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« on: August 05, 2009, 05:58:32 pm »
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Heres some of the items that i found with my Surf Master II, some if them were down very deep 12+ inches. I mostly hunt fresh water beaches and dig all signals, if its very faint i scrape away sand with my foot a few inches and it will get louder. I use all metal to find the target then i turn on the discriminator (just click it on) and if it still cherps even slightly i dig the target. If it doesnt make a sound it is (99%) a bobby pin, i tryed this over and over and it works great for me. Happy Hunting!!!!

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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2009, 06:44:53 pm »
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Great finds there! I am SO looking forward to summertime.

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It's all about that moment when metal that hasn't seen the light of day for generations frees itself from the soil and presents itself to me.
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2009, 07:41:28 pm »
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Hey Dan- That looks like a fine stash. I just had to call my son (he's 11) to let him look too and he is  just getting into metal detecting- he wants to know where you are hunting!!!

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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2009, 09:26:17 pm »
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Nice lookin stuff ya found there.

You said that if it does not cherp, it is usually a bobby pin.
Do you use any discrimination? Seems that it should pick
up a bobby pin without discrimination.

What size coil are you using?

Just wonderin,

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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2009, 04:28:59 am »
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I hunt fresh water beaches in NY. and Pa. after Labor day weekend, some you need permits for some you dont check with the park attendents first. I hunt in all metal, if i get a signal i just click on the disc. if it still rings i dig it, if not its usually a bobby pin. You have to experiment with your machine. Good Luck hunting!!

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I pick up a lot of bobby pins in all metal without any Disc. but if i just turn on my Disc. it will eliminate those pesty bobby pins. I just click it on if it still rings i dig it!!!

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