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OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

November 16, 2020 08:09AM avatar
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Monte


Some character who lives the closest town over, he goes by OregonGregg, also gave the tests some thought because he felt some of his detectors should have 'scored' better.

I wasn't really worried that my detectors "should have done better" but was worried that maybe some of the machines were shown to be better than they actually are. My thoughts that the 7 token test that yielded 14 points, 33.3% of the total test, was too weighted were as the NBT, which I feel is a far more important test only represented 19% of the total test.

For example. I want a ghost town machine and on a moderate budget. I look at the test results, a test with 42 being the best. I see the Vanquish scored 35 and I look at the Racer 2 that only scored 31, so I call Joel and tell him to ship me a Vanquish. In the meantime, I look at the test in detail and realize hmmm!!!

The Vanquish seems to do really well in the nonferrous vs nonferrous test like 7 tokens in a row getting 14 points and the Racer 2 only got 8 pts out of 14. But looking further I see in the iron vs nonferrous test such as the NBT the Racer got 8 of 8 and the Vanquish only 5 of 8 The nail on button test is a pretty tough test. Most machines can get a hit in one direction rather it's in the east/west or north/south but not many can do both.. In fact, I look and see that the Racer 2 was the only machine to get it in both directions. The Vanquish in only one direction.

I guess my argument was that assigning 14 pts to the token test was skewing the results and showing some machines to be better than they actually are if your intentions were to go ghost town detecting.

Anyhow, hauled the M6 over to Montes and tried the newer scaled-down test version that has 23 possible points. I tested the following coils with the M6:

9" Whites Spider
6x8 SEF
4.5 x 7" Detech Excelerator
Whites Eclipse 5.3
7" Detech
4 x 6" Whites Shooter Coil

Anyone wanna guess the order that they came in. Which coil got the best points and which got the worst points smiling smiley

Heck, Monte might be having another fire sale soon and getting himself a couple M6's.............

Fors CoRe & Relic
Racer & Racer 2
Whites MXT Pro & M6
Subject Author Views Posted

Comparison Tests ... They can be interesting, and here's a 're-test' I'm doing.

Monte 296 November 16, 2020 05:54AM

A report of a lot of detectors using their 'standard' search coil.

Monte 263 November 19, 2020 07:46AM

Any Thoughts of tossing some Rusty Tin in the Mix ?

UtahRich 146 November 19, 2020 04:34PM

Rusty Tin? Yes, it's on the agenda.

Monte 239 November 19, 2020 05:15PM

Rusty Tin - the bane of the ghost towns.

UtahRich 125 November 20, 2020 01:48AM

Rich, my thoughts regarding your thoughts.thinking

Monte 139 November 20, 2020 05:40AM

Re: Rusty Tin? Yes, it's on the agenda. Attachments

Kickindirt 140 November 19, 2020 11:00PM

No, I'm not kidding, if you read what I said or implied.

Monte 144 November 20, 2020 04:08AM

Re: No, I'm not kidding <--- lol where's your sense of humor

OregonGregg 132 November 20, 2020 12:57PM

Where's your sense of individuality ?

UtahRich 127 November 20, 2020 04:15PM

Re: Where's your sense of individuality ?

OregonGregg 136 November 20, 2020 04:53PM

Exactly! Confront it, learn it and YOUR detectors, and the future will be brighter. N/T

Monte 127 November 20, 2020 08:08PM

Sending you a PM - winking smiley N/T

UtahRich 112 November 20, 2020 06:25PM

Well Thank ya....sent you one to. N/T

OregonGregg 121 November 20, 2020 07:00PM

Still busy testing, but will have two upcoming comparisons.

Monte 165 November 17, 2020 02:02PM

Re: Still busy testing, but will have two upcoming comparisons.

D&P-OR 183 November 17, 2020 03:22PM

OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

OregonGregg 293 November 16, 2020 08:09AM

Gregg, I think you forgot .....

Monte 208 November 16, 2020 01:31PM

Re: OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

EL NINO 183 November 16, 2020 12:46PM

What's going to happen with the M6 ?

UtahRich 188 November 16, 2020 06:59PM

Re: What's going to happen with the M6 ?

OregonGregg 171 November 16, 2020 07:09PM

Re: What's going to happen with the M6 ?

EL NINO 157 November 17, 2020 06:13AM

Re: What's going to happen with the M6 ?

OregonGregg 209 November 17, 2020 07:49AM

Handle angle

SvenS 137 November 17, 2020 05:56PM

Re: Handle angle

OregonGregg 132 November 17, 2020 06:33PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

Kickindirt 143 November 17, 2020 01:39PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

OregonGregg 125 November 17, 2020 02:33PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

Kickindirt 147 November 17, 2020 04:19PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

D&P-OR 153 November 17, 2020 05:29PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

Kickindirt 131 November 17, 2020 06:05PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

D&P-OR 128 November 17, 2020 07:18PM

Re: ya Del

Kickindirt 123 November 17, 2020 09:00PM

I just checked NOAA, and 32° at 12:56 in the afternoon it isn't likely Gregg will head your way.

Monte 147 November 17, 2020 02:15PM

Re: I just checked NOAA, and 32° at 12:56 in the afternoon it isn't likely Gregg will head your way.

OregonGregg 135 November 17, 2020 02:37PM

Re: I just checked NOAA, and 32° at 12:56 in the afternoon it isn't likely Gregg will head your way.

D&P-OR 149 November 17, 2020 03:08PM

Did I read this correctly? Meet at Del & Patsy's for a winter long hunt ?

UtahRich 118 November 18, 2020 09:42PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

D&P-OR 146 November 17, 2020 01:45PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

OregonGregg 155 November 17, 2020 02:34PM

Re: What's going to happen with the M6 ?

Kickindirt 187 November 16, 2020 08:53PM

Re: What's going to happen with the M6 ?

OregonGregg 173 November 16, 2020 09:23PM

Re: What's going to happen with the M6 ?

Kickindirt 143 November 16, 2020 10:23PM

Here ya go

OregonGregg 175 November 16, 2020 10:42PM

That's not the response I expected . . . . . thinking

UtahRich 165 November 16, 2020 09:10PM

Re: That's not the response I expected . . . . . thinking

D&P-OR 161 November 16, 2020 09:25PM

So is Patsy there too ?

UtahRich 154 November 16, 2020 09:30PM

Re: So is Patsy there too ?

D&P-OR 281 November 16, 2020 09:42PM

Dinner Bell

UtahRich 194 November 16, 2020 09:44PM

confused smiley

UtahRich 200 November 16, 2020 08:32PM

The M6 - We need some clarification with your results.

UtahRich 177 November 16, 2020 07:14PM

Re: The M6 - We need some clarification with your results.

OregonGregg 188 November 16, 2020 08:11PM

OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

UtahRich 181 November 16, 2020 10:38AM

Rich, a few comments back to you.

Monte 181 November 16, 2020 01:21PM

What's Your Detector IQ ?

UtahRich 138 November 16, 2020 07:40PM

Re: OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

EL NINO 141 November 16, 2020 12:17PM

Re: OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

Druid 136 November 16, 2020 11:28PM

Re: OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

EL NINO 153 November 17, 2020 05:46AM

Re: OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

Druid 120 November 18, 2020 12:00PM

Re: OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

EL NINO 125 November 18, 2020 02:54PM

Re: OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

EL NINO 128 November 18, 2020 01:39PM

This machine looks familiar

zincoln 105 November 18, 2020 04:05PM

Re: This machine looks familiar

EL NINO 122 November 18, 2020 08:45PM

Thx for sharing

zincoln 119 November 18, 2020 10:44PM

Re: Thx for sharing

EL NINO 121 November 19, 2020 03:35AM

Setting Up Tests for your own detectors -

UtahRich 163 November 16, 2020 07:30PM

Agree 100%

OregonGregg 138 November 16, 2020 11:08AM

Customizing a Test -

UtahRich 166 November 16, 2020 06:52PM

Re: Agree 100%

Kickindirt 212 November 16, 2020 05:57PM

Joel, just some responses to your thoughts.

Monte 135 November 17, 2020 09:26PM



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