dredging

  1. Dredge Jet Log size

    I'm attempting to piece together a smaller 2.5-inch dredge with a power jet. I go to Keene's website, where they offer 2 separate jet log sizes for a 2.5-in. They have it with a 1.25-in jet log, as well as a 1.5-in. What is the difference in performance between these two otherwise identical...
  2. Where to dredge for gold in SoCal?

    Anywhere you can use a 2' in suction dredge?
  3. My new digging tool for hunting shallow/underwater

    Made this to go on my third lung to dredge for finds in the sand! Pulls quarters off the bottom of my pool! :laughing7:
  4. The Things we do for GOLD!

    👀The things we do for gold💪:icon_thumright: Things get sketchy but we survived to dredge another day! This is a wild float across the river! Hope you enjoy! <span style="color: rgb(29, 33, 41); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; white-space: pre-wrap;">
  5. Can anyone direct me to online resources about gold claims and info?

    My dad wants to do some (mainly) panning for placer gold and possibly light dredging/sluicing. He's 84, but he's in unbelievable shape for his age. He doesn't know much about the internet however. What he DOES know though is that it's a lot easier to get info online than to write to sources of...
  6. United State Decides to weigh in on People vs. Rinehart!

    FYI In a turn of events, The Obama administration has now entered amicus curiae in support of the State of California. Not good! "The Obama Administration thinks it’s just fine for California to outlaw suction dredging. This further demonstrates the degree to which the Department of Justice...
  7. Want to build some DIY equipment and need advice.

    My dad wants to go gold prospecting. He's looking at building a small dredge using a motor (2-cycle) about the size of a weedeater mower. We've been looking for motor pump combos ready made, but can't seem to find any. Does anyone know of a source for small motor/pump combos like I'm...
  8. 12 Volt Diving Hookah - Please Give Feedback/Advice

    Am considering this for the possibility of having locations on the Alaska creek to dredge this June that may be too deep to "long-arm". I'm a certified diver and am familiar being underwater but want to know if there is anything I would need to make this work besides the following things: 1. A...
  9. Dredge hose type

    Maybe you can help I am new at dredging I have a highbanker and a 9400 gph clear water pump sluice is 7 inch by 24 then flares out to 10 inch by 36 and has gold hog matting anyway I bought suction hose for my suction nozzle and am realizing its way to stiff my question is what type of hose do I...
  10. Bering Sea Gold Nome Blog - Andrew Lee

    I have updated my blog with some more Nome gold mining posts, and have a long list of topics that I plan to post on over the next couple weeks. Most are ideas for posts that I jotted down during breaks while on the dredge, but have not yet sat down and fleshed out, some are going to be based on...
  11. Why has NO ONE posted this?! Siskiyou County will NOT prosecute Dredgers!

    Ok, so I have known about this for about 2 weeks now and I am surprised that no one has posted it here yet. In short, Siskiyou County is back open for dredging! This does not guarantee that you wont get a ticket, but the DA will NOT prosecute you. So at worst you are out time and small court...
  12. Oregon Dredging - Where can I go thats open?

    Heya everyone; Now that I have a dredge, its time to start planning some trips to Oregon but I have no clue where to go or how things work up there. I do know that permits were limited last year but are all streams that Salmon are found in still off limits all year round? Does that mean that...
  13. new member and looking for work

    Hey I'm new my name is Cameron and in short I'm here to learn and maybe find some work or a partner I'm interested in diving for a dredge or running a high banker but im open to anything....I hope to soon own and run my own equipment but until that day I would like be part of a small crew that...
  14. I PAY CASH FOR BLACK SAND

    Willing to pay 50 cents a pound for raw black beach sand or left over black sand concentrates. Im in the process of building a prototype sluice box/ miller table combo and need black sands for testing. I pay for shipping as well. Call 479-857-4138 Needing black sand ASAP
  15. Brandons Case update! Seem like good news!

    Brandon's Case update! Seem like good news! I have recieved an update on my case, the court is asking for oral argument in regards to the Eighth Circuit's Decision on federal preemption in the South Dakota Mining Ass'n v. Lawrence County, which seems very positive! :thumbsup: ...06/12/2014...
  16. So Where the hell can I go now to get my dredge on?

    Well California's gravel transfer loophole has been killed. Oregon is only allowing 850 dredge permits per year and I didn't get one. Where can I go (with decent gold) where I will not have a hard time getting a permit. Either I am going to have to go gorilla style this summer or I need some...
  17. gold dredging North Carolina

    Hi everyone, I'm looking for some people to go out dredging with i have a 2 1/2" keene. I am thinking about going out here in the next couple of weeks its getting cold but if anyone wants to go hit me up. I dont have a definate area yet that I'm going to so im open to sugestions.
  18. Alaska Dredging Trip Help

    Hi everyone, I'm stepping a bit out of my confort zone here and trying something new. I'm trying to plan a trip to Alaska and doing some gold dredging. I have dredged in the lower 48 but never been to Alaska. looking for some help on were to go to dredge, if anyone has a line on equipment...
  19. Brandon vs The People of CA Update 10/17/13

    Rinehart vs. The People of the State of California I just wanted to provide an update on my case for those of you who haven’t heard, some good news, the California court of appeals has agreed to accept direct review of my criminal conviction for suction dredging without a permit, which squarely...
  20. Double D Mining

    This is a joint mining venture, willing to do placer mining or dredging. Thus far at Double D we have three miners with more then 12 years combined knowledge of mining. We have money to invest, but would require other investors. Double D is also willing to partner up with other ventures to...
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