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Changing times with many Forums.

December 15, 2018 04:58AM avatar
It is sad to see some brands dropped from Forums, just as it is sad to see some detector manufacturers going out of business, and others just kind of falling behind when it comes to service for the consumer and offering practical and competitive models.

What also gets me a bit frustrated are some of the individuals who go beyond saying good things about what they like to use as they get too busy slamming competitor's products and bad mouthing what some hobbyists and detectorists like to use. No need for a lot of negativity but it seems to be a popular thing in recent years, especially on some metal detecting forums.

There are quite a few detectors on the market that I just personally don't like or feel make a good 'fit' in my outfit, but I don't go out of my way to badmouth them or put down those who own and use them. Instead, my passion for this sport goes beyond just using metal detectors and learning all I can about how they work. I have long enjoyed sharing my excitement about getting out and having fun, and do what I can to help others learn more and get a better understanding of how detectors work.

I feel that's what Forums should be used for. To share our times afield, show some of our finds, tell our stories, and to offer help when we feel we can be of service to others. And you, Randy, are one of the many good contributors on these AHRPS Forums who steps up to also help others when questions arise. I'm quite pleased we have a lot of good, concerned participants on AHRPS and not a bunch of those who hang out only to pester and annoy the crowd. Trust me, those folks wouldn't last long around here.


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Dick Stout 286 December 14, 2018 04:47PM

Re: Monte

Timbertodd 176 December 15, 2018 08:17PM

A nice write up

OregonGregg 148 December 15, 2018 02:11PM

A nice write up for sure.

Rich (Utah) 107 December 17, 2018 11:56PM

I guess that 'twin' of yours is a

Monte 166 December 16, 2018 05:26AM

I remember that day in that little park

OregonGregg 127 December 16, 2018 08:54AM

Re: I remember that day in that little park

Dick Stout 173 December 18, 2018 05:14PM

Re: I remember that day in that little park

OregonGregg 108 December 18, 2018 08:45PM

'Thank You', Dick, for your quick attention and update.

Monte 130 December 18, 2018 08:17PM

Re: 'Thank You', Dick, for your quick attention and update.

Dick Stout 108 December 19, 2018 06:19AM

Re: 'Thank You', Dick, for your quick attention and update.

OregonGregg 103 December 18, 2018 08:56PM

Re: A nice write up

Hombre 151 December 15, 2018 02:31PM

Re: A nice write up

OregonGregg 148 December 16, 2018 08:56AM

Hey Greg, been doing good on my end & hope the same on your end.

Hombre 162 December 17, 2018 06:27PM

'Thank You' ... Busy with family matters and slow to respond.

Monte 160 December 15, 2018 04:09AM

Re: Monte

Hombre 161 December 14, 2018 09:49PM

Changing times with many Forums.

Monte 242 December 15, 2018 04:58AM

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