Team Hoffman just went from 10 steps behind to steps behind. Juan's pound chrome and aluminum fender is hanging on by a single mount after hitting a rock straight on. Todd, Jack and Thurber are all that remain of the Hoffman crew. In order to get the dredge up and running, Tony Beets must first successfully lower the gantry on the year old machine without the steel bending. Hunter makes a tough decision to shut down Monster Red once he discovers that mining all day produced a 4 ounce cleanup. Can she lead them to paydirt or are they bound to make rookie mistakes? Work hard, dig deep, and explore the world to become the wealthiest man in Alaska.