The Super High Powered Keene backpack dredges are equipped with a lightweight heavy-duty 2.5hp Honda 4 cycle engine. The Honda engine doubles the power of the previous models and is much quieter and smoother, produces an unbelievable 100 gallons per minute, and up to 160 feet of head pressure. The sluice box has been engineered for fine gold recovery and easy clean up. Keene also provides an aluminum frame with black inflatable pontoons (standard option) or grey marlex pontoons (extra freight applies to marlex). The inflatable pontoons may be rolled up into a small package for easy storage and transporting.
The model 2004 backpack dredge comes equipped with a power jet or optional suction nozzle. The power jet is ideal for most conditions and provides the most suction power. For extremely shallow water conditions, a suction nozzle is recommended. Due to the impressive power of this new engine and pump, it can be used to power a 4 inch submersible or a 2 1/2 inch gold dredge.
Model 2004PSNF = 2” with suction nozzle = $1,949
Model 2004PJF = 2” with jet flare = $1,949
For shallow water dredging, a suction nozzle is recommended.
2" Backpack Dredge Specifications:
Sluice Box 10" x 36"
Weight: 65 lbs Suction Hose 2" x 10'
Power Jet: 1 1/4" x 4'
Suction Nozzle 2" x 1 1/4"
Fuel Consumption: approx. 5 hours per gallon
Dredge Capacity: Up to 1.5 yards per hour
Shipping: Please note: FREE FREIGHT is available only within the lower 48 US States.
Delivery info: This back pack gold dredge is in very high demand and subject to unannounced back-order. Delays of 2-3 weeks are common in peak season. If you require delivery by a certain date you are required to inform us at time of order. These units are only made upon order and are considered special order items. We are charged in advance by the mfg. for these items. As such, you will be charged in advance as well to secure your place in line for shipment. There will be no cancellations of orders due to delivery time issues unless you inform us in writing of a need by date in advance. Please plan your purchase accordingly and allow extra time for delivery.
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