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Yes, the V3i does work for him ....

September 14, 2020 11:22PM avatar
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UtahRich
Monte,

I'm betting IF he could wind back time, zincoln isn't going to throw back the seated quarter and large cent found with the V3i in hopes that he could repeat the hunt with the IDX Pro and MAYBE turn up a gold coin.
There's no doubt in my mind the modified IDX Pro would have hit those targets quite well.


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UtahRich
Just to stir the pot a bit here, who's to say he'd do 'better' with the IDX Pro over the V3i ? Just perhaps the V3i is the better choice of those two detectors. Zincoln has certainly demonstrated with finds that his V3i is more than a match for ANY detector out there, in any ghost town.
The V3i, for Brian, isn't necessarily 'better,' it is just another 'fun' detector to use that Brian enjoys. What was in Brian's hand when he found that really nice, triangle-shaped Trade Token in Rippville where Gregg and I and almost everyone else hunts around Phil's Place? Oh, and the V3i might have been taking a nap when that same IDX Pro was in-use and rewarded Chief Half-Eagle with that $5 Gold Coin to being him a new title I use.


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UtahRich
This has brought to my mind the likelyhood that the tests we perform to measure a detectors ability to perform in these areas is well short of what it should be. There are things we should be measuring that we aren't.

What are we missing here?

One thought occurred to me, I think we undervalue how we interface with a detector; the audio and visual and ergonomic interaction between detector and user.
There isn't a 'test' per se for a user's ability. Something that can't really be 'tested' but in the end, all of us need to like a detector we use, trust our abilities and skills to use it, and simply have 'fun' and enjoy our detector's of choice.

I'm pleased he likes the V3i and enjoys using it because he finds stuff with it. He sure is having a great year with his White's detectors, that's for sure.

Monte

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zincoln 243 September 14, 2020 12:36AM

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NWCindy 108 September 30, 2020 07:22PM

It was quite the surprise

zincoln 105 September 30, 2020 10:52PM

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Druid 110 September 14, 2020 09:05PM

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Sodbuster 118 September 14, 2020 12:50PM

That was kind

zincoln 114 September 14, 2020 01:10PM

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OregonGregg 127 September 14, 2020 12:47PM

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Druid 119 September 14, 2020 09:07PM

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OregonGregg 112 September 14, 2020 09:16PM

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diggindeep 129 September 14, 2020 08:26AM

A productive outing adds to your productive year.thumbs up

Monte 124 September 14, 2020 08:25AM

Chief Half-Eagle's success, once again, leaves me wondering .... thinkingthinking

Monte 128 September 14, 2020 01:25PM

Re: Chief Half-Eagle's success, once again, leaves me wondering .... thinkingthinking

OregonGregg 114 September 14, 2020 07:31PM

The V3i does it again. thumbs up Hats off. smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float

UtahRich 124 September 14, 2020 06:00PM

Yes, the V3i does work for him ....

Monte 112 September 14, 2020 11:22PM

Re: Chief Half-Eagle's success, once again, leaves me wondering .... thinkingthinking

zincoln 111 September 14, 2020 02:26PM

Agree!

zincoln 115 September 14, 2020 11:06AM

Large Cents are generally tougher to find 'Out West'.

Monte 111 September 14, 2020 01:02PM

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Remfire 118 September 14, 2020 08:22AM

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zincoln 119 September 14, 2020 11:08AM

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Timbertodd 124 September 14, 2020 07:28AM



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