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December 26, 2018 10:34PM avatar
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Rich (Utah)
That ski mountain provided all of my silver dollars found to date and a number of my silver halves as well. Lots of great memories hunting those ski slopes.
I don't recall after 30+ years, but was it you or do you know who it was in Utah who found 18 Silver Dollars on the ski slopes that Gary Weeks wrote about in his book?

Thanks to early-day rope tows as well as folks carrying more coins for everyday use, ski areas had a very impressive amount of coins in general, but also a high percentage of silver Halves and Dollars that were needed to get up the slope by rope towns and then chair lifts. Yes, those were more good memory-maker days from long ago.


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Rich (Utah)
The Compass XP-Pro was a really solid detector. Glad that you caught things early in their introduction and got them set right.
Yes, it was for the period it was introduced. I had absolutely no use for the XP 350 or XP 450 Scanners, but the XP Pro , when calibrated properly, was one I liked, as well, as the Gold Scanner where the operator had direct control of the Ground Balance. They were the first "3-filter" detectors in the industry about 12-13 years before the White's MXT came on the scene. To bad they came right at the time Compass was struggling, then sold, and it was all down-hill from there. sad smiley


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Rich (Utah)
As I mentioned above checking over my EQ800, the ability to see a stack of large silver coins seems to be tied directly to the Recovery Setting. I have my Racer 2 packed away at the moment but know there is a difference in the Recovery speed between 3-Tone, 2-Tone and Deep. The 3-tone is very fast, but not very deep. 2-tone is slower, but quite a bit deeper, and Deep is the slowest in recovery but far and away the deepest. Thought it would make for a good test machine.
Yes, the Racer 2, as you well know, is a very capable detector for most types of hunting, and small-coil equipped it is deadly in the iron plagued ghost towns and similar sites we enjoy.

But if you unpack it and give it the same 'tests' it will be interesting to hear the results you get.


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Rich (Utah)
Interested to know your thoughts here.
I will gladly share my thoughts on the results of various detectors, but I am going to hold off until we get more posts on how other detectors handle this test scenario. I wouldn't want to spoil the party by sharing my thoughts just yet. eye rolling smiley

I got drawn away from the computer earlier today on a response to your initial test results so I think I'll wrap that up next.

Monte

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confused smiley Have you tested your detector(s) for Silver Coin Cache detection?

Monte 614 December 23, 2018 06:00AM

Re: confused smiley Have you tested your detector(s) for Silver Coin Cache detection?

Druid 150 February 13, 2019 08:01PM

Drew, detector tests on Silver stacks, and for WTHO's.

Monte 178 February 14, 2019 11:13AM

Re: Drew, detector tests on Silver stacks, and for WTHO's.

Druid 177 February 14, 2019 11:20AM

White's 6.59 kHz search coil favorites.

Monte 205 February 14, 2019 01:04PM

Re: confused smiley Have you tested your detector(s) for Silver Coin Cache detection?

SvenS 281 January 20, 2019 10:00PM

Re: confused smiley Have you tested your detector(s) for Silver Coin Cache detection?

Onearmwilly 290 January 19, 2019 01:41PM

Jason, 'Thank You' for contributing the results you had.

Monte 284 January 19, 2019 06:14PM

Re: Jason, 'Thank You' for contributing the results you had.

Onearmwilly 240 January 21, 2019 08:47PM

I have also tested quantities of coins in Jars, Boxes and Bags.

Monte 288 January 22, 2019 05:51AM

Re: confused smiley Have you tested your detector(s) for Silver Coin Cache detection?

Remfire 307 January 01, 2019 05:29PM

Roger, 'Thank You' for the test reply.

Monte 293 January 01, 2019 09:40PM

Re: Roger, 'Thank You' for the test reply.

Remfire 298 January 02, 2019 12:16AM

Re: confused smiley Have you tested your detector(s) for Silver Coin Cache detection?

UtahRich 268 January 01, 2019 06:40PM

Is It All About Recovery Speed? Here are my Silver Cache EQ800 results.

UtahRich 425 December 26, 2018 02:10AM

► INFORMATIVE READ: Rich's results with an Equinox 800.

Monte 469 December 29, 2018 04:33AM

► Monte's results with his 9 different models.

Monte 357 December 29, 2018 11:36AM

Re: ► Monte's results with his 9 different models.

RickUK 333 December 31, 2018 06:42AM

A few of my Test Details -

UtahRich 302 December 29, 2018 07:36PM

Rich(Utah), here are the results of a Teknetics test a fellow asked for.

Monte 289 December 30, 2018 06:59PM

Teknetics Mark 1 results . . . .

UtahRich 307 December 31, 2018 08:15PM

Rich(Utah), 'Thank You' for the information.

Monte 276 December 31, 2018 11:35PM

The Old Mark 1 . . . .

UtahRich 272 January 01, 2019 12:23AM

Ooops, I forgot about sensitivity. . . .

UtahRich 272 December 30, 2018 06:47PM

Rich, I understand and I understand.

Monte 303 December 29, 2018 11:55PM

Will your detector BEEP if you swing over a Silver Coin Cache?

UtahRich 265 December 24, 2018 05:33PM

Comments and questions.thinking

Monte 286 December 25, 2018 08:16AM

Is Recovery Rate directly related to this Problem ?

UtahRich 271 December 26, 2018 07:12PM

Rich(Utah) wondered: "Interested to know your thoughts here. "

Monte 308 December 26, 2018 10:34PM

Don't see much interest from others on this Monte. N/T

UtahRich 297 December 28, 2018 07:37PM

Re: Don't see much interest from others on this Monte.

RickUK 287 December 29, 2018 11:05AM

RickUK, I appreciate your input.

Monte 308 December 29, 2018 12:23PM

A quick reply.

Monte 314 December 29, 2018 03:22AM

Re: A quick reply.

Druid 269 December 29, 2018 06:20PM

Drew, sorry, but no I haven't used a PI on this test scenario.

Monte 233 December 30, 2018 04:34AM

Re: A quick reply.

RickUK 286 December 30, 2018 02:20AM

Re: Don't see much interest from others on this Monte.

Hombre 337 December 28, 2018 08:25PM

Stack 5 Silver Halves on 1 big Silver Dollar and your Outfit would:

Monte 301 December 28, 2018 08:58PM

Re: Stack 5 Silver Halves on 1 big Silver Dollar and your Outfit would:

Druid 307 December 29, 2018 06:21PM

You will soon find out.smiling bouncing smiley

Monte 290 December 30, 2018 04:41AM

Re: Stack 5 Silver Halves on 1 big Silver Dollar and your Outfit would:

Hombre 324 December 28, 2018 09:24PM

Re: Comments and questions.thinking

Druid 318 December 25, 2018 01:25PM

Answers for you, Drew.

Monte 285 December 26, 2018 07:52AM

Re: confused smiley Have you tested your detector(s) for Silver Coin Cache detection?

Timbertodd 276 December 24, 2018 03:46PM

Todd, did you use one of the two described stacks of silver coins?

Monte 310 December 25, 2018 06:34AM

Re: Todd, did you use one of the two described stacks of silver coins?

Timbertodd 290 December 29, 2018 01:22PM

'Thank You' Todd. And those 6 silver dollars were naked?

Monte 284 December 29, 2018 02:21PM

Re: 'Thank You' Todd. And those 6 silver dollars were naked?

Timbertodd 305 December 29, 2018 03:21PM

Re: Todd, did you use one of the two described stacks of silver coins?

Timbertodd 284 December 25, 2018 08:26AM

5 should work but 6 is what I use to match 6 coins in the Half & Dollar stack.

Monte 251 December 26, 2018 06:59AM

Re: confused smiley Have you tested your detector(s) for Silver Coin Cache detection?

D&P-OR 312 December 23, 2018 11:09AM

Yes, they didn't. ... or ... No, they did.

Monte 320 December 23, 2018 04:32PM



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