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Hip mounting the V3i

glabelle 1,223 05/10/2011 03:14AM

Hip-mounting, weight & balance, comfort, etc.

Monte 1,024 05/12/2011 02:45PM

Whites TDI pulse detector

glabelle 2,167 05/10/2011 03:02AM

George, by the 4th of July one thing might happen .....

Monte 743 05/12/2011 11:26AM

Detector frequency and deep silver

glabelle 2,658 05/07/2011 03:08PM

Seminars

Marv 812 05/05/2011 01:21PM

Detect okay, Dig nay, Screwdriver...well okay

Steve S 1,247 05/04/2011 05:32AM

Re: Detect okay, Dig nay, Screwdriver...well okay

glabelle 724 05/04/2011 01:12PM

Beach hunting and pulse detectors

glabelle 1,238 05/03/2011 12:21AM

Beach hunting conditions and opportunities .... and detectors.

Monte 927 05/04/2011 04:14AM

Went to the OTTS club Sat.

bruce 1,137 05/02/2011 10:02PM

Bruce, about your Saturday outing results.

Monte 835 05/04/2011 12:41AM

Monte, your opinion please

PaSodbuster 1,154 04/30/2011 01:56AM

Just some opinions. Maybe no direct answer, but just opinions.

Monte 1,107 05/01/2011 12:40PM

Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 1,517 04/29/2011 05:54AM

While there is a little more to our hearing ability than impedance

Monte 1,272 04/29/2011 03:04PM

Re: While there is a little more to our hearing ability than impedance

glabelle 769 04/29/2011 10:23PM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

glabelle 857 04/29/2011 02:58PM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 720 04/30/2011 02:30PM

Monte.....White's Silver Eagle vs 6000 Di Pro SL

TerraDigger 4,128 04/26/2011 01:45AM

My thoughts on a Silver Eagle upgrade? Maybe a 6000 Di Pro SL?

Monte 3,010 04/27/2011 02:22PM

Re: My thoughts on a Silver Eagle upgrade? Maybe a 6000 Di Pro SL?

TerraDigger 823 04/27/2011 04:26PM

You're welcome, and when it comes to 'weather,'

Monte 1,173 04/28/2011 01:27PM

T2 - What's Best Tones Setting for What Situations?

Steve S 1,496 04/27/2011 05:20AM

Re: T2 - What's Best Tones...Setting Affect Performance?

Steve S 2,023 04/28/2011 05:42AM

You ask about: "using lower tone settings", and that's an interesting topic.

Monte 1,062 04/28/2011 12:46PM

Several choices, and all tied in with your Discrimination setting, but

Monte 1,151 04/27/2011 03:38PM

Re: T2 - What's Best Tones Setting for What Situations?

bruce 2,421 04/27/2011 02:05PM

It goes beyond just picking the best Tones.

Monte 2,959 04/28/2011 12:23PM

Re: T2 - What's Best Tones Setting for What Situations?

glabelle 1,155 04/27/2011 04:23PM

Nice batch of replies, George, and so true.thumbs up N/T

Monte 1,267 04/28/2011 12:50PM

Good Day new here and to detecting

bruce 1,148 04/25/2011 03:03PM

Welcome to the AHRPS Forums, Bruce, and to a great detecting hobby!

Monte 626 04/25/2011 04:11PM

Re: Good Day new here and to detecting

glabelle 729 04/25/2011 03:41PM

Great stories about the gold rings, George! cool smiley

Monte 871 04/25/2011 04:22PM

Metal detecting Oregon - new site

glabelle 1,549 04/23/2011 02:42PM

I'm back and ready to find the good stuff

glabelle 1,278 04/20/2011 05:39PM

Well, let's see what excitement will come your way with a White's Spectra V3i, and

Monte 1,802 04/21/2011 12:51PM

Re: Well, let's see what excitement will come your way with a White's Spectra V3i, and

glabelle 740 04/21/2011 02:44PM

It's always fun to get to break in a new detector. smiling smiley

Monte 987 04/23/2011 02:14AM

Re: It's always fun to get to break in a new detector. smiling smiley

glabelle 938 04/23/2011 02:45AM

It does take a while to adapt to a new detector model.

Monte 1,330 04/23/2011 08:39AM

McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 1,242 04/22/2011 01:23AM

Re: McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 861 04/23/2011 02:19AM

McMinnville, Oregon park detecting.

Monte 1,499 04/23/2011 06:54AM

Last fall my oldest son, Monte Jr., and a friend

Monte 879 04/23/2011 01:44AM

Tesoro and X-Terra 70 Nail Board Test Results

Steve S 2,793 04/15/2011 02:24AM

Steve, 'Thank You' for contributing, and as for Tesoro ...

Monte 887 04/15/2011 10:20PM

X-Terra 70 with 6" MF Conc Coil - Nail Board Test Results

Steve S 1,169 04/15/2011 02:44AM

F-5

txquest 1,243 04/08/2011 12:26AM

The F5 is a good general-use detector.

Monte 968 04/10/2011 03:58PM

Re: The F5 is a good general-use detector.

txquest 803 04/10/2011 07:45PM

The Adventure Starts

Jackoutback 1,316 04/04/2011 02:50PM

Well, let us know just how 'adventurous' it turns out to be.

Monte 604 04/05/2011 05:48AM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Marv 640 04/05/2011 05:09AM

Re: The Adventure Starts Attachments

Jackoutback 605 04/07/2011 12:50PM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Marv 619 04/07/2011 11:09PM

The Adventure ends Attachments

Jackoutback 773 04/08/2011 12:20PM

Re: The Adventure ends

Marv 801 04/08/2011 02:39PM

Nail Board Test Question

ron_c 2,502 02/22/2011 08:02PM

Okay, I'm two days late but here are my results.

Monte 1,435 02/25/2011 02:02AM

Re: Okay, I'm two days late but here are my results.

ron_c 787 04/03/2011 02:44PM

G2 Discrimination settings.

Monte 949 04/05/2011 05:39AM

Re: G2 Discrimination settings.

ron_c 807 04/06/2011 08:54PM

Re: Okay, I'm two days late but here are my results.

ron_c 936 02/25/2011 05:10PM

ron_c, Discrimination labels, such as the term '0' or "Zero" or "All Metal" can be confusing.

Monte 1,199 02/26/2011 01:48PM

Disregard the last question, just saw your answer on Find's

ron_c 832 02/25/2011 06:33PM

ron_c, I will do the Nail Board Test today with both the 5" & 11" and post later this evening.

Monte 912 02/23/2011 07:52PM

Gold Shows

Marv 899 04/05/2011 05:23AM

Re: Gold Shows

Marv 778 04/05/2011 12:58PM

Frustration .. Tips & Techniques .. Detector Reviews

Monte 957 04/06/2011 02:14PM

Gold Shows and other group opportunities to present detector magic. winking smiley

Monte 656 04/05/2011 12:30PM

Hi all, new here, and 11" DD coil question...

steveg 1,072 03/11/2011 04:39AM

Well, I tested the 11" DD and...

steveg 1,069 03/20/2011 07:25AM

Sorry this is long. Just a few thoughts.

Monte 2,247 03/20/2011 03:19PM

Re: Sorry this is long. Just a few thoughts.

steveg 1,304 03/21/2011 11:55AM

Spring! Out detecting a bit yesterday, and headed out today.

Monte 861 03/22/2011 05:51PM

Re: Spring! Out detecting a bit yesterday, and headed out today.

steveg 931 03/23/2011 06:41AM

Steveg, I'll post a discussion start to the main topic later. For now,

Monte 1,306 03/23/2011 01:44PM

Re: Steveg, I'll post a discussion start to the main topic later. For now,

steveg 859 03/24/2011 10:19AM

As we wrap up this discussion we'll wait to see what the SE Pro does for you.

Monte 1,367 03/24/2011 03:58PM

Re: As we wrap up this discussion we'll wait to see what the SE Pro does for you.

steveg 880 03/28/2011 07:20PM

'Mineralized' ground and 'Audio' responses.

Monte 2,144 03/29/2011 02:38PM

Re: 'Mineralized' ground and 'Audio' responses.

steveg 943 03/29/2011 04:38PM

Steve, welcome to the AHRPS Forums. Now, to the many questions you pose.

Monte 1,152 03/11/2011 02:31PM

Re: Steve, welcome to the AHRPS Forums. Now, to the many questions you pose.

steveg 2,415 03/12/2011 12:36AM

Steve, a response to your post reply.

Monte 2,786 03/12/2011 08:56AM

Thanks much, Monte. A followup...

steveg 1,531 03/13/2011 02:25AM

Steve, there are just so many challenges to try and ID a target.

Monte 1,612 03/13/2011 05:22PM

Thanks, again, Monte.

steveg 1,169 03/13/2011 11:36PM

Steve, I'm glad you like a new model idea. X(

Monte 888 03/14/2011 01:35AM

Thanks, Monte!

steveg 795 03/14/2011 02:40AM

Concentric Coils On The G2

ron_c 2,337 03/23/2011 12:15AM

Oh, yes, using those concentric coils on the G2.

Monte 1,150 03/23/2011 02:19PM

Re: Oh, yes, using those concentric coils on the G2.

ron_c 921 03/23/2011 02:56PM

A brief reply about coil choices.

Monte 793 03/24/2011 04:30PM

Re: A brief reply about coil choices.

ron_c 915 03/26/2011 07:09PM

Ron, my continued evaluation (plain old detecting) with the G2

Monte 913 03/28/2011 02:01AM

Tesoro Silver

Marv 826 03/15/2011 02:29AM

There were five (5) Tesoro models with 'Silver' in the name.

Monte 1,119 03/15/2011 09:44AM

Re: There were five (5) Tesoro models with 'Silver' in the name.

Marv 707 03/15/2011 01:36PM

Thanks for the answers, Marv. I appreciate your detector model goals.

Monte 933 03/15/2011 09:05PM

Questions of the G2

ron_c 802 03/12/2011 07:28PM

Some replies about the G2 w/5" DD.

Monte 692 03/14/2011 02:49PM

First Find With New G2 Attachments

ron_c 826 03/13/2011 10:52PM

Terrific first 'GOOD' find with your G2! X(

Monte 483 03/14/2011 01:40PM

Re: First Find With New G2

ron_c 556 03/14/2011 12:52AM

Re: First Find With New G2

steveg 559 03/13/2011 11:40PM

Better GB with Tesoros ?

Jackoutback 1,109 03/07/2011 01:30PM

Better GB with Tesoros? ... I don't think so.

Monte 2,383 03/07/2011 11:43PM

Re: Better GB with Tesoros? ... I don't think so.

Jackoutback 1,144 03/08/2011 11:46AM

A Humbling Experience

Marv 1,030 03/03/2011 09:55PM

Let's hope he learns to enjoy the 'fun' of the hobby, too.

Monte 621 03/04/2011 04:30PM

Re: A Humbling Experience

txquest 562 03/03/2011 11:07PM

Re: A Humbling Experience

Marv 536 03/03/2011 11:27PM

Gold in Quartz Attachments

Jackoutback 819 03/03/2011 02:24AM

Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Monte 583 03/03/2011 09:03AM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Jackoutback 576 03/03/2011 11:53AM

Coins, relics, nugget hunting, X( and .... work. sad smiley

Monte 527 03/03/2011 06:16PM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Jackoutback 554 03/03/2011 11:16AM

Power loss with bigger coils

Jackoutback 833 02/24/2011 02:13PM

Power loss and coil size? Yes, however, ....

Monte 633 02/26/2011 02:44PM

Re: Power loss and coil size? Yes, however, ....

Jackoutback 552 02/27/2011 02:57PM

How to get a hold of me via AHRPS.

Monte 564 02/28/2011 11:37AM

Re: How to get a hold of me via AHRPS.

Jackoutback 524 02/28/2011 02:34PM

Jack, about the address.

Monte 609 03/01/2011 11:13PM

Re: Jack, about the address.

Jackoutback 556 03/02/2011 06:18AM

Not too hot here, and we've had some cold snaps, but ...

Monte 536 03/02/2011 02:03PM

Re: Power loss with bigger coils

Jackoutback 575 02/26/2011 03:15AM

IDX Pro with Mr. Bill Mods and Nail Board Test

ron_c 1,770 02/28/2011 04:44AM

Yes, and that was another reason I wish White's would have kept the Classic series alive.

Monte 1,751 02/28/2011 10:57AM

Re: Yes, and that was another reason I wish White's would have kept the Classic series alive.

ron_c 680 02/28/2011 06:46PM

Tejon DD coil choise .

Jackoutback 1,215 02/15/2011 12:53PM

Re: Tejon DD coil choise .

Jackoutback 599 02/16/2011 12:55AM

About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Monte 886 02/18/2011 08:21AM

Re: About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Jackoutback 615 02/18/2011 11:15AM

While the Tejón wouldn't be my main pick for nugget hunting,

Monte 619 02/15/2011 10:47PM

Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 2,996 01/19/2011 11:08PM

Re: Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 921 02/08/2011 01:44AM

About your All Metal mode.

Monte 951 02/08/2011 12:19PM

Re: About your All Metal mode.

ron_c 985 02/08/2011 04:09PM

Okay, I think I understand now.

Monte 884 02/08/2011 07:39PM

Re: Okay, I think I understand now.

ron_c 853 02/08/2011 09:06PM

Ron_c, thanks for the update.

Monte 777 02/09/2011 11:18PM

Ron, here is what help I can give you with your Omega.

Monte 3,180 01/20/2011 03:01PM

Re: Ron, here is what help I can give you with your Omega.

ron_c 1,108 01/23/2011 12:01AM

Ron, some replies, and how to make the 'quote' comment boxes.

Monte 1,051 01/24/2011 05:55PM

Re: Ron, some replies, and how to make the 'quote' comment boxes.

ron_c 797 01/24/2011 06:34PM

That was a quick reply! Now, while you wait, I am

Monte 838 01/24/2011 06:36PM

Monte....I need a little T2 help.......

TerraDigger 1,456 02/03/2011 12:35AM

Some brief tips on my T2 set-up.

Monte 855 02/03/2011 02:55AM

Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Jackoutback 2,144 01/30/2011 11:09AM

While not really designed for nugget hunting, the Tejón & Vaquero do make a fair test.

Monte 1,996 01/30/2011 03:40PM

Re: While not really designed for nugget hunting, the Tejón & Vaquero do make a fair test.

Jackoutback 1,146 01/31/2011 06:27AM

Back to you about your evaluation.

Monte 953 01/31/2011 04:16PM

Re: Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

txquest 1,079 01/30/2011 11:47AM

Re: Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Jackoutback 1,088 01/30/2011 01:11PM

More Detector Tests

Marv 1,107 01/23/2011 05:55AM

General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Monte 856 01/24/2011 05:14PM

Re: General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Marv 618 01/29/2011 02:44AM

Marv, it's always good to 'experiment' at a site.

Monte 758 01/29/2011 02:38PM

Re: General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Marv 629 01/27/2011 02:40AM

Ground was just to quiet !

Jackoutback 914 01/25/2011 11:29AM

Jack, a quick reply about dealing with ground conditions.

Monte 690 01/26/2011 01:46AM

Re: Jack, a quick reply about dealing with ground conditions.

Jackoutback 599 01/26/2011 06:44AM

Tesoro gold detectors

Jackoutback 942 01/22/2011 05:13AM

You're asking about my favorite Tesoro nugget shooter. thumbs up

Monte 3,070 01/22/2011 01:37PM

Re: You're asking about my favorite Tesoro nugget shooter. thumbs up

Jackoutback 715 01/23/2011 02:08AM

Jack, if I find a Diablo µMAX, I'll let you know.

Monte 641 01/24/2011 05:05PM

Thank you Monte....

TerraDigger 912 01/17/2011 08:56AM

You're welcome, and I enjoy evaluating detectors.

Monte 579 01/17/2011 04:09PM

Question for Monte about the "nail board"

mrwilburino 893 01/13/2011 08:34PM

Mark, you're welcome to do just that.

Monte 651 01/14/2011 05:44AM

Will do, Monte.

mrwilburino 614 01/14/2011 06:06AM

Here's the video....

mrwilburino 1,029 01/14/2011 09:05PM

AT Pro

TerraDigger 1,242 01/12/2011 02:23AM

TerraDigger, the wrap-up is coming. Working on it now.

Monte 910 01/12/2011 08:22AM

Crabtree's IDX mod info requested

exploregon 2,090 01/08/2011 02:32AM

IDX Modifications by 'Mr. Bill' can be found

Monte 1,376 01/08/2011 02:01PM

Monte, It's All Your Fault LOL

ron_c 1,097 01/07/2011 11:01PM

ron_c, it's not really MY fault, the detector is just a heck of a value. smiling smiley

Monte 866 01/08/2011 01:58PM

monte...mxt and g2...

treasurefinder 1,315 01/01/2011 10:52PM

HAPPY NEW YEAR Monte and everyone... may there be gold under your coil in 2011 <NT> smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float

jbow 1,041 12/31/2010 09:55PM

A short evaluation of the new Garrett AT Pro ... Part #1

Monte 15,005 12/24/2010 03:32AM

A short evaluation of the new Garrett AT Pro ... Part #2

Monte 6,666 12/24/2010 09:25AM

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