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  1. #1
    Jun 2005
    No. Utah
    whites xlt, Goldbug2,
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    Gold Bug II Help

    Posted this in the Service Section with no response. Thought I would post it here. I have a gold bug II it seems to work fine except with gold it aint much good. I and a friend went nugget shooting. He also has a GBII. I have a nugget I use for tests. After ground balance I am only able to pick the nugget up at about 2 inches. However my buddy with his gold bug II he is able to pick the nugget up at 8-10 inches. Even if he tunes both machines. What kind of problem might this be? I spent 4 days in good nugget country and never found a speck! However I found all kinds of trash.
    Stumped any help would be apprciated.

  2. #2
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    I can dig it! "WP"

    Mar 2007
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Install fresh batteries and try switching your coil with his. If you get the same poor results then it will have to be sent in to the factory.

    Good luck with that,
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  3. #3
    Mar 2003
    3017 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Amen a switcheroo is in order as thats not right. Did you miss one of the the tuning buttons somwhere?? Tiny 7.5 inch coil ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! John

  4. #4
    Jun 2005
    No. Utah
    whites xlt, Goldbug2,
    8 times
    Thanks Guys. Were going to try switching coils.

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