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 07-07-2004, 20:17 Post: 90301
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Most of our tractors couldn't lift a cube 14.2 inches square if it was made of gold. It would weigh 2000 lbs.






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 07-07-2004, 20:40 Post: 90305
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If I had a 14.2" square hunk of gold, I can assure I'd own something that could pick it up.






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 07-07-2004, 20:49 Post: 90306
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$12,851,200.00 at todays 7/7/04 price, I bet you would. Isn't that wild, a block that small, so heavy and worth so much.






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 07-08-2004, 09:10 Post: 90338
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Yes, I think of this every time I see a movie where somebody is carrying around gold "bricks" like they weigh 2 pounds.
Hollywood fiction.

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I stopped a guy one time with a gold nugget in his pocket the size of a russet potato. He definitely had a starboard list.






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 07-09-2004, 03:16 Post: 90390
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I used to fly gold out of the Cambior mine on the Denali Highway 40 miles east of McKinley Park. They packed .50 cal. ammo cans with the stuff and it was HEAVY! I figure about 60lbs/can. The small jewelery quality stuff was separated from the coarse grade and fetched double the going rate.






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