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Old 12-20-2017, 09:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Detector View post
In fact I take advantage of this halo effect on iron to help minimize the amount of iron I dig. If I get an iffy at extreme depth on my E-Trac it will grunt. Hum, is it iron or is it conductive. Stomp the ground a few good hard time on the spot and check it again. Most of the time the vibration from the stomp will breakup the iron halo and cause it to now give a false. A conductive target will often not only remain good, but get even stronger if it was being slightly masked by the halo of a nearby piece of iron which is now broken up.
I predict a lot of people are going to give you !!!! about target stomping, but I've used it before and it does work some times!

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