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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AMRA dredgers back on Idaho claims

by salmonriverhotrock
1,113 107/26/2015 02:50PM
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Gold in Alberta Canada?

by MattBullSummerville
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Finding Nevada Gold With GPZ 7000 Jpeg Attachments URL

by steve herschbach
1,859 307/15/2015 09:27PM
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Question for Steve (or anyone).....

by D&P-OR
1,845 407/04/2015 07:27AM
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gettin the gold hog mini set up into a dredge! Jpeg Attachments

by amcjavelin
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by amcjavelin
4,040 906/09/2015 02:16PM
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"Big Green Trommel"

by Lenmcgold
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by Bobbylikesgold
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Falcon MD-20 Gold Tracker

by salmonriverhotrock
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Steve Great Article in the current GPAA Gold Prospector

by parrott
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dumb question

by farmer85j
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by petejohnson
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by berryman
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by Woodysak
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by topazguy
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TDI SL Pro Prospector Kit Jpeg Attachments

by pistolpete
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Charles Garrett passes away! URL

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by Digger Bob
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by Joe(TX)
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Brawn Highbanker

by "Bear Creek Bill"
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by Mick H
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by amcjavelin
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Wales Scotland UK

by spaceman41
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GPZ 7000 Video from Minelab

by Dan(NM)
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F - 75 first gold

by Big Ed 13
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by californiagold
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Detecting gold in NC & SC

by Dertnc
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Official Minelab GPZ 7000 Sales Brochure PDF Attachments

by steve herschbach
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