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Testing a White's Classic II with Mr Bill's Mods

John 3,058 11/05/2011 01:04PM

Re: Testing a White's Classic II with Mr Bill's Mods

Anonymous User 1,048 11/19/2011 01:47AM

You asked: "What are these mods that he's making with such success?"

Monte 957 11/19/2011 11:44AM

Re: You asked: "What are these mods that he's making with such success?"

dbsmokey 833 11/23/2011 10:47PM

"Will White's still service a detector that has Mr. Bill's mods?"

Monte 1,933 11/24/2011 08:02AM

Re: "Will White's still service a detector that has Mr. Bill's mods?"

dbsmokey 1,039 11/24/2011 08:54AM

sad smiley If and when I learn more,

Monte 873 11/24/2011 09:09AM

Back to the river

John 839 11/12/2011 04:12PM

Good results, John, and I have a question, and a caution (for some readers.)

Monte 3,371 11/14/2011 06:30AM

Re: The 4" coil is the original 6B type,

John 1,040 11/14/2011 07:16AM

Thanks for verifying the 4" coil.

Monte 809 11/14/2011 09:13AM

Day 3 A sterile park!

John 683 11/09/2011 09:28PM

Day 2 Down at the river

John 702 11/06/2011 02:17PM

Down at the river, or up a creek, any day out can be rewarding. smiling smiley

Monte 807 11/07/2011 09:46AM

New things to experience with the modified Classic II. thumbs up

Monte 1,479 11/06/2011 09:00AM

It sounds like you have a very powerfull detector there John........

Hombre 805 11/05/2011 05:18PM

Re: It sounds like you have a very powerfull detector there John........

John 758 11/05/2011 05:28PM

Re: Testing a White's Classic II with Mr Bill's Mods

John 890 11/05/2011 01:38PM

Thinking About Another Detector to work with my MXT PRO.

Marv 828 11/09/2011 05:54PM

Re: Thinking About Another Detector to work with my MXT PRO.

Marv 566 11/20/2011 07:34PM

A simple 'back-to-you', Marv.

Monte 567 11/21/2011 12:53AM

It takes some thoughts to find a 'complimentary' detector for your MXT Pro.

Monte 655 11/10/2011 08:15AM

Re: It takes some thoughts to find a 'complimentary' detector for your MXT Pro.

Marv 633 11/10/2011 10:13AM

Marv, there are a couple (or several) models that could be considered.

Monte 574 11/10/2011 03:17PM

Re: Marv, there are a couple (or several) models that could be considered.

Marv 598 11/13/2011 05:19AM

Some other "budget-minded" second detectors to consider.

Monte 637 11/13/2011 12:32PM

Marv, I'll e-mail some IDX Pro info to you, Dan and Dustin today.

Monte 556 11/14/2011 06:40AM

White's IDX w/ Mr Bill's mods on "feebay"

John 1,352 11/06/2011 03:23PM

I'll take a look.

Monte 690 11/07/2011 09:23AM

Re: I'll take a look.

John 589 11/07/2011 09:48AM

Modified IDX w/7 hours to go @ $122.50

Monte 596 11/08/2011 07:01AM

There's another one with about 5 days to go.

John 617 11/08/2011 01:27PM

Slowly they surface. Not many, to be sure. I do know of one near-new IDX Pro

Monte 679 11/09/2011 09:04AM

Santa Claus,,,er the UPS truck arrived today, and inside it

John 777 11/14/2011 08:31PM

An early Christmas for John. X(

Monte 668 11/15/2011 09:42AM

Coming back at you!

John 652 11/15/2011 03:46PM

With all the units I will have to start the new year ...

Monte 710 11/15/2011 06:07PM

Re: With all the units I will have to start the new year ...

John 653 11/16/2011 08:37AM

"If I could only get rid of my wife's Conquistador" .. ??

Monte 606 11/16/2011 10:09AM

Re: "If I could only get rid of my wife's Conquistador" .. ??

John 744 11/16/2011 11:46AM

John, shoot the settings to me. Plus, we now have a Buy/Sell/Trade Forum! thumbs up N/T

Monte 678 11/16/2011 01:43PM

Re: John, shoot the settings to me. Plus, we now have a Buy/Sell/Trade Forum! thumbs up N/T

John 649 11/16/2011 03:24PM

The way metal detecting is supposed to be,,,,fun!

John 823 11/14/2011 01:09PM

Mr. Bill mods.on an Idx

tmax 1,316 10/15/2011 01:40PM

Mr. Bill's mods? Great idea. ... Now, the Tesoro question. I don't think so.

Monte 2,310 10/16/2011 07:25AM

Re: Mr. Bill's mods? Great idea. ... Now, the Tesoro question. I don't think so.

John 900 10/29/2011 08:00PM

John, just to reply to your post here and Hombre's response below.

Monte 896 11/03/2011 08:40PM

Re: Mr. Bill's mods? Great idea. ... Now, the Tesoro question. I don't think so.

Hombre 774 10/31/2011 07:45AM

Re: Mr. Bill's mods? Great idea. ... Now, the Tesoro question. I don't think so.

John 790 11/01/2011 03:47PM

Omega 8000 you say?

Hombre 962 11/02/2011 06:10PM

Re: Omega 8000 you say?

John 722 11/03/2011 04:59PM

And then there is the Omega 8000. confused smiley

Monte 1,618 11/04/2011 02:50AM

Re: And then there is the Omega 8000. confused smiley

John 903 11/04/2011 07:44AM

Basic 'comparisons' between the Omega, Classic's and ???

Monte 854 11/04/2011 06:10PM

Re: Basic 'comparisons' between the Omega, Classic's and ???

John 805 11/04/2011 08:05PM

In reply to you, John.

Monte 976 11/07/2011 09:21AM

Re: Mr. Bill's mods? Great idea. ... Now, the Tesoro question. I don't think so.

exploregon 713 10/30/2011 08:54AM

Re: Mr. Bill's mods? Great idea. ... Now, the Tesoro question. I don't think so.

Monte 1,054 11/04/2011 03:02AM

Re: Mr. Bill's mods? Great idea. ... Now, the Tesoro question. I don't think so.

John 747 10/30/2011 10:04AM

Re: Mr. Bill's mods? Great idea. ... Now, the Tesoro question. I don't think so.

tmax 711 10/16/2011 09:07PM

Headsets / earbuds

bruce 1,316 06/19/2011 10:55AM

Re: Headsets / earbuds

Anonymous User 573 11/01/2011 06:56PM

Re: Headsets / earbuds

exploregon 1,015 06/19/2011 11:11AM

Grrett AT Pro Bad DEEP test in the ground! WRONG discrimination in the ground!

Anonymous User 1,095 10/12/2011 07:06AM

'gadioniki', let me start by saying "Welcome to our AHRPS Forums." .. Now, to your issues with the AT Pro.

Monte 790 10/14/2011 12:15PM

I wrapped up my evaluation of the Garrett AT Pro.

Monte 10,808 01/14/2011 12:14PM

Re: I wrapped up my evaluation of the Garrett AT Pro.

Anonymous User 1,180 10/12/2011 07:00AM

Are any of the Tesoros MDers digital ? instead of antalog

hardrockminer 1,126 10/05/2011 09:17PM

Re: Analog vs. Digital

Bryan 1,832 10/09/2011 10:09PM

Re: Analog vs. Digital

Bryan 810 10/09/2011 11:59PM

Well, I can often type for an hour or more in a response. winking smiley .. These two left me speechless. eye popping smiley

Monte 948 10/11/2011 03:48PM

Welcome, hardrockminer. In a way this is a bit trickly to answer.

Monte 5,137 10/06/2011 08:59AM

Junk

Marv 959 10/05/2011 02:43PM

What's really frustrating is that is isn't 'collectible' junk. sad smiley

Monte 652 10/05/2011 03:20PM

A real great guy passed today....

slingshot 1,174 08/24/2011 11:03PM

I just saw the Findmall Garrett Forum's postings about it.

Monte 2,314 08/25/2011 08:02AM

Seaside? Any luck?

glabelle 1,067 08/15/2011 06:36PM

Seaside finds.

Monte 1,001 08/17/2011 06:43AM

White's Sierra Madre detector

dan 2,017 08/10/2011 02:27PM

A "limited use" detector usually selected for industrial use or possibly 'cache hunting.'

Monte 1,407 08/10/2011 06:43PM

Recent cleaned finds

exploregon 1,407 07/29/2011 07:10PM

Great photos, Chris! Both the "before" and "after."

Monte 1,259 08/02/2011 02:32PM

As they were dug

exploregon 930 07/29/2011 07:21PM

Monty........

Anonymous User 1,156 07/13/2011 12:09PM

Hey Monte, Sunday report Attachments

exploregon 1,708 06/12/2011 08:12PM

Utah tax token Attachments

exploregon 1,796 06/19/2011 12:59PM

Just an update for those reading some of these recent posts, such as this one from Chris (exploregon).

Monte 1,424 06/19/2011 03:05AM

DeMoss Pictures Attachments

exploregon 1,374 06/18/2011 11:20PM

oops

exploregon 1,126 06/19/2011 11:14AM

Ogden, Utah Tuesday: 2011/06/14

exploregon 990 06/14/2011 11:51PM

Monday update

exploregon 976 06/13/2011 08:31PM

Re: Monday update

exploregon 1,051 06/14/2011 12:22AM

Re: Hey Monte, Sunday report

exploregon 944 06/12/2011 08:12PM

Compared Tesoro Eldorado to Teknetics Gamma...

Steve S 3,161 06/15/2011 11:34PM

Two very good detectors to compare ... and that can make it tough. confused smiley

Monte 2,409 06/19/2011 03:53AM

Digging in city parks

Anonymous User 1,343 06/12/2011 06:20PM

Target Recovery and Digging in city parks.

Monte 1,321 06/19/2011 03:20AM

Get this site fixed

Marv 1,243 06/17/2011 10:58AM

Thin Penny - how common?

Steve S 2,380 05/19/2011 09:57PM

Re: Thin Penny - how common?

bruce 1,136 06/16/2011 10:53AM

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

Monte 1,196 05/20/2011 07:29AM

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

Steve S 967 06/15/2011 11:11PM

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

Steve S 1,509 06/08/2011 11:55PM

I sure love the easy questions to answer. smiling smiley

Monte 1,272 06/09/2011 01:21AM

Re visiting other sites

Marv 1,412 06/08/2011 02:41PM

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

Monte 1,078 06/08/2011 03:00PM

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

bruce 1,231 06/07/2011 09:00PM

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

Monte 1,053 06/08/2011 02:43PM

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

steveg 1,423 05/15/2011 03:45PM

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

Monte 840 05/15/2011 04:16PM

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

steveg 1,484 06/02/2011 04:18AM

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

Monte 1,350 06/02/2011 09:02AM

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

steveg 934 06/07/2011 12:41PM

Best detector for ghost towns???

glabelle 1,620 06/01/2011 04:25PM

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

Monte 2,800 06/03/2011 11:01AM

V3i improvements and problems

glabelle 1,408 05/20/2011 07:48PM

V3i EMI - powerline noise

glabelle 1,018 05/21/2011 05:19PM

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

Monte 1,528 05/25/2011 02:53PM

Best technique for hunting old home sites?

glabelle 1,397 05/20/2011 07:11AM

Re: Best technique for hunting old home sites?

Monte 1,080 05/20/2011 07:41AM

Machine choice question

Anonymous User 1,480 05/16/2011 11:54PM

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

Monte 2,934 05/17/2011 10:07AM

Monte's advice pays off! (small coils)

glabelle 1,937 04/30/2011 02:48PM

Less coil...better results

TerraDigger 1,198 05/16/2011 02:08AM

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

Monte 1,845 05/16/2011 08:25AM

I'm glad you had some success, George.

Monte 1,194 05/01/2011 06:49AM

Underwater Detectors

Marv 1,479 05/15/2011 03:02PM

Help, we're almost Underwater Detectors sad smiley

Monte 1,116 05/15/2011 03:56PM

Prospecting newbie question

glabelle 1,595 05/11/2011 08:43AM

Prospecting newbie question : great answer

glabelle 1,584 05/12/2011 12:58PM

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

Monte 2,349 05/13/2011 08:16AM

Speaking of prospecting...

glabelle 1,154 05/13/2011 06:36PM

George, here is the simplest answer I can give.

Monte 1,277 05/12/2011 08:52AM

Hip mounting the V3i

glabelle 1,513 05/09/2011 09:14PM

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

Monte 1,340 05/12/2011 08:45AM

Whites TDI pulse detector

glabelle 2,487 05/09/2011 09:02PM

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

Monte 936 05/12/2011 05:26AM

Detector frequency and deep silver

glabelle 3,205 05/07/2011 09:08AM

Seminars

Marv 1,064 05/05/2011 07:21AM

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

Steve S 1,505 05/03/2011 11:32PM

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

glabelle 891 05/04/2011 07:12AM

Beach hunting and pulse detectors

glabelle 1,524 05/02/2011 06:21PM

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

Monte 1,160 05/03/2011 10:14PM

Went to the OTTS club Sat.

bruce 1,366 05/02/2011 04:02PM

Bruce, about your Saturday outing results.

Monte 1,081 05/03/2011 06:41PM

Monte, your opinion please

Anonymous User 1,448 04/29/2011 07:56PM

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

Monte 1,472 05/01/2011 06:40AM

Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 1,854 04/28/2011 11:54PM

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

Monte 1,488 04/29/2011 09:04AM

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

glabelle 992 04/29/2011 04:23PM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

glabelle 1,007 04/29/2011 08:58AM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 913 04/30/2011 08:30AM

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

TerraDigger 4,509 04/25/2011 07:45PM

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

Monte 3,582 04/27/2011 08:22AM

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

TerraDigger 1,015 04/27/2011 10:26AM

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

Monte 1,455 04/28/2011 07:27AM

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

Steve S 1,899 04/26/2011 11:20PM

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

Steve S 2,402 04/27/2011 11:42PM

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

Monte 1,359 04/28/2011 06:46AM

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

Monte 1,516 04/27/2011 09:38AM

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

bruce 3,410 04/27/2011 08:05AM

It goes beyond just picking the best Tones.

Monte 3,569 04/28/2011 06:23AM

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

glabelle 1,491 04/27/2011 10:23AM

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

Monte 1,474 04/28/2011 06:50AM

Good Day new here and to detecting

bruce 1,397 04/25/2011 09:03AM

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

Monte 908 04/25/2011 10:11AM

Re: Good Day new here and to detecting

glabelle 945 04/25/2011 09:41AM

Great stories about the gold rings, George! cool smiley

Monte 1,102 04/25/2011 10:22AM

Metal detecting Oregon - new site

glabelle 1,803 04/23/2011 08:42AM

I'm back and ready to find the good stuff

glabelle 1,645 04/20/2011 11:39AM

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

Monte 2,207 04/21/2011 06:51AM

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

glabelle 1,004 04/21/2011 08:44AM

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

Monte 1,289 04/22/2011 08:14PM

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

glabelle 1,204 04/22/2011 08:45PM

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

Monte 1,723 04/23/2011 02:39AM

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