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Wow, incredible pictures and setting...and good story of your day out. What range does bigger gold come in at on the vdi for shallower depth gold ? Thinking of getting the equinox for my trashy areas..seems to me a small coil would be the way to go. 

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3 hours ago, IronDigger said:

Wow, incredible pictures and setting...and good story of your day out. What range does bigger gold come in at on the vdi for shallower depth gold ? Thinking of getting the equinox for my trashy areas..seems to me a small coil would be the way to go. 

A one gram piece I have can come up between 6 and 9 on the VDI's when within a good range, the deeper it gets the lower VDI it will give especially when on the edge of detection.    You would not be disappointed with the Equinox and the 6" would be perfect for trashy areas.

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You went to the edge and came back a success....very nice gold!

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Great story and photos. Good stuff mate 🙂

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Well Done,what a great spot for a day detecting.

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Nice hunt. Exciting when targets are popping up a lot. Did you ever try those settings in gold 2 yet?

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38 minutes ago, schoolofhardNox said:

Nice hunt. Exciting when targets are popping up a lot. Did you ever try those settings in gold 2 yet?

I experimented between Gold 1 and 2 last week on my tiny gold hunt, both performed exactly the same in that situation so I just stuck with Gold 1 this time, I believe Gold 2 might be a tiny bit deeper at getting a good target ID but I'm digging everything that's not a -8 or -9 ID anyway in this location as it's free of shotgun pellets.

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Fantastic finds.  I wished that the Equinox was around back in my younger days when I used to live in Georgia and would go gold panning.

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