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That's pretty cool, seeing all those bobby pins makes beach hunting seem a lot like gold hunting, instead of bobby pins I dig shotgun pellets 🙂

Do you use a DD on the beach on the GPX?

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24 minutes ago, phrunt said:

That's pretty cool, seeing all those bobby pins makes beach hunting seem a lot like gold hunting, instead of bobby pins I dig shotgun pellets 🙂

Do you use a DD on the beach on the GPX?

Shotgun pellets suck too :sad: I get those on my land hunts. They sound like nice, small, deep targets. I always use a DD coil on the beach. I've had great success with them. I takes me 1.5 - 2.5 hours to get to a beach depending on which one I go to, so I just use what works and never ventured into the mono coils much. I will never learn anything new until I stop finding things. Then I probably would say "why didn't you try that mono coil earlier dummy?" :laugh:

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Thanks, I've only used my 4500 once on the beach and I left my Nugget Finder 14x9 EVO on it but I'm thinking I probably should have put my 15x12 DD Commander coil on it.  I should give it another go.

 

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51 minutes ago, phrunt said:

Thanks, I've only used my 4500 once on the beach and I left my Nugget Finder 14x9 EVO on it but I'm thinking I probably should have put my 15x12 DD Commander coil on it.  I should give it another go.

 

That was my go to coil for a long time, relic hunting as well. Now I use the Detech coils and they work great (and waterproof too).

 

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Bobby pins are a pain - one of my least favorite targets.

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5 hours ago, Steve Herschbach said:

Bobby pins are a pain - one of my least favorite targets.

They come in better than they should. I almost want to ignore them but they intrigue me just enough to get me to dig them :laugh: 

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Last beach I was on I started to pick up bobby pins. Never encountered one until I started to use a PI.

Thinking I should start hitting your beach as it appears to be bobby pin free now 🙂

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11 hours ago, kac said:

Last beach I was on I started to pick up bobby pins. Never encountered one until I started to use a PI.

Thinking I should start hitting your beach as it appears to be bobby pin free now 🙂

We can swap beaches, so I can rid yours of them. :blink:

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I can imagine bobby pins scream on the GPX, tiny little broken bits of wire are regularly found here on the gold fields, I don't know what they're off but often about 1/4 of an inch in size but they scream like a big target.

 

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