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    Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    Has anyone ever tried putting a weedeater head on a metal detector?

    I had to cut my grass today and while I was trimming up with the weedeater, I kept listening for it to beep.

    I love this hobby.

    Randy

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    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    I'd rather put a metal detector head on a weedeater.

    scrubber
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    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    Now that I think about it, how about both? An MD with an outer rotating ring on the coil. Then you could trim the ground growth while detecting. It might be a bit of a challenge to make the assembly non-metallic.

    scrubber
    Plan as though you will live forever, but live as though you may die tomorrow.

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    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    While hunting for the Schultz cache in N.Y., I ended up on DEP property. They prohibit enty unless you both, have a permit and are there for fishing. So, how about a hook and line on your MD. LOL Yes, I had the permit too.

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    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    its been a few years now but I used to work in a rental yard an we sold plastic blades for weed eaters , theres your non metal blade idea
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    Kentucky Kache

    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    You guys let me know when you have these machines on the market.

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    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    How about a weed detector on a metalhead eater,,,,er,,,what?

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    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    Quote Originally Posted by artzstuff1
    How about a weed detector on a metalhead eater,,,,er,,,what?


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    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    The way some newbies swing the detector you would think they were swinging a grass whip.
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    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    I actually had an elderly Lady in Texas passing by ask!
    Young-man, what kind of "Weed-eater are you useing, it looks so nice and so quite. It was the young-man part that made me smile, 60+ @
    the time. See! MDing is good for your health. (Bargining-chip next time you say" Dear "May I" have another one.

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    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    Quote Originally Posted by artzstuff1
    How about a weed detector on a metalhead eater,,,,er,,,what?
    I hate to discriminate but some times you have too!

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    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    Quote Originally Posted by scrubber
    Now that I think about it, how about both? An MD with an outer rotating ring on the coil. Then you could trim the ground growth while detecting. It might be a bit of a challenge to make the assembly non-metallic.

    scrubber
    Holy crap that might be the most amazing idea ever!
    *Starts working on a design*
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    Re: Metal Detector With A Weedeater Head On It

    One day at work a few years ago, me and another guy were trying to figure out how we could safely hunt inner city parks. We mocked up a detector that used the spider coil for reticles as in a scope, The shaft was the barrel of a shotgun, we put an arm cup on top of the butt. And mounted the control box under the cheekpiece. We called it " The Ghetto Blaster " We had it all mocked up in wood, using old detector parts. What a surprise when someone would sneak up behind ya, and you swung around to face them.........YIKES! I think they would get the message.........NGE
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