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Third outing hunting squeakers.

May 15, 2020 09:38PM avatar
I finished up my errands in town today and since I had the day off slipped back over to the WTHO Park I’d been visiting this week.

Last time I showed up the parks people had mowed the lawns, which was nice. This time, they had watered and most of the area was very soft which is nice for digging but damp ground seems to activate those deep rust nails.

My settings were again the same. Ground balance came up 28.

Today I was hunting deep targets or squeekers as I call them. Targets on the fringe in those last few inches of detection.

First target was what I thought would be a nickel. And at 8” with the help of the pinpointer I finally made it to the target, a 1940 Jefferson nickel. A few years earlier it would’ve been a buff and few years later a war nickel. Instead a really old Jefferson nickel.

Nearby were a brass grommet and a pull tab ring at the same depth. I continued on.

Thirty minutes later I came upon a deep squeaker I could not isolate well due to adjacent trash targets. I thought it was a deep nickel again and pinpointed in motion mode and cut a plug. Ah, roots. I worked around and finally at 8 1/2” up popped a V Nickel. 1905. Nice surprise.

I worked around some areas I covered the last couples visits. Nothing further. A very old tree caught my eye and I walked over to search around the base. Another deep target. Another root I worked around and just shy of 9” was a 1923-S wheatie.

I worked over to an dry area where the sprinklers seemed to miss and came up with the last squeaker, a Utah 1 mil sales tax token at 7 1/2”.

I also turned up 2 deeep rusty nails. Not surprising with the moisture in the ground.

I’d have to say I like these settings I’ve been working with. I say 2 thumbs up.


Rich

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Just One More Good Target Before I Go . . . .

EQ800 - EQX-11, EQX-06
XP Deus - WS4, X35-9", X35-11", HF 9.5x5, mi6
Surf PI Dual Field - 12" DF
GARRETT Pro Pointer AT
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Equinox 800 - A little outing to try some new settings. Silver - Attachments

UtahRich 350 May 12, 2020 05:49PM

Third outing hunting squeakers. Attachments

UtahRich 237 May 15, 2020 09:38PM

Re: Third outing hunting squeakers.

Kickindirt 215 May 16, 2020 12:10AM

Re: Third outing hunting squeakers.

OregonGregg 222 May 15, 2020 10:08PM

A follow up outing with the new settings. More Silver - Attachments

UtahRich 239 May 14, 2020 09:51PM

Silver? A coin made of silver? .. Humm, let me look that up on the computer.

Monte 218 May 14, 2020 10:38PM

Humm, silver. Let me look that up on the computer.

UtahRich 203 May 14, 2020 11:38PM

Re: A follow up outing with the new settings. More Silver -

OregonGregg 194 May 14, 2020 10:02PM

Re: Equinox 800 - A little outing to try some new settings. Silver -

Kickindirt 199 May 13, 2020 10:29AM

Re: Equinox 800 - A little outing to try some new settings. Silver -

OregonGregg 206 May 12, 2020 07:34PM

Silvered Nickels

UtahRich 238 May 12, 2020 08:26PM

Well, here're Monte's thoughts.eye rolling smiley

Monte 229 May 13, 2020 11:10AM

No Way !!!! Poor Zincoln.............

OregonGregg 211 May 13, 2020 11:26AM

Actually, Zinclon made a unique find!eye popping smiley

Monte 217 May 13, 2020 12:02PM

Anybody going to pick up that 3¢ coin just sitting in the road ?

UtahRich 207 May 13, 2020 07:09PM

Re: Anybody going to pick up that 3¢ coin just sitting in the road ?

zincoln 198 May 13, 2020 08:01PM

that 3¢ coin just sitting in the road ?

UtahRich 200 May 13, 2020 08:37PM

Re: Silvered Nickels

Sodbuster 201 May 13, 2020 09:55AM

Nickels and such

UtahRich 200 May 12, 2020 08:27PM

Well, here's a thought on why I call it a Buffalo 5¢.

Monte 201 May 13, 2020 11:50AM

Why I call it a Buffalo 5¢.

UtahRich 198 May 13, 2020 07:46PM

Re: Nickels and such

OregonGregg 182 May 12, 2020 08:32PM

Re: Equinox 800 - A little outing to try some new settings. Silver -

diggindeep 195 May 12, 2020 06:49PM

Getting Out / Learning a new detector -

UtahRich 202 May 12, 2020 07:49PM

Re: Equinox 800 - A little outing to try some new settings. Silver -

NWCindy 200 May 12, 2020 06:23PM

A little outing to try some new settings. Silver -

UtahRich 193 May 12, 2020 07:19PM



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