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    D. Meeker

    Mar 2006
    Gulf Coast, Fl
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    Those jumpy signals in that 5 to 7.... can be can foil, BUT do you want to take that chance. I will say one thing about the OLD program..... it may miss on edge coins. Recently hit a local beach pretty hard with the Nox and had it down to few signals worth digging. So i grabbed the Xcal ..... i got 2 pennies..... nothing else, except quarters...... $3.50 worth of um. scattered out about chest deep.... and a couple of scoops down each.... very black coins. Now im not a real coin digger..... but the quarter is in that silver ring range too. I concentrate on gold..... but for those who like to have a good coin count at the end of the year to pay for equipment you might want to think about this. So ..... was i out farther (i dont think so), did some sand move just enough....... or were these coins at an angle that the Nox didnt like?
    Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who'll argue with you.... John Wooden.

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    IMHO: You have dig it all to really know whats under the coil! I hunt relics and dig every signal; when water hunting...every signal. On groomed lawns and sensitive places (I would like to dig everything) you have to use discretion.
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