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Old 11-20-2022, 10:27 AM
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Best to go with a PI detector or a multifreqiency detector? I won some money at the casino that is burning a hole in my pocket! Currently have the simplex which isnt very good in wet sand.
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Old 11-20-2022, 02:37 PM
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Either machine will be good. PI will be better in "less" trash infested sites. Multi-freq a better all around detector. What did you win ? Any favorite machines ? Mine is the buffaloes.
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Old 11-21-2022, 01:21 AM
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I won 2k on the buffalo machines betting $2.50. It was right when i walked in the door... i decided to go to the high rollers room and bet a lot more than 2.50 and hit a big bonus worth 75 free games... walked out up $8,000. Might as well blow some of it on the manticore, right?

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Either machine will be good. PI will be better in "less" trash infested sites. Multi-freq a better all around detector. What did you win ? Any favorite machines ? Mine is the buffaloes.
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Old 11-21-2022, 04:45 AM
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You are going to be hunting the beaches around San Luis Obispo, right ? If so, I would not be using a pulse machine. Lest you be digging bobby pins, bent nails, etc.... The only reason for a pulse machine is if your beaches have nasty black sand. Which, if I recall from my hunts in your area, is *not* a problem.

Today's standard beach discriminators can do *almost* the same depth as most beach pulse machines (barring earring studs or tinsel thin chains). So I personally would not be bothering with beach pulse machines, IMHO.

If CA ever get beach erosion going on, to create non-stop targets to-choose-from on your beaches, then : Speed becomes the name-of-the-game. And you do *not* want to be dogged down with sparkler wires, nails, bobby pins, etc.... when that day comes.

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Old 11-22-2022, 12:22 AM
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Thank you. I'm going to hold off for the manticore! Really love this new hobby, it is all i think about!!!


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You are going to be hunting the beaches around San Luis Obispo, right ? If so, I would not be using a pulse machine. Lest you be digging bobby pins, bent nails, etc.... The only reason for a pulse machine is if your beaches have nasty black sand. Which, if I recall from my hunts in your area, is *not* a problem.

Today's standard beach discriminators can do *almost* the same depth as most beach pulse machines (barring earring studs or tinsel thin chains). So I personally would not be bothering with beach pulse machines, IMHO.

If CA ever get beach erosion going on, to create non-stop targets to-choose-from on your beaches, then : Speed becomes the name-of-the-game. And you do *not* want to be dogged down with sparkler wires, nails, bobby pins, etc.... when that day comes.

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Old 11-24-2022, 10:24 AM
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Originally Posted by 619_805_okie View post
Best to go with a PI detector or a multifreqiency detector? I won some money at the casino that is burning a hole in my pocket! Currently have the simplex which isnt very good in wet sand.
won some money at a casino? Man, hurry up an buy your detector and hit the beaches why your good luck is running.

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Old 11-24-2022, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by 619_805_okie View post
I won 2k on the buffalo machines betting $2.50. It was right when i walked in the door... i decided to go to the high rollers room and bet a lot more than 2.50 and hit a big bonus worth 75 free games... walked out up $8,000. Might as well blow some of it on the manticore, right?
Almost spot on what happened to me at the Vegas Airport, But I only won $500 with a bunch of free spins.

Nice , hit the beach while the luck is up!
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Old 11-24-2022, 03:21 PM
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Hey OkieI "think " you need to put money down for hold a Manticore for you, plus hear if you laid one away, you save a fair amount of money ? I sure would like to hear what you find out ! (Congrats on your winning some bucks for a detector.):kingdances :
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Old 11-26-2022, 02:56 PM
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I don't hunt beaches, but some I know and respect someone who does, and this person supplements his retirement nicely with the jewelry he finds.

He thinks very highly of the Nox and achieved excellent results, but is now using the D2 and says it's a good step better again on beaches. He is very impressed with it as a beach machine. On land, it's different matter and he thinks the Nox still performs better, so he is not brand blind...

He has his eye on the upcoming Manticore or possibly waiting for Xp to release some further software releases, but as a beach only machine, he still thinks the D2 is the machine to beat...
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