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Last Post 10 Jun 2019 09:21 PM by  Scott Leidenberger
Gold hog sluice
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Mike Drew
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09 Jun 2019 03:47 PM
    Does anyone know or use a Holdhog stream sluice? I wanna buy one and I’m curious if you have to classify when using one I’ve heard you don’t need to with these, I hate classifying as it takes a lot of time
    Scott Leidenberger
    Highbanker
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    09 Jun 2019 05:42 PM
    Mike,
    I have one and love it. When using the fast water mat you do not have to classify. Just pick out anything really big the rest will roll out. You can really move some dirt and are going to get a work out !
    With the slow water mat I like to classify the large rocks out so the sluice will clear out faster. This sluice is really good at catching very small flour gold.
    If you have not already watched the Gold Hog video give it a look.

    Scott L.
    Mike Drew
    Greenhorn
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    09 Jun 2019 08:41 PM
    Thanks Scott for your quick reply, yes I went out this Friday and Saturday to a claim here in the northern Ca gold country and that’s what I mostly found was fines but the classifying just seems to take too much time and was wondering if I could get away from it using a gold hog.Thanks again
    Mike Drew
    William Hall
    Lost Dutchman
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    10 Jun 2019 07:08 PM
    Scott,

    What size do you classify to when you do ?
    I classify to 1/2"
    I dont use a goldhog box

    Bill
    So Much River So Little Time...Get Out There
    Scott Leidenberger
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    10 Jun 2019 09:21 PM
    William,

    I classify down to 1/4 inch. Everything around here is flour gold and some small flakes.

    Scott
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