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Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 08-28-2012, 11:36 PM
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Posted By TopPop
I realize you have narrowed your choices down to...

I realize you have narrowed your choices down to the two Garret models but I think given the little info about your hunting style that you are making a mistake. No other detector in your price range...
Forum: Research and Getting Permission 08-28-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,773
Posted By TopPop
Excuse me:wow: No I set up there detector in...

Excuse me:wow:

No I set up there detector in the mode that most closely matches what they envision is on their property. And in doing so I provide them with an very realistic demonstration of...
Forum: Research and Getting Permission 08-28-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,773
Posted By TopPop
:lol: Ironpatch, Wheres the fun in...

:lol:

Ironpatch,

Wheres the fun in that:lol::lol:

UpstateDigger,

No offense taken. I personally prefer the land owner who simply says no to the one who thinks i'm trying to run off with...
Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 08-28-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By TopPop
I have the 505 and thought as you did. In hind...

I have the 505 and thought as you did. In hind sight the 705's features are worth it.

First of all there are three models in the current xterra series 305, 505, 705

305 can handle 2 coil freqs...
Forum: Research and Getting Permission 08-28-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,773
Posted By TopPop
Try this if your fed up with property owners asking to split the finds

I've been doing this for the last 4 years and I've got to say that whenever I've asked to hunt someones property they almost always say something to the effect of "If you find something valuable I...
Forum: Research and Getting Permission 08-28-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,273
Posted By TopPop
Not really a great idea. If you seem willing to...

Not really a great idea. If you seem willing to pay then there must be lots of valuables in that field:lol::lol:

I'd give it a week or two and offer to hunt it for the church for $10 per hour...
Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 08-28-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By TopPop
Before you jump on the AT Pro wagon take a good...

Before you jump on the AT Pro wagon take a good look at the Xterra 705 gold pack.

If you are not going in the water. Its a better detector for what you said you are hunting for. remember its just...
Forum: All About Detectors 08-28-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By TopPop
Is that for new or used?

Is that for new or used?
Forum: All About Detectors 08-28-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By TopPop
its better then the f2 but it has been replaced...

its better then the f2 but it has been replaced by the 505 model I believe the 505 retails for about $550. I personally wouldnt pay more then 250 for it unless it includes extra coils. But 300 is...
Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 08-21-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By TopPop
Why is it when someone mentions upgrade then...

Why is it when someone mentions upgrade then tells you they are hunting schools parks and some dry sand everybody says go high end toget an upgrade. If op had stated looking for old coins or relics...
Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 08-20-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,916
Posted By TopPop
Xterra 705 gold pack. Call some of the sponser...

Xterra 705 gold pack. Call some of the sponser for a deal
Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 08-20-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By TopPop
I don't know. Maybe because in the huntiing...

I don't know. Maybe because in the huntiing locations the OP mentioned the Compadre Rules:laughing::laughing:

Have two detectors Xterra 505 and Compadre. But when I hunt tot lots there is only...
Forum: How to Use Your Metal Detector 03-05-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By TopPop
Say what?

Say what?
Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 02-03-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,608
Posted By TopPop
Xterra 705 without a doubt. I have the 505 and...

Xterra 705 without a doubt. I have the 505 and my buddy has the f5 both brands made by the same company not only do I consistently find stuff his misses but my did and tone I'd is much more...
Forum: How to Use Your Metal Detector 01-30-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By TopPop
The the only part that cannot get wet is the...

The the only part that cannot get wet is the control housing (box).

It well not work as well in salt water due to minerals in the water.

The Compadre is a great little detector however it...
Forum: How to Use Your Metal Detector 01-30-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By TopPop
Sorry to tell you its not going to work very well...

Sorry to tell you its not going to work very well in the ocean
Forum: How to Use Your Metal Detector 01-30-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By TopPop
Not always true I found a small sterling ring 2...

Not always true I found a small sterling ring 2 inches down tdi numbers were 30-32 but the sound was good. Dont make the mistake of passing up penny signals if you are in a location with jewerly...
Forum: How to Use Your Metal Detector 01-16-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,884
Posted By TopPop
Tried your test with the 505 using the 5x10 hr...

Tried your test with the 505 using the 5x10 hr elipticle coil and the compadre. As much as I like the Compadre I have to say that there was no item that I tested that the compadre found that the...
Forum: How to Use Your Metal Detector 01-04-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,171
Posted By TopPop
I've had this machine for 3 years and have used...

I've had this machine for 3 years and have used that same chart as a guide with success. However I recently downloaded a using your xterra ebook from minelabs site. After following the tips there...
Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 12-30-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,535
Posted By TopPop
Beephead to answer your question xterra 305 ...

Beephead to answer your question
xterra 305
F4

My issue wasnt with your big choice. Of detectors it was with your statement that a pinpointer is an item that is required for detecting it is not...
Forum: All About Detectors 12-30-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,637
Posted By TopPop
Kt I assume the nuggets are 24kt most jewelry is...

Kt I assume the nuggets are 24kt most jewelry is not it maybe the other metals in the jewelry that the compadre is picking up and people simply say small gold which is not the same as small nuggets
Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 12-29-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,188
Posted By TopPop
Felixthecat, If memory serves me it was...

Felixthecat,

If memory serves me it was either a 3300 or mayybe a 3000 but it was purchsed in 1998 and it was a TOTAL piece of junk:?:
Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 12-29-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,188
Posted By TopPop
:grin::grin: Nice post but in my IMHO all...

:grin::grin:

Nice post but in my IMHO all bounty hunters are entry level:wow::wow:

Folks spend your hard earned money on brands that can't be purchased in big lots, walmarts, kmart...
Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 12-29-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,188
Posted By TopPop
But still a bounty hounty and dollar for dollar...

But still a bounty hounty and dollar for dollar there are better machines... As I stated in my first post
Forum: Advice on Detector Purchase 12-29-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,188
Posted By TopPop
Yes you do I put the model in my original post BH...

Yes you do I put the model in my original post BH Tracker 1D 505



I'm glad you are happy with but IMHO I wouldn't lend it to people intersted in the hobby it's the quickest way to turn them...
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