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Oh, the horror! eye popping smiley And some testing

February 11, 2020 08:10AM
Monte has gone over to the darkside! Multi-IQ! thinking

I know the Nokta Fors CoRe is a proven performer in the nails. Therefore, assuming similar software was used in the Nokta Impact, I drug it out the other day to test it on nails. Using the 7-1/2"X4" DD coil, it passes all of the tests except the parallel nail test. (see attached pic. for detail) (The stack of silver was not tested, since I don't have one....yet smiling smiley

I believe it failed for the same reason the EQ800 fails - the DD coil. When passing vertically over this arrangement, the blade like field emanating from a DD coil simply picks up too much iron to respond to the coin. Its pattern would encompass BOTH nails in this vertical pass. Works fine, swung in a horizontal side-to-side direction.

So I put the 7" concentric coil on the Impact. Passes the test! The more pointed "cone" field shape can get in between the nails to see the coin.

The EQs as of this press time do not have a concentric coil available. Too bad. This rules out the EQs for ghost towns, for me. I still think it may be the best park/school/grass detector out there. Given a small concentric coil, the EQs would pass the test, I'm certain. On the stack of silver test, the EQ sounds off as "can slaw", or like a bottle cap. Not a problem - switch to 10KHz and it reads good - a known trick. I wouldn't expect to run across a lot of silver stacks anyway tongue sticking out smiley
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Out for a bit of evaluation and Coin Hunting unit adjustment.

Monte 184 February 11, 2020 06:28AM

Update on my progress ... Going to check a 'Manufacturer Glitch' today.

Monte 98 February 14, 2020 08:16AM

Who Are You! ? And what have you done with the REAL MONTE ?. N/T

UtahRich 96 February 11, 2020 03:49PM

Re: Who Are You! ? And what have you done with the REAL MONTE ?.

OregonGregg 93 February 14, 2020 07:05AM

Favorite types of Pie ?

UtahRich 79 February 14, 2020 08:47AM

Re: Out for a bit of evaluation and Coin Hunting unit adjustment.

diggindeep 101 February 11, 2020 10:25AM

Comparing thoughts about the Vanquish.thinking

Monte 111 February 13, 2020 08:14AM

Re: Comparing thoughts about the Vanquish.thinking

jmaryt 105 February 13, 2020 11:53AM

If I'm enjoying a detector and finding stuff ... that's 'FUN.' thumbs up N/T

Monte 79 February 13, 2020 12:13PM

I enjoy myself not finding stuff smiling smiley N/T

glabelle 86 February 13, 2020 12:22PM

Yes, just getting out detecting can be fun.

Monte 82 February 14, 2020 03:12AM

Re: Yes, just getting out detecting can be fun.

jmaryt 71 February 14, 2020 03:21PM

Funny you should mention that

UtahRich 79 February 13, 2020 10:55PM

Re: Funny you should mention that. Exactly Rich

Kickindirt 70 February 14, 2020 12:42AM

Re: Comparing thoughts about the Vanquish.thinking

diggindeep 92 February 13, 2020 09:37AM

Back to you, sharing our opinions and experiences.

Monte 84 February 13, 2020 01:12PM

Re: Comparing thoughts about the Vanquish.thinking

glabelle 88 February 13, 2020 12:21PM

But I used a single-freqquency detector to accomplish the same thing. N/T

Monte 77 February 13, 2020 01:16PM

The detector of choice is

UtahRich 92 February 13, 2020 11:08PM

Re: The detector of choice is

diggindeep 93 February 14, 2020 09:24AM

Re: The detector of choice is

glabelle 88 February 14, 2020 09:53AM

Passing thoughts and personal experiences from afield.

Monte 97 February 15, 2020 12:10PM

Re: The detector of choice is atgold??

Kickindirt 88 February 14, 2020 07:22PM

Re: The detector of choice is atgold??

glabelle 108 February 15, 2020 07:33AM

Re: The detector of choice is atgold??

Kickindirt 87 February 15, 2020 11:31AM

Re: The detector of choice is atgold??

glabelle 79 February 15, 2020 12:30PM

A Little Help From Your Friends . . .

UtahRich 91 February 15, 2020 04:47PM

A Little Help From Your Friends . . .but ya wasn't there to help.

OregonGregg 97 February 16, 2020 08:16AM

Hey, Rich. I wasn't that harsh, just wondering.confused smiley

Monte 75 February 16, 2020 07:34AM

Re: Hey, Rich. I wasn't that harsh, just wondering.confused smiley

glabelle 70 February 16, 2020 09:26AM

George, I put up another post to continue this discussion:

Monte 77 February 16, 2020 10:06AM

Re: A Little Help From Your Friends . . .

glabelle 81 February 15, 2020 07:56PM

Re: A Little Help From Your Friends . . .

Kickindirt 67 February 15, 2020 08:19PM

Re: A Little Help From Your Friends . . .

Remfire 71 February 15, 2020 07:33PM

You said: "I got it because it may be great for GT hunting."

Monte 101 February 15, 2020 01:04PM

Re: The detector of choice is atgold??

jmaryt 99 February 15, 2020 09:03AM

Re: The detector of choice is atgold??

OregonGregg 78 February 15, 2020 08:33AM

Re: The detector of choice is atgold??

jmaryt 82 February 15, 2020 09:07AM

Re: The detector of choice is atgold??

OregonGregg 73 February 15, 2020 05:25PM

Re: The detector of choice is atgold??

jmaryt 86 February 16, 2020 09:15PM

Re: The detector of choice is atgold??

glabelle 88 February 15, 2020 09:02AM

Re: The detector of choice is atgold??

OregonGregg 78 February 15, 2020 12:14PM

Re: Out for a bit of evaluation and Coin Hunting unit adjustment.

Kickindirt 103 February 11, 2020 08:48AM

Yes, a new 'toy' that isn't a bad pick for many uses.

Monte 108 February 13, 2020 06:14AM

Oh, the horror! eye popping smiley And some testing Attachments

glabelle 105 February 11, 2020 08:10AM

"Oh, the horror! eye popping smiley " ... Yes, 'testing' in both environments gets interesting.

Monte 81 February 12, 2020 08:53AM

Re: "Oh, the horror! eye popping smiley " ... Yes, 'testing' in both environments gets interesting.

Kickindirt 69 February 12, 2020 01:10PM

Joel, I'll get a picture up, and you can test it on the WTHO, too! N/T

Monte 87 February 13, 2020 05:27AM

Re: "Oh, the horror! eye popping smiley " ... Yes, 'testing' in both environments gets interesting.

glabelle 77 February 12, 2020 11:12AM



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