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

Steve S 2,238 04/27/2011 12:20AM

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

Steve S 2,749 04/28/2011 12:42AM

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

Monte 1,587 04/28/2011 07:46AM

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

Monte 1,762 04/27/2011 10:38AM

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

bruce 4,083 04/27/2011 09:05AM

It goes beyond just picking the best Tones.

Monte 3,934 04/28/2011 07:23AM

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

glabelle 1,806 04/27/2011 11:23AM

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

Monte 1,711 04/28/2011 07:50AM

Good Day new here and to detecting

bruce 1,660 04/25/2011 10:03AM

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

Monte 1,100 04/25/2011 11:11AM

Re: Good Day new here and to detecting

glabelle 1,132 04/25/2011 10:41AM

Great stories about the gold rings, George! cool smiley

Monte 1,295 04/25/2011 11:22AM

Metal detecting Oregon - new site

glabelle 2,060 04/23/2011 09:42AM

I'm back and ready to find the good stuff

glabelle 1,933 04/20/2011 12:39PM

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

Monte 2,459 04/21/2011 07:51AM

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

glabelle 1,238 04/21/2011 09:44AM

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

Monte 1,492 04/22/2011 09:14PM

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

glabelle 1,416 04/22/2011 09:45PM

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

Monte 1,956 04/23/2011 03:39AM

McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 1,790 04/21/2011 08:23PM

Re: McMinnville NO DETECTING???

glabelle 1,228 04/22/2011 09:19PM

McMinnville, Oregon park detecting.

Monte 2,236 04/23/2011 01:54AM

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

Monte 1,279 04/22/2011 08:44PM

Tesoro and X-Terra 70 Nail Board Test Results

Steve S 3,591 04/14/2011 09:24PM

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

Monte 1,237 04/15/2011 05:20PM

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

Steve S 1,648 04/14/2011 09:44PM

F-5

Anonymous User 1,766 04/07/2011 07:26PM

The F5 is a good general-use detector.

Monte 1,362 04/10/2011 10:58AM

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

Anonymous User 1,215 04/10/2011 02:45PM

The Adventure Starts

Anonymous User 1,885 04/04/2011 09:50AM

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

Monte 980 04/05/2011 12:48AM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Anonymous User 1,047 04/05/2011 12:09AM

Re: The Adventure Starts Attachments

Anonymous User 1,094 04/07/2011 07:50AM

Re: The Adventure Starts

Anonymous User 1,016 04/07/2011 06:09PM

The Adventure ends Attachments

Anonymous User 1,194 04/08/2011 07:20AM

Re: The Adventure ends

Anonymous User 1,187 04/08/2011 09:39AM

Nail Board Test Question

ron_c 3,168 02/22/2011 03:02PM

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

Monte 2,052 02/24/2011 09:02PM

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

ron_c 1,231 04/03/2011 09:44AM

G2 Discrimination settings.

Monte 1,432 04/05/2011 12:39AM

Re: G2 Discrimination settings.

ron_c 1,260 04/06/2011 03:54PM

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

ron_c 1,450 02/25/2011 12:10PM

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

Monte 1,790 02/26/2011 08:48AM

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

ron_c 1,292 02/25/2011 01:33PM

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

Monte 1,341 02/23/2011 02:52PM

Gold Shows

Anonymous User 1,479 04/05/2011 12:23AM

Re: Gold Shows

Anonymous User 1,124 04/05/2011 07:58AM

Frustration .. Tips & Techniques .. Detector Reviews

Monte 1,497 04/06/2011 09:14AM

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

Monte 1,263 04/05/2011 07:30AM

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

steveg 1,681 03/10/2011 11:39PM

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

steveg 1,508 03/20/2011 02:25AM

Sorry this is long. Just a few thoughts.

Monte 2,830 03/20/2011 10:19AM

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

steveg 1,906 03/21/2011 06:55AM

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

Monte 1,335 03/22/2011 12:51PM

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

steveg 1,406 03/23/2011 01:41AM

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

Monte 1,968 03/23/2011 08:44AM

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

steveg 1,548 03/24/2011 05:19AM

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

Monte 2,006 03/24/2011 10:58AM

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

steveg 1,431 03/28/2011 02:20PM

'Mineralized' ground and 'Audio' responses.

Monte 2,795 03/29/2011 09:38AM

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

steveg 1,406 03/29/2011 11:38AM

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

Monte 1,678 03/11/2011 09:31AM

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

steveg 3,122 03/11/2011 07:36PM

Steve, a response to your post reply.

Monte 3,461 03/12/2011 03:56AM

Thanks much, Monte. A followup...

steveg 2,044 03/12/2011 09:25PM

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

Monte 2,348 03/13/2011 12:22PM

Thanks, again, Monte.

steveg 1,590 03/13/2011 06:36PM

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

Monte 1,375 03/13/2011 08:35PM

Thanks, Monte!

steveg 1,213 03/13/2011 09:40PM

Concentric Coils On The G2

ron_c 2,971 03/22/2011 07:15PM

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

Monte 1,636 03/23/2011 09:19AM

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

ron_c 1,338 03/23/2011 09:56AM

A brief reply about coil choices.

Monte 1,405 03/24/2011 11:30AM

Re: A brief reply about coil choices.

ron_c 1,325 03/26/2011 02:09PM

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

Monte 1,348 03/27/2011 09:01PM

Tesoro Silver

Anonymous User 1,368 03/14/2011 09:29PM

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

Monte 1,692 03/15/2011 04:44AM

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

Anonymous User 994 03/15/2011 08:36AM

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

Monte 1,627 03/15/2011 04:05PM

Questions of the G2

ron_c 1,265 03/12/2011 02:28PM

Some replies about the G2 w/5" DD.

Monte 1,173 03/14/2011 09:49AM

First Find With New G2 Attachments

ron_c 1,381 03/13/2011 05:52PM

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

Monte 918 03/14/2011 08:40AM

Re: First Find With New G2

ron_c 962 03/13/2011 07:52PM

Re: First Find With New G2

steveg 970 03/13/2011 06:40PM

Better GB with Tesoros ?

Anonymous User 1,702 03/07/2011 08:30AM

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

Monte 3,462 03/07/2011 06:43PM

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

Anonymous User 1,607 03/08/2011 06:46AM

A Humbling Experience

Anonymous User 1,518 03/03/2011 04:55PM

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

Monte 1,137 03/04/2011 11:30AM

Re: A Humbling Experience

Anonymous User 1,023 03/03/2011 06:07PM

Re: A Humbling Experience

Anonymous User 993 03/03/2011 06:27PM

Gold in Quartz Attachments

Anonymous User 1,377 03/02/2011 09:24PM

Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Monte 981 03/03/2011 04:03AM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Anonymous User 953 03/03/2011 06:53AM

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

Monte 896 03/03/2011 01:16PM

Re: Definitely the "good stuff," Jack!

Anonymous User 909 03/03/2011 06:16AM

Power loss with bigger coils

Anonymous User 1,399 02/24/2011 09:13AM

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

Monte 1,091 02/26/2011 09:44AM

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

Anonymous User 918 02/27/2011 09:57AM

How to get a hold of me via AHRPS.

Monte 967 02/28/2011 06:37AM

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

Anonymous User 930 02/28/2011 09:34AM

Jack, about the address.

Monte 1,144 03/01/2011 06:13PM

Re: Jack, about the address.

Anonymous User 914 03/02/2011 01:18AM

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

Monte 904 03/02/2011 09:03AM

Re: Power loss with bigger coils

Anonymous User 909 02/25/2011 10:15PM

IDX Pro with Mr. Bill Mods and Nail Board Test

ron_c 2,424 02/27/2011 11:44PM

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

Monte 2,456 02/28/2011 05:57AM

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

ron_c 1,130 02/28/2011 01:46PM

Tejon DD coil choise .

Anonymous User 1,792 02/15/2011 07:53AM

Re: Tejon DD coil choise .

Anonymous User 1,032 02/15/2011 07:55PM

About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Monte 1,389 02/18/2011 03:21AM

Re: About the Tejón's search coil choice.

Anonymous User 987 02/18/2011 06:15AM

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

Monte 1,038 02/15/2011 05:47PM

Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 3,581 01/19/2011 06:08PM

Re: Question on the Omega 8000

ron_c 1,465 02/07/2011 08:44PM

About your All Metal mode.

Monte 1,490 02/08/2011 07:19AM

Re: About your All Metal mode.

ron_c 1,467 02/08/2011 11:09AM

Okay, I think I understand now.

Monte 1,469 02/08/2011 02:39PM

Re: Okay, I think I understand now.

ron_c 1,378 02/08/2011 04:06PM

Ron_c, thanks for the update.

Monte 1,206 02/09/2011 06:18PM

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

Monte 3,849 01/20/2011 10:01AM

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

ron_c 1,732 01/22/2011 07:01PM

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

Monte 1,685 01/24/2011 12:55PM

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

ron_c 1,247 01/24/2011 01:34PM

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

Monte 1,288 01/24/2011 01:36PM

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

TerraDigger 2,098 02/02/2011 07:35PM

Some brief tips on my T2 set-up.

Monte 1,227 02/02/2011 09:55PM

Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 2,755 01/30/2011 06:09AM

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

Monte 2,507 01/30/2011 10:40AM

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

Anonymous User 1,568 01/31/2011 01:27AM

Back to you about your evaluation.

Monte 1,441 01/31/2011 11:16AM

Re: Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 1,524 01/30/2011 06:47AM

Re: Tejon & Vaquero test on nuggets

Anonymous User 1,549 01/30/2011 08:11AM

More Detector Tests

Anonymous User 1,698 01/23/2011 12:55AM

General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Monte 1,392 01/24/2011 12:14PM

Re: General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Anonymous User 1,122 01/28/2011 09:44PM

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

Monte 1,180 01/29/2011 09:38AM

Re: General Metal Detector Evaluations and Help.

Anonymous User 1,072 01/26/2011 09:40PM

Ground was just to quiet !

Anonymous User 1,484 01/25/2011 06:29AM

Jack, a quick reply about dealing with ground conditions.

Monte 1,154 01/25/2011 08:46PM

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

Anonymous User 982 01/26/2011 01:44AM

Tesoro gold detectors

Anonymous User 1,511 01/22/2011 12:13AM

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

Monte 4,165 01/22/2011 08:37AM

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

Anonymous User 1,280 01/22/2011 09:08PM

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

Monte 1,070 01/24/2011 12:05PM

Thank you Monte....

TerraDigger 1,449 01/17/2011 03:56AM

You're welcome, and I enjoy evaluating detectors.

Monte 1,064 01/17/2011 11:09AM

Question for Monte about the "nail board"

Anonymous User 1,574 01/13/2011 03:34PM

Mark, you're welcome to do just that.

Monte 1,108 01/14/2011 12:44AM

Will do, Monte.

Anonymous User 1,106 01/14/2011 01:06AM

Here's the video....

Anonymous User 1,502 01/14/2011 04:05PM

AT Pro

TerraDigger 1,784 01/11/2011 09:23PM

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

Monte 1,321 01/12/2011 03:22AM

Crabtree's IDX mod info requested

exploregon 2,718 01/07/2011 09:32PM

IDX Modifications by 'Mr. Bill' can be found

Monte 1,904 01/08/2011 09:01AM

Monte, It's All Your Fault LOL

ron_c 1,740 01/07/2011 06:01PM

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

Monte 1,419 01/08/2011 08:58AM

monte...mxt and g2...

treasurefinder 1,813 01/01/2011 05:52PM

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

Anonymous User 1,591 12/31/2010 04:55PM

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

Monte 16,527 12/23/2010 10:32PM

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

Monte 7,374 12/24/2010 04:25AM

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

Monte 1,929 10/27/2010 11:16PM

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

exploregon 1,134 11/21/2010 09:57PM

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

Monte 1,431 11/22/2010 05:13AM

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

exploregon 1,222 11/23/2010 01:29AM

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

dan 1,451 10/30/2010 03:41PM

Dan, my thought about filters to shield EMI.

Monte 1,310 10/31/2010 05:55AM

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

dan 1,435 10/31/2010 09:46AM

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

Monte 1,625 11/22/2010 06:39AM

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

exploregon 1,111 11/22/2010 08:40AM

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

Monte 1,044 11/22/2010 09:46AM

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

exploregon 1,041 11/22/2010 07:00PM

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

Monte 1,126 11/22/2010 08:33PM

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

exploregon 1,056 11/23/2010 01:27AM

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

aundrea22 1,624 11/21/2010 05:44PM

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

Monte 2,067 11/22/2010 09:54AM

Great finds of the past. Post yours here.

aundrea22 1,602 11/21/2010 05:37PM

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

Monte 1,103 11/22/2010 06:28AM

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

exploregon 1,198 11/21/2010 05:58PM

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

Monte 1,121 11/22/2010 06:24AM

Hi, I'm new here

exploregon 4,232 11/21/2010 05:35PM

Re: Hi, I'm new here

exploregon 1,118 11/21/2010 05:58PM

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