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Re: GEMORAMA
« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2018, 02:44:30 AM »
might be a tad cold for water , I don't think I'll be able to, make it

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« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2018, 12:16:09 PM »
 Being a Guide on the Field Trips im Not allowed to Fossick, so I won't be getting my feet wet. Lol...

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« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2018, 05:14:38 PM »
After the twin towers, September 11 disaster insurance everywhere went through the roof. With public liability insurance required to set up a stall at a show insurance went up to hundreds of dollars. What is the present state of play with regard to insurance for stalls at shows?

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« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2018, 06:22:01 PM »
Hi Harry Opal  beers


I am getting insurance to cover fossickers & everyone who comes to my property. Obviously, tailgaters have their own insurance, as it is a requirement for all gem shows these days. We will be asking ALL fossickers to sign the indemnity forms regardless of age. They are written in "lawyer speak" & plain language so everyone will understand. It is a great pity that insurance is needed these days as "common sense" seems to be a lost trait.  :'(


The reason for choosing the NSW Queens Birthday weekend was to have it in the off season & mid way between Minerama & Gemfest. There was only one other gem show on that weekend so not much competition. If you run field trips where people can find gemstones & minerals, then regardless of the weather, they will support it. From the responses on the FB page, it already looks like it will be a huge success. The first post garnered 1406 responses in the 6 months it has been posted.  :o  Running it so that all profits go to charity is my way of giving back to those who have helped me in the past as well as an organisation that helps homeless veterans.

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« Reply #19 on: May 26, 2018, 09:56:09 AM »
 :o  Just TWO weeks to go  :o


Everything is slowly coming into place with a very busy last week getting all the final details in place.

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« Reply #20 on: May 26, 2018, 02:32:31 PM »
Bob I will not be able to get there till Saturday evening at the earliest.  :( Will certainly be doing the Monday field trip.  ;D
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« Reply #21 on: June 03, 2018, 09:23:48 PM »
accommodation booked and can't wait for the weekend.  Just me and the young fella heading down.  Mostly coming for the field trips since there's not much to dig around north Brisbane although 8yr old has been counting his pocket money to buy something from the stalls.  This will be our first time heading out as part of an organised field trip so anything in particular we need.  we have a sieve set, a pick and shovel. 
cheers Brett

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« Reply #22 on: June 04, 2018, 06:53:02 PM »
G'day Brett  beers


There should be plenty of tailgaters coming so a wide variety of stuff to buy. Numbers I have no clue on how many will turn up but the FB page has had 1500 + views this week  :o  I have a local couple doing brekky all days & lunch on possibly 2 days.


The silver mine is mainly specking so maybe just a small pick & hammer & a strong back to carry specimens up the hill to the road. 3 waters has an area thats varying in the degree as to how much work you want to put in. Some of it has lots of rocks to move & there is a patch of overburdon but some good stones have been found there. Its all dry digging but the river is very close. Pick & shovel to get to the wash then sieves. The mystery trip has 2 sites which will be specking & digging tho seives can be used if desired.


Everything is coming together very nicely & it will be a great weekend. I have 2 old water tanks full of wood for fires & heaps of food organised.


Look forward to meeting you & your son.


Cheers,
Bob  beers

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« Reply #23 on: June 06, 2018, 03:30:07 PM »
Sorry Bob, as explained the other night, I can't make it... Family Issues... Make sure you get lots of pics of everyone having Fun... :'(

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I used to think it convict work,but now i think it's FUN

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« Reply #24 on: June 06, 2018, 04:09:40 PM »
I know mate  :'(  There will be heaps of pics & maybe video taken. Got all the bunting up today & cool room comes tomorrow with all the rest of the food. Still a huge 2 days of prep to go & some tailgaters will be getting here Fri to set up. Banner goes up tomorrow arvo. Fire pits set up Fri after a quick mow. All looking good for a great weekend. I'll be having a few Jacks for ya  beers

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« Reply #25 on: June 06, 2018, 04:59:26 PM »
Only A few Jacks...  I think I need more than that. :-\... Hope all goes well and most of all HAVE FUN.... ;D

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I swing a 12-pound hammer,smash gibbers by the ton
I used to think it convict work,but now i think it's FUN

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« Reply #26 on: June 07, 2018, 08:43:52 AM »
Am bring Jack for Bob as well so he should be fine.  Sorry you cannot make it Gemster, all the best for your family.  beers
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« Reply #27 on: June 07, 2018, 06:33:22 PM »
Thanks Jimnyjerry  beers.... I know You will keep Bob in Check... ;D   ;)

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I swing a 12-pound hammer,smash gibbers by the ton
I used to think it convict work,but now i think it's FUN

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« Reply #28 on: June 08, 2018, 09:27:26 AM »
Cold here and going to be even colder when I get up to see you on the weekend Bob.
 beers Jerry
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« Reply #29 on: June 08, 2018, 10:45:09 PM »
Days have been glorious Jerry. I didnt even put the fire on tonight.  ;) 

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