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9 hours ago, Chet said:

Brian we really do need to put big numbers on those big round rocks and big trees. LOL

Just send GPS coordinates, this will suffice...;)

PS: Not many areas in the Motherlode were hunting with the GPZ is fun. Unless you are having fun cleaning up the trash from 100's of thousands of old time miners

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Chet,

What were your other setting?  (Still a low threshold?)

Mitchel

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14 hours ago, Gold Catcher said:

 

Just send GPS coordinates, this will suffice...;)

PS: Not many areas in the Motherlode were hunting with the GPZ is fun. Unless you are having fun cleaning up the trash from 100's of thousands of old time miners

I always run with the GPZ 7000 in enhanced GPS mode and record all Find Points. When Minelab fixed the GPS software I accidentally lost approximately 50 find points when I loaded the fix. On this trip when I tried to record the fifth nugget location it would not accept the Find Point because it had limited out at 100 Find Points.

In the trashy areas I hunt with the Equinox 800 with the small coil in my left hand and the GPZ 7000 in my right hand. That way I can discriminate out most of the shallow trash. The 10 nuggets were all to deep for the Equinox to detect until some of the material was removed. Then it becomes a pin pointer so the holes do not need to be so big for the GPZ 7000 coil.

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8 hours ago, mn90403 said:

 

What were your other setting?  (Still a low threshold?)

The other settings are mostly the default settings except the Threshold is set at 1. This area was well hunted with a GPZ 7000 and a Gold Monster. So seven of these nuggets were barely detected with the 7000. I tried different settings on the threshold on some of them. It just caused a lot of noise and the small nuggets were more difficult to hear with the noise. 

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13 minutes ago, Chet said:

When Minelab fixed the GPS software I accidentally lost approximately 50 find points when I loaded the fix. On this trip when I tried to record the fifth nugget location it would not accept the Find Point because it had limited out at 100 Find Points.

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did you try and download the "find points" once I have downloaded the find points and tracks and or waypoints I clear the geostore and everything is back to zero.

Maybe your 50 lost find points were still hiding in there somewhere? and after adding some more on your trip it filled up the remaining spots

cheers dave

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I was 'struggling' with the smoothness on my last hunt as well.  It was not really possible to make it completely smooth with audio smoothing off and hy/normal.  I stuck with it off although I did 'test' the audio.  My threshold was up at about 25 and it was really difficult to hear the one little nugget I did find.

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9 hours ago, davsgold said:

did you try and download the "find points" once I have downloaded the find points and tracks and or waypoints I clear the geostore and everything is back to zero.

Maybe your 50 lost find points were still hiding in there somewhere? and after adding some more on your trip it filled up the remaining spots

cheers dave

Yes I tried that. My mistake was not transferring the Find Points to the Exchange2 program before loading the software fix into the GPZ 7000. 

The GPZ 7000 manual states that the GPS limits are 100 Find Points, 100 Way Points and 10 GEO Hunts. So I will store the Find Points in the Exchange2 program in three files; California, Nevada and Arizona. Then load the detector with the appropriate state Find Points prior to leaving home.

Have a good day,
Chet
 

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11 hours ago, Chet said:

 So I will store the Find Points in the Exchange2 program in three files; California, Nevada and Arizona. Then load the detector with the appropriate state Find Points prior to leaving home.

Have a good day,
Chet
 

Chet,

Due to Minelab not providing enough on board memory for our plentiful gold finds and you introducing me to Gaia, I have been storing all find points, way points and other points of interest in Gaia since my phone accompanies me while detecting.  This allows me to have all points of interest available to me at all times including tracks. 
Also, I can see the screen on my phone much easier than the 7000 screen.

Brian. 

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22 hours ago, Chet said:

I hunt with the Equinox 800 with the small coil in my left hand and the GPZ 7000 in my right hand

Can I have your workout program please?

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A guy in Western Australia sent me this message and photo.  I think he is happy 👌

5 days 121 nuggets 33 grams on a recent trip out.  17x12 spiral x-coil on Zed

 

33 grams 5 days.jpg

cheers dave

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