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Old 10-25-2019, 11:31 AM
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Default Convince me not to Discrim on my Nox

I am currently discriminating from -9 up to 9. However, I have never seen anything good come from a 10 or 11. Has anybody found anything worth digging ringing up at those numbers? How about in the 0-9 range?
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Old 10-25-2019, 11:39 AM
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Old 10-25-2019, 12:01 PM
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Women's gold rings, earrings, pendants, chains, gold nuggets, tungsten rings, stainless steel rings, bullets,............ can all come in between 0 and +9. If it sounds good and isn't too big pinpointing it or too deep (past 10" and I have to use a screwdriver!) I dig it.

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Old 10-25-2019, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by jmaclen View post
Women's gold rings, earrings, pendants, chains, gold nuggets, tungsten rings, stainless steel rings, bullets,............ can all come in between 0 and +9. If it sounds good and isn't too big pinpointing it or too deep (past 10" and I have to use a screwdriver!) I dig it.

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Interesting, didn't realize that rings like that would ring up so low. I may have to re-think my settings.
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Old 10-25-2019, 12:40 PM
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I will certainly lower disc, IF I AM HUNTING in a high ring possibility spot. Otherwise, I just ain't digging all of the can slaw. Ain't no telling how many junk aluminum pieces will mirror a small gold ring. I will keep running discrimination.

I tested a small ladies ring lately. It was small gold, not a solid composition, it had many small holes, by design. That ring read a -4 VDI. If that lady ever loses that ring, knowing that it reads so low, will make it far faster to search, using discrimination.
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Old 10-25-2019, 01:13 PM
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You can listen to those under 9 numbers and decide if you want to dig them or not. The Nox has a way of telling you that objects are round. I listen to them. I don't dig many.
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Old 10-25-2019, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Hordfest View post
I have never seen anything good come from a 10 or 11. Has anybody found anything worth digging ringing up at those numbers?
Deep nickels will sometimes come in at 11.

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Old 10-27-2019, 01:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Rattlehead View post
Deep nickels will sometimes come in at 11.
Exactly this! A lot of the older nickels come in at 11. You stole my thunder D!
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Old 10-27-2019, 08:52 AM
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loads of silver jewelry and a gold pendant
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Old 10-27-2019, 10:09 AM
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There is no VDI today on any detector that will replace a good tone signal...simple proven fact evidenced by the numerous "I just dig all tones that sound good" posts by VDI folk that find a lot of good stuff.

So..have we actually come that far from the ol beepers? Gamers would say yes, hunters would say??
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Old 11-03-2019, 07:53 AM
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This hunter (me) would say no. Like you I've read/heard thru the years (by VDI users) that tone along with signal size is always the final deciding factor on whether to dig or not.

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Old 11-04-2019, 03:42 PM
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You can eliminate some of the melted blobs of aluminium that are in the range by upping the f2 to 9.
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Old 11-04-2019, 09:59 PM
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