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Re: Probably a question to ask on the Fisher & Teknetics Metal Detector Forum.

April 06, 2019 11:47AM
NWCindy, I assume you are in the NW (northwest)?

You have to realize the limitations presented by the soil in your area. A detector may detect a coin at 12" in air - or in sand with no mineralization (stories I've heard from back East).

However, mineralized soil is a "target" to the detector. The more of it, the more potential depth is reduced. When I lived in the Portland area, maximum depth was about 6"-7", on a dime, with a 8/9" coil for a VLF detector, owing to the mineralization level.

A larger coil will let you cover more ground, or detect a larger object deeper, but the dime detection is limited by the soil and target's size. Put another way, 8-9" is the optimum sized coil for a dime sized object.



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Fisher anyone?

NWCindy 1010 April 04, 2019 04:32PM

Re: Fisher anyone?

Cal_Cobra 550 June 01, 2019 10:57AM

Not currently.

UtahRich 699 April 08, 2019 08:30AM

Re: Not currently.

NWCindy 638 April 08, 2019 09:45PM

Rich (Utah), I have to agree about the CZ series.

Monte 682 April 08, 2019 09:30AM

Fisher-brand specifically? Yes, I have two of them.

Monte 637 April 07, 2019 11:27AM

Good comments thank you N/T

NWCindy 465 April 07, 2019 12:48PM

Re: Probably a question to ask on the Fisher & Teknetics Metal Detector Forum.

NWCindy 644 April 06, 2019 11:32AM

Re: Probably a question to ask on the Fisher & Teknetics Metal Detector Forum.

glabelle 622 April 06, 2019 11:47AM

Re: Probably a question to ask on the Fisher & Teknetics Metal Detector Forum.

NWCindy 607 April 06, 2019 02:25PM

Re: Probably a question to ask on the Fisher & Teknetics Metal Detector Forum.

NWCindy 606 April 06, 2019 02:23PM

Joel text , said go with eq 800 instead, all good N/T

NWCindy 486 April 05, 2019 11:09PM



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