Ask The Experts
August 2015 by Chris RalphProblems finding gold with a detector
I pulled out the nuggets I had worked on previously and looked at the size of the wire basket that the items to be cleaned are placed into. It looks much like a miniature french fry deep fryer.
These are just some of the ways I have been able to find new spots to metal detect for gold.
The very first thing to find out...is if the detector has the ability to be ground balanced.
The 316 Mining Company has not been all that successful, but does not ever seem to learn from their past mistakes.
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
I love to see old-timer workings while I am out detecting for gold. For one thing, it assures me that gold came from there. Second, it tells me gold should almost certainly still be there.
This article is intended to try to help someone who is breaking into gold detecting and using a pulse induction (PI) detector.
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