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To Dig or Not To Dig -

April 08, 2019 09:57PM avatar
yes! it is becoming 'clear" to me as time marches on ,that the 'nox" truly is an 'edge"in the war on trash.it appears to be partially unmasking good targets in the junk.we deal with the same thing here in the east.it's universal
in that we need to get at the stuff hidden in the trash.carpets of ferrous everywhere makes for a very long,and tiring day.


Hey j.t.,

I don't think carpet of trash would be accurate for this location. Difficult ground conditions. Yes. EMI. Yes. Masked Targets. Absolutely. Conductive trash. Sure. Carpet of trash? No. I try to represent things the way I see them and I don't think that would be accurate.

What does amaze me is how little it takes to mask a good target. I'll say it again, we do ourselves a favor by removing a handful of those 'garbage targets' each time we visit a favorite hunting spot. Surely, one of the targets thought to be garbage will end up being a keeper of some sort. Second, as more of the shallow trash is removed, deeper targets hidden below become visible to the detector.

Do I like my 800. Yes, I do. I am getting to know it better as I gain experience with it. This helps me when it comes to making a decision, 'To Dig or Not To Dig.

Something for me to keep in mind is that what may apply when I am hunting this particular grassy field may not apply when I am at one of the WTHO's out in the middle of nowhere. Where once stood wooden buildings, now there lays thousands of square nails and rusted bits of tin roofs.

Places like these generally require being less selective and simply look for all conductive targets in the middle of the rusty iron and tin. About that tin. . . . .

Rich -


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Weekend Outing Attachments

UtahRich 261 April 08, 2019 12:08PM

Very good hunt. I like the finds N/T

NWCindy 156 April 08, 2019 08:54PM

Re: Weekend Outing

Kickindirt 161 April 08, 2019 08:42PM

Obviously a very rewarding weekend.thumbs up

Monte 142 April 08, 2019 06:37PM

So many places to hunt and not enough time in the week !

UtahRich 160 April 08, 2019 07:25PM

Re: Weekend Outing

jmaryt 151 April 08, 2019 02:39PM

Working up a few targets

UtahRich 150 April 08, 2019 04:19PM

Re: Working up a few targets

jmaryt 150 April 08, 2019 08:45PM

j.t., trying to figure out different detectors is difficult because there is no 'norm' in how we define 'trash.'

Monte 191 April 10, 2019 01:16AM

Re: j.t., trying to figure out different detectors is difficult because there is no 'norm' in how we define 'trash.'

jmaryt 174 April 10, 2019 02:39PM

Good, Better, Best . . . . .

UtahRich 177 April 10, 2019 06:09PM

Re: Good, Better, Best . . . . .

jmaryt 174 April 10, 2019 08:44PM

To Dig or Not To Dig -

UtahRich 138 April 08, 2019 09:57PM

Re: To Dig or Not To Dig -

jmaryt 179 April 09, 2019 08:08PM

Change of Venue ? Change of plans . . .

UtahRich 156 April 09, 2019 10:56PM

Re: Change of Venue ? Change of plans . . .

jmaryt 156 April 10, 2019 02:45PM

Re: To Dig or Not To Dig - Attachments

DesertRokon 166 April 09, 2019 09:14PM

Trash Density

UtahRich 158 April 09, 2019 11:06PM

Picking it up then dumping it out. confused smiley

Monte 160 April 10, 2019 01:33AM

Re: Weekend Outing

OregonGregg 156 April 08, 2019 04:14PM

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