saw has to go thru something & with it the edges.
by SwordfishMining
Sun Aug 01, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Mining
Topic: The Fura Marketing Council Will Debut in Las Vegas
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Re: The Fura Marketing Council Will Debut in Las Vegas

Im glad i bought that kilo of sapphires a couple decades ago.
by SwordfishMining
Sun Aug 01, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Critter Corner
Topic: Should I continue the Funday Sunnies here?
Replies: 1040
Views: 55860

Re: Should I continue the Funday Sunnies here?

Congrats on the top twenty memes inclusion!
by SwordfishMining
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:19 am
Forum: Mining
Topic: Virgin Valley Opal Claims -20 years in business
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Virgin Valley Opal Claims -20 years in business

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6827421943227138048/ WOW! I am done arguing with idiots who think what a psychopath writes online out of slanderous revenge is true facts. That scum has caused non stop trouble for the honest miners ever since he was sent to prison for shooting an...
by SwordfishMining
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Critter Corner
Topic: It's a Bearapalooza!
Replies: 2
Views: 42

Re: It's a Bearapalooza!

I like that middle 2 minutes of bears falling off where the falls are not so loud. Neat the bear swimming too.
by SwordfishMining
Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: humour
Replies: 1253
Views: 59379

Re: humour

Paul Lynde was a classic. Witty & a sharp dresser.
by SwordfishMining
Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Interior Department Celebrates Great American Outdoors Act Anniversary with Fee Free Day
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Interior Department Celebrates Great American Outdoors Act Anniversary with Fee Free Day

These are our regulators here mining opals being good stewards all over. Leave YOUR public lands cleaner than when you got there & pity the pigs with no class that litter or graffiti on natures beauty. WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, designated as “Great American Outdoors Day,” the Department of the ...
by SwordfishMining
Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Cutting Opal
Topic: Slow Opal
Replies: 177
Views: 2894

Re: Slow Opal

Arrr. Ye were born o the earth & ye will return to it. A little dirt between friends isn't the end of the world, but can open a new dimension. The experienced photographer realizes saliva has bubbles. You can also leave them immersed and take pictures of them under water or in a black bowl. Ligh...
by SwordfishMining
Thu Jul 29, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Weather and space phenomenon
Topic: The U.S. Drought Monitor
Replies: 0
Views: 51

The U.S. Drought Monitor

Data & Maps National Current Conditions July 14, 2021 - July 20, 2021 The summer trend continues: Monsoonal rains are helping Arizona and New Mexico, but heat and dryness are causing massive degradations in the Northwest and northern Rockies, especially in Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming...
by SwordfishMining
Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Cutting Opal
Topic: Slow Opal
Replies: 177
Views: 2894

Re: Slow Opal

Nice. Don't worry about being slow. Others impatience is not a controlling factor. Personally I have an impossible time polishing and put it aside for a few years LOL. Easy when there are mines to find. Here is some Koonamore advice from Pics for Opal Lovers on the old EBAY forums. ‎07-11-2005 02:35...

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