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Old 01-17-2014, 05:41 PM
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I've never used them... I have a bounty hunter lonestar, am I missing out?

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Old 01-17-2014, 06:35 PM
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I've never used them... I have a bounty hunter lonestar, am I missing out?
I use them to conserve battery life and to heighten the sound of grunts and chirps i would miss by not using headphones.
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Old 01-17-2014, 07:59 PM
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I've never used them... I have a bounty hunter lonestar, am I missing out?
Yes!!! I hunted for years without them and now wouldn't detect without them.
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Old 01-17-2014, 08:49 PM
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I use them. I find that listening opposed to just hearing the different signals make a large difference in what I find.

I don't like some of the larger type, prefer the lighter versions. It's unnerving to have people come up on me without hearing them in advance.

As a user of Garrett I like this one http://www.garrett.com/hobbysite/161...eadphones.aspx

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Besides making your batteries last longer you will not annoy anybody with the sounds your detector makes. Im not sure about your particular detector but most lower end machines either beep or dont , you dont get "whisper" signals that you can only hear with headphones....but like I said I dont know about your particular detector.

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Most all experienced MD users wear phones, even a $20 pair will be helpful.

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Most all experienced MD users wear phones, even a $20 pair will be helpful.
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Old 01-19-2014, 12:46 AM
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Just got some BH headphones for my LoneStart. Can't get out yet to try them out, but I can say my first impression is not so good. If I were to do it over, I would buy a different brand. The BH is pretty cheesy for the price. JMHO

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