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steve-in-atco 03-03-2021 07:58 AM

Introduce Myself from South N.J.
Hello everyone:

I am new to MD and my 1st detector is due to arrive tomorrow. I bought a Garrett APEX and I hope I'll be happy with it. I did a lot of searching on the internet and settled on this machine,

I am a retired USAF Air Traffic Controller and live in South Jersey, about 30 to 40 miles from the coast.

Looking forward to finding something buried.


stetam 03-03-2021 08:36 AM

Welcome from PA from a fellow retired veteran. Read up all you can now. If you have not already done so here is the APEX Manual.


JAK 03-03-2021 08:54 AM

Welcome from PA!

John Madill 03-03-2021 09:00 AM

thanks for your service Steve. happy you must have been able to survive Ronald Reagan's war on controllers.

you are going to have a lot of fun!

jimther 03-03-2021 09:04 AM

Welcome from Boston, Steve. Thank you for serving...

Jim - USAF 1969-1973

Bill - De 03-03-2021 09:28 AM

Welcome, neighbor, and thank you for your service.
Seems like you made a fine choice on your new detector. Let us know how you like it.

CalReg 03-03-2021 09:57 AM

Welcome from San Jose, CA!

medicchief 03-03-2021 09:57 AM

Welcome from WC Arkansas and thank you for your service!

GKL 03-03-2021 11:26 AM

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Welcome from Winnsboro, South Carolina !!!!

I used to work on the electronics on the Navy F4 Phantom jets back in the early 1970's and one time while I was working a shift on a land base I think I might have unintentionally aggravated the control tower, I was in the cockpit of an F4 checking a reported problem with the radio, I think I called the tower maybe about 6 or 7 times asking for a radio check and got no response, if I remember correctly I think it turned out they could hear me but I couldn't hear them, I probably should have stopped after calling maybe 2 times asking for a radio check and not hearing a response :lol:

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BuscaPlata 03-03-2021 02:45 PM

Hello and welcome from West Michigan!

BuscaPlata 03-03-2021 02:46 PM

Hello and welcome from West Michigan!

Huckleberry 03-03-2021 06:01 PM

Welcome from the Missouri Ozarks. :fmdfwelcome:

pescadore 03-03-2021 06:09 PM

Welcome from Schertz Texas !!

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kaufenanger 03-03-2021 08:45 PM

Welcome from NY, and thank you for your service.
Oldest coin: 1880 IHP
Detectors: Garrett AT Pro

Beachhunter 03-03-2021 09:07 PM

Welcome to the forum. Good luck with the new detector!

Princess 03-03-2021 11:15 PM

:fmdfwelcome: We're glad to have you! I, too, am interested in hearing what you think of the Apex once you've tried it out. It sounds like a fantastic machine, and I hope it works well for you!

My thanks to you for serving our country.

cellrdwellr 03-04-2021 06:40 AM

Welcome from Central MA!

JWalker3 03-04-2021 06:44 AM


Welcome to the forum from Western NY


aj0421 03-04-2021 07:39 AM

Welcome from another South Jersian, I live pretty close in Mount Laurel.

jack&jill 03-04-2021 03:54 PM

Welcome Steve to the hobby and to the Friendly Forum from Wisconsin's now frozen tundra. Trapper

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