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Re: Real world masking

May 13, 2019 08:10PM
I fully agree that the ferrous matrix means many things are masked. There is iron a foot deep at many of these sites. Find it all the time.

I have done what you are doing with magnets not as strong as yours but looks the same. In nevada, we managed hotel fobs and sheep tags following a 'cleansing'. At Lonesome arch i cleared a 10×15 foot area and pulled out a couple gallons of nails...and didn't come close to getting them all. The pile is still there. Finally gave up. Had to rake, then use the magnet. Nothing nonferrous rang through. They concrete in and the magnets i had would not pull them subsurface. Just too much iron to do any meaningful area.

Good luck. Curious to see how it works out.

Brian
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glabelle 255 May 12, 2019 10:18PM

A good start

OregonGregg 120 May 13, 2019 10:05PM

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Kickindirt 114 May 13, 2019 11:20PM

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glabelle 107 May 14, 2019 08:16AM

My shirt pocket metal detector ... and that was the lightweight part.

Monte 126 May 14, 2019 11:55AM

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zincoln 123 May 13, 2019 08:10PM

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glabelle 112 May 13, 2019 08:16PM

Typical ghost town mask Attachments

glabelle 128 May 13, 2019 08:09PM

The Phantom of the ghost town is unmasked. cool smiley

UtahRich 127 May 14, 2019 07:48AM

Re: The Phantom of the ghost town is unmasked. cool smiley

Rdunzl 121 May 14, 2019 09:18AM

rin tin tin

UtahRich 90 May 14, 2019 12:37AM

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NWCindy 147 May 13, 2019 07:09PM

Masking . . . the odor.

UtahRich 103 May 14, 2019 12:43AM

Re: Masking . . . the odor.

NWCindy 105 May 14, 2019 07:16PM

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D&P-OR 119 May 13, 2019 07:20PM

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NWCindy 131 May 13, 2019 08:54PM

Re: Real world masking hope your broom is as strong as the magnets. Some big iron in those old sites. N/T

Kickindirt 111 May 13, 2019 03:14PM

How strong is that Magnet?

UtahRich 112 May 13, 2019 04:37PM

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Kickindirt 110 May 13, 2019 06:16PM

The Magnets

glabelle 110 May 13, 2019 07:59PM

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UtahRich 110 May 13, 2019 03:02PM

There are so many variables, we have to recognize that there is no 'perfect' in "The Real World."

Monte 142 May 13, 2019 02:00PM

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Kickindirt 118 May 13, 2019 10:22AM

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Elbert 114 May 13, 2019 09:28AM

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glabelle 116 May 13, 2019 11:59AM

Will be interesting to watch.

OregonGregg 125 May 13, 2019 06:57AM

Indian Head?

glabelle 118 May 13, 2019 08:11PM

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OregonGregg 113 May 13, 2019 08:59PM



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