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Pan American: 40 cm metal pan by Estwing for gold digger.
For panning for gold, the pan is the most important tool.
The Pan Américain is a Chinese hat with a flat bottom. This pan is recommended for adults as it starts to be really heavy in load.

The metal panning for gold is made of good quality steel. But steel rusts we recommend that you always dry, oil and wipe your pan before putting it away.
The metal pan is much more resistant but also heavier than the plastic pan.
SKU code: 0034139860617

Method for gold washing : Principle gold is heavier than sand and pebbles.
First fill the pan with gravel, earth and water. Shake by hand these gravel to loosen the mud and the gold which would be against the gravel, to remove the largest stones.
Then dislodge which is used to reduce the earth into fine particles. Shake the pan back and forth then from right to left. The light particles remain in suspension in the water, and the heavy parts sink to the bottom.
Then wash (depending on the type of pan the movement will not be the same). For a conical pan we will use a rotational movement and for a pan with a flat bottom (American pan) a back and forth movement. Riffles make it easier to separate gold from heavy gravels and minerals.
The riffles are according to the pan models either bumps or stairs (Estwing panes).
Once the larger light sands are removed, we can reload the pan and start the operations again ... several times. When the concentrate becomes dense in heavy materials, we can either start collecting the gold, or pour this concentrate into a " smaller pan " ... and repeat this until nightfall ... (° _ °)
Bring back all the harvest of the "little pan" and continue to mine at home ... The gold will be bottled with water ... The heavy minerals can be dried and classified.
Below is a list of minerals from the lightest to the heaviest.
(Garnet - Olivine), (Corundum), (Zircon), (Magnetite), (Cassiterite), (Galena, Lead).

BP16-16 Gold panning 40 cm, American pan for gold digger.

  • Estwing BP16-16: 40 cm pan American (glazed) gold panning metal
    is one of the intermediate models of Estwing pans comprising 4 models.

    SKU code: 034139860617

    High resistance solid plastic.
    ¤ Fixing hole
    ¤ Dimension Ø 40 cm
    ¤ Weight 800g
    ¤ Made in the USA
    # " The Number One " for gold panning tools.

  • For over 90 years, millions of satisfied customers have proven that estwing tools provide more value and satisfaction than other similar tools.
    The American sides are in high quality metal so very solid but rust.

Postage offered
from 100 €
(for France)

PRICE excl. VAT, additional shipping costs

- See safety instructions
- Do not forget to wear safety glasses.

Payment method : Shipping:
- Bank card with secure system. Colissimo with or without signature.
- Paypal
- Check or transfer


All Estwing items are of the highest quality and we check them during packaging.
For any questions or complaints you can contact us.
Tel: 04 50 42 29 75 rather in the morning until 1 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

Our return, exchange, or refund policy.
Right of withdrawal: You have 14 calendar days to return the items to us in case they do not suit you.

Error in the order: You must notify us at the latest the day after receipt of the package that there is an error.
Refunds are made in the way you paid within 7 days of returning the merchandise.

In case of problem do not hesitate to look at the general conditions of sale or we present the legal data ... but explain the situations of litigation and the way in which they are solved.

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