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how popular is metal detecting?

calibil 1,085 05/21/2012 07:54PM

I was busy with some birthday activity yesterday, then off

Monte 813 05/22/2012 05:21PM

"Old Geezers"?

clamdigger 639 05/22/2012 05:02AM

"Snake Oil peddlers??? I thought they only came out for elections! "

Monte 793 05/22/2012 05:14PM

Re: how popular is metal detecting?

Marv 835 05/21/2012 09:37PM

Re: how popular is metal detecting?

calibil 702 05/22/2012 11:27AM

Re: how popular is metal detecting?

Marv 722 05/22/2012 03:01PM

M6

desertsmith 968 05/20/2012 07:40PM

The M6 .... one of my Top Two favorites in White's current line-up. thumbs up

Monte 1,234 05/21/2012 06:20AM

Re: The M6 .... one of my Top Two favorites in White's current line-up. thumbs up

desertsmith 714 05/21/2012 08:16PM

It's Pretty Quiet On Here!

berryman 1,229 05/19/2012 07:28AM

Let's liven it up a bit! X(

Monte 5,649 05/20/2012 03:35PM

Re: Let's liven it up a bit! X(

Mr.Bill 977 05/21/2012 04:04AM

Spot on, Bill, which is what I was trying to convey with my post.

Monte 977 05/21/2012 05:58AM

Re: Let's liven it up a bit! X(

berryman 960 05/20/2012 09:08PM

Mike, it's your turn for my response.

Monte 917 05/21/2012 05:49AM

Re: Let's liven it up a bit! X(

deathray 893 05/20/2012 07:13PM

Ray, it's your turn for my attention and reply.

Monte 975 05/21/2012 05:39AM

Re: Let's liven it up a bit! X(

Marv 914 05/20/2012 06:46PM

Marv, my replies to you ....

Monte 1,047 05/21/2012 12:42AM

Re: Let's liven it up a bit! X(

slingshot 894 05/20/2012 06:42PM

Back to you, 'slingshot.'

Monte 966 05/20/2012 11:50PM

Re: Back to you, 'slingshot.'

slingshot 813 05/21/2012 09:20AM

Question about IDX Pro mods

Glenn 1,302 05/11/2012 04:22PM

Not Monty, but perhaps I can help

Mr.Bill 779 05/12/2012 07:07AM

Thanks for the info Mr. Bill

Glenn 705 05/19/2012 09:37AM

I think so smiling smiley

Mr.Bill 718 05/20/2012 04:57AM

Garret AT Pro and AT Gold reviews???

clamdigger 1,087 05/08/2012 08:41AM

Bob, the 'search' function will be checked. As for the AT Pro ...

Monte 720 05/08/2012 05:18PM

Thanks Monte, found them.

clamdigger 613 05/09/2012 06:41AM

Re: Bob, the 'search' function will be checked. As for the AT Pro ...

deathray 714 05/08/2012 09:38PM

DeathRay, thanks for the reply.

clamdigger 633 05/09/2012 07:08AM

circuitry and frequency

william1 1,070 04/30/2012 11:18AM

Discussions about circuitry's and frequencies could even get engineers arguing a bit! moody smiley

Monte 1,759 04/30/2012 06:41PM

Re: Discussions about circuitry's and frequencies could even get engineers arguing a bit! moody smiley

calibil 718 05/02/2012 06:36PM

Help please Unit noise

bruce 930 04/30/2012 10:31AM

Unit 'Noise' with Tek. T2? Here are some brief thoughts.

Monte 731 04/30/2012 02:59PM

Re: Unit 'Noise' with Tek. T2? Here are some brief thoughts.

bruce 766 04/30/2012 05:43PM

monte,monte,monte

deathray 996 04/29/2012 08:41AM

Out-and-About in Eastern Oregon, Idaho and Utah.

Monte 1,111 04/26/2012 06:41AM

Re: Out-and-About in Eastern Oregon, Idaho and Utah.

DW-BGW 732 04/28/2012 03:36PM

Don, thanks for the well wishes, but so far, no oldies. sad smiley

Monte 645 04/28/2012 05:05PM

Whites 5900DI Pro SL ,QXT

william1 1,080 04/28/2012 10:25AM

william1, here are my feelings about the Whites 5900 Di Pro SL and QXT.

Monte 5,098 04/28/2012 04:57PM

XP Deus

william1 1,167 04/13/2012 03:20PM

XP Deus = X-treme Price Deuce (as in about 2K!) eye popping smiley

Monte 1,308 04/21/2012 08:11AM

Re: XP Deus = X-treme Price Deuce (as is about 2K!) eye popping smiley

Marv 782 04/21/2012 06:07PM

classic 3 and nickle range

calibil 1,082 04/16/2012 10:30PM

Rejection of Nickel

ron_c 754 04/18/2012 08:12AM

Re: Rejection of Nickel

ron_c 730 04/18/2012 12:12PM

Classic III's and Discriminate range for the US 5¢ coin.

Monte 869 04/17/2012 08:08AM

Re: Classic III's and Discriminate range for the US 5¢ coin.

calibil 739 04/17/2012 05:26PM

1 gold ring ... 1 gold earring ... misc. stuff ... That sounds OK to me! X(

Monte 796 04/18/2012 01:02PM

Coil Question on a Compass Coin Scanner Pro

ron_c 1,396 03/31/2012 05:42PM

Many newcomers to this sport will never see or handle a Compass detector.

Monte 815 04/02/2012 07:08AM

Re: Many newcomers to this sport will never see or handle a Compass detector.

ron_c 648 04/02/2012 10:46AM

Well The Compass Coin Scanner Pro Died - RIP

ron_c 1,032 04/16/2012 03:54PM

Sorry to hear that. I have also lost an "old friend" as you have. sad smiley N/T

Monte 745 04/17/2012 08:10AM

350 (4" Snooper coil) For IDX Pro And Side Note On 6000 Pro XL

ron_c 1,185 04/16/2012 03:34PM

The BM 350 (4" Snooper coil) for a Classic, and the BM 600 coil.

Monte 1,720 04/16/2012 05:14PM

Re: The BM 350 (4" Snooper coil) for a Classic, and the BM 600 coil.

ron_c 888 04/16/2012 05:43PM

I'm glad you isolated the problem as only a coil issue.

Monte 803 04/16/2012 11:02PM

First time out for wife!

clamdigger 1,041 04/14/2012 01:00PM

Tesoro Compadres, Garrett ProPointers, White's 6000/D and Wives. thinking

Monte 821 04/15/2012 10:35PM

Both wife and daughter came to the beach

clamdigger 771 04/16/2012 12:30PM

Getting back to you.

Monte 861 04/16/2012 10:59PM

Thanks!

william1 906 04/16/2012 06:23AM

Question On IDX Pro

ron_c 1,087 04/14/2012 05:25PM

Comments on the excellent IDX Pro. .. (Biased opinions allowed. grinning smiley)

Monte 1,071 04/15/2012 07:10AM

Cool on line Relic Magazine

clamdigger 1,123 04/14/2012 01:06PM

old coils

william1 994 04/13/2012 05:26AM

Differently shaped 8" coils, plus their production assignment.

Monte 1,426 04/13/2012 10:31AM

Those blasted zincs

calibil 1,021 04/10/2012 04:24PM

TO: calibil and DW-OR

Monte 778 04/11/2012 08:32AM

wisdom from my grandmother

william1 726 04/13/2012 05:37AM

Re: TO: calibil and DW-OR

calibil 772 04/11/2012 04:20PM

Re: Those blasted zincs

DW-BGW 680 04/10/2012 06:35PM

Re: Those blasted zincs

calibil 727 04/10/2012 07:37PM

Re: Those blasted zincs

DW-BGW 741 04/10/2012 08:29PM

Re: Those blasted zincs

calibil 695 04/10/2012 08:48PM

Mxt Coil for deep larger nugget hunting?

mxt sniper 992 04/12/2012 01:47PM

M6 in tot lots

desertsmith 1,034 04/08/2012 09:11AM

Cal, some short, brief answers re: 6T and M6 in tot-lots.

Monte 888 04/09/2012 06:26AM

Re: Cal, some short, brief answers re: 6T and M6 in tot-lots.

desertsmith 806 04/09/2012 06:36PM

Thank you Monte

calibil 932 03/31/2012 04:24PM

'calibil, "Welcome to our AHRPS Forums!" smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float

Monte 899 04/01/2012 06:03PM

Re: 'calibil, "Welcome to our AHRPS Forums!" smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float

calibil 810 04/01/2012 06:29PM

Hey, thanks for straightening out my 'bad guess.'

Monte 684 04/02/2012 12:09AM

mineralization

william1 933 03/31/2012 12:25PM

A bundle of questions in this one! X(

Monte 710 04/01/2012 07:10AM

Re: A bundle of questions in this one! X(

william1 662 04/01/2012 08:57AM

F75 or T2

Anonymous User 916 03/29/2012 03:15PM

Welcome to out AHRPS website and Forums! smiling smiley

Monte 698 03/31/2012 07:47AM

M6 vs MXT

desertsmith 1,801 03/28/2012 04:00PM

Cal, you're asksing about two of my favorite current White's models, the M6 vs MXT.

Monte 1,692 03/29/2012 08:56AM

Re: Cal, you're asksing about two of my favorite current White's models, the M6 vs MXT.

desertsmith 863 03/30/2012 04:20AM

Cal, it's interesting that you're using one of White's 'interesting' models. thinking

Monte 1,519 03/31/2012 06:03AM

New to me 6000/D

clamdigger 1,073 03/28/2012 01:11PM

Bob and his 'new' (to him) White's 6000/D.

Monte 1,466 03/29/2012 07:52AM

Re: Bob and his 'new' (to him) White's 6000/D.

clamdigger 793 03/29/2012 01:07PM

Needs a battery charger.

clamdigger 714 03/29/2012 05:10AM

Glad to see you're playing with it! smiling smiley

Monte 859 03/29/2012 08:01AM

How do these detectors stack up?

clamdigger 1,362 03/26/2012 09:21AM

My thoughts on your list of models.

Monte 1,429 03/28/2012 06:51AM

Re: My thoughts on your list of models.

clamdigger 647 03/28/2012 09:11AM

Brief thoughts on water hunting there.

Monte 895 03/29/2012 02:10AM

Re: Brief thoughts on water hunting there.

clamdigger 659 03/29/2012 04:46AM

I like the modifications on my IDX Pro, but don't suggest them on the Cibola.

Monte 798 03/29/2012 09:16AM

speed

william1 850 03/25/2012 09:23AM

Allowable sweep speed, response time, and recovery time. All things we must learn.

Monte 1,350 03/28/2012 02:19AM

undercoating coils

william1 1,027 03/17/2012 02:03PM

Regarding search coil "protection," the answer to your questions are 'No' and 'None.'

Monte 894 03/17/2012 04:55PM

Re: Regarding search coil "protection," the answer to your questions are 'No' and 'None.'

hardrockminer 680 03/25/2012 08:34AM

'HaRM', you had some good comments.

Monte 746 03/27/2012 01:07PM

Homemade homestead rock?

slingshot 959 03/08/2012 05:43PM

A 'Homestead Rock' and other samples.

Monte 1,022 03/18/2012 11:51PM

Re: A 'Homestead Rock' and other samples.

slingshot 736 03/19/2012 09:51PM

Corrected my comments and questions to see if it helps.

Monte 723 03/20/2012 02:33AM

Re: Corrected my comments and questions to see if it helps.

Marv 753 03/20/2012 12:22PM

Re: A few comments and questions, if you don't mind.

Marv 705 03/20/2012 04:56AM

Marv (and others) I made some corrections above that might be more clear. confused smiley

Monte 1,103 03/20/2012 08:01AM

Re: A 'Homestead Rock' and other samples.

slingshot 715 03/19/2012 09:52PM

Re: Homemade homestead rock?

lytle78 752 03/09/2012 10:33AM

Re: Homemade homestead rock?

slingshot 755 03/09/2012 07:16PM

What is the easyist way to ground balance ? Attachments

oldwoodchuck 1,162 03/10/2012 02:50PM

'Hombre' sent you a message, but here's my tardy reply anyway. eye rolling smiley

Monte 1,022 03/15/2012 02:19AM

Re: 'Hombre' sent you a message, but here's my tardy reply anyway. eye rolling smiley

Hombre 932 03/16/2012 07:36AM

Re: What is the easyist way to ground balance ?

Hombre 767 03/10/2012 06:40PM

XLT ground balance

william1 1,021 03/14/2012 06:12AM

XLT ... The "be prepared" Ground Balance approach.

Monte 1,227 03/14/2012 10:22AM

Re: XLT ... The "be prepared" Ground Balance approach.

william1 700 03/14/2012 12:49PM

XLT's Audio Disc ... 'On' or 'Off' option Vs a selected All Metal mode.

Monte 1,793 03/14/2012 04:24PM

Re: XLT's Audio Disc ... 'On' or 'Off' option Vs a selected All Metal mode.

william1 793 03/14/2012 05:50PM

permission

william1 975 03/02/2012 03:00PM

Re: permission....... Part One

Hombre 670 03/05/2012 05:23AM

Re: permission.......Part Two and my future retirement plan

Hombre 730 03/08/2012 06:11PM

Nothing in my post to read as 'Hombre' covered it quite well! smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float 'Thanks,' Randy!... N/T

Monte 581 03/09/2012 11:34AM

Re: permission....... Part One

william1 710 03/05/2012 05:35AM

Classic IDX

william1 962 03/01/2012 01:27PM

william1 ... Here is a brief reply (Really! eye popping smiley )

Monte 841 03/03/2012 09:07AM

Re: william1 ... Here is a brief reply (Really! eye popping smiley )

william1 727 03/03/2012 09:43AM

William1: This should help you out a bit

Mr.Bill 977 03/02/2012 01:41PM

Mr. Bill, quick question about what you posted

ron_c 854 03/02/2012 02:34PM

My 2¢ about "Super-Tuning" a modified Classic.

Monte 1,229 03/05/2012 02:38PM

Re: My 2¢ about "Super-Tuning" a modified Classic.

ron_c 831 03/05/2012 04:15PM

Normally in the plowed fields, with not so much trash, I use ...

Monte 683 03/05/2012 05:31PM

Re: Normally in the plowed fields, with not so much trash, I use ...

ron_c 709 03/05/2012 05:43PM

Re: Mr. Bill, quick question about what you posted

Mr.Bill 768 03/03/2012 05:34AM

Bigfoot on IDX Pro

lytle78 931 03/02/2012 08:34AM

Bigfoot on IDX Pro brings a few minutes of head-scratching. confused smiley

Monte 1,003 03/05/2012 03:09PM

Re: Bigfoot on IDX Pro brings a few minutes of head-scratching. confused smiley

lytle78 705 03/05/2012 04:23PM

Trying out Different Detectors

Marv 903 02/27/2012 10:03AM

Marv, it is fun to try some, but it can get confusing.

Monte 815 02/27/2012 03:55PM

Re: Marv, it is fun to try some, but it can get confusing.

Marv 611 02/27/2012 07:32PM

IDX Pro with mods

lytle78 1,146 02/26/2012 11:47AM

You are more than welcome to post your -w impressions here! thumbs up

Monte 1,117 02/26/2012 12:52PM

Re: You are more than welcome to post your -w impressions here! thumbs up

lytle78 895 02/26/2012 06:49PM

Re: You are more than welcome to post your -w impressions here! thumbs up

Mr.Bill 811 02/27/2012 05:27AM

Rick, here are some easy responses to your informative post.

Monte 855 02/27/2012 05:06AM

Re: Rick, here are some easy responses to your informative post.

lytle78 813 02/27/2012 12:28PM

Rick, back to you about search coils, White's models, and ???

Monte 969 02/27/2012 03:16PM

Re: You are more than welcome to post your -w impressions here! thumbs up

Hombre 737 02/26/2012 08:07PM

"I only post only a couple of times a week." ... Well, let's do something about that. grinning smiley

Monte 787 02/27/2012 05:08AM

6000 Di Pro Sl needle issue

Anonymous User 1,261 02/25/2012 08:24PM

A few things to check on regarding your needle issue.

Monte 1,108 02/26/2012 12:37PM

Re: A few things to check on regarding your needle issue.

Anonymous User 686 02/26/2012 07:50PM

Many questions

william1 934 02/25/2012 06:06AM

William1, how about Many Answers (or at least as many as necessary).

Monte 1,174 02/25/2012 10:16AM

Re: William1, how about Many Answers (or at least as many as necessary).

william1 608 02/26/2012 09:48AM

difference between pro xl and the 6000 di pro sl

william1 1,495 02/19/2012 04:06PM

william1, many times we have seen 'confusion' in manufacturer's model name selections.

Monte 2,889 02/20/2012 10:55AM

Re: difference between pro xl and the 6000 di pro sl

Hombre 1,933 02/19/2012 08:39PM

Re: difference between pro xl and the 6000 di pro sl

william1 920 02/20/2012 06:19AM

DFX

DW-BGW 1,064 02/16/2012 09:51PM

Re: DFX

DW-BGW 795 02/17/2012 07:39AM

Don, here's the best answer I can provide about the White's DFX and XLT models.

Monte 3,431 02/17/2012 05:19AM

Re: Don, here's the best answer I can provide about the White's DFX and XLT models.

Mr.Bill 906 02/17/2012 02:41PM

Re: Don, here's the best answer I can provide about the White's DFX and XLT models.

Hombre 718 02/17/2012 10:32AM

Re: DFX

Mr.Bill 805 02/17/2012 05:03AM

Classic ID & IDX are they the same detectors?

william1 976 02/16/2012 12:18PM

william1, Welcome to our AHRPS Forums. You will get help here, and I'll start with this post.

Monte 823 02/16/2012 06:57PM

Re: william1, Welcome to our AHRPS Forums. You will get help here, and I'll start with this post.

william1 740 02/16/2012 07:24PM

Mr Bill

william1 985 02/16/2012 12:27PM

Re: Mr Bill

Mr.Bill 612 02/16/2012 02:16PM

For those looking for Classic IDX, and IDX ‘Pro’s”. -w

Mr.Bill 1,340 02/04/2012 06:56AM

100% correct, Bill, and let's not forget that

Monte 849 02/04/2012 07:10AM

It was Monte’s fault. smiling smiley M150x

Mr.Bill 896 02/05/2012 06:46AM

Re: It was Monte’s fault. smiling smiley M150x

treasurefinder 847 02/05/2012 06:49PM

Re: It was Monte’s fault. smiling smiley M150x

Mr.Bill 847 02/09/2012 04:53AM

Re: It was Monte’s fault. smiling smiley M150x

treasurefinder 815 02/11/2012 06:07AM

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