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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Coiltek has a new owner!!!:coiltec:

by Coiltek
3,621 1507/29/2007 05:40PM
Last Post by Digger Bob

OK folks, a BIG coil for

by Bugar In. USA
354 107/27/2007 07:39AM
Last Post by Bugar In. USA

Anyone want to go Tuna Fishing with Jackhammer and DOC ? URL

by DOC
1,127 807/24/2007 12:58PM
Last Post by fredm

GoldBug II / jewelry

by 4luckyo
397 207/23/2007 01:13AM
Last Post by nugget71

Is there a new Whites PI nugget machine?

by tvanwho
565 207/22/2007 07:55PM
Last Post by Alan

Lee Shepard of Calf.

by reconj
257 107/22/2007 12:01AM
Last Post by reconj

Harness tip Jpeg Attachments

by Alan
353 107/20/2007 07:44PM
Last Post by Alan

First Gold Nugget at Ganes Creek with a Fisher F-75

by reconj
1,000 507/19/2007 04:49PM
Last Post by reconj

Did Gerry Find All Of The Gold At Ganes CR ?????

by Steve in Idaho
518 307/15/2007 10:21AM
Last Post by Steve in Idaho

Just got it a New Shippment of GPX 4000's

by Ron@ Ron's Dixie Metal Detectors
1,386 607/13/2007 07:38AM
Last Post by Ace

COILTEK has arrived

by DOC
330 107/12/2007 03:15AM
Last Post by DOC

Where I found my 1 & 2 pounders at Ganes Creek, AK.. Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
1,628 807/11/2007 12:46AM
Last Post by rockyredbaron

What happened to Docs place...

by snh
833 507/08/2007 09:45PM
Last Post by ~LARGO~

Ganes Creek, AK Adventure 2007 Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
2,117 1507/05/2007 10:45PM
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856 407/05/2007 08:45PM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho

Philippine GOLD!!

by stringybark
572 307/04/2007 10:12PM
Last Post by stringybark

Happy 4th of July "Independents Day" Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
299 107/04/2007 08:31PM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho

Nugget machine

by hansenrw
2,359 1107/03/2007 11:31PM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho

Guess the GOLD at Ganes Cr, AK. Contest Jpeg Attachments   (Pages: 1 2 3 4)

by Gerry in Idaho
9,115 5606/25/2007 08:13PM
Last Post by Silicon John

Thanx Gus and Doc Great Service Again!!!

by alaskaseeker
224 106/18/2007 10:26PM
Last Post by alaskaseeker

Reverse Signal

by Gerry in Idaho
2,053 1206/18/2007 02:52PM
Last Post by Gus in idaho

Now I see why Australia has so much gold.... Jpeg Attachments

by Uncle Ron
570 206/17/2007 10:16PM
Last Post by Alan

Where is that old fart from Vegas, you know, the one who runs this forum!! Maybe he is...:twodetecting:N/T

by Buck
361 206/14/2007 12:04AM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho

Signal Enhancers?

by Mag99004
1,183 706/14/2007 12:00AM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho

Moore Creek 1st Week Totals URL

by steve herschbach
279 106/13/2007 11:51AM
Last Post by steve herschbach

Rye Patch

by Mag99004
629 406/08/2007 09:06PM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho

Contest w/ FREE SunRay Pro Gold Edition Headphones Jpeg Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by Gerry in Idaho
3,682 2406/08/2007 01:55AM
Last Post by Ironhearted Gog

Rye Patch results Jpeg Attachments

by Digger Bob
1,405 906/07/2007 02:37PM
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A nice piece to the collection!!! Jpeg Attachments

by Gus in idaho
828 506/06/2007 11:38PM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho

Tektites Jpeg Attachments

by Alan
466 206/06/2007 11:33PM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho