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Rusty Tin - the bane of the ghost towns.

November 20, 2020 01:48AM avatar
Hey Monte,

We have to start somewhere, right?

I'm ok if you want to swap out the 4 iron nails for 4 pieces of old rusty tin from LoneTree or that general neighborhood. But, I think 4 pieces of rusty tin are going to be too much for any detector, but maybe I'm wrong. I've not thought of doing a tin test before which is why I'm now interested.

I was kinda thinking along the lines of a rusty flattened disintegrating tin can and see how close i can place a good target and have the detector separate it from the rusty tin. And maybe something along the lines of the 8 directions you use on the NBT. ???

And I'm not expecting you to create some sort of RTT (rusty tin test) to go along with the NBT. Just interested to see how your squadron of $550 > detectors do with handling rusty tin with a good target right by it.

As for good targets, let's say a Shield nickel, $2 1/2 gold piece, IHC, Seated Dime, Seated Quarter. Seated Half. And maybe try a few different sizes of rusty tin.

Now that I'm typing this, I just might go out and see if I can round up some rusty tin myself. The old UPRR is just a couple miles away from the house Giving me some ideas. . . .

Rich -

Just One More Good Target Before I Go . . . .


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

Monte 111 November 16, 2020 05:54AM

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

Monte 77 November 19, 2020 07:46AM

Any Thoughts of tossing some Rusty Tin in the Mix ?

UtahRich 44 November 19, 2020 04:34PM

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

Monte 53 November 19, 2020 05:15PM

Rusty Tin - the bane of the ghost towns.

UtahRich 28 November 20, 2020 01:48AM

Rich, my thoughts regarding your thoughts.thinking

Monte 31 November 20, 2020 05:40AM

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

Kickindirt 41 November 19, 2020 11:00PM

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

Monte 32 November 20, 2020 04:08AM

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

OregonGregg 34 November 20, 2020 12:57PM

Where's your sense of individuality ?

UtahRich 32 November 20, 2020 04:15PM

Re: Where's your sense of individuality ?

OregonGregg 31 November 20, 2020 04:53PM

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

Monte 21 November 20, 2020 08:08PM

Sending you a PM - winking smiley N/T

UtahRich 19 November 20, 2020 06:25PM

Well Thank ya....sent you one to. N/T

OregonGregg 19 November 20, 2020 07:00PM

Still busy testing, but will have two upcoming comparisons.

Monte 50 November 17, 2020 02:02PM

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

D&P-OR 51 November 17, 2020 03:22PM

OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

OregonGregg 70 November 16, 2020 08:09AM

Gregg, I think you forgot .....

Monte 72 November 16, 2020 01:31PM

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

EL NINO 65 November 16, 2020 12:46PM

What's going to happen with the M6 ?

UtahRich 69 November 16, 2020 06:59PM

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

OregonGregg 73 November 16, 2020 07:09PM

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

EL NINO 47 November 17, 2020 06:13AM

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

OregonGregg 49 November 17, 2020 07:49AM

Handle angle

SvenS 35 November 17, 2020 05:56PM

Re: Handle angle

OregonGregg 31 November 17, 2020 06:33PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

Kickindirt 38 November 17, 2020 01:39PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

OregonGregg 27 November 17, 2020 02:33PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

Kickindirt 37 November 17, 2020 04:19PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

D&P-OR 39 November 17, 2020 05:29PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

Kickindirt 29 November 17, 2020 06:05PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

D&P-OR 33 November 17, 2020 07:18PM

Re: ya Del

Kickindirt 25 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 34 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 32 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 38 November 17, 2020 03:08PM

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

UtahRich 24 November 18, 2020 09:42PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

D&P-OR 39 November 17, 2020 01:45PM

Re: Come on down Gregg!!

OregonGregg 32 November 17, 2020 02:34PM

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

Kickindirt 76 November 16, 2020 08:53PM

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

OregonGregg 57 November 16, 2020 09:23PM

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

Kickindirt 52 November 16, 2020 10:23PM

Here ya go

OregonGregg 52 November 16, 2020 10:42PM

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

UtahRich 52 November 16, 2020 09:10PM

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

D&P-OR 51 November 16, 2020 09:25PM

So is Patsy there too ?

UtahRich 46 November 16, 2020 09:30PM

Re: So is Patsy there too ?

D&P-OR 44 November 16, 2020 09:42PM

Dinner Bell

UtahRich 45 November 16, 2020 09:44PM

confused smiley

UtahRich 52 November 16, 2020 08:32PM

The M6 - We need some clarification with your results.

UtahRich 60 November 16, 2020 07:14PM

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

OregonGregg 62 November 16, 2020 08:11PM

OregonGregg being a pain in the behind again sad smiley

UtahRich 54 November 16, 2020 10:38AM

Rich, a few comments back to you.

Monte 67 November 16, 2020 01:21PM

What's Your Detector IQ ?

UtahRich 48 November 16, 2020 07:40PM

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

EL NINO 47 November 16, 2020 12:17PM

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

Druid 40 November 16, 2020 11:28PM

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

EL NINO 39 November 17, 2020 05:46AM

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

Druid 23 November 18, 2020 12:00PM

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

EL NINO 27 November 18, 2020 02:54PM

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

EL NINO 30 November 18, 2020 01:39PM

This machine looks familiar

zincoln 21 November 18, 2020 04:05PM

Re: This machine looks familiar

EL NINO 26 November 18, 2020 08:45PM

Thx for sharing

zincoln 21 November 18, 2020 10:44PM

Re: Thx for sharing

EL NINO 25 November 19, 2020 03:35AM

Setting Up Tests for your own detectors -

UtahRich 50 November 16, 2020 07:30PM

Agree 100%

OregonGregg 45 November 16, 2020 11:08AM

Customizing a Test -

UtahRich 52 November 16, 2020 06:52PM

Re: Agree 100%

Kickindirt 58 November 16, 2020 05:57PM

Joel, just some responses to your thoughts.

Monte 29 November 17, 2020 09:26PM



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