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Minelab SD, GP & GPX Forum

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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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Minelab SD, GP, & GPX Classroom Forum

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Minelab definition of small and large nugget?

by filternozzle
1,771 108/06/2017 01:53PM
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DD vs Mono for relic hunting

by ThunderDome
5,959 907/26/2017 05:35AM
Last Post by filternozzle

White's Sierra Madre And The SD 2200v2

by Happy_Hour
3,764 406/17/2017 01:40PM
Last Post by jamal

GPX park hunt, Jpeg Attachments

by Old California
5,383 1106/11/2017 06:17PM
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Large DD coils for GPX?

by FschJg
3,570 505/15/2017 01:05PM
Last Post by FschJg

Brand new to PI detecting. Just got a GP3500. Been out with it about 5 times. Is there a chart anywhere that gives the run down on all the different combinations of pitch changes a target can give and what those combinations mean?N/T

by NealNoIN
2,478 305/11/2017 11:55AM
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New Weather Reaistant System for the GPX!

by BootyHunter
3,314 605/10/2017 05:39AM
Last Post by Toolman0114

MJ TDI coils on GPX 5000?

by FschJg
2,304 204/25/2017 11:15PM
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New to the GPX

by Toolman0114
2,897 404/05/2017 01:34PM
Last Post by 3RINGER

The depth difference between analog GP3500 and GPX 4500 digital

by thebug
2,433 104/02/2017 09:26AM
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Minelab GP3500 value

by mrsspk
2,096 103/13/2017 05:36AM
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New to GPX, confused on tones

by John Walters
5,175 603/10/2017 05:35PM
Last Post by filternozzle

Minelab GPX is as good as advertised!

by soky72
4,558 802/24/2017 06:12AM
Last Post by jimmie

Coil recommendation?

by soky72
3,151 502/09/2017 02:28PM
Last Post by Mach1Pilot

New 4500 or used 5000???

by soky72
2,604 402/05/2017 02:18PM
Last Post by soky72

Mars shaft for GPX, Pretty cool! Jpeg Attachments

by Old California
9,470 1402/05/2017 11:10AM
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Iron Reject??????

by Jim Robertson
5,467 712/20/2016 12:05AM
Last Post by ali5844

GPX 4000, 4500 and 5000.. real difference?

by BetaGod
17,902 1112/19/2016 11:58PM
Last Post by ali5844

Minelab GP 3000

by signalseeker
2,463 111/02/2016 01:50PM
Last Post by signalseeker

SDC2300 question

by pax
3,917 210/28/2016 03:25AM
Last Post by Fishers Ghost

SD 2100/SD 2200

by draco
7,049 806/18/2016 04:09AM
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The eagle has landed GPX 5000 Jpeg Attachments

by Charles (Upstate NY)
8,415 1005/23/2016 12:17AM
Last Post by coco

Help error sound gpx 5000?

by coco
3,322 105/23/2016 12:02AM
Last Post by coco

Minelab gpx 5000 for UK coin hunting?

by Hastings
6,129 505/22/2016 12:24PM
Last Post by stasys

GPX and other coils

by calibil
4,271 405/05/2016 05:02PM
Last Post by iron bark

Relic hunting with the GPX4800 Jpeg Attachments

by southernexplorer
4,810 504/23/2016 10:30AM
Last Post by bubbadirect

Best small DD coil for GP 3000?

by Atlas
2,918 103/25/2016 07:21PM
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Weatherproofing the GPX control box

by Bill D. (VA)
8,404 903/11/2016 09:52AM
Last Post by Jim Robertson

GPX 5000 coils

by allgirls
5,756 703/10/2016 05:38PM
Last Post by allgirls

Question about my Minelab GPX 4500

by Kevin B.
4,630 603/05/2016 08:12AM
Last Post by Jim Robertson