Minelab SD, GP & GPX Forum

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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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Minelab SD, GP, & GPX Classroom Forum

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Iron Reject??????

by Jim Robertson
3,910 712/20/2016 12:05AM
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GPX 4000, 4500 and 5000.. real difference?

by BetaGod
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Minelab GP 3000

by signalseeker
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SDC2300 question

by pax
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SD 2100/SD 2200

by draco
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The eagle has landed GPX 5000 Jpeg Attachments

by Charles (Upstate NY)
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Help error sound gpx 5000?

by coco
2,888 105/23/2016 12:02AM
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Minelab gpx 5000 for UK coin hunting?

by Hastings
3,478 505/22/2016 12:24PM
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GPX and other coils

by calibil
3,507 405/05/2016 05:02PM
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Relic hunting with the GPX4800 Jpeg Attachments

by southernexplorer
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Best small DD coil for GP 3000?

by Atlas
2,184 103/25/2016 07:21PM
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Weatherproofing the GPX control box

by Bill D. (VA)
6,043 903/11/2016 09:52AM
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GPX 5000 coils

by allgirls
4,050 703/10/2016 05:38PM
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Question about my Minelab GPX 4500

by Kevin B.
3,347 603/05/2016 08:12AM
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Relic settings for New GPX 4800 Help?

by bubbadirect
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Gold and silver, using 10" x 5" DD Commander Jpeg Attachments

by Old California
2,273 303/01/2016 09:36PM
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Question about Anti Interference Coils

by southernexplorer
1,719 202/24/2016 09:02PM
Last Post by steve herschbach

Detech 15" DD GPX sprial coil, very impressed. Jpeg Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by Old California
14,662 2701/30/2016 04:33AM
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Need Help on the GPX 4800

by ncdigger
5,740 901/19/2016 06:17PM
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GPX 5000 for coins in mineralized ground?

by smgorsch
3,748 312/22/2015 11:21AM
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My GPZ 7000 Settings Jpeg Attachments URL

by steve herschbach
2,791 312/19/2015 09:38PM
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by flyntgr
3,601 811/19/2015 08:01AM
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Reintroduction of the Minelab 4500

by North Georgia Relics
2,453 311/17/2015 01:46AM
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Gpx 5000 as carry on and airplane?????

by Jim Robertson
3,023 410/21/2015 04:43PM
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looking at a gp 3000 detector for a 1000 dollars-- good deal or not

by georgefrombc
3,189 708/01/2015 11:42PM
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Finding Nevada Gold With GPZ 7000 Jpeg Attachments URL

by steve herschbach
1,821 107/02/2015 11:16AM
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by Happy_Hour
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Sd2200v2 modded or not? Image Attachments

by BetaGod
2,302 205/13/2015 03:04PM
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Does the pi machines discriminate?

by Digger70pa
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Seriously considering a GPX 5000

by gold_geologist2011
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