NEW – The Piglet Flare Mini Highbanker
$797 plus shipping
Piglet Flare Summary…
The brand new 2020 Piglet Flare mini highbanker has been under development for almost a year, and we are proud to launch it early. A lightweight, portable highbanker, that blends unique features of our larger units, into a portable size. The unit comes complete with all matting pre-made and installed. The unit is VERY efficient and can run over 60 buckets an hour of UNCLASSIFIED material and still maintain a 98% capture rate down to 100 mesh gold.
NOTE: There are LOTS of details on this page, so please read them ALL.
(Flare only info is near bottom)
Watch the full video to learn…
Piglet Flare Specs
- All matting is pre-made and included.
- Approx 36 pounds field weight, including the matting.
- Upper sluice is 8″ wide, lower is 12″ wide.
- Both upper and lower sluices are 36″ long, middle flare connection is roughly 14″ long.
- Overall length is roughly 82″
- Ships in one box with a shipping weight of roughly 44 pounds.
- Water / pump requirements. Runs best at 4000 – 6000 GPH with a PSI of 40+ (Watch the video)
- 1.5″ pumping attachments on the header box. You can easily adapt to 2″ with simple plumbing from Home Depot or Lowes.
- Can be converted to 2″ dredge, however we DO NOT sell any dredge conversion parts. VIDEO HERE
- The CLAY CLAW is an option, see accessories below.
Ordering and Shipping
Most units leave our warehouse in 1-3 business days and ship via UPS ground. Shipping costs vary based on your region, see buttons below.
ORDER BY REGION (state) – Select the right button based on your state.
GA – SC – Al
FL, NC, MS, LA, AR, MO, IL, IN, MI,OH, KY, TN, VA, WV, MD, DE, NJ, PA $47.00 shipping
VT, NY, RI, CT, MA, NH, ME, TX, OK, KS, IA, MN, WI, CO $58.00 shipping
NM, AZ, UT, WY, NE, SD, ND, MT, ID, NV, CA, OR, WA $68 shipping
ALASKA $120 shipping
Canada – $189 Shipping
Canada orders are shipped via USPS Priority mail. The total shipping time including customs is roughly 7 – 12 business days. DON’T freak out if you click on the tracking info. For years it has never reported correctly. We ship there all the time without any issues. You are responsible for any fees and taxes. PHONE NUMBER is required for customs.
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Other Countries use this form → QUOTE FORM
Clay Claw $49 – Can only be ordered WITH unit.
Back Pack Straps
← Click to see on Amazon, about $12
You can get this style handle at Lowes or Home Depot.
We attach with 1/4″ small bolts.
You can run ANY pump as long as it puts out 4000 GPH and has roughly 38 PSI+ The PSI (pressure) is what gives the header box the great washing action. LARGE pumps can be used, just neck them down and use a ball valve if you need to reduce flow more than idle. In general… ELECTRIC pumps, such as bilge pumps, don’t have the PRESSURE needed to power the washing action.
1.5″ pump, 7000+ GPH
and the PSI is ABOUT 40
← Click to view
This is the Honda 1.5″
← Click to view, about $549
Flare Only – Current Piglet Owners $307 + Shipping
Flare only $307 + $37 shipping US Lower 48
Extension only for current Piglet owners.
↑ The button ABOVE will add the extension only to your cart. ↑
Attaching the Flare to your current mini.
Install dampener mat and lay flare on flat surface. Leave a SMALL 3/16″ space between the top of the flare and the mini bottom leg bracket. Drill holes, attach bolts and washers as needed.
Tips on Running
Set the unit up on a downhill slope if possible. This will LOWER the header box and make it easier to feed. The lower the better to prevent sore shoulders.
Start with the upper box at a 9 degree pitch and the lower about 5 degrees. Play around with the pitch and make sure you see fine black sand in the mats.
We clean the unit out about 2-3 times a day. Some people just lean the moss out to check and see if there is good gold.