Ask The Experts - Should I dig faint sounds with no indicator bars while detecting?
July 2020 by Chris Ralph
Q: Thanks for the great article in the recent ICMJ [“Metallic Trash—Scourge of the Prospector,” July 2012]...
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Q: Can you tell us what the indicator rocks are? I’ve looked at the nearby digs and pushes that were made for gold and it looks like we’re digging on some similar material...
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Designing my own dredge...
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