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  1. #1

    Mar 2013
    Northampton, Pa
    5 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Volleyball courts

    Idk I this is just bad luck or a drawback to the fisher f2....

    The past week I detected some volleyball courts (granted only two and possibly not heavily used) I didn't find a single thing! I was actualy surprised not even a pull tab or anyhing. Does the F2 loose considerable depth when used over sand??

  2. #2
    Jan 2012
    South-Western PA
    Fisher F-75 Teknetics Omega 8000 Bounty Hunter Quickdraw II
    51 times
    Metal Detecting
    Maybe someone got their before you? Never used an F2 to give a good explanation, so I'm out.

  3. #3
    Charter Member
    Mar 2011
    San Diego
    Equinox 800, Treasure Probe IV, E-Trac, 3 Excal 1000's, White's GM3 V-sat. White's TM808, VibraProbe, 15" NEL Attack, 5X10 Joey, Steath 920ix and 720i, TRX, etc....
    4862 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (3)
    Volleyball courts around here get hit every day......sometimes by more than one detectorist.

  4. #4

    Mar 2013
    Northampton, Pa
    5 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Good point. Easy digging constantly used and lots of movement to loose things.

  5. #5

    Mar 2013
    Northampton, Pa
    5 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    I usually check around the benches. I found a gold ring just last week under one! I really want to get out more I just feel like ill be hastened by police, even though they don't really care where I live (talked to a cop and asked him)

  6. #6
    Feb 2013
    west virginia
    fisher f2
    28 times
    Metal Detecting
    Haven't tried sand yet, But, I'd go back bury a dime and see what happens. I'm kinda new but I love my F2

  7. #7

    Mar 2013
    Northampton, Pa
    5 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    I was going to do that just to make sure it's actually working. I know it is now because I found a tiny piece of a metal belt and a nickle. Both very solid targets on the VDI

  8. #8
    Jun 2012
    New Kensington, Pa
    Garrett AT Pro, Garrett Ace 250, Pro-Pointer
    132 times
    Metal Detecting
    The F2 shouldn't have any problem in the sand. Although if they replenish the sand yearly targets may get buried deep. I was able to get a good 8" with the Ace 250 at a saltwater beach in dry sand. Also, these areas are easy to hit so might get hunted out quick. Sand scoops in volleyball courts are a must.

  9. #9
    we exist,and we are watching you

    Nov 2011
    garrett,minelab,fisher,,,atp current weapon of choice
    3395 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    I've used my wifes f2 quite a bit,in sand also.It has no problem seeing really small bits at 6-8" in sand.pretty cool machine I'd say
    I dont care which machine you use...you're gonna dig trash.
    an extra thousand bucks aint gonna solve that.

  10. #10
    Nov 2012
    BT IV, ACE 350
    75 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    I hit the VB courts at least once a wk. 1st. thing at sun rise, never find much
    some clad here an there. as for the F2 can't say, I have an ACE 350 and it's a clad magnet
    I'll get there 1 penny at a time
    SM. amount of EF Gold
    RING=7, Bracelet=5,necklace=1

  11. #11
    Mar 2010
    ACE 250,AT PRO, CZ21...RTG pro scoop...Stealth 720
    4665 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Volley ball courts get detected hard...I never find many targets on a volley ball court and the coins are always very fresh drops.

  12. #12
    Feb 2011
    southwestern, va.
    Nokta Fors CoRe, garretts gti2500, gtp1350 minelab 30 whites coinmaster 3 and a DFX300.
    55 times
    Metal Detecting
    If the volley ball courts are not sand but in the park most are laid out with clay under the surface dust. they are hard to get hits on unless something is right on the surface. you could just eyeball most courts. I found a large men's silver bracelet with a broken clasp once. Oh and the parks dept. prob. be mad if you dig on the court.
    Don.yeah this is fun.........i love my job.



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