This effort deserves a vote of thanks from all of us.
I'm starting a new thread (for an obvious reason -- change of topic), triggered by the following post:
My question is specifically about this spinoff/version of the show. It's evolved into two related, semi-cooperative crews dredging McKinley Creek near the Northern end of the Alaska Panhandle. If somebody wants to bring up Todd Hoffman (oops, I just did), etc., well that's not what I'm hoping to read about. But it's a free world.
I'm hoping some experienced dredgers will objectively critique.
Its been a while since i posted last. Recently i did a comparison video of the Proline and Keene full size 4 inch dredges. It think it is a great resource for those looking to buy a dredge in the near future. I go through each component and talk about my reasoning and though process behind why one is preferred over the other. This is definitely not a video for fanboys of either brand lol. The main point of it is to get potential dredge buyers thinking about there intended use of the dredge and how various features on either one may be better for there intended use.
Hope yall enjoy and please leave any feed back. Discussions are the reason im here !
Hello everyone on here.
Im looking on upgrading my Subbie sluice box into a more efficient one.
I have been looking into ideas of what others been doing on here and any suggestion of how should i design a larger Gold nugget trap.
I see most sluice boxes with tiny riffles and i could just imagen a larger nugget go run straight out the back.
I tested my sluice with a almost 300 gram copper nugget and i lost it.
Now we are trying to upgrade the sluice because where we dredge we could find larger nuggets.
Im thinking of placing a section with taller riffles like in the picture with the rails only going half way or 3/4 of the sluice and leaving the same size riffles or making it bit larger at the end of the box for the larger nuggets.
Been a long time guys... Found an old 8" dredge im thinking of bringing back to life. Curious if anyone recognizes this make/model of dredge. Owner says it has keene pumps and thinks maybe tecumseh motors but not sure. Have a couple of pics but wish I took more. Motors were in a locked cabin so I didnt get to see them yet. Planning on picking this up in a couple of weeks. Will be a long trip to get. If anyone has any info it would be much appreciated. Thanks
I am posting this here since there are folks on this forum from Arizona. I was wondering if anyone might have information like rules, regulations or possibly links to which agencies regulate and permit suction dredging. I know, there is not much water in AZ, but there must be places that a person might find gold in streams.