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Now it's time for Monte's Q & C.

April 14, 2019 08:43PM avatar
That's for my Questions and Comments.

So Wayne and I decided to go on a overnight trip to the Pioche, Nevada area and try our luck at a few of the old mining camps around there. As per the previous post concerning Nokta Makro settings and coils, I thought I should follow Monte's advice and use my 7" concentric coil.
C: Over-nighters can be good as they can allow more hunt-time since you aren't in a hurry to head back home.

C: The Nokta-Makro Racer 2, Impact, Kruzer and Multi-Kruzer and the Anfibio series are all very good detectors that provide ample in-the-field adjustability, power and performance. It's my personal opinion, however, that with the 7" Concentric coil on the working end in mots search environments, it moves those models a step up in capability.thumbs up

Q: Would you let Wayne R. know that the last few e-mails I have sent out about WTHO's, his were returned. It seems he changed his e-mail address and I haven't had an update. Please ask him to e-mail me so I can bring him current on information.

I also tried a new technique of staying and detecting on steeper hillsides. I know a guy who does quite well doing this (especially with silver coins) so I thought I'd give it a try. I guess you're hunting where most don't, and dropped coins roll down hills and easily get lost.
C: Searching hills, either up them, down them or both directions, has always proven to be rewarding to me, especially when a lot of a site's 'flat-land' seems to have been worked hard.

C: Most of the time, people are not handling coins or fiddling in their pockets when negotiating hill-sides.

C: Most of the time, coins that might be dropped from about waist-high seldom roll down a hill. At least not more than a few inches to a foot or so, especially if they land 'flat.'

C: It is most likely that coins and other lost smaller objects were deposited on a hillside because PEOPLE rolled down a hill after a fall, and that is how coins and such get deposited on a hill-side, and they didn't travel far from a pocket to hit the ground, either. That's often the most common cause for lost targets on hills.

C: Another cause was in those old sites people would sit on hills just to relax and view the area, or quite often to do some plinking or hunting of rabbits or squirrels, etc. That could call for them to reach in a pocket for some ammunition, and that activity could also cause coin and target loss.

Well, it may have been the new Anfibio (which I love now), or the 7" concentric coil, or just luck, but I was able to find an 1854 Seated Quarter! A little worn, but I'll take it.
C: Congratulations on a nice old coin find. They sure seem to be fewer and far between in recent years.

Q: We know you used the Anfibio Multi and 7" Concentric coils, and it appears 3-Tone where you had a GB setting of '72', but what Sensitivity, Discrimination and other settings did you use?

So thanks for the advice Monte! Much appreciated!
C: My pleasure and it looks like you had a good time ... during and after the search.

Took biscuit along as well. He had fun exploring the site and looking for lizards to chase.
C: It was good to see the photo of Biscuit.thumbs up I seldom go anywhere without Rikki along.

BTW, Pioche is a fun little 3-saloon town. Wayne and I hit all three last night! Needless to say, we didn't detect much today on the way home. Monte, what advice do you have about detecting while hung-over?
C: I've only experienced what 'Hung Over' is on two occasions, one medically induced when I was in a hospital in Viet Nam and the other an 'educational experience' before I went in the service. But those are other stories.

Since I don't drink anything other than milk, water and my favorite diet sodas, I don't have to deal with any detecting impairment, at least not from drinking. OregonGregg just might be able to share some thoughts on that topic better than I can.winking smiley


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Now it's time for Monte's Q & C.

Monte 263 April 14, 2019 08:43PM

The right stratagy .

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Now, there's nifty 3-Step method to follow.smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float N/T

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