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  1. New Book On Gold Detecting! A Must Have!

    Lots of good free info at your local USGS.. I've even spoke with geologists that have investigated areas i was interested in...
  2. MOVIE : Call of the wild

    Saw one with Ethan Hawke a few years ago that was great, this is a story I've read many times.....
  3. Minimum gold size for a detector?

    I think i'd go for Bug2 with a 6" coil, ive been to Scotland looking for gold and was wishing i had my Goldbug.. A shovel and a pan is a tough way to go there lol
  4. using Eq 800 for two gold mines I have located. Advice needed

    You can scan the tailings carefully, unless the mine was rich free milling ore you might not find much gold, However thats what detector guys do. Scan....
  5. Who was going to alaska to dredge???

    Dredging in Alaska is pretty tough anymore anyway, years ago i used a 3 box 5" had good luck but ground is hard to come by, if you have to helicopter in somewhere you'd better have some easy gold to pay your way
  6. 🥇 BANNER !!! 1652 Pine Tree Shilling !!!

    Great find for sure...
  7. Can you prospect for relics on a gold claim?

    Old remote claims might be hunted, look for corner posts with owners info, you might get permission to hunt for relics etc, ive gotten permission before because these owners realize you are not going to find that much if anything, that is realistic, most want to see what you've found etc, Good...
  8. 🥇 BANNER 1849 Territorial Half Eagle

    Well done, outstanding find....
  9. Will a Bounty Hunter Platinum Pro Doube D 12" Coil pick up on Gold Nuggets?

    Find some small split shot lead sinkers and try that will let you know about your unit, Plenty of good advice here too about gold machines .. i have a liteweight GB two that i use... Good luck
  10. The Bucket List is Complete

    Well done for sure....
  11. First Gold nugget with the Equinox 800, a pretty nice one!

    Great find, thats a beauty....
  12. 🥇 BANNER SUPER RARE piece of local history

    Well done, hope you can find a place to return this great find...
  13. Finally in the gold club! first gold ring, then a silver ring, then a silver bracelet

    At one time i had a timeshare I bought in Hawaii, actually i got it for my mate as i was working on the North slope of Ak.. I wanted her to go whenever she wanted as the winters are long and cold..I really liked hunting there and i met a fellow detectorist that lived on one of the islands.. I...
  14. Hawaii fun

    The last time i hunted in Hawaii my good friend Steve H was there also and we had a great time. I banged in this heavy 18k beauty with my Excal and during the week Steve found two...I spent a little time trying to find the owner but to no avail... Theres Two nice boutique hotels in front of this...
  15. My Take on Metal Detecting Equipment 101

    A small trash bag for hauling away the junk you dig up ....
  16. Last few days at the colonial home

    Interesting pieces...
  17. 🥇 BANNER Unbelievable coin day with 36 coppers!

    Great recoveries, hope there are many more at this site..
  18. Keene 2" 'Backpack' dredger

    If you are cleaning bedrock but just doesnt move a lot if material, motors are small so dont interest me.. My first dredge was a 3" and i quickly moved up to a 5".....You have to have an idea about the stream too, did the area produce gold. Research is very important...
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