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Old 08-26-2011, 06:40 AM
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First off I would like to say welcome to the forum from Long Island NY.
I also wanted to say thanks for such a well informed post.

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Old 08-28-2011, 11:02 AM
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Awesome post! This will help me a lot! And Welcome to the Forum!
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Old 09-06-2011, 09:15 AM
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Thank you so much for some great tips! What a wonderful post! It will be alongside my metal detecting books for studying and rereading again.
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Old 09-08-2011, 07:39 PM
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Thanks Clark,

Your my kinda guy, willing to share your knowledge to the benefit of others.
I love the Positive, I"m gonna find it", attitude.


My ability to learn may be my greatest asset.

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Old 09-11-2011, 05:33 PM
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Default Thats so cool!

Thanks man, and I love the part about the kiddos, those little rascals love to dig , and I want to make a setup place in the sand on my place here. I have one spot thats flat and about 30 acres of sandy soil where I can bury pennys and things and just let them go crazy out there, They would be hooked.

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Old 09-16-2011, 12:41 PM
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Excellent reading,nicely done
appreciate it and HH

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Old 09-18-2011, 09:43 AM
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Excellent Sir! Thanks for taking the time to put that together.

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Old 09-18-2011, 10:01 AM
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Everything you stated is true , and great advice , will foresure benefit those just getting started ,and a great job covering everything .
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Old 09-18-2011, 11:38 AM
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Old 09-19-2011, 07:41 PM
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Hi and thanks Clark,

What a good post lots of very useful information for a newbee like me. I have a Whites Prizm II as a starter detector. There is a lot of information out and can confuse you even more, but your post puts it very simply and easy to understand. Thanks again for helping a new guy here.

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Old 09-19-2011, 08:43 PM
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Thanks for posting these valuable tips on metal detecting!!! I will learn from your tips when I will go MDing. Thanks!!!!
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:54 PM
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You are very wise yoda. thanks for the tips and HH!

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Old 10-19-2011, 12:36 AM
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Default Great information!

I am new and have only been beach detecting, but I love old things and am looking forward to going to old sites....

I especially liked the tip about re-examining spots where you have found something before - thanks!

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Old 10-24-2011, 05:39 PM
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Great, very useful information! As a newbie, I needed this...

Now, where did this wise man go? One post...this one and no others!!!???

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Old 10-24-2011, 05:49 PM
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Great Information and thanks for sharing!!!

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Old 10-24-2011, 06:14 PM
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Great tips,
couple i would like to add,
i dont know about other places but here in the south we have small Yellow Jackets that live in holes in the ground, if you get to close or make to much noise near them they will attack, bring wasp spray and hit the holes as soon as you see em,

also pepper spray will knock a Bear out cold.

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Old 10-27-2011, 07:09 AM
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thanks for sharing these precious tips

I would only add, don't spend a fortune on every high level detector you hear about, detector value doesn't equals finds, save the money for fuel

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Old 10-27-2011, 07:31 AM
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Great first post. Stick around, this forum is all about helping out the new
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Old 10-27-2011, 09:12 PM
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Thank you very much for sharing your experience in the forum...

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Thanks for the great post.
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