What sluice do you use?
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03 Apr 2014 06:17 PM

    If you are like me you probably have more than a single sluice... I have Angus MacKirks, Bazooka's, Keene's, and a myriad of homebuilt. After all said and done for varying conditions it seems like I always fall back to the keene a52... don't know why but I do... I guess its my favorite. I like the A.M.'s but I don't like that water changes can easily cause it to blow out...

     

    What's your favorite?

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    03 Apr 2014 06:47 PM
    Buckabilly Sluices. They are all aluminum and Stainless Steel nuts & bolts. Nothing to attract magnetic material (IE: Black Sands) and knock out the fine gold we encounter here in the south.

    I had a used SB4014 (40" x 7" with 14" flare) that my friends would borrow all the time. They called it "Money", since every time out they found gold with it. LOL Only problem was one friend thought that "borrowing" was that he could keep it for as long as he wanted. When I got it back from him, I ended up selling it. I took the same thing in on trade for a larger Buckabilly sluice recently. (I haven't told my friends I have another one yet. LOL)

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    04 Apr 2014 08:32 AM
    I have a A52, a Bazooka prospector , and a Bazooka super mini, I also have a Grizzly 3 sluice. I like all of the sluices but each one has its own pros and cons, The Grizzly sluice for example I can use when there's no running water and it does a awesome job, down side your back will hurt and its slower then the others , but if there's no running water or if its no moving enough for sluice it can be used. But I will say by far I love the Bazooka sluice and given the chance will use it every time. I use the super mini for very small creek were it not deep enough for a regular bazooka. .
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    04 Apr 2014 09:50 AM
    Main one is a D&K composite, about 4 foot long.  Royal backpack model for sampling, an old Keene 52 still floating around, not used much, had it stored and have to clean the old girl up some.  Built the wife a small one she can carry on a shoulder strap, another to keep in the rig, but the Royal replace that one.  Built a beach sluice, spreading the water out from 12 iches at the top to 16 at the bottom, 36 inches long all "V" rib mat, and a feed box that hooks over the front edge.
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    04 Apr 2014 11:34 AM
    I own and have built a multitude of sluices, but my go to sluice for sampling is the Royal folding sluice, with a few matting modifications.
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    04 Apr 2014 07:19 PM
    Like Scott I use a Royal sluice. I have a 24 inch portable and a 30 inch with a Recirc head kit. I would be interested in the matting modifications though. I have been using the carpet mat that came with the sluices and get mixed responses when I ask experienced prospectors if they would change the mat for moss or Gold Hog like mats.
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    04 Apr 2014 07:27 PM
    I use a Keene A52 with Gold Hog matting, which has greatly improved my fine gold recovery.  Also an older Keene A51A Mini.
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    05 Apr 2014 04:10 PM

    In a single outing with high water and heavy rain, I was fortunate enough to pull out nearly as much gold as I did in seven or eight outings last season now that I'm using the  Bazooka Gold Trap 48" Miner sluice. Since this sluice eliminates the need to classify and can accommodate dirt & gravel straight from the shovel, I was able to process more material in 3 hours than I could have gone through in a two day outing! The grizzlies can be modified so only 1/4 or 1/8" heavies are captured - and I did modify mine by attaching some wire mesh over the grizzly section. The amount of stuff in the back of the rig is reduced as well. I recommend sampling after an hour in each hole so you can be certain you're working in a productive location. I've used several sluices in the past, with simple ribbed matting, goldhog matting, and expanded steel over miners moss. The matting was never the problem - it was the tedious and back-aching classification that slowed me down.

    My next purchase will be one of their smaller models so I can travel light and fast down creeks and rivers sampling!

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    05 Apr 2014 09:13 PM
    I use a keene mini sluice for sampling and a LeTrap sluice to run dredge concentrates thru. The LeTrap takes my concentrates down to nothing but black sand and heavy minerals, works very good!!!!!!
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    07 Apr 2014 03:30 PM

    i am using a 3" highbanker with gold hog mats.

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    07 Apr 2014 05:02 PM
    I still use one I bought 20 years ago .Its call a gold gem .And I do have a keene 152 but dont use it as I have to take my highbanker apart to use it .Then I have a home make mini I use for testing.
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    07 Apr 2014 05:41 PM

    The a52 I use is circa 1980's at least... the riffles are rusted the expanded metal rusted, the carpet old and worn, no miners moss... works great!!!




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    07 Apr 2014 05:42 PM

    I use a jobe 45' yellow jacket stream sluice but I had to buy legs for it to help setup.Maybe I am just inept lol. The beginning has slow water riffles and the bottom 3 are for faster water. Its really hard to get flow and angle right for both to be optimal. It is 4 inches deep which helps me judge the drop easier. A little more pitch than I see most recommend seems to do well on this model.

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    13 Apr 2014 08:41 PM
    I have a r d h recirculating mini sluice and for dry areas and then asmall sluice with gold hog matting
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    13 Apr 2014 10:32 PM
    keene a52
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    14 Apr 2014 07:01 AM
    Wolftrap 24", comes with reversible riffles for fast and slow water. Works great for catching fines.
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    16 Apr 2014 11:21 PM
    Brian, how do you like the wolf trap sluice? I have heard good things about it but still like to find out what others have to say. thanks.
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    17 Apr 2014 11:29 AM
    I do like the Wolf Trap. It works really well on fine flour gold all the way down to gold dust gets caught. It takes a bit more time to clean it out between buckets but the more I use it the easier it becomes to get the riffles in and out. It is great for smaller flake gold all the way down to super fine gold dust. I would recommend cleaning the carpet out when your done for the day and again once the carpet has had a chance to dry. I have always found the carpet releases the fine gold easier if it has time to dry first.
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    17 Apr 2014 10:32 PM
    Brian, thanks for the information, I appreciate it. I have been thinking about getting one and now I will look into them.
    thanks Brian.
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    12 May 2014 01:57 PM
    are those bazooka sluice worth the money and are you really saving that much time by not classifying?
    thanks.
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    12 May 2014 02:01 PM
    Yes and yes, if you can get a good deal used but good luck finding someone wanting to sell theirs...
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    12 May 2014 05:50 PM
    I use a Royal Recirculating sluice, this gives me multiple options in one piece of equipment. I've mostly used it in areas where there is no water (desert) so I bring my own water. Began with 5 gallon buckets of water and graduated to a 30 gallon drum. Originally this was the first piece of equipment I bought and with the addition of a Royal Drywasher I use the sluice to further clean up my cons. Have never run a sluice in a stream as of yet, planning a trip to Lytle Creek soon, so maybe I can give it a whirl.
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    14 May 2014 04:10 PM
    I use a Keene A52 , it works well for me.
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    15 May 2014 09:43 AM
    Posted By RONALD LEWIS on 12 May 2014 01:57 PM

    are those bazooka sluice worth the money and are you really saving that much time by not classifying?

    thanks.


    Yes it is worth the money, and it does save a lot of time, I own a super mini, and a regular prospector model. I have a friend of mine that runs a pro line , about the same as the A52 and I can do two to three 5 gallon buckets per his one bucket. I can do a cleanup and be back up and running before he can get his sluice broke down for his clean up.  and at the end of the day not only do I have more gold then he does because of the amount of material I ran but I have just as much if not more fine gold as he does with his carpet. I've ran several test on the tailings even so far as set it up where they tailings run into a container and it does miss hardly any gold, I would recommend the bazooka to anyone. One top of all that it is very forgiving when it comes to cleanup, set up, water flow. 

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    15 May 2014 10:46 AM
    thanks guys for the in-put, i am also looking at the wolftrap sluice.
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    15 May 2014 01:39 PM
    I'm still somewhat of an entry level miner. I have an AM Explorer (which I have made a highbanker attachment for) and two different RCM Drop Riffle, 6" and 10". I made a recirc system with the 6" for clean up at home. I find myself switching between the AM and the 10" depending on water conditions. I am making an adapter to join the two and extend to 7'.
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    18 Jun 2014 02:49 PM

    I have a Keene A52 that I have used for a couple years.  Works great.  I recently got a Bazooka Gold Trap Prospector.  Tried the Bazooka for first time last week, and it eats up the dirt!

     

    The problem I had, tho, was the tubes getting plugged up with silt from other sluices upstream (busy day).  I didn't know it until clean out that the water hadn't been entering the gold trap from the intake tubes...so probably my last 10 buckets of dirt were simply washed downstream.

     

    Anyone else have that problem?  Any way to fix it other than to clean out more often, and not sluice in such a busy place with so much silt?

     

    Thanks!

     

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    26 Jun 2014 09:22 PM
    just ordered my first 30" sluice should be to me by July 3rd can't wait to try it out been down with a knee injury had surgery now healing and can not wait to get back out there
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    01 Jul 2014 05:29 PM
    I've only panned 3 times, so I'm really new to this! But I did find a little gold at Thermal City, NC last week. While I was there I picked up a Keene A52 and will be using that this weekend for the first time.

    So, wish me luck!
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    02 Jul 2014 06:15 AM
    I just picked up a Goldwell sluice, incredible recovery and very easy to use and cleanup, can also run large volumes of dirt quickly. Pricey units but well worth the quality build. I also run a RDH mini highbanker love it but it may get neglected now. I love how the Goldwell has no carpet and simple to cleanup.
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    06 Jul 2014 01:04 PM

    50" Royal folding for sampling or Keene A52. Miner's moss over ribbed carpet for now. Experimenting with Gold Hog mats. Recirculating or electric pump on a mini highbanker or gold cube when water flow is nowhere to be had. Fiddling with setups, water flow rates, and mats. Haven't had much luck with the Bazooka. Still learnin'. 

    Welcome any pro tips for setting up the mini-highbanker for fine gold.

     

     

     

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    07 Jul 2014 03:17 PM
    I just got a stansport 30" mini sluice lightweight and easy to transport to sites with panning gear
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    24 Jul 2014 09:07 PM
      I have a Jobe folding sluice, modified with 4 bolts for keeping the sluice straight. It also has the big & small V matting up to the flare piece. I also have the power sluice header w/ a 1250 pump.
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    25 Jul 2014 08:59 AM
    Hey Jeff. I do not own a Bazooka but have built two of the fluid bed sluice myself. on a much larger scale and design.  I designed my tubes with cleanouts on the backend. Also if the tubes can be removed you could upsize the water ports by a 32nd or a 16th. You can also incorporate a screen on the front end of the sluice. It needs to protrude out from the box by at least an inch or more. This will allow even more water flow into the box. The screen does not allow large debris into box. Take 1/4 or 1/2 inch hardware screen/cloth. This is in the fencing section at your hardware stores. Design a cube missing one side. This side will insert into the opening. Once you create this allowing some play on all sides then overlay window screen (alluminum) on top of it. The screen does not particularly stop the silt but it will slow the flow to drop it out of suspension before it hits the tubes. I wouldnt worry about any restriction to the water flow as the pressure in the tubes shouldnt change dramatically. If you would like to see photos of my screen inserts I can post them later. I have to get some photos uploaded on here anyway.  Oh I use an extremely large hot glue gun to create these little screening additions. The 12" sticks are cheaper in the craft section of Walmart than they are in the tool section.
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    11 Sep 2014 04:26 PM

    Hi Eric,

     Thank you for that idea!  If you have pics, I'd love to see.  Thanks again!

    Jeff

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    16 Oct 2014 07:52 PM
    we use a full louver drop vortex sluice box, almost no one we have met have seen one till we show them ours. I have no idea how it stacks up to other sluices because I have only every used this one, got it on clearance.
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    16 Nov 2014 11:20 AM
    Update on Bazooka Sluice - My first purchase was a large 48" model. This past season, I did buy the smaller model 30" Prospector model, as I had planned; this is much lighter to carry and easier to set up on small streams because it requires less water flow. In larger streams and rivers, i find running the primary material through the 48" sluice with the supplied grizzly (about 3/8" openings) first, and then running the resulting concentrates through the 30" sluice modified with screen over the grizzlies (reducing to about 1//8") by the time I din the second run, all my fines were easily panned out of the second sluice box. This is a very fast way validating your sampling learns with high confidence in the result.

    I still want to experiment with creating a water "bib" with a tarp which can channel and feed water flow into the larger sluice so I can do increased volume of material in very small streams.

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    17 Nov 2014 03:19 AM
    I originally purchased the Keene A52. I have been curious about the Bazooka and after reading everyone's comments I may have to look into it more. The A52 is a great sluice and when set up with a good water flow it will go through a 5 gallon bucket fairly quick, but you still have to classify through an 8-screen for best results.

    My first year learning how to prospect I heard about a public place to dig, so I found myself up at the Bear River near Colfax, California when a very helpful guy named Gary helped me out and showed me how to set up my sluice properly. He gave me a lot of advice that summer and kept reminding me what's wrong with my setup if I didn't do it correctly. Gary would tell me about different mats and stuff to help catch the gold better. The last setup he told me about Pioneer Mining in Auburn, CA now sells the Keene A52 with that same setup (they didn't at the time), which happens to be how my sluice is set up today. With all that said, anyone who has been on the Bear River near the campgrounds will tell you that it is all fine gold, no nuggets I've heard about. I can run the water fairly quick through my A52 and catch that fine gold no problem. As my A52 is setup now, I can go all day without cleaning it out as well... with my bad back all day amounts to about 20 buckets of classified material, whereas before I would have to clean out about two to three times.

    Getting the gold may be difficult at times, but it is always fun when you see it in the pan. It's so addicting I find myself always looking at other equipment all the time wondering how I can make it easier on myself, whether when hiking the equipment a long way and up/down steep mountain sides or simply making it easier to get the gold from the material (less classifying). Because of this, it's nice to read what others have to say. Now I just need to find more gold or work more hours to pay for the goodies, I would prefer to find more gold than work. Haha!

    Good luck!
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    18 Nov 2014 11:52 AM

    I use an Angus for sampling or low water flow streams. I started with a Bazooka Prospector and just purchased a Miner model. next will be a Mini. Bazooka rocks...!!! from set-up to running material to cleaning. The angle and water flow is all to be concerned with and after you have that set-up, just feed it ! run it all day and clean it out once.... Love it ! 

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    18 Feb 2015 06:27 PM

    Hey Everyone...

    GREAT to be back here on-line! 

    Awesome topic.  As "you all" have noted....picking a "favorite" or best sluice is a big bunch of "it all depends"...

    Personally, I really avoid like the plague all the silly pocket sized, micro sluices, backpacker models, and anything that's no more functional than a good 14 inch or 16 inch sampling pan.  I can swirl 16 inch pans pretty darn fast, and with almost no water required, soooooo as to sluicing I am looking for 2 main things:

    1).  Ease of setup, use, cleanup, operation

    2). Production to the max, given the water flow/volume and my material

    I surmise that IF I can get the finest fine/flour/flood gold I surely will get the pickers & nuggets.  Here in now pot smokin' "High" Kolorado (The People's Republik of) we have decent fine flour/flood gold in many streams.  IF I can get the flood gold well, I am totally happy. 

    So, my 2 best and favorite sluices are:

    1). The Wolf Trap line

    2). The green plastic Le Trap

    First, I have several Wolf Traps....the experimental 20 incher, the 24 incher and the big 30 incher.  Love them all.  With that 1 inch "dead well" and reversible riffle bars set I can really hog in the material, no classifying, wash a LOT of dirt until the box is full, cleanup, repeat.  These Wolf Traps do get a lot of fine gold, BUT you end up with a LOT of heavy black sand cons at the end of a day, week to process.  Needs a VERY high, deep, fast and smooth water flow for best results.  Go with the biggest Wold Trap....the 30 incher....if water flow allows....more volume, less cleanups. Luckily, I have an awesome Gold Cube to reduce my buckets of black sand cons into a cup of super cons to then pan out.

    Second, I have the drop riffle molded green plastic Le Traps.  LOVE them.  Very light weight, 20 seconds to clean up. They do exceedingly well in medium to even low flow/slow water speed scenarios. I shovel in the material fast if I have good flow, or hand wash material in slowly if under really low flow scenarios.  The Le Trap is 4 feet long with 3 1/2 feet of drop riffles.  REALLY gets the fine gold.  My fav by far.

    So, in summary....I go for max fine/flour/flood gold.  I use my Wolf Traps for high/fast water....shovel the material in...  I use my Le Traps most the time otherwise, and still shovel my material in, or hand feed if the flow/speed is slow.

    HTH,

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    03 Mar 2015 07:22 AM

    Yes, the Bazookas are worth every penny.  You can get more done in less time.  They also save you the back breaking pain of classifying all day.  I would buy one if I had the money.  I used once and it was awesome.  

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    30 Mar 2015 06:50 AM
    I am new to all of this but I use the Bazooka in Missouri and catch the flour gold with it... Do not believe that the bazooka will not catch the small stuff... IT DOES. Clean out could not be easier... and resetting after clean up is just as simple. I am a firm believer in "K.I.S.S" and this is a fine piece of equipment that does what they say it does!!!
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    14 Apr 2015 09:21 AM

    Caught with the Bazooka 24" sniper. Missouri flour gold.

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    31 May 2015 07:17 PM
    I have a an AM, mini high banker, and a gold n sand. But I keep hearing good things about the bazooka. What is the clogging action like in the tubes? I just need some positive feedback about this sluice before I think about purchasing it.
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    07 Jun 2015 08:59 AM
    I am making my own sluice box and I'm using gold hog mats what do you think?
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    07 Jun 2015 12:32 PM
    I'm making mine similar to the a52 but with the gold hog mats
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    07 Jun 2015 02:59 PM
    Home aid a52 with gold hog mats almost done with the legs cant wait to get it in the water
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    10 Jun 2015 04:34 PM

    Hey James my rusty old steel pans hold fine gold like nothing, maybe rusty a52 riffles work the same. 

    I have a really old keene dredge box that i turned into a highbanker, replaced the giant dredge riffles with australian breadcrate riffles. I have an A52 that a friend left in my truck years ago and I have been using ever since, he has had plenty of chances to take it back. I also have a little A51a I think, its like 6" wide, works well for little creeks and in a recirculating system. I got an AMP fluid bed sluice at the Stockton gold show, I am still on the fence, its lightweight, compact, gets the gold but its finnicky, needs lots of water and slow to feed. I have a big sluice that used to be a dredge, converted to a highbanker that I am turning back into a dredge. I also have couple rocker boxes I made out of wood.

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    11 Jun 2015 02:24 PM
    has anyone used the sidewinder sluice box?
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    23 Jun 2015 02:07 PM
    My newest sluice is a Martin MS 46 with the highbanker/dredge box, very well built, pulled the carpet out put miners moss in, I plan on putting hog mats in sometime before summer is over.
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    30 Jun 2015 08:25 AM
    I have a quick question. In the water inlet, the open space where the water flows into the tubes. Is there a grizzly guard to protect the tubes from being clogged up with leaves and etc... I have been seeing pictures of them having the guards. Didn't know if they were installed with them or people put them on by their self.
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    26 Sep 2015 07:55 AM
    Well I bought an A52 and now know why you all like it. I ran 8 buckets through , unclassified, and found about 50 pieces of 50 mesh and smaller at Loud Mine this weekend, Just playing with it, I figure if I had classified to 1/2 inch and been serious I might have found some serious gold. I like it, it was a lot faster to feed than the 24 inch Royal, which I will keep for my back pack adventures.
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    14 Oct 2015 07:34 AM
    My go-to is the Keene A52, which I use to extend the keene 2.5 dredge/hi-banker combo when necessary.

    I also have a 7" X 50" Gold Buzzard Stream sluice that is really interesting and I have not totally figured it out yet, lol.
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    14 Oct 2015 08:25 AM
    I recently upgraded to a Keene A52 and now I understand why so many people use it. It will definarptely be my go to sluice to move material.
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    20 Oct 2015 11:51 AM
    I am hoping that someone has a bazooka miner or prospector and an AMP sluice at the Loud Mine this week. I am really interested to see the "almost instant" results.
    Reach out to your Senators and Representatives and let them know you are in support of mining rights and opening up areas to small scale mining! ~Augusta, GA GPAA~ ~LDMA~
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    10 Nov 2015 01:27 AM

    lol which sluices dont i use lol

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    19 Jan 2017 05:37 PM

    Hi James,

    I just got the new Keene Mini Max and I'm liking it more and more every time I use it. Very versatile and like the fact the it can transform into four platforms.   

     

    EJ

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    19 Jan 2017 06:10 PM
    I currently have a Keene a51a 6" wide sluice with 11" flair setup on a recirculating system with 2 500gph tsunami pumps, works great
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    19 Jan 2017 08:23 PM

        I'm using a Jobe folding sluice, and the Jobe header for re-circulating. I'm thinking about getting the Keene Mini Max. That sluice looks like it does it all.

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    20 Jan 2017 11:22 AM
    I use a Keene 52 as well!
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    24 Jan 2017 11:22 AM
    I use the Le Trap.
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    25 Jan 2017 08:36 PM

    36" Bazooka Gold trap.  I only used this a few times and I did find some yellow in the recovery. 

    I pulled this pic off of the internet.  I have the same one.  

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    21 Jan 2018 08:25 AM
    I used the A52 stock from the start and still do except for a few recent mods.

    I often pondered that another 3ft or more would allow me to process more material between cleanings so I made two additional 3ft removable sections.

    Main A52 is modified to accept Gold Hawg UR matting with original expanded metal and riffle installation, the add on sluices have alternating Gold Hawg Talon,Scrubber and Bedrock mats.

    Worst case is I end up with two extra sluices.
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    24 Jan 2018 09:26 AM
    Aurora Mining Products Recon Sluice. Small, lightweight and catches gold! Can't ask for much more than that! If you are interested in a fluid bed type sluice, check'em out
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    29 Jan 2018 04:23 AM
    Gold King, just like the Buzzards!
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    02 Feb 2018 05:12 AM
    A Keene A52, which I plan to buy a head for to make it a recirculator. Moving to NW AZ soon, and I really don't know how useful a straight
    sluice will be!
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    02 Feb 2018 03:03 PM

    I use a Gold Hog stream sluice. Doc does good work..........

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    02 Feb 2018 06:18 PM

    I use a Gold Hog stream sluice as well. Works very well.

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    05 Feb 2018 10:29 AM

    I use a Angus Mckirk Grubstake, and a home made sluice.

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    10 Feb 2018 06:45 AM

    I use a Keene A52 and Angus MacKirk Foreman II

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    08 Mar 2018 05:26 PM
    I love the simple La Sluice. It does have a problem with lifting out of the creek for clean up as it is too flimsy, so I made a simple aluminum bar frame to make it more rigid when lifting out of creek. Love this setup. Simple and light. Not much gold gets through it if set up right.
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    08 Mar 2018 05:29 PM
    Sorry, meant 'La Trap'


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