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Old 11-06-2018, 02:41 AM
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Default ** 15 Inch Coil .. first day at the Beach Report **

Tried the new 15"coil out today,worked just the one beach, mainly wet sand.

Three hours produced a Sagittarius Pendant,Buckle Ring & Wedding Band, all 9ct .. total weight 9.4 grams.All were faint but solid signals, between 10" & 12"deep.
A few more green coins and a couple of very old style sinkers as well.
The buckle ring was a first for me but it was just too far corroded with the copper leaching that it broke whilst cleaning it.

It definitely punches deeper than the stock coil.Also didn't notice much difference with the weight & swung very smoothly.
So today has probably paid off half the new coil already .. very happy!
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Old 11-06-2018, 02:55 AM
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Great report! Thanks for sharing. I cannot wait to get out and give mine a try- well once it arrives that is...great finds by the way. That is what we live for. Arrrggghhh
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Old 11-06-2018, 03:10 AM
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Thanks 4 sharing, Earl

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Old 11-06-2018, 05:35 AM
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Excellent result !
I understand tested this is a 15 "coil for Equinox 800 ?

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Old 11-06-2018, 05:47 AM
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Excellent result !
I understand tested this is a 15 "coil for Equinox 800 ?
Yes, that's correct.

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Old 11-06-2018, 06:22 AM
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Great finds and report Meggie Old Chap!

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Old 11-06-2018, 07:23 AM
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That's what I call a maiden voyage! Congrats on the 3 yellows!

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Whoop! Whoop!

Nice!

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Old 11-06-2018, 08:35 AM
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Would someone get their feet in the water with this thing? Id really like to know how it moves in moving water and if its worth my dime. I honestly dont want or need it for coverage......... im looking at it for depth OR sensitivity In the water. I want to know IF it has to be turned down like most larger coils in salt water.

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Old 11-06-2018, 08:43 AM
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So you dug gold almost a foot down?

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Old 11-06-2018, 08:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Darth_Finger View post
So you dug gold almost a foot down?
Yes, that's correct .. all signals were very faint but worth investigating!

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Old 11-06-2018, 08:58 AM
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Yes, that's correct .. all signals were very faint but worth investigating!
Wow, that is impressive, what kind of settings are you runiing?

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Old 11-06-2018, 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Darth_Finger View post
Wow, that is impressive, what kind of settings are you running?
Beachmode 2
I set all the target tones to their highest pitch.
Then I set the threshold level to a slight hum,finally I increased the tone pitch to it's highest level (25
Yes every target will sound the same but I can assure you it seems to pick up deeper targets .. Well it works for me!

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Cool, I will have to try those settings.

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Argh!

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Old 11-06-2018, 09:30 AM
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You gotta remember though, "Your results may vary!" Meggie is not the norm...Lookat his 2018 totals will ya! The damn guy could find gold with a paper plate on the end of a mop handle! Or a Cobra Beach Magnet even!!

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Originally Posted by Mud-puppy View post
You gotta remember though, "Your results may vary!" Meggie is not the norm...Lookat his 2018 totals will ya! The damn guy could find gold with a paper plate on the end of a mop handle! Or a Cobra Beach Magnet even!!
Heehee, was thinking the same thing Meggie has golden sand In any event, I do appreciate the 1st beach review of the 15"

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Nice 1st outing!

Does it pickup the tiny bits?
Have you tried air testing small chains or stud earrings?

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Nice report. I like the before and after pix of the shiny stuff
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Argh!

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