Originally Posted by cosmo20002
Seems mostly kinda real, at least in the beginning. A rag-tag bunch of guys trying to scratch and claw their way to fortune with equipment held together with string and duct tape.
But now, they have top-of-the-line mega-equipment. And I'm sure the producers helped them locate a spot with a lot of potential and that would be good for filming.
Yeah, I think you nailed it. The producers help them out a ton. Just like Storage wars where all of a sudden they're all driving around in brand new cadillacs supposedly paid for with storage junk.