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

by Gerry in Idaho
1,768 608/09/2007 12:23PM
Last Post by AU MARC

new forum--old friend

by wheelbubble
362 108/07/2007 08:35PM
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Musky coil weight question

by Bugar In. USA
305 108/07/2007 03:31PM
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I hear I'm going out of business ??? :yikes:

by DOC
2,175 1208/07/2007 03:13PM
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Gold Photos from Ganes Creek, AK 2007 Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
608 108/01/2007 08:31PM
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Mr Trevor Coiltec is allright guy

by Bugar In. USA
276 108/01/2007 02:43PM
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Back from RP :detecting: Jpeg Attachments

1,302 607/29/2007 11:01PM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho

Coiltek has a new owner!!!:coiltec:

by Coiltek
3,573 1507/29/2007 05:40PM
Last Post by Digger Bob

OK folks, a BIG coil for

by Bugar In. USA
344 107/27/2007 07:39AM
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Anyone want to go Tuna Fishing with Jackhammer and DOC ? URL

by DOC
1,111 807/24/2007 12:58PM
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GoldBug II / jewelry

by 4luckyo
393 207/23/2007 01:13AM
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Is there a new Whites PI nugget machine?

by tvanwho
559 207/22/2007 07:55PM
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Lee Shepard of Calf.

by reconj
247 107/22/2007 12:01AM
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Harness tip Jpeg Attachments

by Alan
349 107/20/2007 07:44PM
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First Gold Nugget at Ganes Creek with a Fisher F-75

by reconj
988 507/19/2007 04:49PM
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Did Gerry Find All Of The Gold At Ganes CR ?????

by Steve in Idaho
505 307/15/2007 10:21AM
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Just got it a New Shippment of GPX 4000's

by Ron@ Ron's Dixie Metal Detectors
1,373 607/13/2007 07:38AM
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COILTEK has arrived

by DOC
319 107/12/2007 03:15AM
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Where I found my 1 & 2 pounders at Ganes Creek, AK.. Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
1,607 807/11/2007 12:46AM
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What happened to Docs place...

by snh
821 507/08/2007 09:45PM
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Ganes Creek, AK Adventure 2007 Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
2,093 1507/05/2007 10:45PM
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841 407/05/2007 08:45PM
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Philippine GOLD!!

by stringybark
558 307/04/2007 10:12PM
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Happy 4th of July "Independents Day" Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
285 107/04/2007 08:31PM
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Nugget machine

by hansenrw
2,325 1107/03/2007 11:31PM
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Guess the GOLD at Ganes Cr, AK. Contest Jpeg Attachments   (Pages: 1 2 3 4)

by Gerry in Idaho
8,987 5606/25/2007 08:13PM
Last Post by Silicon John

Thanx Gus and Doc Great Service Again!!!

by alaskaseeker
216 106/18/2007 10:26PM
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Reverse Signal

by Gerry in Idaho
2,025 1206/18/2007 02:52PM
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Now I see why Australia has so much gold.... Jpeg Attachments

by Uncle Ron
562 206/17/2007 10:16PM
Last Post by Alan