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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Need input on the use of a pinpointer with the GPX-5000

by Bill D. (VA)
4,716 1206/04/2012 08:12AM
Last Post by ScottTX

Anybody ever mount a Coiltek probe to their GPX shaft? Png Attachments

by ScottTX
1,448 506/01/2012 05:36AM
Last Post by B sperty

Mini amp

536 105/18/2012 11:13AM
Last Post by TH MEX

4800 vs 5000 depth ?

by SWMO Mark
1,496 505/15/2012 01:45AM
Last Post by iron bark

Eureka Gold search coil

by graveler
1,291 404/27/2012 03:12PM
Last Post by snakejim

GPX 4800 advice

1,025 403/10/2012 10:37AM
Last Post by RCNWOH

GPX 4800 in good soil? Didn't test well for me.

by Charlatan Digger
1,316 603/09/2012 05:52PM
Last Post by Mach1Pilot

GPX Settings-Relics

by donMD
2,083 702/28/2012 01:49PM
Last Post by donMD

Looking for a reason to get a Minelab GPX 5000? :minelab: Video Attachments URL

by Big Boys Hobbies
2,796 602/14/2012 11:34AM
Last Post by nvchris

Need help with Gold Screamer Power Pack & 5000 setup

by Bill D. (VA)
995 402/14/2012 11:19AM
Last Post by nvchris

My new booster.... Jpeg Attachments

by bchampNH
805 402/08/2012 08:37AM
Last Post by Mach1Pilot

Gold Screamer Power Pack Question

by grover868
5,021 1101/30/2012 11:32AM
Last Post by ScottTX

Anyone seen hot soil outside VA on the east coast?

by Mach1Pilot
1,396 801/21/2012 10:35AM
Last Post by ScottTX

300 Minelabs Stolen in England

by leslie
631 201/20/2012 09:30AM
Last Post by ScottTX

Pinpointer interference.

by David
417 101/17/2012 09:28PM
Last Post by David

GPX 5000 Running DD coils a Mono

by Jim Robertson
2,850 401/15/2012 04:33PM
Last Post by Jonathan Porter

New GPX 5000, Got Me One.....:jump:

by Richard@BackwoodsDetectors
6,811 1312/27/2011 08:06AM
Last Post by ScottTX

WOW Modded GP-3500 On eBay at AU $3650.00 w/ 35 Bids URL

by jbaja
1,696 612/01/2011 08:02AM
Last Post by beepinpete_wa

Modded SD, GP or GPX?

by jbaja
487 111/15/2011 10:48AM
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Afew bits of Aussie GPX Gold Jpeg Attachments

by beepinpete_wa
1,724 811/10/2011 03:50AM
Last Post by beepinpete_wa

%%%% 4500 vs 5000

by beepinpete_wa
1,132 411/07/2011 10:42AM
Last Post by jbaja

GP Extreme thoughts

by mwilliwood
1,419 510/07/2011 10:16PM
Last Post by IronMike

Battery backup

by Doc Watson
1,717 910/04/2011 08:10PM
Last Post by whylee

GPX 4800 or 5000 for relic hunting?

by Mach1Pilot
8,013 1109/28/2011 07:43PM
Last Post by Richard@BackwoodsDetectors

Question about settings

by B sperty
568 109/15/2011 07:52PM
Last Post by B sperty

Power of the 5000: another nice nugget found in WA URL

by beepinpete_wa
1,395 608/18/2011 05:41PM
Last Post by Jim Robertson

4800 how deep in ground on a dime

by GunnarMN
1,743 708/16/2011 09:33AM
Last Post by AlexP

GPX 5000

by Frank in NH
5,505 1408/14/2011 12:09AM
Last Post by beepinpete_wa

Welcome to Finds newest forum. Enjoy

by Mr.Bill
2,081 808/08/2011 10:13AM
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