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Underwater Detectors

Marv 1,635 05/15/2011 02:02PM

Help, we're almost Underwater Detectors sad smiley

Monte 1,215 05/15/2011 02:56PM

Prospecting newbie question

glabelle 1,774 05/11/2011 07:43AM

Prospecting newbie question : great answer

glabelle 1,731 05/12/2011 11:58AM

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

Monte 2,494 05/13/2011 07:16AM

Speaking of prospecting...

glabelle 1,296 05/13/2011 05:36PM

George, here is the simplest answer I can give.

Monte 1,440 05/12/2011 07:52AM

Hip mounting the V3i

glabelle 1,643 05/09/2011 08:14PM

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

Monte 1,480 05/12/2011 07:45AM

Whites TDI pulse detector

glabelle 2,639 05/09/2011 08:02PM

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

Monte 1,054 05/12/2011 04:26AM

Detector frequency and deep silver

glabelle 3,395 05/07/2011 08:08AM

Seminars

Marv 1,197 05/05/2011 06:21AM

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

Steve S 1,628 05/03/2011 10:32PM

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

glabelle 973 05/04/2011 06:12AM

Beach hunting and pulse detectors

glabelle 1,661 05/02/2011 05:21PM

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

Monte 1,264 05/03/2011 09:14PM

Went to the OTTS club Sat.

bruce 1,490 05/02/2011 03:02PM

Bruce, about your Saturday outing results.

Monte 1,212 05/03/2011 05:41PM

Monte, your opinion please

Anonymous User 1,591 04/29/2011 06:56PM

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

Monte 1,597 05/01/2011 05:40AM

Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 2,009 04/28/2011 10:54PM

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

Monte 1,637 04/29/2011 08:04AM

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

glabelle 1,104 04/29/2011 03:23PM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

glabelle 1,088 04/29/2011 07:58AM

Re: Headphones - what does higher impedence get me?

Steve S 1,017 04/30/2011 07:30AM

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

TerraDigger 4,721 04/25/2011 06:45PM

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

Monte 3,860 04/27/2011 07:22AM

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

TerraDigger 1,140 04/27/2011 09:26AM

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

Monte 1,605 04/28/2011 06:27AM

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

Steve S 2,117 04/26/2011 10:20PM

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

Steve S 2,646 04/27/2011 10:42PM

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

Monte 1,507 04/28/2011 05:46AM

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

Monte 1,665 04/27/2011 08:38AM

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

bruce 3,850 04/27/2011 07:05AM

It goes beyond just picking the best Tones.

Monte 3,805 04/28/2011 05:23AM

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

glabelle 1,707 04/27/2011 09:23AM

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

Monte 1,617 04/28/2011 05:50AM

Good Day new here and to detecting

bruce 1,550 04/25/2011 08:03AM

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

Monte 1,021 04/25/2011 09:11AM

Re: Good Day new here and to detecting

glabelle 1,058 04/25/2011 08:41AM

Great stories about the gold rings, George! cool smiley

Monte 1,222 04/25/2011 09:22AM

Metal detecting Oregon - new site

glabelle 1,942 04/23/2011 07:42AM

I'm back and ready to find the good stuff

glabelle 1,823 04/20/2011 10:39AM

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

Monte 2,366 04/21/2011 05:51AM

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

glabelle 1,156 04/21/2011 07:44AM

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

Monte 1,414 04/22/2011 07:14PM

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

glabelle 1,331 04/22/2011 07:45PM

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

Monte 1,876 04/23/2011 01:39AM

McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 1,678 04/21/2011 06:23PM

Re: McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 1,147 04/22/2011 07:19PM

McMinnville, Oregon park detecting.

Monte 2,151 04/22/2011 11:54PM

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

Monte 1,189 04/22/2011 06:44PM

Tesoro and X-Terra 70 Nail Board Test Results

Steve S 3,479 04/14/2011 07:24PM

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

Monte 1,166 04/15/2011 03:20PM

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

Steve S 1,569 04/14/2011 07:44PM

F-5

Anonymous User 1,652 04/07/2011 05:26PM

The F5 is a good general-use detector.

Monte 1,280 04/10/2011 08:58AM

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

Anonymous User 1,133 04/10/2011 12:45PM

The Adventure Starts

Anonymous User 1,777 04/04/2011 07:50AM

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

Monte 903 04/04/2011 10:48PM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Marv 973 04/04/2011 10:09PM

Re: The Adventure Starts Attachments

Anonymous User 1,009 04/07/2011 05:50AM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Marv 941 04/07/2011 04:09PM

The Adventure ends Attachments

Anonymous User 1,118 04/08/2011 05:20AM

Re: The Adventure ends

Marv 1,111 04/08/2011 07:39AM

Nail Board Test Question

ron_c 3,049 02/22/2011 01:02PM

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

Monte 1,968 02/24/2011 07:02PM

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

ron_c 1,146 04/03/2011 07:44AM

G2 Discrimination settings.

Monte 1,350 04/04/2011 10:39PM

Re: G2 Discrimination settings.

ron_c 1,179 04/06/2011 01:54PM

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

ron_c 1,365 02/25/2011 10:10AM

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

Monte 1,708 02/26/2011 06:48AM

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

ron_c 1,207 02/25/2011 11:33AM

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

Monte 1,256 02/23/2011 12:52PM

Gold Shows

Marv 1,366 04/04/2011 10:23PM

Re: Gold Shows

Marv 1,044 04/05/2011 05:58AM

Frustration .. Tips & Techniques .. Detector Reviews

Monte 1,423 04/06/2011 07:14AM

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

Monte 1,174 04/05/2011 05:30AM

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

steveg 1,564 03/10/2011 09:39PM

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

steveg 1,426 03/20/2011 12:25AM

Sorry this is long. Just a few thoughts.

Monte 2,739 03/20/2011 08:19AM

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

steveg 1,821 03/21/2011 04:55AM

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

Monte 1,250 03/22/2011 10:51AM

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

steveg 1,312 03/22/2011 11:41PM

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

Monte 1,884 03/23/2011 06:44AM

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

steveg 1,462 03/24/2011 03:19AM

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

Monte 1,924 03/24/2011 08:58AM

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

steveg 1,342 03/28/2011 12:20PM

'Mineralized' ground and 'Audio' responses.

Monte 2,712 03/29/2011 07:38AM

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

steveg 1,325 03/29/2011 09:38AM

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

Monte 1,594 03/11/2011 07:31AM

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

steveg 3,033 03/11/2011 05:36PM

Steve, a response to your post reply.

Monte 3,366 03/12/2011 01:56AM

Thanks much, Monte. A followup...

steveg 1,963 03/12/2011 07:25PM

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

Monte 2,261 03/13/2011 10:22AM

Thanks, again, Monte.

steveg 1,508 03/13/2011 04:36PM

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

Monte 1,283 03/13/2011 06:35PM

Thanks, Monte!

steveg 1,131 03/13/2011 07:40PM

Concentric Coils On The G2

ron_c 2,845 03/22/2011 05:15PM

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

Monte 1,551 03/23/2011 07:19AM

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

ron_c 1,256 03/23/2011 07:56AM

A brief reply about coil choices.

Monte 1,322 03/24/2011 09:30AM

Re: A brief reply about coil choices.

ron_c 1,242 03/26/2011 12:09PM

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

Monte 1,277 03/27/2011 07:01PM

Tesoro Silver

Marv 1,255 03/14/2011 07:29PM

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

Monte 1,584 03/15/2011 02:44AM

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

Marv 927 03/15/2011 06:36AM

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

Monte 1,540 03/15/2011 02:05PM

Questions of the G2

ron_c 1,166 03/12/2011 12:28PM

Some replies about the G2 w/5" DD.

Monte 1,098 03/14/2011 07:49AM

First Find With New G2 Attachments

ron_c 1,273 03/13/2011 03:52PM

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

Monte 839 03/14/2011 06:40AM

Re: First Find With New G2

ron_c 894 03/13/2011 05:52PM

Re: First Find With New G2

steveg 895 03/13/2011 04:40PM

Better GB with Tesoros ?

Anonymous User 1,595 03/07/2011 06:30AM

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

Monte 3,308 03/07/2011 04:43PM

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

Anonymous User 1,525 03/08/2011 04:46AM

A Humbling Experience

Marv 1,416 03/03/2011 02:55PM

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

Monte 1,055 03/04/2011 09:30AM

Re: A Humbling Experience

Anonymous User 936 03/03/2011 04:07PM

Re: A Humbling Experience

Marv 910 03/03/2011 04:27PM

Gold in Quartz Attachments

Anonymous User 1,274 03/02/2011 07:24PM

Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Monte 899 03/03/2011 02:03AM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Anonymous User 881 03/03/2011 04:53AM

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

Monte 821 03/03/2011 11:16AM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Anonymous User 845 03/03/2011 04:16AM

Power loss with bigger coils

Anonymous User 1,286 02/24/2011 07:13AM

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

Monte 1,011 02/26/2011 07:44AM

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

Anonymous User 837 02/27/2011 07:57AM

How to get a hold of me via AHRPS.

Monte 889 02/28/2011 04:37AM

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

Anonymous User 847 02/28/2011 07:34AM

Jack, about the address.

Monte 1,054 03/01/2011 04:13PM

Re: Jack, about the address.

Anonymous User 831 03/01/2011 11:18PM

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

Monte 816 03/02/2011 07:03AM

Re: Power loss with bigger coils

Anonymous User 834 02/25/2011 08:15PM

IDX Pro with Mr. Bill Mods and Nail Board Test

ron_c 2,297 02/27/2011 09:44PM

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

Monte 2,364 02/28/2011 03:57AM

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

ron_c 1,052 02/28/2011 11:46AM

Tejon DD coil choise .

Anonymous User 1,662 02/15/2011 05:53AM

Re: Tejon DD coil choise .

Anonymous User 953 02/15/2011 05:55PM

About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Monte 1,306 02/18/2011 01:21AM

Re: About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Anonymous User 906 02/18/2011 04:15AM

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

Monte 961 02/15/2011 03:47PM

Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 3,461 01/19/2011 04:08PM

Re: Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 1,378 02/07/2011 06:44PM

About your All Metal mode.

Monte 1,386 02/08/2011 05:19AM

Re: About your All Metal mode.

ron_c 1,374 02/08/2011 09:09AM

Okay, I think I understand now.

Monte 1,374 02/08/2011 12:39PM

Re: Okay, I think I understand now.

ron_c 1,289 02/08/2011 02:06PM

Ron_c, thanks for the update.

Monte 1,122 02/09/2011 04:18PM

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

Monte 3,729 01/20/2011 08:01AM

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

ron_c 1,640 01/22/2011 05:01PM

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

Monte 1,595 01/24/2011 10:55AM

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

ron_c 1,159 01/24/2011 11:34AM

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

Monte 1,197 01/24/2011 11:36AM

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

TerraDigger 1,970 02/02/2011 05:35PM

Some brief tips on my T2 set-up.

Monte 1,141 02/02/2011 07:55PM

Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 2,614 01/30/2011 04:09AM

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

Monte 2,393 01/30/2011 08:40AM

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

Anonymous User 1,475 01/30/2011 11:27PM

Back to you about your evaluation.

Monte 1,346 01/31/2011 09:16AM

Re: Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 1,425 01/30/2011 04:47AM

Re: Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 1,450 01/30/2011 06:11AM

More Detector Tests

Marv 1,572 01/22/2011 10:55PM

General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Monte 1,310 01/24/2011 10:14AM

Re: General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Marv 1,032 01/28/2011 07:44PM

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

Monte 1,090 01/29/2011 07:38AM

Re: General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Marv 986 01/26/2011 07:40PM

Ground was just to quiet !

Anonymous User 1,360 01/25/2011 04:29AM

Jack, a quick reply about dealing with ground conditions.

Monte 1,068 01/25/2011 06:46PM

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

Anonymous User 899 01/25/2011 11:44PM

Tesoro gold detectors

Anonymous User 1,368 01/21/2011 10:13PM

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

Monte 4,018 01/22/2011 06:37AM

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

Anonymous User 1,176 01/22/2011 07:08PM

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

Monte 969 01/24/2011 10:05AM

Thank you Monte....

TerraDigger 1,326 01/17/2011 01:56AM

You're welcome, and I enjoy evaluating detectors.

Monte 971 01/17/2011 09:09AM

Question for Monte about the "nail board"

Anonymous User 1,438 01/13/2011 01:34PM

Mark, you're welcome to do just that.

Monte 1,019 01/13/2011 10:44PM

Will do, Monte.

Anonymous User 1,009 01/13/2011 11:06PM

Here's the video....

Anonymous User 1,407 01/14/2011 02:05PM

AT Pro

TerraDigger 1,659 01/11/2011 07:23PM

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

Monte 1,237 01/12/2011 01:22AM

Crabtree's IDX mod info requested

exploregon 2,587 01/07/2011 07:32PM

IDX Modifications by 'Mr. Bill' can be found

Monte 1,813 01/08/2011 07:01AM

Monte, It's All Your Fault LOL

ron_c 1,609 01/07/2011 04:01PM

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

Monte 1,328 01/08/2011 06:58AM

monte...mxt and g2...

treasurefinder 1,701 01/01/2011 03:52PM

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