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Oh, and about "The Finer Art of Metal Detecting Ghost Towns" ...

September 05, 2018 07:14AM avatar
... and other topics I am working on. Since I have some down-time now for recovery and can't get out and about like I would like for a while, I have a table set up where I am working on my book material. I'll find out on October 3rd when I visit with the neurosurgeon if they have the okay to work on my lower spine, and if so I am hoping it can be done in November thru January so I can recoup from that by spring.

Either way, being sidelined a bit now and with winter not all that distant I hope to have my book(s) done by spring and they might have a helpful tip or two for newcomers to this great sport. Might even be a reminder or two for more seasoned Detectorists like you, but you understand the needed skills and techniques for success as it is:

• Choose a detector and search coil combination that are best suited for the site challenges.

• Always appreciate the fact that ferrous debris and rusty shards of tin are going to cause good-target masking.

• Don't speed through a site. Work any area with a slow and methodical sweep, with ample overlapping, and from different angles.

• Always set out to have fun; to learn something new about how a detector and coil work; and always refresh your memory of what you've learned over the years past.

Okay, time for an early morning shower than hit-the-books.

Monte

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

Stinkwater Wells Trading Post
Metal Detector Evaluations and Product Reviews
monte@ahrps.org ... or ... monte@stinkwaterwells.com
503-481-8147
Nokta-Makro:(3), Teknetics:(1), Tesoro:(4), White's:(1), XP:(1)
Killer B's 'Hornet' and White's 'Pro Star'
Note: Detectors are listed alphabetically by Brand. Models are chosen based on search site conditions.
*** All working well today to make memories for tomorrow. ***
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Made a little trip to NV. Attachments

OregonGregg 379 September 03, 2018 11:19AM

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Remfire 200 September 05, 2018 10:18AM

Weekend to NV. Attachments

UtahRich 277 September 04, 2018 11:44PM

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NWCindy 183 September 05, 2018 03:43PM

Weekend to NV.

UtahRich 181 September 09, 2018 01:01PM

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OregonGregg 243 September 05, 2018 08:12AM

Weekend to NV. and with a little whoosh, it's gone. . .

UtahRich 186 September 06, 2018 10:48PM

Oh, and about "The Finer Art of Metal Detecting Ghost Towns" ...

Monte 243 September 05, 2018 07:14AM

Re: Oh, and about "The Finer Art of Metal Detecting Ghost Towns" ...

jmaryt 206 September 05, 2018 04:26PM

Another nice report on a weekend outing.

Monte 155 September 05, 2018 06:58AM

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UtahRich 166 September 09, 2018 01:16PM

That was a fun weekend! Attachments

GISGUY 246 September 04, 2018 10:58AM

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OregonGregg 197 September 04, 2018 08:44PM

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Rdunzl 219 September 04, 2018 07:54PM

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NWCindy 201 September 04, 2018 05:56PM

Very good report, Ryan, I just wish I would have been able to make the trip.

Monte 194 September 04, 2018 12:36PM

Other side of token Attachments

GISGUY 189 September 04, 2018 02:26PM

Thanks for the 'flip side' and the history.

Monte 141 September 04, 2018 04:31PM

A little bit of info on the token date Attachments

GISGUY 149 September 04, 2018 03:30PM

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NWCindy 144 September 04, 2018 06:03PM

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Utah1971 188 September 03, 2018 08:32PM

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zincoln 186 September 03, 2018 08:21PM

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D&P-OR 192 September 03, 2018 08:11PM

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Kickindirt 187 September 03, 2018 07:59PM

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silverhound2 187 September 03, 2018 06:48PM

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jmaryt 199 September 03, 2018 12:53PM

Congrats, and thanks for keeping me posted on your jaunt to Nevada.

Monte 214 September 03, 2018 12:51PM

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OregonGregg 209 September 03, 2018 08:24PM

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Timbertodd 191 September 03, 2018 11:41AM

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