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    us
    Jul 2006
    Jefferson, Ga
    1265X, GoldBug II
    967
    854 times
    Metal Detecting

    Searching shallow streams

    Does anyone have any experience with the Land Ranger Pro used for searching shallow streams (Fresh Water)?
    Any Hints, etc?
    Marvin
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    I just started on the Cardiologist Diet.
    If it taste good, spit it out.



  2. #2
    us
    Jun 2012
    Elizabeth, PA
    Bounty Hunter Tracker IV Bounty Hunter Lone Star Bounty Hunter Land Ranger Pro (Main Machine) Bounty Hunter Time Ranger
    327
    441 times
    Metal Detecting
    I've used mine in a few shallow Creeks. Ground balance often!

    Sent from my XT1650 using Tapatalk
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  3. #3
    us
    Jul 2006
    Jefferson, Ga
    1265X, GoldBug II
    967
    854 times
    Metal Detecting
    Thanks for the reply. I visit/Camp/RV near streams that are frequented by inner tube rafters and I imagine they lose jewelry on occasion.
    Marvin
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    I just started on the Cardiologist Diet.
    If it taste good, spit it out.



  4. #4

    Jun 2007
    Minnesota
    Tiger Shark, Xterra 705
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    It's not a submersible detector, so you need to be very very careful not to splash water on your control panel. Use an arm cuff so you don't drop it and a long handled water scoop to pull a target. If you really like water or shoreline hunting, you should consider a waterproof machine Like a AT Pro or a Tiger Shark.
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it”

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  5. #5
    us
    Knowledge in machine struck coinage and colonial through 1800's Relics.

    Feb 2013
    New England, Somewhere Metal Detecting in the Woods
    Teknetics T2 SE (DST) Spare Teknetics T2 SE (backup) 15" T2 coil Pro-Pointer Bounty Hunter Pioneer 202 Fisher F2 Fisher F-Point
    3,507
    2758 times
    Coins and Relics
    Banner Finds (1)
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Some of my best finds came from a small freshwater stream in a colonial site. Many coppers, shoe buckles, knee buckles, and tons of buttons in it. Make sure you ground balance and don't get the control panel wet. Good luck!
    2014-2015 Finds
    1700s Sundial
    165? french liard
    1696 1774 1730s copper
    1723 irish ½ penny
    1730 KG coin toy
    2x AU 1803 LC
    1722 1/2 Penny
    1779 ½ Real
    NJ Copper 1786
    1805,1838 LC
    23 Coppers 15 colonial
    66 1720-1850 buttons
    31 Musket Balls
    1906 1912 1934 dog Lics
    13 1700s Buckles 1 silver
    2 1700s spigot
    3 Thimbles 1 silver
    Cleaning Finds:
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/ge...ns-relics.html

  6. #6
    us
    Jul 2006
    Jefferson, Ga
    1265X, GoldBug II
    967
    854 times
    Metal Detecting
    I know about keeping it dry. Only about 3% of my hunting is in water and the rest is Parks.
    Marvin
    I just started on the Cardiologist Diet.
    If it taste good, spit it out.



 

 

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