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Keene have released a new sluice box they claim is the worlds best, it looks nice to me.

http://www.keeneeng.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=A52S

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Our Super Sluice Box is the first sluice that allows you to dump unclassified material through the box at much higher volumes than ever thought possible while still retaining fine gold! Not only does this sluice a eat material like no other, it is the easiest and fastest sluice to set up in the world.

The performance of this sluice box is "by far superior to anything on the market” We simply blow the competition away. This sluice box will find you more gold than any other box out there and you will not find a better sluice box to expand into dredges, high bankers and more than the Keene Super Sluice.

 

As we are about to come into winter I'm unlikely to be doing much sluicing but if anyone gets one I'd love to hear what you think of it.  Their claims are pretty bold, much like the Equinox with the obsoletes all other VLF detectors claim which was pretty close to right so I hope Keene's claim is also right.  I love that it doesn't require the classifying as much.

 

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I don't know..... I think it is a little overrated but hey what do I know.... I'm just an old occasional beach miner.....:rolleyes:

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The performance of this sluice box is "by far superior to anything on the market” We simply blow the competition away.

I think they are a little overly optimistic in their claims..... Even in the vid he is having some difficulties..... I think they have been taking lessons from minelabs marketing department....:biggrin:

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Well, I decided to order one so I guess I'll find out ?
 

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Well ... Let us know how it goes.

 

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everything I've bought from keene has worked. I think you'll be pleased.

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14 minutes ago, gambler said:

everything I've bought from keene has worked. I think you'll be pleased.

I run at a52 at the moment, but I like this new one claims you don't need to classify and I'm lazy ?

 

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I too have a couple, I don't classify when I use them, and I run them steep and fast. I know I lose some small gold that way, but when I do a clean up, I don't want a five gallon bucket of cons to pan. I also have a angus mackirk drop sluice, I run that fast too, no classify either.

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It looks like it will work good to me.  I have been following their posts about it on Facebook.  I like the different types of classification.

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I bet Keene knows how to build a fine sluice. Last year I have been thinking forth and back about which sluice would suite me best. As I live in Germany and need to travel long distances to find gold I settled for the Royal Mfg. folding sluice for travel and the STREAM sluice system with POWER PIG by GOLD HOG for places I can go by car. Using the high flow matting setup with the water really rushing through I can just shovel into the box with no classifying at all. If there is not enough water I can use the low flow mat (then I have to classify) or (my preference) hook up the POWER PIG a 3000 GPH pump and I'm back to shoveling dirt right in. To me this is a very good system not just a sluice box and doc builds those things tough! But I have to admit - if there is no gold in the river it just does not catch any gold.....

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