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Best technique for hunting old home sites?

glabelle 1,349 05/20/2011 07:11AM

Re: Best technique for hunting old home sites?

Monte 1,033 05/20/2011 07:41AM

Machine choice question

Anonymous User 1,431 05/16/2011 11:54PM

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

Monte 2,857 05/17/2011 10:07AM

Monte's advice pays off! (small coils)

glabelle 1,867 04/30/2011 02:48PM

Less coil...better results

TerraDigger 1,151 05/16/2011 02:08AM

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

Monte 1,768 05/16/2011 08:25AM

I'm glad you had some success, George.

Monte 1,148 05/01/2011 06:49AM

Underwater Detectors

Marv 1,426 05/15/2011 03:02PM

Help, we're almost Underwater Detectors sad smiley

Monte 1,085 05/15/2011 03:56PM

Prospecting newbie question

glabelle 1,526 05/11/2011 08:43AM

Prospecting newbie question : great answer

glabelle 1,530 05/12/2011 12:58PM

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

Monte 2,262 05/13/2011 08:16AM

Speaking of prospecting...

glabelle 1,093 05/13/2011 06:36PM

George, here is the simplest answer I can give.

Monte 1,215 05/12/2011 08:52AM

Hip mounting the V3i

glabelle 1,462 05/09/2011 09:14PM

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

Monte 1,276 05/12/2011 08:45AM

Whites TDI pulse detector

glabelle 2,418 05/09/2011 09:02PM

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

Monte 897 05/12/2011 05:26AM

Detector frequency and deep silver

glabelle 3,104 05/07/2011 09:08AM

Seminars

Marv 1,012 05/05/2011 07:21AM

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

Steve S 1,450 05/03/2011 11:32PM

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

glabelle 866 05/04/2011 07:12AM

Beach hunting and pulse detectors

glabelle 1,465 05/02/2011 06:21PM

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

Monte 1,117 05/03/2011 10:14PM

Went to the OTTS club Sat.

bruce 1,317 05/02/2011 04:02PM

Bruce, about your Saturday outing results.

Monte 1,019 05/03/2011 06:41PM

Monte, your opinion please

Anonymous User 1,367 04/29/2011 07:56PM

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

Monte 1,418 05/01/2011 06:40AM

Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 1,771 04/28/2011 11:54PM

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

Monte 1,454 04/29/2011 09:04AM

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

glabelle 945 04/29/2011 04:23PM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

glabelle 978 04/29/2011 08:58AM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 875 04/30/2011 08:30AM

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

TerraDigger 4,442 04/25/2011 07:45PM

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

Monte 3,467 04/27/2011 08:22AM

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

TerraDigger 972 04/27/2011 10:26AM

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

Monte 1,377 04/28/2011 07:27AM

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

Steve S 1,800 04/26/2011 11:20PM

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

Steve S 2,330 04/27/2011 11:42PM

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

Monte 1,279 04/28/2011 06:46AM

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

Monte 1,442 04/27/2011 09:38AM

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

bruce 3,220 04/27/2011 08:05AM

It goes beyond just picking the best Tones.

Monte 3,451 04/28/2011 06:23AM

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

glabelle 1,408 04/27/2011 10:23AM

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

Monte 1,422 04/28/2011 06:50AM

Good Day new here and to detecting

bruce 1,338 04/25/2011 09:03AM

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

Monte 847 04/25/2011 10:11AM

Re: Good Day new here and to detecting

glabelle 898 04/25/2011 09:41AM

Great stories about the gold rings, George! cool smiley

Monte 1,049 04/25/2011 10:22AM

Metal detecting Oregon - new site

glabelle 1,752 04/23/2011 08:42AM

I'm back and ready to find the good stuff

glabelle 1,554 04/20/2011 11:39AM

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

Monte 2,122 04/21/2011 06:51AM

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

glabelle 938 04/21/2011 08:44AM

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

Monte 1,242 04/22/2011 08:14PM

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

glabelle 1,139 04/22/2011 08:45PM

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

Monte 1,659 04/23/2011 02:39AM

McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 1,451 04/21/2011 07:23PM

Re: McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 1,019 04/22/2011 08:19PM

McMinnville, Oregon park detecting.

Monte 1,869 04/23/2011 12:54AM

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

Monte 1,054 04/22/2011 07:44PM

Tesoro and X-Terra 70 Nail Board Test Results

Steve S 3,177 04/14/2011 08:24PM

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

Monte 1,042 04/15/2011 04:20PM

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

Steve S 1,389 04/14/2011 08:44PM

F-5

Anonymous User 1,453 04/07/2011 06:26PM

The F5 is a good general-use detector.

Monte 1,130 04/10/2011 09:58AM

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

Anonymous User 961 04/10/2011 01:45PM

The Adventure Starts

Anonymous User 1,546 04/04/2011 08:50AM

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

Monte 742 04/04/2011 11:48PM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Marv 816 04/04/2011 11:09PM

Re: The Adventure Starts Attachments

Anonymous User 851 04/07/2011 06:50AM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Marv 809 04/07/2011 05:09PM

The Adventure ends Attachments

Anonymous User 946 04/08/2011 06:20AM

Re: The Adventure ends

Marv 955 04/08/2011 08:39AM

Nail Board Test Question

ron_c 2,760 02/22/2011 02:02PM

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

Monte 1,752 02/24/2011 08:02PM

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

ron_c 958 04/03/2011 08:44AM

G2 Discrimination settings.

Monte 1,139 04/04/2011 11:39PM

Re: G2 Discrimination settings.

ron_c 982 04/06/2011 02:54PM

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

ron_c 1,147 02/25/2011 11:10AM

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

Monte 1,483 02/26/2011 07:48AM

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

ron_c 1,004 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 1,056 02/23/2011 01:52PM

Gold Shows

Marv 1,128 04/04/2011 11:23PM

Re: Gold Shows

Marv 914 04/05/2011 06:58AM

Frustration .. Tips & Techniques .. Detector Reviews

Monte 1,257 04/06/2011 08:14AM

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

Monte 958 04/05/2011 06:30AM

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

steveg 1,328 03/10/2011 10:39PM

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

steveg 1,252 03/20/2011 01:25AM

Sorry this is long. Just a few thoughts.

Monte 2,529 03/20/2011 09:19AM

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

steveg 1,601 03/21/2011 05:55AM

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

Monte 1,078 03/22/2011 11:51AM

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

steveg 1,122 03/23/2011 12:41AM

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

Monte 1,632 03/23/2011 07:44AM

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

steveg 1,180 03/24/2011 04:19AM

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

Monte 1,710 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 1,113 03/28/2011 01:20PM

'Mineralized' ground and 'Audio' responses.

Monte 2,477 03/29/2011 08:38AM

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

steveg 1,141 03/29/2011 10:38AM

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

Monte 1,415 03/11/2011 08:31AM

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

steveg 2,767 03/11/2011 06:36PM

Steve, a response to your post reply.

Monte 3,124 03/12/2011 02:56AM

Thanks much, Monte. A followup...

steveg 1,786 03/12/2011 08:25PM

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

Monte 1,990 03/13/2011 11:22AM

Thanks, again, Monte.

steveg 1,354 03/13/2011 05:36PM

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

Monte 1,097 03/13/2011 07:35PM

Thanks, Monte!

steveg 977 03/13/2011 08:40PM

Concentric Coils On The G2

ron_c 2,596 03/22/2011 06:15PM

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

Monte 1,355 03/23/2011 08:19AM

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

ron_c 1,075 03/23/2011 08:56AM

A brief reply about coil choices.

Monte 1,112 03/24/2011 10:30AM

Re: A brief reply about coil choices.

ron_c 1,063 03/26/2011 01:09PM

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

Monte 1,106 03/27/2011 08:01PM

Tesoro Silver

Marv 1,054 03/14/2011 08:29PM

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

Monte 1,335 03/15/2011 03:44AM

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

Marv 813 03/15/2011 07:36AM

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

Monte 1,285 03/15/2011 03:05PM

Questions of the G2

ron_c 995 03/12/2011 01:28PM

Some replies about the G2 w/5" DD.

Monte 936 03/14/2011 08:49AM

First Find With New G2 Attachments

ron_c 1,061 03/13/2011 04:52PM

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

Monte 662 03/14/2011 07:40AM

Re: First Find With New G2

ron_c 757 03/13/2011 06:52PM

Re: First Find With New G2

steveg 712 03/13/2011 05:40PM

Better GB with Tesoros ?

Anonymous User 1,355 03/07/2011 07:30AM

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

Monte 2,897 03/07/2011 05:43PM

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

Anonymous User 1,337 03/08/2011 05:46AM

A Humbling Experience

Marv 1,212 03/03/2011 03:55PM

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

Monte 836 03/04/2011 10:30AM

Re: A Humbling Experience

Anonymous User 742 03/03/2011 05:07PM

Re: A Humbling Experience

Marv 702 03/03/2011 05:27PM

Gold in Quartz Attachments

Anonymous User 1,072 03/02/2011 08:24PM

Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Monte 743 03/03/2011 03:03AM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Anonymous User 745 03/03/2011 05:53AM

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

Monte 665 03/03/2011 12:16PM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Anonymous User 694 03/03/2011 05:16AM

Power loss with bigger coils

Anonymous User 1,054 02/24/2011 08:13AM

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

Monte 833 02/26/2011 08:44AM

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

Anonymous User 679 02/27/2011 08:57AM

How to get a hold of me via AHRPS.

Monte 727 02/28/2011 05:37AM

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

Anonymous User 683 02/28/2011 08:34AM

Jack, about the address.

Monte 842 03/01/2011 05:13PM

Re: Jack, about the address.

Anonymous User 687 03/02/2011 12:18AM

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

Monte 656 03/02/2011 08:03AM

Re: Power loss with bigger coils

Anonymous User 705 02/25/2011 09:15PM

IDX Pro with Mr. Bill Mods and Nail Board Test

ron_c 2,019 02/27/2011 10:44PM

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

Monte 2,093 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 891 02/28/2011 12:46PM

Tejon DD coil choise .

Anonymous User 1,446 02/15/2011 06:53AM

Re: Tejon DD coil choise .

Anonymous User 789 02/15/2011 06:55PM

About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Monte 1,083 02/18/2011 02:21AM

Re: About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Anonymous User 759 02/18/2011 05:15AM

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

Monte 783 02/15/2011 04:47PM

Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 3,233 01/19/2011 05:08PM

Re: Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 1,134 02/07/2011 07:44PM

About your All Metal mode.

Monte 1,163 02/08/2011 06:19AM

Re: About your All Metal mode.

ron_c 1,180 02/08/2011 10:09AM

Okay, I think I understand now.

Monte 1,106 02/08/2011 01:39PM

Re: Okay, I think I understand now.

ron_c 1,059 02/08/2011 03:06PM

Ron_c, thanks for the update.

Monte 953 02/09/2011 05:18PM

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

Monte 3,496 01/20/2011 09:01AM

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

ron_c 1,397 01/22/2011 06:01PM

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

Monte 1,372 01/24/2011 11:55AM

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

ron_c 1,001 01/24/2011 12:34PM

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

Monte 1,017 01/24/2011 12:36PM

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

TerraDigger 1,723 02/02/2011 06:35PM

Some brief tips on my T2 set-up.

Monte 997 02/02/2011 08:55PM

Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 2,373 01/30/2011 05:09AM

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

Monte 2,197 01/30/2011 09:40AM

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

Anonymous User 1,313 01/31/2011 12:27AM

Back to you about your evaluation.

Monte 1,153 01/31/2011 10:16AM

Re: Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 1,238 01/30/2011 05:47AM

Re: Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 1,282 01/30/2011 07:11AM

More Detector Tests

Marv 1,355 01/22/2011 11:55PM

General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Monte 1,090 01/24/2011 11:14AM

Re: General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Marv 811 01/28/2011 08:44PM

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

Monte 937 01/29/2011 08:38AM

Re: General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Marv 815 01/26/2011 08:40PM

Ground was just to quiet !

Anonymous User 1,144 01/25/2011 05:29AM

Jack, a quick reply about dealing with ground conditions.

Monte 876 01/25/2011 07:46PM

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

Anonymous User 743 01/26/2011 12:44AM

Tesoro gold detectors

Anonymous User 1,153 01/21/2011 11:13PM

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

Monte 3,597 01/22/2011 07:37AM

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

Anonymous User 954 01/22/2011 08:08PM

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

Monte 811 01/24/2011 11:05AM

Thank you Monte....

TerraDigger 1,119 01/17/2011 02:56AM

You're welcome, and I enjoy evaluating detectors.

Monte 793 01/17/2011 10:09AM

Question for Monte about the "nail board"

Anonymous User 1,179 01/13/2011 02:34PM

Mark, you're welcome to do just that.

Monte 839 01/13/2011 11:44PM

Will do, Monte.

Anonymous User 812 01/14/2011 12:06AM

Here's the video....

Anonymous User 1,220 01/14/2011 03:05PM

AT Pro

TerraDigger 1,465 01/11/2011 08:23PM

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

Monte 1,088 01/12/2011 02:22AM

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