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Title: New dredge
Post by: rolandslone on May 11, 2017, 07:46:29 PM
Finally received my suction dredge.  It's a Gold buddy 1 1/2 inch.  They were back ordered on the 2 inch dredges because everyone in California is going for the flood gold.  This will do me just fine.  Thinking on going back to vein mountain for a couple of days to try it out.  Also have the mini high banker to try out.  Did get that engine working and it is good to go.  So now I have a dredge and high banker.
Title: Re: New dredge
Post by: digi on May 12, 2017, 11:00:54 AM
That's awesome.  I had a 2" I backpacked into places.   Go ahead and fill a backpack with weight and start hiking around to get used to it.  I remember hiking over a mile each way with it one day and found 3 specks of gold.  I can tell you, the soreness is related the amount of gold you find after hauling it :)
Title: Re: New dredge
Post by: s.knox38 on May 12, 2017, 11:25:39 AM
Not as much the destination as the journey. Just cane back from view mountain had a great trip, found more gold than I first thought now that I'm going thru cons.
Title: Re: New dredge
Post by: rolandslone on May 12, 2017, 12:07:00 PM
This weekend is a no go for me.  Brother and his wife in route.  Will be going soon.
Title: Re: New dredge
Post by: ABrooks on May 12, 2017, 01:24:46 PM
I don't own a highbanker or dredge unfortunately. All the gold I find is with a pan and sucker tube. All I do is intelligently dig to find the best gold. This summer will be a blast for sure.