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  1. Looking for Gold Divers information

    Hey guys I’m looking for any and all information in regards to Gold Divers products. I recently picked up a Gold Divers 1556 pump and have always been fascinated by their circle jets. Want to learn as much as possible about any and everything Burl produced under Gold Divers. Thanks guys!
  2. Dahlke micro 4b initial thoughts.

    I finally got my dahlke micro 4b in and had the chance to run it some over this past weekend. A few pieces of info: I did not by the entire dredge from Erich who is the current owner of Dahlke in Sealy Tx. I bought the mono body, the DP150 pump, the dual venturi powerjet, the riffle tray...
  3. LIDAR website is up and running!

    Hey everyone! I recently managed to get my website launched that is dealing primarily with providing LIDAR to prospectors and detectorists. I will say after taking almost a month to build i appreciate the people who build and run these types of forums even more now! The website is directed...
  4. Proline vs Keene full size 4 inch dredge review

    Been awhile since I last posted but I plan to start posting more again. Proline Vs Keene review/comparison of their FULL SIZE 4 inch dredges. I go through each one piece by piece and discuss the ideas and reasoning on why i like or dislike each component. So if you want an in-depth nitty...
  5. Nugget Shooting in Virginia with the GPX4800

    o got back out to my one nugget producing spot here in VA, this past Saturday. Four of us in total went I was swinging the GPX4800 with the 15x12 commander mono coil, my buddy was swinging my equinox 800 with stock coil, and my two other friends (the ones who originially found this place), were...
  6. Slaying some Virginia Gold nuggets with the GPX4800

    Finished up the video of my second successful hunt with the GPX4800 in Virginia. Running the 15x12 commander mono, with the GPX running in Enhance. Dug over 100 trash targets but got 4 nice gold nuggets. It seems that everytime i turn the camera on to dig i get trash, and when i dont out pops...
  7. Sand casting my wedding band from placer gold

    Not exactly a gold prospecting video, but it still deals with placer gold. My fiance and I decided to make our wedding bands from the gold that i have found in Virginia. At first we tried actual forging, which was way to hard and required to many specialized tools. So after a little more...
  8. Good Weekend nugget shooting in Virginia

    Had a great weekend out nugget shooting in VA. On saturday i took the GPX 4800 out with the 11 inch coiltek elite and hit an old mine site that buddies of mine have found nuggets at in the past. After about an hour of detecting trash targets i got a nice mellow signal in the logging road, and...
  9. Coin beach Delaware

    Hey everyone I will be up in Bethany Beach Delaware here in about 2 weeks. Ive detected coin beach last year with the equinox 800 for only a few hours and didnt find any old coins. Im hoping this year will be different, i plan to bring two detectors, the equinox 800 and a gpx4800. A few...
  10. Minelab Equinox 800 Vs. Gold Monster 1000

    Finally go the video finished of comparing equinox 800 to the gold monster 1000 on in-situ targets in the field. This is my no mean the comprehensive review as im sure the settings on the equinox could be tweaked more produce even better results. But from what i saw on my ground they were vary...
  11. Keene p350s pump question

    So last year i picked up a semi homebuilt 5 inch dredge for a steal. The frame and floats are garbage but the rest is all pretty much brand new keene parts. I have been debating on selling the motor and pump because it is a briggs 18hp opposed twin and a keene p350s pedastal pump, which in...
  12. Vibrating feed hopper testing

    So i love building innovative equipment for prospecting almost as much as i love prospecting.* I usually try and build things that solve problems that i see with current designs or builds that help me get to hard to reach places.** One of my biggest issues with any high-banker/ mini trommel set...
  13. Virginia backyard gold.

    After I bought my house I found that there was an old gold prospect in the back yard. There are usually 5 to 20 colors in a pan of the topsoil. Going to run a loaming program soon and possibly some trenching. I want to find the quartz vein that produced the gold. Just sampling the little...
  14. My Land Matters and claimed areas for AZ trip

    Hello everyone - I am working on planning a trip to AZ this winter, and I am attempting to figure out My Land Matters claim map of AZ. I am from the East Coast so i have no experience dealing with claims. My main question is on My Land Matters you have the quads that show areas that have...
  15. River scouting video with the catadredge setup and drones!

    From last fall. A buddy and I had the intentions to check out a deep hole in the river. However we never made it there, the shaft on the engine broke and we didnt have enough weight for him scuba in the river where we had to stop. Has some good footage of my basic river dredging rig, minus...
  16. Virginia gold nugget

    Went out for the day with some friends dredging and test out a new to us older Promack 4 inch. Found a nice little nugget. Not bad for a new spot on the east coast. Hope you enjoy the video. More come.
  17. East Coast River Dredging - Video

    One of my many times out this year, im just not the best with videoing everything, i get too caught up in the moment and forget i have a video camera lol. Let me know what you guys think and im planning on doing more videos so let me know what you like seeing and what you dont like seeing...
  18. 5 inch gold grabber

    Hello everyone! I'm looking to see if anyone has any experience with a 5 inch gold grabber dredge? I can't find much information on them. How's there build quality? Does the flared sluice capture fine gold well? Does the 7 hp motor and gold grabber pump provide enough suction power...
  19. Keene rc1 or k&m crusher.

    Hello all, We are looking to start doing some sampling for hard rock gold around an old gold mine here in Virginia. And we want to a small crusher to start to be able to run some good samples to determine viability of he various tailing piles as well as we we start to trench and attempt to...
  20. 5 inch mini

    Hello everyone, I am looking into building a 5 inch mini dredge. I'm surprised keene doesn't offer one given that they have a 4 inch mini and a 6 inch mini. I currently have a full size 5 inch which is the same size as a 6 inch mini. My main question is, how much do you think the sluice...
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