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Most of the prospecting shops in SoCal have closed the past few years. San Diego Metal Detector and Prospecting Supply in south central San Diego county is open and has a well stocked store. Mainly geared for detecting and drywashing (after all, this is the desert down here or nearly so). Nice guy and very experienced.

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9 hours ago, Hard Prospector said:

Most of the prospecting shops in SoCal have closed the past few years. San Diego Metal Detector and Prospecting Supply in south central San Diego county is open and has a well stocked store. Mainly geared for detecting and drywashing (after all, this is the desert down here or nearly so). Nice guy and very experienced.

Thanks for the info ,will look em up.Always better going in to a store and grabbing equipment in two hands and do comparisons and listen to some local knowledge

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Go to Keene Engineering in Canoga Park (San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles) and you can get most everything you want.  They have a full retail store.

http://keeneeng.com/

They sell a full line of detectors, picks, sluices, books, pans, etc. and all of the equipment that they make on site or they will refer you to a dealer. 

Mitchel

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33 minutes ago, mn90403 said:

Go to Keene Engineering in Canoga Park (San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles) and you can get most everything you want.  They have a full retail store.

http://keeneeng.com/

They sell a full line of detectors, picks, sluices, books, pans, etc. and all of the equipment that they make on site or they will refer you to a dealer. 

Mitchel

Thats awesome,Thanks for the info.Im sure its worth a trip

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I was going to suggest Keene as well. 

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