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So much information and so little time.  This helps.

Mitchel

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Thanks for posting this test Calabash. I previously tried using "Beach for Land" on a hunt with slightly different settings (lowered recovery speed) after reading about Neil Jones' reasoning for tuning his EQN as described in Andy's book. But I discontinued using it after half hour of near silence in my headphones. 

Switching to Field 1 that day produced much more audible feedback - better suited to my slowly developing comfort zone while in an iron-rich target area. After viewing Calabash Digger's tests, I now suspect that my sweep speed may have been too fast for conditions. What is confusing about CD's test however, is the use of the very low recovery of 3 as "splitting the difference" -     a speed that is at odds with the 5 recovery speed stated in the book. Calabash said he hadn't read Andy's book, and may possibly received erroneous settings in the note he referred to in the video? Nevertheless, I believe that I'll have a limited go at it again using the low recovery speed and a very very slow coil confined to a smaller patch of ground.

The test itself provided very relevant info, and is much appreciated. 

Curtis

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A guy on another forum has been in contact with Neil . Neil told him to tell me he had ran it as low as 1.  I used the settings Neil gave him in the email.

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Thanks CD. Appreciate you clearing that up. The day I tried beach for land I tried to cover a large meadow. Too fast. Thus the silent treatment. Your test shows Neil's setup with low recovery to be more suited for slow fine hunting to pull higher conductors from around iron. Watching your videos helps a bunch.

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