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    New to MD world

    I just purchased my first MD a bounty hunter quick draw 2 for $30 did I over pay for it? And does anyone have any tips for a Newbie?

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    Oct 2014
    Amboy Wa.
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    Welcome. Dig everything until you learn the machine that way you learn what to dig and what not to dig.
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    Feb 2015
    Oklahoma
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    Dig it all, Dig it all...…..
    Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand. - Tribe Unknown. Those that lie down with dogs, get up with fleas. - Blackfoot

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    TOM

    Dec 2012
    UPSTATE NEW YORK
    1970 COMPASS- WHITES SILVER EAGLE- WHITES DFX, 4X6DD COIL, 6X8DD COIL, 950 COIL, 10X12SEF COIL- GARRETT PRO POINTER AT, GARRETT AT PRO , MINELAB EXPLORER SE with 8.5x12.5 Cors coil
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    Welcome aboard
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    A BAD DAY OF DIGGING IS BETTER THEN A GOOD DAY AT WORK

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    Quote Originally Posted by mhwyers91 View Post
    I just purchased my first MD a bounty hunter quick draw 2 for $30 did I over pay for it? And does anyone have any tips for a Newbie?
    $30.00 sounds like a darn good deal... I had a bounty hunter some years back, and it was a good machine.
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    Aug 2013
    OC, CA
    XP Deus, Equinox 800 720i Stealth Scoop
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    Fill your holes like you were never there. Good luck!


    We are not what we take, we are what we leave.

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    Sep 2012
    N.E. Texas
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    My first machine was a Pioneer 202, basically the same as your QD2. I found lots of good stuff with it, and you can't go wrong for 30.oo if it works. The only real problem I recall was that the headphone jack quit working. Good luck, and as mentioned by others, dig everything to learn, leave the area nicer than you found it, and get permission. Now look for a pinpointer if you don't already have one. It will save you much time and frustration on each hole. Happy hunting.
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    We've all got holes to fill, and them holes are all that's real. Some fall on you like a storm, sometimes you dig your own. Townes Van Zandt

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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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    Well, keep in mind that the Bounty Hunter is just a gateway detector. Now, you will get hooked and have to satisfy your craving with more and more hardcore machines!
    "jus cuz it's wrote down, don't make it so"

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    Oct 2018
    Michigan
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    Let's not forget who owns bounty hunter. They are good detectors.
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    I took it out for the first time today and learned that the depth reading isnít accurate and everything no matter what it is it comes up as a zinc penny

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    Classic car lover

    Jul 2017
    some where in the great state of Texas
    Teknectics eurotek pro bounty hunter time ranger bounty hunter quick draw 2 used a teroso compadre. Carry a 22 cal. six-shooter.
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    first welcome to Tnet and second i use to own one of those machines it was okay i like my teknetics eurotek pro better its light weight plus you can set it were you don't hear iron nails but galvanized nails are a little problem
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    Quote Originally Posted by mhwyers91 View Post
    I took it out for the first time today and learned that the depth reading isn’t accurate and everything no matter what it is it comes up as a zinc penny
    My advice is to upgrade. The next step up will be a legit machine capable of much more.
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    If it's not there you won't find it.......

    If it is there you NEED to find it!......

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    Tommy

    Dec 2015
    Ann Arbor
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    practice alot
    Last edited by A2coins; Nov 06, 2018 at 11:17 PM.
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    Tommy

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    welcome also Tommy from Michigan
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    Oct 2018
    Michigan
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    It doesn't matter what detector your using. The only way to find out whats in the ground is to dig it. There is NO detector that can tell you whats in the ground. Despite what you see on infomercials, only your ears, experience, and a digging tool can tell you whats there.
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