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Marv 1,065 06/17/2011 10:58AM

Thin Penny - how common?

Steve S 2,242 05/19/2011 09:57PM

Re: Thin Penny - how common?

bruce 1,030 06/16/2011 10:53AM

In 47 years I have found maybe two that were so sized.

Monte 1,074 05/20/2011 07:29AM

Re: In 47 years I have found maybe two that were so sized.

Steve S 881 06/15/2011 11:11PM

Best Recovery Tool(s) for Eastern OR Ghost Towns?

Steve S 1,340 06/08/2011 11:55PM

I sure love the easy questions to answer. smiling smiley

Monte 1,136 06/09/2011 01:21AM

Re visiting other sites

Marv 1,269 06/08/2011 02:41PM

You asked: "Is this Normal?" ... Well, the answer is usually 'Yes!'

Monte 965 06/08/2011 03:00PM

well after being gone for 3 weeks I had some good luck

bruce 1,102 06/07/2011 09:00PM

bruce, it's good to hear you're finding stuff!

Monte 962 06/08/2011 02:43PM

Monte -- about our "coin depth" discussion...

steveg 1,261 05/15/2011 03:45PM

Stev, it looks like your waiting on silver to appear is over Congrats!

Monte 720 05/15/2011 04:16PM

Re: Stev, it looks like your waiting on silver to appear is over Congrats!

steveg 1,242 06/02/2011 04:18AM

It looks like your silver-finding trend is on the right path.

Monte 1,128 06/02/2011 09:02AM

Re: It looks like your silver-finding trend is on the right path.

steveg 791 06/07/2011 12:41PM

Best detector for ghost towns???

glabelle 1,441 06/01/2011 04:25PM

It's both a "Best" detector for ghost towns, and the "Right" approach for success.

Monte 2,639 06/03/2011 11:01AM

V3i improvements and problems

glabelle 1,225 05/20/2011 07:48PM

V3i EMI - powerline noise

glabelle 902 05/21/2011 05:19PM

V3I, DFX, MXT or M6 ... the best general-purpose coil?

Monte 1,405 05/25/2011 02:53PM

Best technique for hunting old home sites?

glabelle 1,254 05/20/2011 07:11AM

Re: Best technique for hunting old home sites?

Monte 943 05/20/2011 07:41AM

Machine choice question

Anonymous User 1,337 05/16/2011 11:54PM

Trying to pick a model to compliment your MXT? confused smiley

Monte 2,709 05/17/2011 10:07AM

Monte's advice pays off! (small coils)

glabelle 1,730 04/30/2011 02:48PM

Less coil...better results

TerraDigger 1,055 05/16/2011 02:08AM

Less coil (for me) DOES = Better results, for sure.

Monte 1,610 05/16/2011 08:25AM

I'm glad you had some success, George.

Monte 1,064 05/01/2011 06:49AM

Underwater Detectors

Marv 1,338 05/15/2011 03:02PM

Help, we're almost Underwater Detectors sad smiley

Monte 1,006 05/15/2011 03:56PM

Prospecting newbie question

glabelle 1,413 05/11/2011 08:43AM

Prospecting newbie question : great answer

glabelle 1,430 05/12/2011 12:58PM

A few comments regarding your post, or many others I have read on various forums, or heard stated.

Monte 2,102 05/13/2011 08:16AM

Speaking of prospecting...

glabelle 988 05/13/2011 06:36PM

George, here is the simplest answer I can give.

Monte 1,121 05/12/2011 08:52AM

Hip mounting the V3i

glabelle 1,365 05/09/2011 09:14PM

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

Monte 1,166 05/12/2011 08:45AM

Whites TDI pulse detector

glabelle 2,289 05/09/2011 09:02PM

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

Monte 820 05/12/2011 05:26AM

Detector frequency and deep silver

glabelle 2,923 05/07/2011 09:08AM

Seminars

Marv 911 05/05/2011 07:21AM

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

Steve S 1,357 05/03/2011 11:32PM

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

glabelle 801 05/04/2011 07:12AM

Beach hunting and pulse detectors

glabelle 1,350 05/02/2011 06:21PM

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

Monte 1,039 05/03/2011 10:14PM

Went to the OTTS club Sat.

bruce 1,223 05/02/2011 04:02PM

Bruce, about your Saturday outing results.

Monte 929 05/03/2011 06:41PM

Monte, your opinion please

Anonymous User 1,258 04/29/2011 07:56PM

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

Monte 1,289 05/01/2011 06:40AM

Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 1,666 04/28/2011 11:54PM

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

Monte 1,369 04/29/2011 09:04AM

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

glabelle 862 04/29/2011 04:23PM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

glabelle 919 04/29/2011 08:58AM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 797 04/30/2011 08:30AM

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

TerraDigger 4,298 04/25/2011 07:45PM

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

Monte 3,272 04/27/2011 08:22AM

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

TerraDigger 906 04/27/2011 10:26AM

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

Monte 1,278 04/28/2011 07:27AM

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

Steve S 1,672 04/26/2011 11:20PM

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

Steve S 2,178 04/27/2011 11:42PM

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

Monte 1,173 04/28/2011 06:46AM

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

Monte 1,328 04/27/2011 09:38AM

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

bruce 2,905 04/27/2011 08:05AM

It goes beyond just picking the best Tones.

Monte 3,267 04/28/2011 06:23AM

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

glabelle 1,295 04/27/2011 10:23AM

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

Monte 1,354 04/28/2011 06:50AM

Good Day new here and to detecting

bruce 1,249 04/25/2011 09:03AM

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

Monte 739 04/25/2011 10:11AM

Re: Good Day new here and to detecting

glabelle 815 04/25/2011 09:41AM

Great stories about the gold rings, George! cool smiley

Monte 966 04/25/2011 10:22AM

Metal detecting Oregon - new site

glabelle 1,659 04/23/2011 08:42AM

I'm back and ready to find the good stuff

glabelle 1,422 04/20/2011 11:39AM

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

Monte 1,965 04/21/2011 06:51AM

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

glabelle 836 04/21/2011 08:44AM

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

Monte 1,126 04/22/2011 08:14PM

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

glabelle 1,034 04/22/2011 08:45PM

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

Monte 1,520 04/23/2011 02:39AM

McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 1,343 04/21/2011 07:23PM

Re: McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 944 04/22/2011 08:19PM

McMinnville, Oregon park detecting.

Monte 1,719 04/23/2011 12:54AM

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

Monte 968 04/22/2011 07:44PM

Tesoro and X-Terra 70 Nail Board Test Results

Steve S 3,028 04/14/2011 08:24PM

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

Monte 967 04/15/2011 04:20PM

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

Steve S 1,288 04/14/2011 08:44PM

F-5

Anonymous User 1,360 04/07/2011 06:26PM

The F5 is a good general-use detector.

Monte 1,057 04/10/2011 09:58AM

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

Anonymous User 887 04/10/2011 01:45PM

The Adventure Starts

Anonymous User 1,434 04/04/2011 08:50AM

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

Monte 663 04/04/2011 11:48PM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Marv 740 04/04/2011 11:09PM

Re: The Adventure Starts Attachments

Anonymous User 749 04/07/2011 06:50AM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Marv 737 04/07/2011 05:09PM

The Adventure ends Attachments

Anonymous User 867 04/08/2011 06:20AM

Re: The Adventure ends

Marv 885 04/08/2011 08:39AM

Nail Board Test Question

ron_c 2,635 02/22/2011 02:02PM

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

Monte 1,605 02/24/2011 08:02PM

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

ron_c 872 04/03/2011 08:44AM

G2 Discrimination settings.

Monte 1,047 04/04/2011 11:39PM

Re: G2 Discrimination settings.

ron_c 893 04/06/2011 02:54PM

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

ron_c 1,052 02/25/2011 11:10AM

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

Monte 1,344 02/26/2011 07:48AM

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

ron_c 908 02/25/2011 12:33PM

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

Monte 982 02/23/2011 01:52PM

Gold Shows

Marv 1,033 04/04/2011 11:23PM

Re: Gold Shows

Marv 848 04/05/2011 06:58AM

Frustration .. Tips & Techniques .. Detector Reviews

Monte 1,135 04/06/2011 08:14AM

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

Monte 830 04/05/2011 06:30AM

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

steveg 1,225 03/10/2011 10:39PM

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

steveg 1,170 03/20/2011 01:25AM

Sorry this is long. Just a few thoughts.

Monte 2,404 03/20/2011 09:19AM

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

steveg 1,464 03/21/2011 05:55AM

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

Monte 991 03/22/2011 11:51AM

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

steveg 1,047 03/23/2011 12:41AM

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

Monte 1,468 03/23/2011 07:44AM

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

steveg 1,028 03/24/2011 04:19AM

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

Monte 1,552 03/24/2011 09:58AM

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

steveg 999 03/28/2011 01:20PM

'Mineralized' ground and 'Audio' responses.

Monte 2,309 03/29/2011 08:38AM

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

steveg 1,058 03/29/2011 10:38AM

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

Monte 1,304 03/11/2011 08:31AM

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

steveg 2,611 03/11/2011 06:36PM

Steve, a response to your post reply.

Monte 2,969 03/12/2011 02:56AM

Thanks much, Monte. A followup...

steveg 1,674 03/12/2011 08:25PM

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

Monte 1,808 03/13/2011 11:22AM

Thanks, again, Monte.

steveg 1,268 03/13/2011 05:36PM

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

Monte 1,004 03/13/2011 07:35PM

Thanks, Monte!

steveg 905 03/13/2011 08:40PM

Concentric Coils On The G2

ron_c 2,469 03/22/2011 06:15PM

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

Monte 1,254 03/23/2011 08:19AM

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

ron_c 992 03/23/2011 08:56AM

A brief reply about coil choices.

Monte 970 03/24/2011 10:30AM

Re: A brief reply about coil choices.

ron_c 988 03/26/2011 01:09PM

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

Monte 1,017 03/27/2011 08:01PM

Tesoro Silver

Marv 946 03/14/2011 08:29PM

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

Monte 1,215 03/15/2011 03:44AM

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

Marv 755 03/15/2011 07:36AM

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

Monte 1,103 03/15/2011 03:05PM

Questions of the G2

ron_c 899 03/12/2011 01:28PM

Some replies about the G2 w/5" DD.

Monte 785 03/14/2011 08:49AM

First Find With New G2 Attachments

ron_c 953 03/13/2011 04:52PM

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

Monte 560 03/14/2011 07:40AM

Re: First Find With New G2

ron_c 672 03/13/2011 06:52PM

Re: First Find With New G2

steveg 628 03/13/2011 05:40PM

Better GB with Tesoros ?

Anonymous User 1,227 03/07/2011 07:30AM

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

Monte 2,641 03/07/2011 05:43PM

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

Anonymous User 1,230 03/08/2011 05:46AM

A Humbling Experience

Marv 1,113 03/03/2011 03:55PM

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

Monte 730 03/04/2011 10:30AM

Re: A Humbling Experience

Anonymous User 651 03/03/2011 05:07PM

Re: A Humbling Experience

Marv 615 03/03/2011 05:27PM

Gold in Quartz Attachments

Anonymous User 966 03/02/2011 08:24PM

Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Monte 661 03/03/2011 03:03AM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Anonymous User 665 03/03/2011 05:53AM

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

Monte 591 03/03/2011 12:16PM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Anonymous User 618 03/03/2011 05:16AM

Power loss with bigger coils

Anonymous User 947 02/24/2011 08:13AM

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

Monte 738 02/26/2011 08:44AM

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

Anonymous User 612 02/27/2011 08:57AM

How to get a hold of me via AHRPS.

Monte 646 02/28/2011 05:37AM

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

Anonymous User 605 02/28/2011 08:34AM

Jack, about the address.

Monte 751 03/01/2011 05:13PM

Re: Jack, about the address.

Anonymous User 618 03/02/2011 12:18AM

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

Monte 592 03/02/2011 08:03AM

Re: Power loss with bigger coils

Anonymous User 643 02/25/2011 09:15PM

IDX Pro with Mr. Bill Mods and Nail Board Test

ron_c 1,882 02/27/2011 10:44PM

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

Monte 1,936 02/28/2011 04:57AM

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

ron_c 807 02/28/2011 12:46PM

Tejon DD coil choise .

Anonymous User 1,339 02/15/2011 06:53AM

Re: Tejon DD coil choise .

Anonymous User 703 02/15/2011 06:55PM

About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Monte 979 02/18/2011 02:21AM

Re: About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Anonymous User 682 02/18/2011 05:15AM

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

Monte 686 02/15/2011 04:47PM

Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 3,129 01/19/2011 05:08PM

Re: Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 1,035 02/07/2011 07:44PM

About your All Metal mode.

Monte 1,054 02/08/2011 06:19AM

Re: About your All Metal mode.

ron_c 1,099 02/08/2011 10:09AM

Okay, I think I understand now.

Monte 1,002 02/08/2011 01:39PM

Re: Okay, I think I understand now.

ron_c 971 02/08/2011 03:06PM

Ron_c, thanks for the update.

Monte 874 02/09/2011 05:18PM

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

Monte 3,371 01/20/2011 09:01AM

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

ron_c 1,269 01/22/2011 06:01PM

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

Monte 1,226 01/24/2011 11:55AM

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

ron_c 921 01/24/2011 12:34PM

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

Monte 930 01/24/2011 12:36PM

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