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Old 10-22-2018, 11:04 AM
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Default One Dollar In Silver - Not a bad weekend

Went back to my honey hole. This time I left the e-Trac at home and hunted with my recently acquired Equinox. This was my 4th outing with it. I have hit at least one silver each time. Most of theses were in areas that I had already pounded with the e-Trac. Target ID is nowhere near the e-trac but the prize for picking out good targets in heavy trash goes to the Equinox.

The fishing fly encased in Lucite is strangest thing I've found recently.

When I first saw the little play coin, I thought I had found a trime

The Taxi Cab token is a little smaller than a dime.
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Old 10-22-2018, 11:06 AM
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not bad at all, nice job
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Old 10-22-2018, 11:08 AM
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Man thatís a fantastic hunt there, congrats! Like the Akron token - my dad was born there, Iíve never been. Congrats and nice work!

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Old 10-22-2018, 12:00 PM
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Congrats!!!
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Old 10-22-2018, 12:05 PM
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So you got a silver dollar...sorta.

Any way you look at it that's a very nice hunt!

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Old 10-22-2018, 01:33 PM
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Nice job man!

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Old 10-22-2018, 01:55 PM
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Awsome hunt there, that fly pendent is my favorite of the bunch, love that. They liked to make jewerly out of vintage flys back in the 60's. Never know the story on that but it could be 60+ yrs old easy. They made a lot of those into bolo ties and cuff links way back also.

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that is a good day. congrat's. I just ordered my Nox will be here Fri. Can't wait to hit all the places Iv already hit with the AT PRO.

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Old 10-22-2018, 02:36 PM
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Well done on the silver haul! Nice to see that the nox sniffed out some keepers from areas that you pounded with the Etrac. I know you said the ID wasn't great compared to the Etrac, but did the audio and ID on those targets have a definite "dig me" quality to them?

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I know you said the ID wasn't great compared to the Etrac, but did the audio and ID on those targets have a definite "dig me" quality to them?
Yes, for sure!
I'm still learning the Equinox. I'm using a modified version of Park 2 with 5 tones.
Perhaps there's a combination of settings that would improve the accuracy of the numbers.
That being said you can see by the results that the numbers showing are accurate enough. For me sound is the most important thing while hunting with the Nox. I like to squeak-out high tones between the trash. A good target is pretty unmistakable.
One of the quarters was about 9" down and only gave a good tone on one angle. Sounded so good that I dug it and was happy I did when I saw the GW looking up at me from the bottom of the hole. A lot of times those one-ways turn out to be iron. If you dig an iffy target and it pinpoints off to the side once you've dug a plug, it's iron almost every time.
I'm definitely digging more holes with the Nox which is not necessarily a bad thing. I tend to fall into "cherry picking" mode with the e-trac and probably miss out on a lot of cool targets (fishing fly sealed in Lucite).
The Equinox is a keeper for sure.
Am I ready to get rid of the e-Trac? Absolutely not!
Nothing id's targets as accurately as the e-Trac does other than the CTX.

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Congrats on the 7 silvers and all the rest...a excellent weekend of digs!

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Old 10-22-2018, 03:59 PM
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Very nice finds! Congrats on all that shiny!

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Old 10-22-2018, 04:13 PM
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You found yourself a mini-silver mine...congrats!

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Originally Posted by pballwiz View post
Yes, for sure!
I'm still learning the Equinox. I'm using a modified version of Park 2 with 5 tones.
Perhaps there's a combination of settings that would improve the accuracy of the numbers.
That being said you can see by the results that the numbers showing are accurate enough. For me sound is the most important thing while hunting with the Nox. I like to squeak-out high tones between the trash. A good target is pretty unmistakable.
One of the quarters was about 9" down and only gave a good tone on one angle. Sounded so good that I dug it and was happy I did when I saw the GW looking up at me from the bottom of the hole. A lot of times those one-ways turn out to be iron. If you dig an iffy target and it pinpoints off to the side once you've dug a plug, it's iron almost every time.
I'm definitely digging more holes with the Nox which is not necessarily a bad thing. I tend to fall into "cherry picking" mode with the e-trac and probably miss out on a lot of cool targets (fishing fly sealed in Lucite).
The Equinox is a keeper for sure.
Am I ready to get rid of the e-Trac? Absolutely not!
Nothing id's targets as accurately as the e-Trac does other than the CTX.
Thanks for the feedback! Reading things like this from so many people has me itching to pull the trigger.

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Congrats on a great bunch of finds! Just curious, how did the fly ring up? Did the nox pick up on the hook or the clasp ring (which I'm assuming is non ferrous)?

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Excellent finds!


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Old 10-22-2018, 06:42 PM
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Very nice hunting, Congrats!

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Nice finds, a dollar in real silver is a great weekend of hunting!
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Old 10-23-2018, 02:51 AM
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Some super digging Tom. Congrats on a great haul. Not often you can come home with 7 Silver's plus. Trapper

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Old 10-23-2018, 06:45 AM
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Congrats on a great hunt. Seven silvers and other finds , awesome. HH & GL.

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