Divide and Conquer—Detecting Old Placer Grounds with Friends
February 2014 by Ray MillsHe no sooner had turned around and started moving when I hollered again that I had another nice one.
The very first thing to find out...is if the detector has the ability to be ground balanced.
The most commonly asked question in metal detecting is, “Which metal detector should I get?” People worry a lot about not getting the right machine. They do not want to waste their money and their time with the wrong metal detector.
At this point, stress raised my blood pressure and I was figuring out escape routes through the brush, but thought it best to continue the conversation.
The biggest obstacle is that like many streams on the Kenai Peninsula, high water during the summer months from snow melt and rain can make dredging nearly impossible. The best dredging is in the colder months of the year.
Problems finding gold with a detector
Want to find a lot more gold when you get out there to prospect? Well I’ve put together ten ideas that I think will help you become more successful…
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