Gold Rush: Losing Their Gold
In the first full run of their wash plant, the Hoffman team discovers that their hydraulic jet washer is getting clogged by sand and not capturing the gold.
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Gold Rush: Parker Goes Klondike
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Gold Rush: A Friendly Neighbor
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Gold Rush: Schnabel Family Backup
Desperate for new pay dirt, Parker Schnabel has to call in three generations of Schnabels to help build a road to the virgin ground.
Gold Rush: Who's the Boss?
Not finding as much gold as he planned on pushes Parker Schnabel to the edge, as he grows frustrated with his Grandfather for not respecting his authority at the Big Nugget mine.
Gold Rush: Young Blood
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Gold Rush: Big Boot
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Gold Rush: Derocker Down
The Dakota boys just can't catch a break, as their derocker breaks down while they're running at top speed to make up for lost time.
Gold Rush: Wash Plant Death
Off his game with bad cold, Dustin Hurt accidentally drops a huge boulder on the wash plant that knocks it out of action.
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