In this episode of Gold Rush, Parker Schnabel faces challenges as he runs Bedrock, hoping to find the $8 million worth of gold indicated by drill results. However, the rough Bedrock takes a toll on the equipment, causing downtime and damage. Big Red, the wash plant, breaks due to a broken tensioner bolt, but the crew manages to fix it and continue mining. Despite the struggles, Parker’s gamble pays off as they have a massive weekly total of $870,000 worth of gold.
 

Parker Schnabel runs Bedrock in search of $8 million worth of gold indicated by drill results.

The rough Bedrock causes damage and downtime to the equipment.

Big Red, the wash plant, breaks due to a broken tensioner bolt.

The crew fixes the tensioner bolt and continues mining.

Parker’s gamble pays off with a massive weekly total of $870,000 worth of gold.

 

Running Bedrock takes a toll on the equipment, causing damage and downtime.

The tensioner bolt on Big Red breaks, causing the motor to jump around.

The crew fixes the tensioner bolt by hoisting the motor back into position, realigning the bolt, and welding it back into place.

After the repair, Big Red is able to shake properly and continue processing Pay Dirt.

The crew manages to mine a total of 484.1 ounces of gold, worth $870,000, in a week.

This is the best cleanup Big Red has ever had, and the Schnabel crew has brought in over a million dollars in gold for the season.

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