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  1. Fisher F75 Image 1

    Fisher F75 Metal Detector

    $549.00
    Includes $67 in FREE Accessories!
    Sku: 12-F75
    with 11" DD Search Coil Plus FREE Metal Detecting & Treasure Hunting Accessories Learn More
  2. Fisher Gold Bug Pro GOLDBUG-PRO Image 1

    Fisher Gold Bug Pro Metal Detector

    $549.00
    Includes $67 in FREE Accessories!
    Sku: 12-GOLDBUG-PRO
    with 5" DD Search Coil Plus FREE Metal Detecting & Treasure Hunting Accessories Learn More
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    Fisher F70 DD F7011DD Image 1

    Fisher F70 DD Metal Detector

    Was: $679.00

    On Sale: $549.99

    Includes $67 in FREE Accessories!
    Sku: 12-F7011DD

    with 11" DD Search Coil Plus FREE Metal Detecting & Treasure Hunting Accessories

    *PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS METAL DETECTOR HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED*

     

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  4. Keene 6" Power Jet with Twin 3" Jet Logs PJ6T3 Image 1

    Keene 6" Power Jet with Twin 3" Jet Logs

    $555.00
    Sku: 554-PJ6T3
    Designed for Our 6200 Model Series Dredges Learn More
  5. Keene 8" Power Jet with 3" Jet Log PJ83 Image 1

    Keene 8" Power Jet with 3" Jet Log

    $588.00
    Sku: 554-PJ83
    Designed for Our 8000 Model Series Dredges Learn More
  6. Gold Cube Trommel with Mounting Template GCT Image 1

    Gold Cube Trommel

    $625.00
    Sku: 1188-GCT
    Runs on 12V of Power. Has a Pitch Adjuster to Provide Slow to Fast Material Movement (Use it from the Beach to the Creek) *Gold Cube Sold Separately Learn More

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  7. Keene 2.5" Complete Pontoon Flotation Assembly

    Keene 2.5" Complete Pontoon Flotation Assembly

    $649.00
    Sku: 554-PFA25
    Complete Assembly of Floats and Frame for our 2.5" Dredges Learn More
  8. Keene 8" Swivel Suction Hose Tip w/ Breaking Flap SST8 Image 1

    Keene 8" Swivel Suction Hose Tip with Breaking Flap

    $650.00
    Sku: 554-SST8
    Swivels Independently from the Actual Hose, Making Handling Much Easier and Speeds Up Production Learn More
  9. Keene 8" Marlex Jet Flare PPJF8 Image 1

    Keene 8" Marlex Jet Flare

    $650.00
    Sku: 554-PPJF8
    Increase your Suction Power, Recovery and Reduce Rock Jams with this Jet Flare Learn More
  10. Fisher F75 Special Edition LTD (BLK) F75LTD Image 1

    Fisher F75 Special Edition LTD Metal Detector

    $699.00
    Includes $67 in FREE Accessories!
    Sku: 12-F75LTD
    with 5" DD & 11" DD Coils Plus FREE Metal Detecting & Treasure Hunting Accessories Learn More
  11. Hand Crank Mini Dry Washer

    Keene DW2 Hand Crank Mini Dry Washer

    $720.00
    Sku: 554-DW2
    Simply the lightest, most compact, portable and efficient Dry Washer on the market. Learn More
  12. White's GoldMaster 24K Metal Detector with Accessories

    White's GoldMaster 24K Metal Detector Standard Package

    $729.00
    Includes $67 in FREE Accessories!
    Sku: 960-8000351
    with 6x10" DD Search Coil, StarLite Headphones & Nugget Scoop Learn More
  13. Keene 6" Oversized Power Jet with Twin 2" Jet Logs PJ6T2O Image 1

    Keene 6" Oversized Power Jet with Twin 2" Jet Logs

    $735.00
    Sku: 554-PJ6T2O
    Features a Brand New Non-Clogging, Non-Jamming Design Learn More
  14. Keene 500 GPM Direct Mount Pump for 16 HP P350S Image 1

    Keene 500 GPM Direct Mount Pump for 16 HP

    $750.00
    Sku: 554-P350S
    Has a Capacity of 500 to 650 Gallons Per Minute Depending on the HP of the Engine and the Impeller Diameter Learn More
  15. Keene 8" Power Jet with Twin 3" Jet Logs PJ8T3 Image 1

    Keene 8" Power Jet with Twin 3" Jet Logs

    $750.00
    Sku: 554-PJ8T3
    Designed for Our 8000 Model Series Dredges Learn More
  16. Keene Vibrostatic Back Pack Dry Washer 140 Image 1

    Keene 140S Vibrostatic Dry Washer

    $769.95
    Sku: 554-140
    The Large Feed Hopper can Hold up to 2.5 Gallons of Material Enabling it Production of up to 3/4 Cubic Yards Per Hour. Learn More
  17. Fisher F75 - 3 Coil Package F75COMBO Image 1

    Fisher F75 Metal Detector - 3 Coil Package

    Was: $1,200.00

    On Sale: $799.99

    Includes $67 in FREE Accessories!
    Sku: 12-F75COMBO
    with 6.5", 10" and 11" DD Search Coil Plus FREE Metal Detecting & Treasure Hunting Accessories Learn More
  18. Keene Super Lightweight P90G Pump Component HBCKE Image 1

    Keene Super Lightweight P90G Pump Component

    $910.00
    Sku: 554-HBCKE
    Includes a Honda 2.5 HP, 4 Cycle Engine and Pump, Intake Foot Valve Assembly and 25' of 1.25" Nylobraid Pressure Hose Learn More
  19. Keene 4" Flotation Assembly Complete PFA45A Image 1

    Keene 4" Pontoon Flotation Assembly Complete

    $995.00
    Sku: 554-PFA45A
    Assembly of Floats and Frame for the Later Model 4" Dredges Learn More
  20. Keene 8" Flared Power Jet with Twin 3" Jet Logs PJ84 Image 1

    Keene 8" Flared Power Jet with Twin 3" Jet Logs

    $1,040.00
    Sku: 554-PJ84
    A Flared Designed Specifically for Use with our PPJF8 Model Jet Flare Learn More

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What Type of Equipment Do I Need for Gold Prospecting?

Prospecting for gold does call for the right tools and accessories, which will not only make your prospecting easier, but may also improve your productivity. If you are a new prospector, the following list of prospecting gear will help you get started:

  • Rubber boots – You’re going to encounter plenty of water when you’re prospecting. Rubber boots are an essential. Knee-high to hip-high, depending on where you prospect, will work best.
  • Gold pan – This is the most important piece of equipment for gold prospecting. Choose one that is 12”-14” to get started.
  • Classifying sieve – These will help speed up the efficiency of your panning.
  • Hand pick – You will use this tool to break apart rock to get at cracks and crevices that may be gold-bearing.
  • Rock hammer – Another tool that will help you get further into rocky areas that may contain gold.
  • Hand shovel – A small hand shovel is a must for scooping gravel into your gold pan.
  • Magnifying glass or loupe – A magnifying glass or jeweler’s loupe will make examining gold specimens that you find.
  • Small vials – You have to have something to put your gold finds in. Small vials or bottles work great.
  • Tweezers – Some gold nuggets aren’t more than flake. Having tweezers on hand will make it much easier to pick out and add to your gold vial.
  • Backpack – You have to have a good backpack that will accommodate all of your prospecting gear.

As you become more skilled at gold prospecting, you may want to consider the following:

  • Sluice – A sluice (even a small one) will help you process much more material than you can with a gold pan alone.
  • Dredge – A dredge is a piece of equipment that uses a water pump to suck up water and gravel and then inject the material into a sluice.
  • Dry washer – A dry washer is like a dredge, but it uses air, rather than water, to capture gold. This type of equipment is often used in desert areas where there is little water.

Where Can I Prospect for Gold Legally?

There is a lot of land in the United States where prospecting isn’t allowed. Land that is privately owned by corporations, trusts, institutions, and individuals can be prospected if you obtain explicit permission from the land owner. County-level governments in most states will allow you to get information about land ownership and boundary information, so that you can obtain permission.

Can I Actually Make Money Prospecting?

There is no doubt that gold prospecting is becoming more and more popular – especially with recent reality shows that highlight gold prospecting on television. But, does anyone ever really make any money by prospecting? The simple answer is, yes! There is gold to be found, and gold prices have continued to increase over time, so making money is a possibility. Just how much depends on many factors including the research you do to find potential prospecting sites, how much time you invest, what type of equipment you use, and where you are prospecting.

With Kellyco prospecting equipment you will get the best results possible for the areas you prospect. Let us help you put a gold prospecting kit together, so you can get started.

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