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Re: Updated test results, AT Gold added

February 19, 2020 04:07PM avatar
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glabelle
Well, theory proved correct. The AT Gold (5" CC) performs as well as the Impact (7" CC).

I re-did the tests with the Impact and AT Gold in my real ground mineralized soil, which measures as "highly mineralized" (78) on the Gold. The nails were mounted on a piece of cardboard, to emulate approximately, laying on the ground.

I also changed the results of the Impact based on the depth at which the target can no longer be detected. I pushed the nickel down into the soil, until the detectors could no longer hit it. Both did about 1/4". Hey, that's progress smiling smiley

Another important note: Neither the Gold nor Impact could hit a cu penny in the N-S direction, until I spread the nails to ~2" apart. The nickel just provides more non-ferrous volume.

Also, even though the Gold is a pound less than the Impact, it has poor balance. With the small 5" coil, it hangs straight down and requires force to keep the coil 'up'. I'll try a counterweight off the end of the shaft.


Well, George looks like ya found a keeper. Looking forward to when you can get over this way ( hopefully soon if the weather cooperates) and we can go hit some of the old sites.

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glabelle 156 February 19, 2020 11:49AM

Stacked silver dollar results

glabelle 56 February 26, 2020 09:01AM

Good information. Were the Silver Dollars all

Monte 54 February 26, 2020 05:33PM

Re: Good information. Were the Silver Dollars all

glabelle 47 February 26, 2020 06:02PM

I haven't tried the AT Gold w/4½" Concentric coil.

Monte 59 February 21, 2020 08:45AM

I updated my above post and withdrew the money offer. N/T

Monte 49 February 22, 2020 04:46AM

Re: I haven't tried the AT Gold w/4½" Concentric coil.

glabelle 51 February 21, 2020 05:43PM

George, I'll give some short replies.

Monte 54 February 22, 2020 04:37AM

Re: George, I'll give some short replies.

glabelle 48 February 22, 2020 08:08AM

Back to you, George.

Monte 54 February 22, 2020 09:33AM

Re: Back to you, George.

glabelle 49 February 22, 2020 10:12AM

George, 'Rippville' is huntable!!

Monte 49 February 22, 2020 07:45PM

Re: George, 'Rippville' is huntable!!

glabelle 47 February 22, 2020 07:50PM

Yes, we get to control our time .... sometimes ....

Monte 48 February 22, 2020 08:43PM

Re: Updated test results, AT Gold added

OregonGregg 54 February 19, 2020 04:07PM

Re: Updated test results, AT Gold added

diggindeep 54 February 19, 2020 04:04PM



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