May 21, 2012, 08:37 PM
No Gold ... but nice chain
Got out today since i have to send the Xcal in tomorrow for service. Its going to be gone about a month im told with shipping time. The water was nice and warm but really moving south with the wind. I had been in about an hour and a young lady came over and asked if i could find something as little as a toe ring. Turns out i apparently couldnt lol. Never found the toe ring, but she put me in a good spot and i dug a lot of change and this 63 gram 26 inch .925 Italy chain. If i hadnt been listening extra careful i think i would have missed it. It was deep and gave a very weak crackle sound. It was one of those targets you think.... was that minerals? But i did get a slight repeat so i dug it..... it took a couple of tries to get it.
May 21, 2012, 08:51 PM
Cool score Dew! I'm learning the same thing with my Excal...chains tend to come off as faint chatter, but repeat chatter without disrupting the threshold. I'm sure I've missed more then I realize.
"Treasure is wherever it can be found."
May 21, 2012, 09:00 PM
Good one dew! the beach should be good after this weakend
May 21, 2012, 09:01 PM
Great detecting !
May 21, 2012, 09:16 PM
Jonnie..... are you talking about the storm? You think its going to make some big cuts and throw some targets out there? If thats the case im sending in my Xcal yet. Ooooo love those dogs Lorraine. I have a Jack Russell ruff coat. Best darn dogs.
May 21, 2012, 09:32 PM
No just alot of bodies could not believe all the boats on the watter this weekend. tthe more bodies the more booty.
May 21, 2012, 11:42 PM
Nice chain Dew. Met your buddy, Jerry, at the beach today. Slim pickings for all. I got a lot of pieces of old brass shells. Will not be detecting next week . You might run into Ken at the beach.
Last edited by Les West Central Fl; May 22, 2012 at 08:12 AM.
May 22, 2012, 02:58 AM
May 22, 2012, 09:03 AM
Les.... ive got to send this darn Xcal in for some repair. Only back up is my SE .... so i guess unless i buy another ill be sand digging. I hear you about that darn brass.... i hate it. I know what it is even before i dig.... but i still have to dig it. Hey... but on the bright side ... the more i dig the less you guys have to dig . Jonnie.... with the kids getting out of school its can be a bit of a zoo. Ive not noticed nearly as much traffic relief as i did last year in the stores or on the roads. Maybe this is going to be a good year. Question Les..... knowing i have an Xcal what back up would you buy.... another Xcal, CZ, or a PI? Im thinking CZ or PI just so i have something a little different.
May 22, 2012, 09:39 AM
Dew: Why not do what the other Dew has done and add a Sand Shark to your arsenal? I ordered mine from Rusty Henry yesterday.
May 22, 2012, 10:19 AM
Bill..... No one can say its not been top notch for him thats for sure. Id like to find one thats a little more sensitive to gold chains. Not knowing much about them ill have to do some research. Ill also have to decide... again.... if its a machine thats rarely going to be used.
May 22, 2012, 10:54 AM
very nice chain, u r right about almost missing it. i heard the smalest crackle and found the nicest band.
I DO NOT UNDERSTAND ALL I KNOW ABOUT WHAT I JUST SAID!
May 22, 2012, 11:59 AM
Some of the really thin lower k gold rings I've found have been just a tiny, twangy sounding "blip". I'm certain I would have never noticed them with the threshold turned up too high.
Originally Posted by urdaboss
"Treasure is wherever it can be found."
May 22, 2012, 12:39 PM
WTG on the heavy silver
"Casper" - coincidence -check it out - (someone changed it but it used to say "Master of the Treasure" - instead of Treasurer... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casper_(name)
Motto = "I try to hit where others cant or others wont "
May 22, 2012, 12:58 PM
One third jewelry of the World are under sand so far
Silver= 8 pieces
Gold= 2 Rings
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