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Monte, your opinion please

Anonymous User 1,408 04/29/2011 07:56PM

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

Monte 1,440 05/01/2011 06:40AM

Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 1,808 04/28/2011 11:54PM

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

Monte 1,465 04/29/2011 09:04AM

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

glabelle 969 04/29/2011 04:23PM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

glabelle 992 04/29/2011 08:58AM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 894 04/30/2011 08:30AM

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

TerraDigger 4,470 04/25/2011 07:45PM

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

Monte 3,509 04/27/2011 08:22AM

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

TerraDigger 990 04/27/2011 10:26AM

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

Monte 1,406 04/28/2011 07:27AM

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

Steve S 1,846 04/26/2011 11:20PM

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

Steve S 2,365 04/27/2011 11:42PM

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

Monte 1,306 04/28/2011 06:46AM

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

Monte 1,470 04/27/2011 09:38AM

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

bruce 3,293 04/27/2011 08:05AM

It goes beyond just picking the best Tones.

Monte 3,491 04/28/2011 06:23AM

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

glabelle 1,444 04/27/2011 10:23AM

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

Monte 1,443 04/28/2011 06:50AM

Good Day new here and to detecting

bruce 1,367 04/25/2011 09:03AM

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

Monte 874 04/25/2011 10:11AM

Re: Good Day new here and to detecting

glabelle 919 04/25/2011 09:41AM

Great stories about the gold rings, George! cool smiley

Monte 1,074 04/25/2011 10:22AM

Metal detecting Oregon - new site

glabelle 1,778 04/23/2011 08:42AM

I'm back and ready to find the good stuff

glabelle 1,594 04/20/2011 11:39AM

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

Monte 2,161 04/21/2011 06:51AM

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

glabelle 967 04/21/2011 08:44AM

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

Monte 1,264 04/22/2011 08:14PM

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

glabelle 1,169 04/22/2011 08:45PM

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

Monte 1,690 04/23/2011 02:39AM

McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 1,480 04/21/2011 07:23PM

Re: McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 1,035 04/22/2011 08:19PM

McMinnville, Oregon park detecting.

Monte 1,905 04/23/2011 12:54AM

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

Monte 1,069 04/22/2011 07:44PM

Tesoro and X-Terra 70 Nail Board Test Results

Steve S 3,225 04/14/2011 08:24PM

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

Monte 1,066 04/15/2011 04:20PM

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

Steve S 1,412 04/14/2011 08:44PM

F-5

Anonymous User 1,481 04/07/2011 06:26PM

The F5 is a good general-use detector.

Monte 1,152 04/10/2011 09:58AM

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

Anonymous User 986 04/10/2011 01:45PM

The Adventure Starts

Anonymous User 1,580 04/04/2011 08:50AM

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

Monte 765 04/04/2011 11:48PM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Marv 835 04/04/2011 11:09PM

Re: The Adventure Starts Attachments

Anonymous User 875 04/07/2011 06:50AM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Marv 826 04/07/2011 05:09PM

The Adventure ends Attachments

Anonymous User 971 04/08/2011 06:20AM

Re: The Adventure ends

Marv 972 04/08/2011 08:39AM

Nail Board Test Question

ron_c 2,801 02/22/2011 02:02PM

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

Monte 1,776 02/24/2011 08:02PM

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

ron_c 985 04/03/2011 08:44AM

G2 Discrimination settings.

Monte 1,159 04/04/2011 11:39PM

Re: G2 Discrimination settings.

ron_c 1,007 04/06/2011 02:54PM

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

ron_c 1,178 02/25/2011 11:10AM

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

Monte 1,514 02/26/2011 07:48AM

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

ron_c 1,028 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 1,076 02/23/2011 01:52PM

Gold Shows

Marv 1,169 04/04/2011 11:23PM

Re: Gold Shows

Marv 931 04/05/2011 06:58AM

Frustration .. Tips & Techniques .. Detector Reviews

Monte 1,276 04/06/2011 08:14AM

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

Monte 997 04/05/2011 06:30AM

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

steveg 1,357 03/10/2011 10:39PM

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

steveg 1,274 03/20/2011 01:25AM

Sorry this is long. Just a few thoughts.

Monte 2,559 03/20/2011 09:19AM

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

steveg 1,625 03/21/2011 05:55AM

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

Monte 1,111 03/22/2011 11:51AM

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

steveg 1,147 03/23/2011 12:41AM

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

Monte 1,668 03/23/2011 07:44AM

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

steveg 1,222 03/24/2011 04:19AM

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

Monte 1,742 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 1,144 03/28/2011 01:20PM

'Mineralized' ground and 'Audio' responses.

Monte 2,510 03/29/2011 08:38AM

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

steveg 1,171 03/29/2011 10:38AM

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

Monte 1,440 03/11/2011 08:31AM

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

steveg 2,804 03/11/2011 06:36PM

Steve, a response to your post reply.

Monte 3,150 03/12/2011 02:56AM

Thanks much, Monte. A followup...

steveg 1,809 03/12/2011 08:25PM

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

Monte 2,035 03/13/2011 11:22AM

Thanks, again, Monte.

steveg 1,375 03/13/2011 05:36PM

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

Monte 1,123 03/13/2011 07:35PM

Thanks, Monte!

steveg 995 03/13/2011 08:40PM

Concentric Coils On The G2

ron_c 2,625 03/22/2011 06:15PM

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

Monte 1,379 03/23/2011 08:19AM

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

ron_c 1,092 03/23/2011 08:56AM

A brief reply about coil choices.

Monte 1,147 03/24/2011 10:30AM

Re: A brief reply about coil choices.

ron_c 1,080 03/26/2011 01:09PM

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

Monte 1,124 03/27/2011 08:01PM

Tesoro Silver

Marv 1,083 03/14/2011 08:29PM

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

Monte 1,368 03/15/2011 03:44AM

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

Marv 827 03/15/2011 07:36AM

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

Monte 1,322 03/15/2011 03:05PM

Questions of the G2

ron_c 1,019 03/12/2011 01:28PM

Some replies about the G2 w/5" DD.

Monte 972 03/14/2011 08:49AM

First Find With New G2 Attachments

ron_c 1,089 03/13/2011 04:52PM

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

Monte 686 03/14/2011 07:40AM

Re: First Find With New G2

ron_c 779 03/13/2011 06:52PM

Re: First Find With New G2

steveg 736 03/13/2011 05:40PM

Better GB with Tesoros ?

Anonymous User 1,397 03/07/2011 07:30AM

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

Monte 2,950 03/07/2011 05:43PM

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

Anonymous User 1,364 03/08/2011 05:46AM

A Humbling Experience

Marv 1,234 03/03/2011 03:55PM

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

Monte 861 03/04/2011 10:30AM

Re: A Humbling Experience

Anonymous User 767 03/03/2011 05:07PM

Re: A Humbling Experience

Marv 728 03/03/2011 05:27PM

Gold in Quartz Attachments

Anonymous User 1,100 03/02/2011 08:24PM

Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Monte 764 03/03/2011 03:03AM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Anonymous User 768 03/03/2011 05:53AM

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

Monte 701 03/03/2011 12:16PM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Anonymous User 717 03/03/2011 05:16AM

Power loss with bigger coils

Anonymous User 1,081 02/24/2011 08:13AM

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

Monte 855 02/26/2011 08:44AM

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

Anonymous User 697 02/27/2011 08:57AM

How to get a hold of me via AHRPS.

Monte 747 02/28/2011 05:37AM

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

Anonymous User 703 02/28/2011 08:34AM

Jack, about the address.

Monte 866 03/01/2011 05:13PM

Re: Jack, about the address.

Anonymous User 707 03/02/2011 12:18AM

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

Monte 675 03/02/2011 08:03AM

Re: Power loss with bigger coils

Anonymous User 721 02/25/2011 09:15PM

IDX Pro with Mr. Bill Mods and Nail Board Test

ron_c 2,060 02/27/2011 10:44PM

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

Monte 2,129 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 909 02/28/2011 12:46PM

Tejon DD coil choise .

Anonymous User 1,476 02/15/2011 06:53AM

Re: Tejon DD coil choise .

Anonymous User 808 02/15/2011 06:55PM

About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Monte 1,108 02/18/2011 02:21AM

Re: About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Anonymous User 779 02/18/2011 05:15AM

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

Monte 808 02/15/2011 04:47PM

Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 3,264 01/19/2011 05:08PM

Re: Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 1,165 02/07/2011 07:44PM

About your All Metal mode.

Monte 1,191 02/08/2011 06:19AM

Re: About your All Metal mode.

ron_c 1,205 02/08/2011 10:09AM

Okay, I think I understand now.

Monte 1,134 02/08/2011 01:39PM

Re: Okay, I think I understand now.

ron_c 1,085 02/08/2011 03:06PM

Ron_c, thanks for the update.

Monte 974 02/09/2011 05:18PM

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

Monte 3,523 01/20/2011 09:01AM

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

ron_c 1,432 01/22/2011 06:01PM

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

Monte 1,408 01/24/2011 11:55AM

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

ron_c 1,024 01/24/2011 12:34PM

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

Monte 1,043 01/24/2011 12:36PM

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

TerraDigger 1,765 02/02/2011 06:35PM

Some brief tips on my T2 set-up.

Monte 1,011 02/02/2011 08:55PM

Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 2,402 01/30/2011 05:09AM

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

Monte 2,218 01/30/2011 09:40AM

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

Anonymous User 1,334 01/31/2011 12:27AM

Back to you about your evaluation.

Monte 1,178 01/31/2011 10:16AM

Re: Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 1,261 01/30/2011 05:47AM

Re: Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 1,303 01/30/2011 07:11AM

More Detector Tests

Marv 1,380 01/22/2011 11:55PM

General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Monte 1,115 01/24/2011 11:14AM

Re: General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Marv 843 01/28/2011 08:44PM

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

Monte 956 01/29/2011 08:38AM

Re: General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Marv 833 01/26/2011 08:40PM

Ground was just to quiet !

Anonymous User 1,166 01/25/2011 05:29AM

Jack, a quick reply about dealing with ground conditions.

Monte 897 01/25/2011 07:46PM

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

Anonymous User 761 01/26/2011 12:44AM

Tesoro gold detectors

Anonymous User 1,181 01/21/2011 11:13PM

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

Monte 3,642 01/22/2011 07:37AM

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

Anonymous User 980 01/22/2011 08:08PM

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

Monte 834 01/24/2011 11:05AM

Thank you Monte....

TerraDigger 1,148 01/17/2011 02:56AM

You're welcome, and I enjoy evaluating detectors.

Monte 819 01/17/2011 10:09AM

Question for Monte about the "nail board"

Anonymous User 1,209 01/13/2011 02:34PM

Mark, you're welcome to do just that.

Monte 865 01/13/2011 11:44PM

Will do, Monte.

Anonymous User 839 01/14/2011 12:06AM

Here's the video....

Anonymous User 1,249 01/14/2011 03:05PM

AT Pro

TerraDigger 1,490 01/11/2011 08:23PM

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

Monte 1,106 01/12/2011 02:22AM

Crabtree's IDX mod info requested

exploregon 2,395 01/07/2011 08:32PM

IDX Modifications by 'Mr. Bill' can be found

Monte 1,624 01/08/2011 08:01AM

Monte, It's All Your Fault LOL

ron_c 1,387 01/07/2011 05:01PM

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

Monte 1,137 01/08/2011 07:58AM

monte...mxt and g2...

treasurefinder 1,534 01/01/2011 04:52PM

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

Anonymous User 1,298 12/31/2010 03:55PM

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

Monte 15,917 12/23/2010 09:32PM

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

Monte 7,079 12/24/2010 03:25AM

So, do YOU have any General Metal Detecting questions or comments?

Monte 1,499 10/27/2010 10:16PM

Re: So, do YOU have any General Metal Detecting questions or comments?

exploregon 894 11/21/2010 08:57PM

Hello Chris, and yes, you asked a very frequent question. confused smiley Attachments

Monte 1,124 11/22/2010 04:13AM

Re: Hello Chris, and yes, you asked a very frequent question. confused smiley

exploregon 905 11/23/2010 12:29AM

Re: So, do YOU have any General Metal Detecting questions or comments?

dan 1,184 10/30/2010 02:41PM

Dan, my thought about filters to shield EMI.

Monte 1,001 10/31/2010 04:55AM

Re: Dan, my thought about filters to shield EMI.

dan 1,170 10/31/2010 08:46AM

We'll get the forum posting straightened out soon. For now, 'Thank You' to

Monte 1,263 11/22/2010 05:39AM

Re: We'll get the forum posting straightened out soon. For now, 'Thank You' to

exploregon 848 11/22/2010 07:40AM

Chris, this is true, however, Aundrea's other post is

Monte 829 11/22/2010 08:46AM

Re: Chris, this is true, however, Aundrea's other post is

exploregon 807 11/22/2010 06:00PM

Chris using the "Quote" can be good, but this set-up

Monte 828 11/22/2010 07:33PM

Re: Chris using the "Quote" can be good, but this set-up

exploregon 830 11/23/2010 12:27AM

Re: Great finds of the past. Post yours here. Attachments

aundrea22 1,261 11/21/2010 04:44PM

Your silver 50¢ piece should inspire you to find more.

Monte 1,800 11/22/2010 08:54AM

Great finds of the past. Post yours here.

aundrea22 1,271 11/21/2010 04:37PM

Aundrea, I am sure we will all look forward to an article from you

Monte 869 11/22/2010 05:28AM

Re: Great finds of the past. Post yours here.

exploregon 882 11/21/2010 04:58PM

Good finds, Chris. Now is the time to plan for 2011 and

Monte 850 11/22/2010 05:24AM

Hi, I'm new here

exploregon 3,648 11/21/2010 04:35PM

Re: Hi, I'm new here

exploregon 899 11/21/2010 04:58PM

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