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December 28, 2019 10:04AM
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Monte

I ALWAYS leave the Disc. at the minimum setting to allow me to hear the best audio target response, then I can quickly Pinpoint the target, recover it, sweep the spot to double-check and make sure there are no other targets, then get back to searching for more. Never, and I mean NEVER, do I spend any time tinkering with the variable Disc. control, and for a few very good reasons:

1.. When 'thumbing' the Disc. control while sweeping the search coil, you are not going to get a proper or clean and clear audio response compared to adjusting , stopping, and then sweeping the coil. If adjusting while sweeping the coil you are feeding in both ground and target information, and during the sweep that can have an effect on the signal received, processed and audio quality.

2.. Jewelry is most often found closer to the surface and not real deep making it quicker to be recovered. Also, jewelry comes in all sorts of sizes and shapes and can be oriented in many different positions when lost, from laying 'flat' to 'on-end' or 'canted' in off positions and that can have a big effect of the quality of the audio response, or visual with those models, that we receive. It makes it especially difficult to get a good lock-on visual TID and that applies to the audio information we are going to hear, too.

3.. Time spent sweeping and re-sweeping and re-sweeping as we tinker with the Disc. control can simply be a waste of time. It is also altering the audio response from a better good signal to one that might be broken-up and on to being rejected and, in the end, that tells us nothing. All we get is a lot of different audio information that WE are changing and not the located target, and it is simply an assortment of audio responses while time is being wasted.

It is much quicker to get a 'hit' and pinpoint the target, quickly, then make a recovery and have the target, good-or-bad, in our hand. Audio responses over and over and over tell us very little. A visual response is going to tell us everything, so just use the 'Beep-DIG!' technique and know, because ....

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/29/2019 11:10AM by Monte.
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An hour and a silver ring Attachments

Dan'o 135 December 10, 2019 11:12AM

Re: An hour and a silver ring

OregonGregg 52 December 14, 2019 08:16AM

Re: An hour and a silver ring

Kickindirt 45 December 13, 2019 07:29PM

Getting out in December and popping some silver is great.thumbs up

Monte 61 December 12, 2019 10:13AM

Re: Getting out in December and popping some silver is great.thumbs up

ToddB64 52 December 27, 2019 04:00PM

Using a good Tesoro for finding Gold & Silver Jewelry: My approach.

Monte 67 December 28, 2019 08:36AM

Re: Using a good Tesoro for finding Gold & Silver Jewelry: My approach.

ToddB64 54 December 28, 2019 11:23PM

Todd, answers to your specific questions.

Monte 42 December 29, 2019 02:59PM

Re: Todd, answers to your specific questions.

ToddB64 36 January 06, 2020 12:31AM

Re: Using a good Tesoro for finding Gold & Silver Jewelry: My approach.

ToddB64 38 December 28, 2019 01:32PM

sad smiley

GeoW 44 December 28, 2019 09:51AM

Never been better said!

GeoW 32 December 28, 2019 10:04AM

Re: Never been better said!

jmaryt 33 December 28, 2019 09:42PM

Re: Getting out in December and popping some silver is great.thumbs up

Dan'o 48 December 12, 2019 11:17AM

I understand. The CleanSweep kind of limits depth on its own.

Monte 53 December 13, 2019 06:53AM

Clean Sweep depth decrease but area of detection greatly increased.

GeoW 47 December 14, 2019 01:28PM

thumbs up Yes, indeed. We had a couple of local guys do that, ...

Monte 50 December 15, 2019 01:53AM

Re: thumbs up Yes, indeed. We had a couple of local guys do that, ...

Dan'o 45 December 15, 2019 02:56PM

Re: thumbs up Yes, indeed. We had a couple of local guys do that, ...

D&P-OR 42 December 26, 2019 09:41AM

Anything we can do to "learn more" is a good thing.thumbs up N/T

Monte 40 December 15, 2019 05:01PM

Re: An hour and a silver ring

UtahRich 52 December 10, 2019 08:43PM



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