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EurekaJoes has been on my want list forever, but it's always been out of my price range to really try. At $55 for a 2lb with no guaranteed gold it is a gamble, and the prices only go up from there. I finally decided to try the lower priced bag and maybe one day in the future will try one of the $100+ bags.
My initial experience with EurekaJoes wasn't very good, as I emailed them twice on got no reply over a 72 hour period. The final email was answered in about an hour or so, and they did apologize about the missed emails earlier. After that initial down turn it all went up hill. They answered all my questions and even answered some I hadn't asked. The next day when I did order the paydirt I got a ship notification hour or so later. Three days later I had my EurkeaJoes.com paydirt all the way from Alaska, so shipping was remarkably fast.
The paydirt itself was fun and took a long time to pan all out. One of the things I overlooked for the longest time was this is a 2lb bag. Even while panning I kept looking down and thinking to myself “why is this taking so long” then realized again 2lb bag not a 1lb bag. So this bag will take longer than most sellers 1lb bags. This extended time panning really made for a fun time, so was really happy with the panning part of it. What's funny is the last review I did was also a 2lb bag, yet is so uncommon it still freaked me out. I need to stop ordering so many 1lb bags, lol.
EurekaJoes 2lb Taste o f Alaska bag ended with a score of 8.0 out of 10. The ROI was pretty low which really impacted the score, but they also had a lot of 8's due to slow customer service and a basic description for the paydirt. I know in my video I said I would give them a 10 for customer service but after thinking about it, 2 ignored emails was too much especially since you have to confirm your email to them. I did decide to raise the bag quality up to a 10 since they are double bagging the paydirt.
Item Purchased: EurekaJoes.com (2lb Bag)
Total Cost: $55.00 (Free Shipping) $55.00 Total
Gold Per Gram: $39.49 per gram
Total Gold Recovered: 0.709 grams
Gold Value: $28.00
Return on Investment: 50.90%
Actual Return on Investment: 41.75%
This review is my opinion and my results may vary from your results. My bag may have been a bad batch or a great batch, remember no two bags of paydirt are ever the same. So please use common sense when buying paydirt from any seller. Oh and good luck and happy panning!