Ghost Town Silver

Extracting Ghost Town Silver

Going to the silver ghost town of Silver Reef, Utah to collect a sample of silver ore, and meet up with Cody of Cody’s Lab to learn how to extract it. 

Note that silver is also used in solder, an easily-melted alloy used to join electrical connections or copper pipes/plates. (more…)

Minelab Detectors and Search Coils

Minelab Detectors and Search Coils

Thinking about upgrading your search coil? Are you unsure of whether to buy the 15″ round or the 17×13″ elliptical. They are both good coils, but with some very slight differences, so I decided to do a video so you can see for yourself. On the two targets tested, the 5000 with 15″ round in Fine Gold gave the best response, and a very close second was the 17×13″ in Enhance on the 4500. (more…)