How to Set Up and Use a Sluice Box

How Sluice Boxes Work Running a sluice box is one of my favorite methods of prospecting. With relatively little equipment to pack in, a prospector can move a lot of material and develop a good amount of concentrates in a day. Sluices also have the advantage of being hand fed, non-powered equipment, so no gas to pack, no smoke to inhale and no noise to spoil a quiet afternoon on the stream, plus the added advantage of far fewer regulations. Powered equipment is fun too, but nothing beats a sluice box for production in lightweight, hand-fed equipment. To understand how...

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