Welcome! Log In Create A New Profile

Advanced

Re: Detector Talk - So What's the Plan ?

March 27, 2019 02:58PM
There are a few guys in our local club who own the 600. They are making lots of silver coin and jewelry finds on a continuous basis at places known to be hunted out. Gee, almost sound like they are helping promote sales by the local dealer who loves selling Minelab Noxs. Really, made me suspicious, they have taken others there who found nothing, other guys found a few items, a hint was made the items were planted ahead of time.............kind of like the TV detectot dramas.

Have to admit, seen the above happen in the '80-90's by dealers and dealer friends...LOL. Made these guys the big stars in the club but, it was all fake, planted etc. They were called on it..............


But, something similar happened back in the day when the Minelab Explorer came out. The owners were raking in the deeper silver everyone else missed and couldn't get a peep out of. I was amazed, hunted with those guys and watched the goods get dug up. I felt out gunned with my higher end White's detector and the Garrett Master Hunter ADS didn't did not fare any better. Kind of felt defeated with my lack luster finds. Buying an EX at the time was way out of my budget. I remember somewhere at that point deciding to invest in scuba and a Garrett XL500 VLF water machine and go for gold. Remember that one beach water hunt, one week straight 8 hours, 3 tanks of air. A gold ring would pop up every 15 minutes, besides the silver jewelry, silver and clad coins and the trash that filled a 5 gallon bucket.

Maybe the local guys are indeed plucking all this silver out of these spots with the NOX, just like the Explorer did back then. More power to them.......just as happy finding the gold ring(s) and jewelry, clad over the old silver coins. Will have to pull out my Pi with the 5 and 7" coils and see what gold they left behind. After I run the Nokta Anfibio-Multi thru there.

I never got a long with the Minelab MF detectors that I have owned over the years, too much music to the ears? Right now, a Nox is not much in the budget, even tho I wouldn't mind obtaining one. More than happy with what I currently own and use and don't see a NOX in the future.

Happy Hunting

--------------------------------------------------------------
I dig it with a Nokta/Makro product.
Impact.....M-Kruzer.....now Anfibio-Multi
Subject Author Views Posted

Detector Talk - So What's the Plan ?

Rich (Utah) 85 March 23, 2019 01:03PM

Re: Detector Talk - So What's the Plan ?

Kickindirt 45 March 24, 2019 11:33AM

Re: Detector Talk - So What's the Plan ?

jmaryt 50 March 24, 2019 07:01PM

Re: Detector Talk - So What's the Plan ?

jmaryt 61 March 23, 2019 05:59PM

Re: Detector Talk - So What's the Plan ?

D&P-OR 53 March 23, 2019 08:17PM

Re: Detector Talk - So What's the Plan ?

jmaryt 53 March 23, 2019 09:34PM

Re: Detector Talk - So What's the Plan ?

SvenS 39 March 27, 2019 02:58PM

Re: Detector Talk - So What's the Plan ?

glabelle 38 March 27, 2019 03:33PM



Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.

Click here to login

Online Users

Guests: 35
Record Number of Guests: 302 on March 10, 2018