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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Public Land Conflicts: Mining

by Mag99004
408 109/18/2007 09:33PM
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Docs website

by Buck
548 209/12/2007 01:05PM
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The stories of my death have been greatly exaggerated

by DOC
645 209/04/2007 07:31AM
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by Grubstake
685 309/02/2007 11:53PM
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by Silicon John
780 108/29/2007 01:23PM
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Girls, Ganes, & Gold!!! Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
1,394 508/28/2007 05:58PM
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Todays Gold Nuggets Jpeg Attachments

by Grubstake
1,372 708/27/2007 11:04PM
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To dig or not to dig?? Jpeg Attachments

by Alan
1,718 908/27/2007 10:50PM
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Crushed my Specimen!!:tongue: Jpeg Attachments

by Gus in idaho
1,649 908/27/2007 10:35PM
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Anyone have experience with the 'Goldmaster GM3'?

by Macaco
2,390 808/27/2007 10:20PM
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Gold Hunting with the F4

by DrJoeprime
2,202 1308/25/2007 05:01AM
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by Grubstake
416 108/13/2007 10:19PM
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Ground Balancing Scorpion Gold Stinger

by 5-HOLES
388 108/11/2007 10:48PM
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Gold Photos- I Need Help on this one. Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
1,795 608/09/2007 12:23PM
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new forum--old friend

by wheelbubble
381 108/07/2007 08:35PM
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Musky coil weight question

by Bugar In. USA
332 108/07/2007 03:31PM
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I hear I'm going out of business ??? :yikes:

by DOC
2,217 1208/07/2007 03:13PM
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Gold Photos from Ganes Creek, AK 2007 Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
638 108/01/2007 08:31PM
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Mr Trevor Coiltec is allright guy

by Bugar In. USA
297 108/01/2007 02:43PM
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Back from RP :detecting: Jpeg Attachments

1,320 607/29/2007 11:01PM
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Coiltek has a new owner!!!:coiltec:

by Coiltek
3,695 1507/29/2007 05:40PM
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OK folks, a BIG coil for

by Bugar In. USA
368 107/27/2007 07:39AM
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Anyone want to go Tuna Fishing with Jackhammer and DOC ? URL

by DOC
1,145 807/24/2007 12:58PM
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GoldBug II / jewelry

by 4luckyo
405 207/23/2007 01:13AM
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Is there a new Whites PI nugget machine?

by tvanwho
575 207/22/2007 07:55PM
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Lee Shepard of Calf.

by reconj
274 107/22/2007 12:01AM
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Harness tip Jpeg Attachments

by Alan
374 107/20/2007 07:44PM
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First Gold Nugget at Ganes Creek with a Fisher F-75

by reconj
1,025 507/19/2007 04:49PM
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Did Gerry Find All Of The Gold At Ganes CR ?????

by Steve in Idaho
532 307/15/2007 10:21AM
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