- Mar 21, 2005
- Detector(s) used
- Garrett- Master Hunter CX,Infinium, 1350, 2500, ACE 150-water converted 250, GTA 500,1500 Scorpion, AT Pro
Here's my first run with the California Mini Highbanker. I ran 2 x 5 gallon buckets 3/4 full of 10 mesh screened river gravel. Looks like those drop riffles hang on to the tiniest bits of flour gold. I am quite happy with this unit. It needs slow water flow. I ran it at around 3/4 flow on the ball valve with a bilge pump rated at 1,100 GPH, set at around 5 degrees. At those settings, I had good exchange with the drop riffles. After my first bucket cleanup, there was visible gold on the first riffle. Below are the results from the 2 buckets. My next run will hopefully be with no prescreening, only gravel directly into the hopper.