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Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 10-16-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By whippy
One thing that might help you get the location is...

One thing that might help you get the location is if the owner knows how much trash you plan to pull out. If you meet him face to face to discuss the opportunity, take some old stuff you have dug up...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 01-03-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By whippy
I did the same thing yesterday. I responded to a...

I did the same thing yesterday. I responded to a fellow who reported a ring lost on the lost my stuff website. He lost a ring in his yard while clearing brush in a 10x20 area.

With my BHID300 I...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 08-30-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,858
Posted By whippy
To elaborate on Cubfans advice, and I'm sure this...

To elaborate on Cubfans advice, and I'm sure this is implied in his post but:

On the head lamp, I use mine only when recovering a target. I don't run around the beach looking like a drunk train. ...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 08-30-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By whippy
You're might want to look into a VLF for fresh...

You're might want to look into a VLF for fresh water lakes to discriminate out the iron.

The PI Pro is a great machine but you will dig EVERYTHING in fresh water.

I use the BHID 300 here in...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 08-30-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By whippy
It's been a long time but my lake hunt this morning

It's been quite some time since I've hunted and posted any finds but I managed to get out this morning to hunt the swim hole at the local lake. The lakes are down quite a bit allowing me access to...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 08-26-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,162
Posted By whippy
That's good stuff. Way to go. My lake is...

That's good stuff. Way to go.

My lake is down about 10 feet or more. I went and scouted it yesterday. I have several spots that are so low now that I'll be accessing parts of the swimming holes...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 08-11-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By whippy
I've read stories where a person found a piece of...

I've read stories where a person found a piece of silver ware. Took it home and cleaned up only to find it was sterling silver.

Check your butter knife just in case.

Can't offer anything on...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 07-26-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By whippy
Used a buddies PI. Sorry. Couldn't...

Used a buddies PI.



Sorry. Couldn't let that one pass.

Coolwhips :cool:
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 03-28-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By whippy
Luke, Search your local parks and wildlife...

Luke,

Search your local parks and wildlife website for answers.

Also. Here in texas, most of the lakes are owned and operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers. I suspect they are present in...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 02-13-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By whippy
My 8 year old nephew is the best. He'd come with...

My 8 year old nephew is the best. He'd come with us hunting rather it be on ranch land or the beach when we're there. He'd follow me around and he could hear the tone from my earphones. As I'm...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 02-13-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,532
Posted By whippy
I hunted that exact same beach not last summer...

I hunted that exact same beach not last summer but the summer before. My brother and I rented a pontoon boat across the bay from where you took that picture. We landed the boat almost where you're...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 01-31-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,435
Posted By whippy
I typically hunt lakes with my Beach Hunter Id...

I typically hunt lakes with my Beach Hunter Id 300 and I pass up a lot of iron targets. Lakes here are trashy as hell. The machine rings out on just about every swing.

When I get to the beach,...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 01-31-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By whippy
One thing that might get you invited back would...

One thing that might get you invited back would be to display all of the trash that you pick up. This woman seems to be genuinly interested in "her" beach so if you show her all of the trash that...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 12-07-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By whippy
Pretty cool jacket. I woud recommend not...

Pretty cool jacket.

I woud recommend not putting your valuable finds in those mesh pockets for one reason and one reason only:

Any person can walk up to you and ask what you have found. If...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 07-15-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By whippy
I spent a lot of time on this website looking for...

I spent a lot of time on this website looking for that mark but couldn't find it. Maybe you'll have better luck or, perhaps, your jeweler will recognize it.

Good luck.
...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 06-11-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,037
Posted By whippy
This is among the read at the following links. I...

This is among the read at the following links. I hope it helps you retain your equipment.

(i) Metal detector. It is an offense for any person to operate or use a metal detector, except as...
Forum: General Hobby Discussion 05-18-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 983
Posted By whippy
Deb, State Parks are off limits in Texas. A...

Deb,

State Parks are off limits in Texas. A state park is clearly defined by the brown signs with yellow writing on them and are operated by the Parks and Wildlife Dept. Any piece of land or...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 05-12-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By whippy
I use the BHID in parks as well as the beach but...

I use the BHID in parks as well as the beach but I mostly hunt fresh water lakes. Like the previous post said, you can hunt just about anywhere with the BHID and you always know whether your about...
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 05-06-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By whippy
Hey Beef, I have a hard time taking ones...

Hey Beef,

I have a hard time taking ones word when all they do is just look at something then spit out something they may have heard from someone else. Besides, I can't stand naysayers. "Nope." ...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 05-05-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By whippy
Just taking a stab here at the black blob. ...

Just taking a stab here at the black blob.

Is this blob solid and dense like a rock? If it is, you might consider taking it to a person who has knowledge in the area of meteorites.

But, then...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 04-23-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By whippy
Having hunted fresh water lakes here in Texas, I...

Having hunted fresh water lakes here in Texas, I do know that, had I a PI machine, I'd go crazy.

Work the beaches to get a feel for your machine. Learn the differnet sounds it makes on targets. ...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 03-23-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By whippy
I don't waste my time GB'ing the 300. I set the...

I don't waste my time GB'ing the 300. I set the nobs until I can barely hear a hum and then head out. Like Bill said, I run it usually about half.

Depending where I hunt, usually fresh weater...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 02-05-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By whippy
I went to a straight shaft on my BHID 300. It...

I went to a straight shaft on my BHID 300. It gives me more leverage to hold the coil down.

But. Before that...

I sewed up a piece of cordura nylon into a 6 inch long by 2 inch tube and...
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 02-04-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,050
Posted By whippy
That piece above the split shot the reads 3 oz is...

That piece above the split shot the reads 3 oz is most likely half of a tire balancing weight. If it were a full weight, it would have a clip right in the middle of it which they hammer onto the...
Forum: General Hobby Discussion 02-02-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,077
Posted By whippy
I bought a Fisher Gold Bug at a pawn shop in Port...

I bought a Fisher Gold Bug at a pawn shop in Port Aransas, TX about 20 years ago for $50.00.

I still have it. It still works and I use it from time to time. Great little machine. The shaft on...
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