Prospecting Forum

Steve Herschbach will moderate the newly named Prospecting Forum.

Steve is a life-long Alaskan who got started prospecting and metal detecting in 1972. He became a dealer for metal detecting and prospecting equipment in 1976 and has for decades answered almost any question imaginable on the subjects. Steve has always kept a prospecting business as a sideline and currently has mining claims through three different partnerships. He has used virtually every model of prospecting detector and has thousands of hours of experience with suction dredges. Steve and his partner sold their business to their employees in 2010 and so he is now focusing his efforts on his new website at


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unabashed plug for the Swingy Thingy

by fredm
1,097 309/29/2007 02:31PM
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by Alan
734 409/29/2007 12:19AM
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Different Kind of Gold Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
1,172 309/24/2007 09:22PM
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Labor Day Weekend Gold! :detecting: Jpeg Attachments

by Gus in idaho
2,240 1309/24/2007 08:54PM
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by Grubstake
390 109/24/2007 04:22PM
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Hey Doc...any big ones????

by fredm
667 309/24/2007 02:24PM
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Doc's way of doing business

by johnnymac
1,109 709/21/2007 11:24PM
Last Post by Grubstake

Going for the gold Jpeg Attachments

by Allen in MT
868 309/21/2007 09:57PM
Last Post by shootist-id

More Ganes Creek, AK. Gold Photos Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
2,491 809/19/2007 06:36AM
Last Post by VT Dave

Public Land Conflicts: Mining

by Mag99004
386 109/18/2007 09:33PM
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Docs website

by Buck
529 209/12/2007 01:05PM
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The stories of my death have been greatly exaggerated

by DOC
621 209/04/2007 07:31AM
Last Post by Coiltek


by Grubstake
660 309/02/2007 11:53PM
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by Silicon John
765 108/29/2007 01:23PM
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Girls, Ganes, & Gold!!! Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
1,380 508/28/2007 05:58PM
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Todays Gold Nuggets Jpeg Attachments

by Grubstake
1,361 708/27/2007 11:04PM
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To dig or not to dig?? Jpeg Attachments

by Alan
1,710 908/27/2007 10:50PM
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Crushed my Specimen!!:tongue: Jpeg Attachments

by Gus in idaho
1,631 908/27/2007 10:35PM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho

Anyone have experience with the 'Goldmaster GM3'?

by Macaco
2,211 808/27/2007 10:20PM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho

Gold Hunting with the F4

by DrJoeprime
2,149 1308/25/2007 05:01AM
Last Post by Bobbylikesgold

Hi! DOC Shep has a Problem

by Grubstake
395 108/13/2007 10:19PM
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Ground Balancing Scorpion Gold Stinger

by 5-HOLES
370 108/11/2007 10:48PM
Last Post by 5-HOLES

Gold Photos- I Need Help on this one. Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
1,779 608/09/2007 12:23PM
Last Post by AU MARC

new forum--old friend

by wheelbubble
370 108/07/2007 08:35PM
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Musky coil weight question

by Bugar In. USA
314 108/07/2007 03:31PM
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I hear I'm going out of business ??? :yikes:

by DOC
2,189 1208/07/2007 03:13PM
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1,107 608/06/2007 11:03AM
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Gold Photos from Ganes Creek, AK 2007 Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
618 108/01/2007 08:31PM
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Mr Trevor Coiltec is allright guy

by Bugar In. USA
285 108/01/2007 02:43PM
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Back from RP :detecting: Jpeg Attachments

1,308 607/29/2007 11:01PM
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