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WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Questions about metal detecting....

I have not tried that one yet, but you may want to look at the Minelab Gold Monster 1000, it is a VLF for gold with fully automatic ground balance, no...

1 month ago

WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: pulse 6X

LOL I think 100 and bright sun more on the perfect level and 117 is pretty common here in summer and we don't get out much then, ahhhh but today will ...

1/6/2017

WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: pulse 6X

It will have to warm up allot Tom, us desert folk catch a chill around 65 degrees, but will do that if I ever get the chance....

1/6/2017

WILLIAM SOUTHERNIs now friends with JEFF SHOOP

1/6/2017

    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Questions about metal detecting....

    The XP is a great detector and light as a feather and I love it for coin relic hunting and the info above is very much correct. The XP will not go as ...

    1/5/2017

    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: pulse 6X

    Operator error.... If you would like to let me do the same test I would be glad to, are you close to AZ? Like I said I have both and have done real ti...

    1/5/2017

    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Dry washers, losing gold

    If you only ran a third of a bucket you may of have gotten the dirt running right and had to use to much air to get it flowing correctly perhaps? Also...

    1/4/2017

    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: New use for Gold for joints, drill bits and armour plating !

    That is indeed interesting stuff and the possibilities are endless as will be profits.

    1/4/2017

    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: WHERE DO YOU RELIC HUNT???

    Yes in Arizona we have the same "50 year or older law" even though the federal law is 100 years or older. Coins and tokens are legal to dig and keep t...

    1/4/2017

    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: pulse 6X

    Hello Tom, I own both and I am guessing you saw a video online or read that somewhere and with all due respect you are wrong. The Garret is a great en...

    1/3/2017

    WILLIAM SOUTHERNbiography has been updated

    12/30/2016

      WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: pulse 6X

      The 6x is designed to find coin relics and treasure as it's main function and not designed for working the hot soils in the goldfields for the most pa...

      12/30/2016

      WILLIAM SOUTHERNIs now friends with JOHN ROSSI

      12/29/2016

        WILLIAM SOUTHERNIs now friends with GARY SCHWALL

        12/29/2016

          WILLIAM SOUTHERNIs now friends with Travis Nix

          12/29/2016

            WILLIAM SOUTHERNcreated the topic: Sensitivity or Gain on your detector

             
            Hi All, Nugget Shooter's tip for today involves setting up your detector's Gain or Sensitivity.... First to those familiar with CB Radios TX G...

            12/14/2016

            WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: anyone here swinging a deus xp?

            Great as well as deadly on coins as well as relics, I have used the prospecting mode and was able to find a few nuggets with it as well. If you are lo...

            12/12/2016

            WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: metal detectors what's the best one

            Both mentioned are great VLF detectors and between the 2 I would likely pick the GB, You can get the Gold Bug Pro with both the 10 x 5 elliptical coil...

            12/12/2016

            WILLIAM SOUTHERNprofile picture has been updated

            12/12/2016

              WILLIAM SOUTHERNbiography has been updated

              12/12/2016

                WILLIAM SOUTHERNprofile picture has been updated

                9/10/2016

                  WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Questions about metal detecting....

                  Not sure about both unless a PI is what you must have for coin/relic hunting as there are some awesome choices out there for very capable detectors fo...

                  9/10/2016

                  WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Questions about metal detecting....

                  OK it indeed does make a difference in what will "fit" best and originally nugget detecting was the main focus I thought. If you plan to hunt around a...

                  9/10/2016

                  WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Questions about metal detecting....

                  I am here, but for some reason did not get notice someone was posting in this topic. Anyway I have not used the newest model of the ATX and though I d...

                  9/10/2016

                  WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Questions about metal detecting....

                  No I did not mean to be "moving" the coil while adjusting gain Andy after each adjustment if you start hunting and it is still unstable while moving, ...

                  6/4/2015

                  WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Questions about metal detecting....

                  Howdy Andy, with most PI detectors getting the threshold perfect is not possible, but getting as close as you can is indeed important so you are able ...

                  6/4/2015

                  WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Memberable finds

                  Yes there is quartz in some of them Frank and Leo they are from Arizona

                  5/25/2015

                  WILLIAM SOUTHERNLikes video: Gold Trails Episode 13: "Aces & Eights"

                  5/18/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNcreated the topic: Back from a new area

                    Kim and I went out today to a new area not well known for nugget gold and with a few pointers from a friend we ended up in a good Gulch, Kim got 7 and...

                    5/10/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Getting Started (Metal Detecting)

                    Try looking at the Fisher Gold Bug or Fisher Gold bug 2 for a starter unit and new around 600.00 to 800.00 depending on package or used around 300.00 ...

                    5/10/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNcreated the topic: Getting Started (Metal Detecting)

                    GETTING STARTED
                    Getting started metal detecting for gold nuggets is as easy as buying a metal detector and hitting the gold fields right? Well the an...

                    5/9/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Article to share from 2005, A NEW PLAN

                    Thanks Tim, I simply have this desire to help others find the same success I have with a metal detector!

                    5/6/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNcreated the topic: Article to share from 2005, A NEW PLAN

                    A NEW PLAN


                     
                    Back when I first started out in this great hobby going out to a well known placer gold field was the best way to be sure of s...

                    5/6/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Questions about metal detecting....

                    Quite alright my friend and see ya soon.....

                    5/5/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Questions about metal detecting....

                    I think you already know there is no one correct answer to that Robert, but I will add the the depth any detector will achieve is dependent on many fa...

                    5/5/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNcreated the topic: Questions about metal detecting....

                    Hey if any members need some advise or have questions about metal detecting and how to do it successfully feel free to ask in this thread and I will d...

                    5/5/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: FALCON MD 20

                    Very sensitive to super tiny gold placer or hard rock and great for sampling. One can not process allot of material with one though and that can be a ...

                    5/4/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: LDMA outing this weekend

                    It sure did Greg, funny how after using detectors so long your ear will get tuned to certain subtle differences between iron, lead, gold and other met...

                    5/4/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: clean up claims please

                    Indeed good to remind folks, but often these claims are visited by non members and other folks camping that leave these messes too. I have had to clea...

                    5/4/2015

                    WILLIAM SOUTHERNbiography has been updated

                    5/4/2015

                      WILLIAM SOUTHERNMany of you will know me from seminars I do for the GPAA about Desert Prospecting. I do mostly metal detecting and am always willing to help others learn how to be successful at nugget shooting. I also run a business called Nugget Shooter and you can find it here www.nuggetshooter.com I am always willing to answer questions here at the GPAA forum if you have them so ask away!

                      See ya in the goldfields and good hunting!

                      5/4/2015

                        WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Memberable finds

                        A nice handful and 3 of them were out of the same hole... I have found more and bigger over the years and this day still stands out for me.
                         

                        5/4/2015

                        WILLIAM SOUTHERNcreated the topic: LDMA outing this weekend

                        Had a great time seeing old friends and making new ones and kudos to Jack and Lisa for hosting another great outing. As always lots to learn and had a...

                        5/3/2015

                        WILLIAM SOUTHERNreplied to: RE: Best mini-sleuce?

                        The Cascade sluice built by Kicking Donkey Prospecting is one you should have a look at as well.... This one is being featured at the Burnt River outi...

                        4/30/2014