Friendly Metal Detecting Forums   Quality Metal Detectors
List all sponsors

Go Back   Friendly Metal Detecting Forums > Detectors and Gear > How to Use Your Metal Detector

Reply
  
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-22-2011, 04:33 AM
iflyinmymind iflyinmymind is offline
New Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 1
Default New to detecting - Tesoro tiger shark - tips n tricks?

I am new to this or any metal detecting forum and the sport as well.

I have purchased a tesoro tiger shark to hunt the rivers here in central texas.

However have never done any metal detecting and would love some good tips.

I also am going on a trip through New Mexico and Arizona in 10 days and was hoping to do some nugget hunting.

My tesoro tiger shark is coming with an 8" coil and a clean sweep coil. I am not sure which of these would be better to nugget hunt with.

I also am open to suggestions for more specific but not too expensive gold nugget hunting detectors.. such as the gold bug pro.. etc.

Thank you for any help

Todd
Reply With Quote


  #2  
Old 08-22-2011, 01:33 PM
Dustyloins's Avatar
Dustyloins Dustyloins is offline
In memory of...
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Alamosa, Colorado
Posts: 9,613
Default

Fisher Labs (one of our sponsers) is still showing the basic Gold Bug for $549.......I have one and it works great!!

Dusty

__________________
Whites MXT, Minelab X-Terra 705 Gold, Fisher Gold Bug SE, Tesoro Compadre and others-Champagne living on a beer budget-Oldest coin-1623 Spanish 8 Maravedis!!

Reply With Quote


  #3  
Old 08-22-2011, 03:40 PM
Crumble's Avatar
Crumble Crumble is offline
Elite Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: West Coast
Posts: 5,705
Default

I thought the Tiger Shark has a hardwired coil like the Sand Shark... meaning the coil is permanently attached to the control box... meaning you won't be able to actually use the CSC. Unless you bought a used one with the changeable coils, which have big problems with water leaking into the coil.

I would be very careful about buying a used tiger/sand shark with the interchangeable coil... a lot of them go bad.

Maybe it's just the sand shark with hardwired coil...

__________________
- NOX 800 - TDI - F1A4 - CZ 21 - Go Find 66 -

Reply With Quote


Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Detecting tips & tricks shegeek72 General Hobby Discussion 3 07-14-2013 10:14 PM
Tesoro Tiger Shark? AceGVSU11 All About Detectors 3 09-26-2011 09:52 AM
Tesoro Tiger Shark mrm1955 Advice on Detector Purchase 12 06-24-2011 08:00 PM
Tesoro Tiger Shark hobomike Advice on Detector Purchase 11 07-13-2008 08:33 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:44 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.