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tvanwho
01-04-2013, 05:49 PM
I found them on Ebay while searching for gold dredge floats. 2 inch for $1550 and 2.5 inch for $1650. They seem to be made by Jobe. Seems like a sweet bargain for these prices, if they are any good?

-Tom V.

Brian Berkhahn
01-04-2013, 08:03 PM
That looks like a cross between a Dahlke and a D&K dredge.. not a bad looking little unit. I see D&K makes some nice looking triple sluice dredges.. 2.5" to 6".

http://www.jobewholesale.com/webassist/plugins/catalog/scripts/image_cache/imagesupload/crop/7551_1_w300_h280/7551_1_08141209.jpg

4theluvofgold
01-05-2013, 08:20 PM
I like DK dredges. Solid built, but built by humans and isn't in a big shop so errors do happen and people need to realize that. This does look decent. The image doesn't give me an idea if the pontoon goes all the way solid underneath. But then Dalkhe like Brian said will come to mind. Those are easier to carry with a solid pontoon flotation. A few straps and carrying is an ease for sampling areas.

The flare design sluice reminds me of Alan Trees machines. They have that design which is another effective method to recover.

tvanwho
01-08-2013, 08:08 PM
Its a solid float, Jobe shows the parts on their website.

-Tom

DAVE HURT
01-10-2013, 04:43 PM
If anyone wants Gold Buddy dredges I can order one.