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  1. First Winter Storm

    Just do what I gotta do....
  2. 16" Nuggetfinder Avantage Coil

    That 16 NF with the GPX is the best combo going if you have some open ground that does not require elliptical. I tried the 14 round and dumped it in favor of the 16
  3. 16" Nuggetfinder Avantage Coil

    I firmly believe the Nuggetfinder 16 round is the best coil anywhere. I tested it against the Commander 18 and found the NF better. I think coils can get too big and lose depth and just get coverage. I bought a couple Coilteks and sold them right away. Take into account my type of soils vs Australian soil. Probably not as mineralized.
  4. Quest For Silver

    You are so right. Coolidge. Every one there had their own out house too.
  5. Question On GPZ Firmware Update

    Thanks to all. I installed the second update right away when it came out. For some reason with the new features turned off I just think it sounds different. Maybe it is just smoother audio. I am not questioning the awesome power at all. Just curious if anyone noticed. I might revert back to the 1st update to test. I am very picky about my sounds. Stuck in the snow for now. Probably overthinking it when I should be detecting.
  6. Quest For Silver

    Oh by the way. No one can turn a detector on in the above photo because it is off limits. Just like to think what could be here and what a cool place !
  7. Quest For Silver

    I have been a long time prospector for gold with a metal detector and have played with coins detecting in the past. This summer my brother sucked me back into coins and we hit some sites that should be great. We were both amazed at the lack of silver. We keep asking what the heck? Did the old coin machines suck up the easy silver or what? Not interested in new money at all, just old finds. Can this be explained as the obvious easy money was hit when detectors first came out and no real advances in technology have really overcome this? I have used the original Minelab explorer xs and the F75 and gold bug Pro. We have found some good coins but silver seems rare.
  8. Does anyone think about going back to the first firmware update for the GPZ? Has anyone felt the audio is different and better results were had with the first update? The upgrade works good but I can't seem to get the audio where it used to be even though I wrote the exact settings down. Just curious if someone out there experienced the same thing. No problems finding gold, just doesn't sound right.
  9. JP On GPZ 19 Compared To GPZ 14 - With Video!

    Great Video . No matter what I do here in the USA where I hunt I can't get those results. I always use High yield and normal. I went out after seeing this video and spent 4 hours just trying for a result in Difficult and General. That being said the soil is probably the big difference. Ground in Australia is extreme. I know the ground where you hunt is the difference. I use settings closer to Steve's insanely hot settings. I use max sensitivity and am used to running a very noisy detector. Signal response on the 19 is way different than on the 14 but it is definitely a must have coil. Here are some results of around 15 hours on the 19. Be careful in thinking one setting is the only setting. 13 DWT at 24 inches and 58 DWT at 24 to 30 inches over where the 14 inch coil had been. I also had to buy a shovel and put away the apex to get the big dig holes done. The picture with the new shovel is not so deep but it just shows what I am now using. This post is in no way a dispute to what anyone is saying.