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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Gold Basin and my 3500

by fredm
1,936 506/09/2008 10:02AM
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Sluice boxes

by homerule
962 306/08/2008 01:25PM
Last Post by Eu_citzen


by jerry-nebraska
2,316 906/06/2008 02:37AM
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raw gold hunting

by homerule
810 206/04/2008 04:20PM
Last Post by Grubstake

Tesoro Vaquero or Mine Lab GT for gold ?

by dert
1,550 506/02/2008 05:22PM
Last Post by argyle

the HipStick revisited

by FlakMagnet
1,563 506/01/2008 04:46PM
Last Post by DOC

Memorial Weekend Nugs :wave: Jpeg Attachments

by Gus in idaho
1,732 405/30/2008 01:28PM
Last Post by AU MARC

detecting for gold

by homerule
1,079 305/28/2008 01:07PM
Last Post by dobbie

:crazy: A Few Weekend Nuggets From Rye-Patch Jpeg Attachments

by Gus in idaho
1,827 605/28/2008 11:53AM
Last Post by dobbie

Ganes Creek, AK Trip, 2 Openings, PHOTO of BIG GOLD Jpeg Attachments

by Gerry in Idaho
1,231 205/10/2008 12:48PM
Last Post by Gus in idaho

Gave It An Acid Bath :blowup: Jpeg Attachments

by Gus in idaho
1,624 505/09/2008 10:21PM
Last Post by Gerry in Idaho

I'm trying to get into prospecting and need your opinion...

by Ace
4,288 1505/01/2008 10:28PM
Last Post by James02


by Grubstake
709 104/27/2008 02:23PM
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by Papa Bear
808 204/22/2008 11:16PM
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Chris Hake

by Digger Bob
1,001 304/19/2008 12:41AM
Last Post by parrott

Damn fast shipping on Lith Ion Pocket Rocket, Thanks

by Plumber
495 104/17/2008 11:31PM
Last Post by Plumber

A big box from Doc arrived today....

by impactco
896 304/14/2008 11:12PM
Last Post by Grubstake

Looks like the 4500 is officially released! URL

by impactco
1,144 504/14/2008 10:45PM
Last Post by DOC

Good all around detector?

by NCgolddigger
2,181 904/07/2008 01:43PM
Last Post by Eu_citzen

Question: Has anyone aver used the Eurka Gold for

by Tony from Tidewater
792 203/31/2008 07:04PM
Last Post by Kev

GPX-4500 Info Jpeg Attachments

by impactco
3,587 603/29/2008 07:51PM
Last Post by Lanny in AB

Question for Yanks & Aussies

by findgold
3,820 1003/25/2008 10:01AM
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Your Prediction?

by DukeOBass
2,964 1203/20/2008 04:23PM
Last Post by DukeOBass

Quick visit to Rye Patch coming in April

by hansenrw
959 303/19/2008 09:20PM
Last Post by Idaho-Marke


by Alan
2,994 1403/19/2008 05:01PM
Last Post by Alan

Treasure Hunting for a living

by landman
1,998 703/16/2008 09:21PM
Last Post by treasurefiend

Hey Doc, Your big annoucment of the NEW GPX-4000 is getting a bit dated!

by steve herschbach
579 103/14/2008 08:14PM
Last Post by steve herschbach

Picking a shovel

by landman
560 103/13/2008 07:26PM
Last Post by landman

Panning for gold

by landman
1,527 503/13/2008 07:17PM
Last Post by tab-nabit

pick tool

by landman
723 203/13/2008 02:18PM
Last Post by Digger Bob