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.... but as i have forgotten what he said I always wonder in situations like this what it was the old fart said.
Chin up, your turn will come .
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...OK, It's not a beautiful poem, but it's very deep.
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Just keep your head down and put in the time
Its hard work sometimes but the rewards can be great
All the best
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Every signal tells you something and over time you will become tuned in to what the machine is telling you.
The other thing is you have to pass over an object to find it and sometimes it just aint there !!!
Im running a CTX and one of my permissions has loads of lead bits on it trust me you think you dig some rubbish but every now and again a bit turns up interesting, I also dig ring pulls and tin foil, trouble is mine are 10 inches down in clay and pebbles still makes the heart race though
Keep at it and view the rubbish as training
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time to learn the sounds/tones .....if you can bury a few bits in your garden do some test
runs over them to get an idea of what a coin/silver gold sound off at ...make sure your
wearing headphones as your hear odd scratches in the tone to say if good or bad.
also try to find a local club to join ...and even try a rally ...ok rallies are not guaranteed to find
but you get some very good advise and get to see how its done.
keep at it mate
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Hi Bud,Whitestar1235 wrote:Had my 150 for almost a week and bit dishartened because I've only found tin cans foil and pie tins. Although I've found a 100 year old horse shoe, an old light bulb and a penny!
I'm fairly new to the scene and had my Ace 150 for several months.
I'd say the most important thing is location really, if it aint there you aint gonna find it. The 150 has found plenty for me including; silver jewellery, musket balls, lots of modern coins and a handful of older from 1900-1966 plus recently I found a german jetton circa 1600s.... so there's hope for you yet ;-)
I mainly use my detector on Jewellery mode which picks up everything but iron and using sensitivity 3, unless i'm on a public path which i detected recently and sensitivity 2 is perfect as the depth of mud on the path is shallow. Swing speed is important too... not too fast and not too slow so you get more covered ;-)
Find a 'dead cert' area if you can and if you put the time in, the rest will come.
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Totally agree not every field is covered in coins, percivere I had. 150 cracking little machinebrownfinger wrote:no doubt about it mate, you just got to walk over it. remember, if it was never lost then it can never be found but if it is there and you happen to walk over it, then you will find it
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out today with the 250 given the safari a rest Just to show its not all great finds the best off us dig up s--t add to this lot 20 items of foil or lead this was the crap from today better finds are in metal detecting findsifindbuttons wrote:Hi I started with the 250 the first time out all I was digging was foil and large iron been detecting for 3 years now and totally hooked If you have some land you can always put a post in the find a buddy section someone will come and help you out with the settings on the 150 and show you the ropes its not all swing and dig there is a lot of field craft as well happy hunting and all the best chin up and keep at it kev ps hope this helps