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  1. #1

    May 2013
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Total beginner needs advice.

    I was given a Bounty Hunter Discovery 3300. I have watched some youTube videos on getting in "ground balanced", but every time I go out, i get a LOT of readings... either I am in a really trashy area, or I dont have it set up correctly. Any help would be really appreciated.

  2. #2
    Jan 2013
    Southeast Virginia
    Teknetics T2, Makro Pointer
    643 times
    Relic Hunting
    I suggest digging some of those many signals. You'll easily be able to tell if it's a lot of trash.

    Sorry, I can't help if it's a ground balancing issue. I don't have any experience with that machine. I'm sure others here can help. Good luck.

  3. #3

    Mar 2007
    Salinas, CA
    Explorer II, Compass 77b, Tesoro shadow X2
    10095 times
    Banner Finds (4)
    Steve, I don't have that particular machine, so can't help you. Unless I was looking at the machine, in which case I could see the control labels. Some machines automatically track, while others let you manually adjust, and so forth. Your best bet is to read the instructions. AND start with a cleaner area. Even if it means going way out into a clean cow pasture, away from all buildings and structures. Because if you start in a junky environment, then of course you'll be driven crazy trying to discern the symphany of signals. Start with easy spots (modern sandboxes, clean dry sand at the beach, modern yards of homes that are only 20 yrs. old, etc...). THEN progress to junky spots, as you learn what your machine is telling you.

    What part of CA are you in?
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