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My old headphones got all beat up over the summer plowing through the woods so I snagged a pair of Garrett Stow Aways for my Tejon. I was really surprised how good the audio really is on them. They do fit a little tight and are smaller but have a really great range of sound. Now I need to re-learn my sounds.

Anyways I didn't spend much time out, maybe half hour or so and left the 10x12 coil which kills me in trashy areas but I did get a nice smooth hit on this little 18k rose gold ear ring with a few diamond chips 0.7g.  Was only inch or so deep nothing to brag about.

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Hi kac, anytime I find gold jewelry or nuggets, it's a really good day. Great find!

 

Jeff

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Could be a charm or pendant, too.  Appears to be a classic, popular "angel wing" design. Whatever it is, it's gold and a great find.

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I'd brag about it.  😃  Where did it show up conductivity-wise, in the foil range?  Clearly you know how to swing that Tejon.

I assume you mean 'Easy Stow' headphones:  https://www.amazon.com/Garrett-Metal-Detectors-Easy-Headphones/dp/B0037OS7GU

A related story:  I broke the headband on my favorite headphones, the White's Prostars.  It turns out many detector headphone manufacturers use the same or very similar headband.  I had a $100 pair (no reason to name the brand) which I decided to canabalize to repair the Prostars.  Later I noticed that the Garrett MS-2's (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Garrett-MS-2-Headphones-Land-Use/323158128139?hash=item4b3db9b60b:g:zoUAAOSwSz1asRP~) used the same headband and cost around $30. So I bought those planning on canabalizing them to repair the $100 set.  When I tried them out first I realized they sounded better and fit just as well as the ones I was going to fix!  They are now my backup (to the Prostars).

 

 

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I wanted something lighter than the ms-2's and something i can hear around me as some parts are pretty rough out here. Yes those are the ones I got. I might replace my MS-2's with them later on as those are pretty beat up and I already patched the wires. MS-2's are really comfortable and light weight but I'm finding the full size is too much in the summers. I can't compare sounds between them as they are on 2 different detectors.

I can't justify buying a nice pair of Ghosts so they get trashed as I stumble through the woods. Maybe if I was in the fields and parks they would be great

The earring/charm broke just around the nickel range. Is nice to find especially since I was hitting only trash earlier, not even a zinc penny!

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The Easy Stow Headphones are excellent. Ive bought two pairs in the past to use with various detectors.

Very comfortable with great sound.

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They do sound good but not a fan on the inline audio control. Keep bumping it and not good when you run on a silent search machine. Wondering why the other day I was swinging and swinging and thinking, wow not even a bit of foil out here... Did a quick gb check and no sound and duh, bumped the switch 😞

Really threw me because shortly after that my batteries ran out Doh!

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