How do i use a sluice box?

Answer Secure the SluicePlace your sluice box in a stream with a swift current. Do not allow your sluice to wobble; secure it by placing large river rocks at the base. Test the current by placing a handfu... Read More »

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DIY Sluice?

A sluice box is a tool used by people hunting for gold. The sluice box is set at an angle. Sand from a creek or river bed is placed at the top of the sluice box. Water is poured over the sand, caus... Read More »

How to Use a Sluice for Gold?

The picture shows a modern aluminum sluice along with some of the basic tools and equipment you will need to begin.Gold prospecting is becoming an ever-increasingly popular hobby. Spending time in ... Read More »

What is a sluice?

A sluice is an artificial channel or trough that is used to regulate the flow of water through a valve or gate, called a sluicegate or floodgate. A sluice might be used to help irrigate fields, con... Read More »

Homemade Sluice?

A sluice box is an apparatus used for the separation of gold from sand and rocks. All sluice boxes have riffles that provide bumps within the waterway to catch heavy objects, such as gold. The easi... Read More »