First I really just wanted to post a very big THANK YOU to Bill for all the awesome videos on YouTube.. they have really helped me out a lot!
I am a Phoenix native and just got into finding the yellow shiny stuff.. I have joined the GPAA just as a starting place.
I have been to a few claims,, brought back buckets and panned them in my backyard using a water filled wheel barrel to pan and have found some small flakes.
I also picked a an Equinox 800 detector and also the 6in coil.. I have found a couple really tiny nuggets with it.. but it took a few days a