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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Off Topic, but I have a question

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Lithium Ion Battery Jpeg Attachments

by joeforthegold
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by Allen in MT
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lithium batteries

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Pocket rocket Lithium Recall

by DOC
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Thanx Doc

by alaskaseeker
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by DOC
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by DOC
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by jim lamp'l
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by jessemxt
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Old timers trash and new gold.

by lemons
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Lithium Ion Regulator Packages shipped today Priority Mail

by DOC
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by DOC
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Lithium Ion battery Update

by DOC
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by ~LARGO~
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Hey Doc, any updates on the new boots??N/T

by Butch in Colorado
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by pdeere
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by colt
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No gold but Jpeg Attachments

by Allen in MT
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Re-inventing the wheel, er, Lithium Battery Pack ! Image Attachments URL Doc Attachments

by DOC
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by Digger Bob
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by Allen in MT
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by Digger Bob
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by Digger Bob
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by Digger Bob
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Cool hole Gomer! Let me take a closer look! Jpeg Attachments

by Digger Bob
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