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the length of the sound / should make the difference
to tie one of his iron loops on a string
do the same with a gold ring
put them in the sand
and listen to the difference
repeat the test at different depth
a gold ring = always gives a very pure sound
(unless the ring is broken / open ...)

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6 hours ago, LE.JAG said:

the length of the sound / should make the difference
to tie one of his iron loops on a string
do the same with a gold ring
put them in the sand
and listen to the difference
repeat the test at different depth
a gold ring = always gives a very pure sound
(unless the ring is broken / open ...)

I have done some comparison testing and can hear the differences but I think I need to get in a lot more beach time on the AQ and some longer hunts times.  The 11 hour battery ought to keep me out there long enough that the sounds are etched in my thick noggin. LOL  I think that the biggest problem is that each piece of the lobster traps is a different size and in a different stage of decomposition.  There can be no "standard" tone as each piece will give off a slightly different sound.  But I need to focus on the prize-the gold instead.  The trash is just part of the hobby.  That is why we call it "metal detecting".  And the detector is only as good as it's operator.  So my goal is to get more beach time and become more of a "Le Jag" with the AQ. 🙂

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