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Northeast last won the day on December 6 2017

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    Victoria, Australia
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    GPZ and the Monster (SDC 2300 got sold!)

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  1. Northeast

    Detecting Old Claim In Alaska

    The gun would be for the big grezzly baars. I'll stick to my brown snakes and drop bears 😉 And yeah, any yella? Camping for a few days?
  2. Northeast

    Small Nuggets Vs Big Nuggets

    https://www.prospectingaustralia.com.au/forum/viewtopic.php?id=23832&p=1 There's a whole thread on it here Phrunt. There is a bit of bulldust amongst it but Moneybox's post # 41 is certainly worth a look.
  3. Northeast

    Small Nuggets Vs Big Nuggets

    Wanderer, I'm not a techy sort of person but my understanding is that the different 'timings' on PI detectors is exactly what you describe - different rates of firing off those impulses. Fine gold, normal, enhanced and whatever the rest are just variations of each other. Steve or JP could definitely give you a better explanation but I think the different timings with different coils is the reason there is such a variation in what gold can be seen/unseen and what mineralization the detector can/cannot cope with. Hopefully that is somewhere near correct
  4. Northeast

    The Reg Wilson Gold Album

    Are you documenting any of these stories somewhere Reg? Apart from on here of course. Anecdotes of old and your personal stories of gold in the electronic prospecting era would be a pretty interesting read. Probably won't make you as much money as prospecting will though
  5. Northeast

    Makro Gold Kruzer Unboxing

    Thanks Phrunt. I had no idea that little feature existed either
  6. Northeast

    Emergency Jump Starter / Charging System

    First name Jim. Last name MacGyver!! 👍 😉
  7. Northeast

    How To Ignore Users On The Forum

    Has that always been there?
  8. Northeast

    Big Specimen Little Gold

    Nice Mitchel. You might have a bit more in there than you think. Hope so
  9. Northeast

    GPZ 7000 Auto, Semi Auto, Manual ???

    More ferrite related comments here.
  10. Northeast

    GPZ 7000 Auto, Semi Auto, Manual ???

    JP's post in the bottom of the first page in this thread is helpful.
  11. Northeast

    GPZ 7000 Auto, Semi Auto, Manual ???

    Hi Dave. Obviously JP is the best bloke to tell you in his own words but what I have gleaned off him over the past 18 months is... The GPZ in AUTO should be ground balanced to the local ground and also to the supplied ferrite ring. In AUTO , as you use the GPZ, it will slowly become set to the local ferrite and will need to be re-ferrite balanced often during a detecting session. The GPZ works best when ferrite balanced to the ferrite ring rather than the ground ferrite. Now that SEMI AUTO is available JP has suggested that SEMI AUTO is the better option as it locks the ferrite and it will take much longer for the detector to slowly work its way from an optimum ferrite ring balance whilst continuing to automatically ground balance to the local ground conditions. Please correct things if I'm wrong JP. Dave, it's worth going back through all of JPs posts about the Z and cutting/pasting them into your own little extra special manual. It doesn't take too long and you can shift things into sections like noise cancel, ground balance, gold modes, etc, etc.. This is what I've done and it gets referred to every few months just as a reminder. There's a lot in my manual that isn't in the Minelab manual Cheers.
  12. Phrunt - you may have just fixed the reason why the previous owner sold the 4500 in the first place...?
  13. Northeast

    Upcoming New Gold Nugget Detectors

    There's a lot of fancy words in there Dave, makes my head hurt 🤕 How technology works is amazing. The people who think this stuff up are even more amazinger!! Bruce must be a fair dinkum, you beaut, ridgy didge genious. 2 thumbs up for you Bruce 👍👍
  14. Northeast

    Nurse Paul In Oz

    I wondered if you had arrived in Oz - something seemed a little different 🤣 40 shirts and 4 pairs of boots 😲 They been teaching you some strange ways in North Queensland!! Seriously though, welcome to Oz, enjoy your stay, hope it's fruitful and great to see that all of your gear is here 👍
  15. Enjoy reading your thoughts Reg. It makes my brain whirr a little faster 😉 Jin - am I right in thinking your tally was up around the 27 gms for the 2 days detecting? Nice work if I'm adding correctly. Good to hear you are 'back' into the detecting 👍