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Thread: Looking for a new MD for silver coins

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    Looking for a new MD for silver coins

    Just gonna see what everyone likes for a silver coin hunter something under 1000 any input would be great
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    Been there...Dug that

    Mar 2015
    Northern Illinois
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    Minelab E-Trac is pretty good...and you can get some nice deals here from Members.
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    "There's GOLD in them thar hills! Well...at least a coupla nice Mercs."

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    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....
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    All the Minelab FBS machines are excellent for silver, as are many other brands and models. Where would you be hunting for them? Sometimes the search area would dictate which machine would be best. You might also look into the new Equinox machines. They have a lot of nice features and are pretty state of the art being waterproof and bluetooth wireless.
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    "jus cuz it's wrote down, don't make it so"

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    Come out from under your bed today...... DO SOMETHING!

    Jun 2008
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    I have found that the BEST silver machine always seems to be the machine I know BEST. ╦╦Ç
    Now remember, when things look bad and it looks like you’re not gonna make it, then you gotta get mean. I mean plumb, mad-dog mean. ‘Cause if you lose your head and you give up then you neither live nor win. That’s just the way it is. – Josey Wales

  5. #5

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    I think any machine will find silver, copper and aluminum
    gold, gold is the hard one
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    Come out from under your bed today...... DO SOMETHING!

    Jun 2008
    Yarnell, AZ
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    Yes, gold is the hard one.... I will revise my above post to say best GENERAL machine.... gold specific or salt beach specific aside. ╦╦Ç
    Now remember, when things look bad and it looks like you’re not gonna make it, then you gotta get mean. I mean plumb, mad-dog mean. ‘Cause if you lose your head and you give up then you neither live nor win. That’s just the way it is. – Josey Wales

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    May 2010
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    The new Minelab Equinox 600 is a sliver machine. $660.00 Check it out! Minelab Equinox 600
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    May 2018
    CO, 4 corners
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    Being one of the most conductive metals on earth, I’d think that just about any machine would pop on Ag!
    Somebody please enlighten me if otherwise.

    Ag makes my Equinox really sing!
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  9. #9
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    May 2010
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    Used: Minelab Etrac

    New: Fisher CZ3D
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  10. #10
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    Come out from under your bed today...... DO SOMETHING!

    Jun 2008
    Yarnell, AZ
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    Quote Originally Posted by AurumHunter024 View Post
    Being one of the most conductive metals on earth, I’d think that just about any machine would pop on Ag!
    Somebody please enlighten me if otherwise.

    Ag makes my Equinox really sing!
    Sure, any machine will do but..... case in point..... The Gold Bug 2. It will certainly "pop" on silver coins. But rusty nails, white metal, tin foil, and others will get thrown into the mix. I don't particularly favor displays but when "cherry picking" specific metals, the machines with displays have their purpose. I have three display machines. I am favoring the Cortez right now. I would not think of looking for coins with my GB2 unless prepared to spend a lot of time digging trash with the coins. ╦╦Ç
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    Now remember, when things look bad and it looks like you’re not gonna make it, then you gotta get mean. I mean plumb, mad-dog mean. ‘Cause if you lose your head and you give up then you neither live nor win. That’s just the way it is. – Josey Wales

  11. #11
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    Sep 2012
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    I like the Equinox because of it being easy to learn out of the box. If there is gold in your area then maybe the Equinox 800 but the Equinox 600 will work just as well it just don't have a specific gold setting
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    I don't detect for the stuff I find, I detect for the stuff I haven't found.

    If I didn't find it I hope you did.


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    Silver always made my Etrac Scream.
    Just don't take it out in the rain.
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