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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Love That GB2!!!!!:clapping: Jpeg Attachments

by AU Marc
995 605/31/2007 10:05AM
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by Gus in idaho
634 405/29/2007 04:36PM
Last Post by AU MARC

Ugly Rock Turns GOLDEN $$$$$ Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
657 405/26/2007 07:50PM
Last Post by markg

Slow Forum. Needs Action.Maybe Photos of Dirty Naked Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
1,855 1305/24/2007 08:56PM
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June Acticle in Western/Eastern Mag.

by AU Marc
200 105/24/2007 05:06PM
Last Post by AU Marc

Running gp-4000 in inverted mode

by Gus in idaho
446 405/24/2007 04:31PM
Last Post by AU Marc

Paying to detect in Australia ?.

by Bobbylikesgold
1,454 1005/19/2007 08:03AM
Last Post by Bobbylikesgold

Be Smart Australia!!!

by skippy
1,031 605/18/2007 07:38PM
Last Post by Mick in Dubbo

Best large coil for GPX4000? Jpeg Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by Ironhearted Gog
10,301 1705/18/2007 07:13PM
Last Post by Mick in Dubbo

How are the Fisher F-75 doing Alaska ?N/T

by reconj
175 105/16/2007 08:20PM
Last Post by reconj

Best Lithium battery system for Minelab GP series?N/T

by MahatMacoat
294 205/16/2007 02:37PM
Last Post by Digger Bob

Ganes Creek Alaska

by reconj
1,271 905/16/2007 10:07AM
Last Post by fredm

Pulse Devil by Dave Emery URL   (Pages: 1 2)

by ferromagnetic
5,972 1705/16/2007 09:24AM
Last Post by Bobbylikesgold

One Space Available 1st Week Moore Creek Jpeg Attachments URL

by steve herschbach
189 105/15/2007 10:57AM
Last Post by steve herschbach

Hey, Largo!

by Digger Bob
164 105/14/2007 02:45PM
Last Post by Digger Bob

Anybody tried an F75 with nuggets in a gold field yet?N/T

by Idaho-Marke
476 505/14/2007 05:54AM
Last Post by Idaho-Marke

Minelab Las Vegas

by desertdon
419 305/08/2007 11:09PM
Last Post by desertdon

Which Minelab Gold detector takes the Supersearch 8" round white coil?

by MahatMacoat
428 205/05/2007 05:34PM
Last Post by alaskaseeker

Coil construction comparison

by Alan
178 105/04/2007 08:53PM
Last Post by Alan

Your Spot On!! Be Smart Australia

by mineless
203 105/03/2007 09:31PM
Last Post by mineless

Its nice here.. Jpeg Attachments

by Alan
413 205/03/2007 06:41PM
Last Post by nugget71

Think I learned a valuable lesson yesterday

by shep
690 605/02/2007 08:46PM
Last Post by Alan

I'm looking for a georadar (GPR)

by klaus33
184 104/30/2007 07:35PM
Last Post by klaus33

OK Doc or somebody

by Bugar In. USA
1,369 904/28/2007 06:00PM
Last Post by desertdon


by lemons
457 504/26/2007 01:49PM
Last Post by Bugar In. USA

To Doc please

by billm
277 204/23/2007 11:15PM
Last Post by DOC

That doc swingy thing add is a real pain in the butt, hafta listen to it play every time ya change a page in this forum !!!!N/T

by Jim West Pa
959 804/20/2007 11:17AM
Last Post by Shellback

Got out w/ Grubstake and Allen today; wet but good! Jpeg Attachments

by shep
388 204/16/2007 09:30AM
Last Post by VT Dave

Saturday hunt with Grubby and Allen Jpeg Attachments

by shep
462 204/13/2007 02:07AM
Last Post by DOC

Need MXT coil advice

by tvanwho
524 304/11/2007 06:32PM
Last Post by Reno Chris