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Yep, just reducing and adding as necessary ...

September 23, 2019 08:25AM avatar
... to have a well-rounded Detector Outfit to handle all my needs for the sites I most frequently hunt. The only 'new' detector I KNOW I'll be adding to my Outfit is the Nokta / Makro Simplex+ which should be out fairly soon. I have a void for a light-weight, simple, yet versatile waterproof detector. Other needs are covered.


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OregonGregg
Sounds like a deal. If you end up with an 800 I promise I'll have an open mind and give it a go. But I too am at the point that I feel I don't need to be spending any more money on detectors.
If and when I get an '800' I'll let you check it out, but I'll have to stay close just in case impatience or annoyance makes you want to toss it or decorate a tree.


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OregonGregg
I am really happy with what I have, I like them and for me, they work.
That's exactly what I try to tell you when I explain why I have what I have in my Outfit. They work for me, and I simply break them down for specific assignment or duty: That way I only have to load three detectors when I head out, and maybe add one or two from my 'Specialty-User' group to join my Regular-Use Team.

Relic Hunting iron infested sites: Nokta FORS CoRe, FORS Relic and Tesoro Bandido II microMAX.

Coin & Jewelry Hunting typical urban sites: Makro Racer 2, Teknetics T2+ and Tesoro Silver Sabre microMAX.

Specialty-Use units for a variety of applications: Fisher F-44, White's XLT and modified IDX Pro. (Soon a Nokta / Makro Simplex +.)


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OregonGregg
And like you I also have a really nice IDX Pro with Mods (hint, it was your last one or should say it used to be the last one you had)
Yes, it was/is.


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OregonGregg
So looking forward to Tuesday if I can get out and we have a IDX Pro day out at Rippville. Should be fun.
Yes, I am definitely ready for a day at Rippville (or as long as my body can hang in there) doing a head-to-head with the modified IDX Pro's w/6½" Concentric coils. That ought to be fun


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OregonGregg
I hope you remember how to GB one of these with the mods...
Blindfolded! They are simple.


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OregonGregg
..can't remember if you try ground balancing in all metal or discriminate mode......
Take your pick, because, as I said, it is simple to do.

All Metal mode: Just trigger-toggle forward to All Metal, set the Frequency Adjust knob at the factory default pointer and leave it there (until needed for EMI), adjust from a 'proper' slight audio Threshold hum, then Manually GB with the coil worked between 1" and 6"-8".

Discriminate mode: Establish the Frequency Adjust and Threshold settings, then I the silent-search Disc. mode (with the toggle set to 'Black Sand') simply use the GB control and 'Power Balance.'

Either method, unless in extremely ugly mineralization, should only take between 5 and 15 seconds.

Monte

"Your EYES ... the only 100% accurate form of Discrimination!"

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Detectors: Apex --- Vanquish 540 --- CoRe, Relic & Simplex + --- Bandido II µMAX & Silver Sabre µMAX --- XLT & MX-7
Pinpointers: Pulse-Dive & ProPointer AT .. Headphones: 'Hornet' & 'Wasp' ... MS-3 Z-Lynk ... ML-80
Note: Detectors are listed alphabetically by Brand. Models are chosen based on search site conditions.
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Subject Author Views Posted

Wet or damp soil vs. dry soil?

SvenS 389 September 16, 2019 07:26PM

OPERATOR

dixiedigger57 257 September 23, 2019 12:00PM

Hello, my name is Monte and I am ... "The Operator."

Monte 194 September 24, 2019 07:08AM

HELLO----MY NAME IS DEL & I AM A---i AM A----UH, I AM A OPERATOR!!!!----THERE, I SAID IT & FEEL MUCH BETTER NOW!

D&P-OR 221 September 24, 2019 09:28AM

Re: OPERATOR

GeoW 194 September 23, 2019 11:49PM

Re: OPERATOR

jmaryt 206 September 23, 2019 08:02PM

OPERATOR

UtahRich 241 September 23, 2019 04:44PM

Re: OPERATOR

Remfire 196 September 23, 2019 05:34PM

thanks guys... these forums have taught me that!

dixiedigger57 175 September 24, 2019 09:34AM

Re: Wet or damp soil vs. dry soil?

Sodbuster 168 September 20, 2019 01:13PM

"Easy digging and easy probing." ... smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float Exactly! N/T

Monte 161 September 22, 2019 06:41AM

My experiences with both wet and dry conditions.

Monte 188 September 19, 2019 12:28PM

Re: My experiences with both wet and dry conditions.

WM6 183 September 19, 2019 03:13PM

A Religious Experience -

UtahRich 221 September 20, 2019 11:23PM

"Religious Experience" ... Location might be part of the key reason.

Monte 192 September 22, 2019 09:43AM

Jewelry Items. . .

UtahRich 178 September 22, 2019 05:28PM

Re: A Religious Experience - eye popping smiley

Sodbuster 231 September 21, 2019 01:38PM

Re: A Religious Experience -

WM6 217 September 21, 2019 01:36PM

Being Objective . . . . . . .

UtahRich 217 September 21, 2019 05:16PM

Re: Being Objective . . . . . Well Said Rich thumbs up N/T

Sodbuster 153 September 22, 2019 10:11AM

Re: Being Objective . . . . . . .

jmaryt 190 September 21, 2019 09:28PM

Lemmings -

UtahRich 217 September 21, 2019 10:58PM

Re: Lemmings -

jmaryt 208 September 22, 2019 11:54AM

Being Selective . . .

UtahRich 209 September 22, 2019 01:00PM

Re: Being Selective . . .

jmaryt 192 September 22, 2019 06:02PM

Be selective, yes ....

Monte 222 September 22, 2019 10:08AM

Re: Be selective, yes ....

OregonGregg 216 September 22, 2019 04:26PM

Well Gregg, I already HAVE "seen the light."

Monte 234 September 22, 2019 11:13PM

Re: Well Gregg, I already HAVE "seen the light."

OregonGregg 197 September 23, 2019 03:39AM

Yep, just reducing and adding as necessary ...

Monte 256 September 23, 2019 08:25AM

Re: Well Gregg, I already HAVE "seen the light."

SvenS 221 September 23, 2019 05:34AM

Re: Be selective, yes ....

jmaryt 204 September 22, 2019 06:04PM

Re: Be selective, yes ....

OregonGregg 218 September 23, 2019 03:28AM

Re: Be selective, yes ....

jmaryt 184 September 23, 2019 07:55AM

No, you can't add an EQ-800 to your list ....

Monte 211 September 23, 2019 07:54AM

Re: Lemmings -

D&P-OR 192 September 22, 2019 07:08AM

Re: Being Objective . . . . . . .

OregonGregg 180 September 21, 2019 07:11PM

Does it stay or does it Go ?

UtahRich 208 September 21, 2019 07:54PM

Re: Does it stay or does it Go ?

D&P-OR 187 September 22, 2019 12:30PM

Post High Jacking - starting a new thread.

UtahRich 262 September 22, 2019 01:20PM

Re: Post High Jacking - starting a new thread.

D&P-OR 174 September 22, 2019 02:30PM

Re: Does it stay or does it Go ?

jmaryt 174 September 22, 2019 11:59AM

Yes, 'marketing' does get interesting. And sometimes stretched a bit as well. N/T

Monte 149 September 20, 2019 01:53AM

I like the ground to be moist ....

Hombre 211 September 18, 2019 09:21AM

Wet or damp soil vs. dry soil?

UtahRich 187 September 16, 2019 08:06PM



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