Most strike marks are etched, not poured to have a bevel/emboss effect.
(11-30-2012, 09:45 AM)Cynicalabsurdance Wrote:(11-30-2012, 04:26 AM)UniqueStranger Wrote: I believe the gold was real because those guys probably didn't have their equivalent 15 minutes of fame. Nobody cares, so the gold must be real. Where are they now?
Ive got some stories to tell about people who did this exact scam,,,
way back in the day
True Treasure Magazine ran ads in their Mags
for people's stories of what they found while treasure hunting
The Mag would pay you up to $500 for your story with photos of your find
if it was worthy of publishing and they got the rights to the story
and published it .
Ergo , The motivation to run this scam
$500 fat ones in your pocket for a few photo's with a story line .
and yes, back in 1983 , to desert rat ,,, $500 was mucho mula if for almost
cost you some film
and a little fuel to melt the brass.
and,,, WALAA ,,, INSTANT $500 BUCKS !
Get it now ?
If that were the case, where is the follow-up to the first story that was published revealing that it was a scam? Did everyone just fall off the edge of the Earth?
Oh and another thing, here's a quote from your posted website/article:
For the sake of the story, we will call this man Anthony, his brother Dave, and their partners Ted and Jim. Anthony had reead books about lost mines and treasures. He always wanted to be a treasure hunter, so he spent a couple of years in the military, he and his brother Dave saved up their money and when Anthony left the military in 1956, he used some of his money to buy a beautiful new Willys Jeep so he and his brother could go treasure hunting (a Jeep which he still drives to this day 54 years later). Anthony and Dave brought in two other men to help with their treasure hunting. Jim, who had the experience and Ted who was an engineer and math whiz (this would be a very important quality which you will see later. They spent the next thirty-five years together chasing the dream.
Rog, that's a lot of trouble to go through for a measly $500.
(12-02-2012, 08:37 AM)Cynicalabsurdance Wrote: heh heh
I am stating what i've stated
the story in the link is bullshit
Is there Treasure to be found
Oh hell yes
indeed and then some
those bars in the photo are BRASS
they were not found
they were made for a story.
OK, I'm ready for another treasure hunting story...this time one with a happy ending.
Quote from Epilogue:
October 11, 2012 Becca Gross (of Prometheus Entertainment) emailed me that she's currently working on a documentary series for the History Channel, and wanted to check in regarding the possibility of an on-camera interview. In the second season of "America's Book of Secrets," they reveal lesser-known information behind some of America's most mysterious organizations. In the episode she's currently researching, they're looking at some of America's lost treasures, including Victorio Peak. She thought my knowledge might be a great contribution. I told her that everything I know was gleaned from others, so don't know what more to add, other than what impressed me about the entire story. The ancient legend is fascinating, along with the disappearance of the treasure from the mountain while being controlled by the government military base. It's a never ending story of what happens to the mentality of those possessed by greed and fear. I'll be looking forward to watching this new documentary on "America's Book of Secrets" when, and if it's completed.
The Treasure of Victorio Peak:
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