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  1. Need Help Contacting Keith Wills at East Texas Metal Detectors.

    Hi Folks! I've made several attempts to call Keith Wills at East Texas Metal Detectors, but when I dial his phone number 1-903-734-7773, I get an automatic recorded message that says I must enter a code. I don't know what the code is, therefore, how can I reach him by phone, to ask what code...
  2. Identifying the name of a Tesoro 5 Pin coil cable.

    Hi All ! I have a Tesoro Bandido II µMax metal detector and the coil cable has 5 pins connecting it to the control box. When they were first sold by Tesoro did their 5 Pin coil cables have a name, and what was it ?? Thanks, ToddB64
  3. Understanding The Metal Detector Coil Signal.

    Hi All ! Attached are a two graphic images showing sinewaves of two different coil signal frequencies. These sinewaves are representative of the coil signals produced by single frequency metal detectors like my White's Classic II 6.5 kHz frequency (wide peak-to-peak distance) and my Tesoro...
  4. Minelab Musketeer Advantage

    Just curious and seeking following information on the Minelab Musketeer Advantage. #1..In the "Fix" control position, doe it really eliminate ground mineralization effects, or do you have to manually ground balance ? #2..Will it find small-size 10 Karate Silver and Gold rings and other...
  5. Where Can I Find a Glossary for Tesoro Coil Part Numbers ?

    Hi All ! I went to the Tesoro website, using the URL address below, but after searching everywhere, using the click-on Buttons at the top of the website page, I couldn't find a metal detector coil part number glossary (decoder). If you want to visit this website, click the following hyperlinked...
  6. Eyeball Find While Walking Along Highway.

    Howdee Folks ! :hello: Attached is a scanned image of a part I eyeballed in the gravel along the edge of the highway while taking my morning walk and I would appreciate your help with what it's called (part name) and what it's used for (application). Since this part was laying along the...
  7. Using a Ferrite to Ground Balance ?

    Hi All ! Looking for opinions and also any general information you can offer on using a ferrite (a small ceramic shape with high-iron content.) to Ground Balance a metal detector. I saw this demonstrated recently on the Internet via a Minelab youtube for their GPZ 7000. Then I did some...
  8. Prospector's trick of "overtuning" a metal detector....need setup steps please.

    Prospector's trick of "overtuning" a metal detector....need setup steps please. Howdy Y'all ! I'm trying to find out how prospector's "overtune" a metal detector, i.e. the step-by-step setup​. I don't own a PI (Pulse Induction) detector, so would like the overtuning setup for my Tesoro...
  9. Gain Peace Of Mind And Make More Finds !

    Hi Folks ! I was browsing through an October 2014, Volume 48, back issue of W&E Treasures recently and decided to read the subject article by William Plummer beginning on page 50. This article has some sage advice and might help you change or at least modify your attitude about metal...
  10. Which is the lightest weight model Minelab Sovereign with batteries installed ?

    Hi ! Listed below are the Minelab Sovereign models I was able to find on the Internet. Can anyone answer the Title question ? I can't swing any detector approaching 4 Lbs. with batteries installed......I'm old ! ::) Sovereign Sovereign XS Sovereign XS-2 & XS-2 Pro Sovereign XS-2a Pro...
  11. White's Metal Detector Manuals - All Models !

    Hi ! :hello: If you would like to down-load any manual for a White's Metal Detector, here's how as of this date: (Be aware there are 24 pages, and approx. 15 models per page = approx. 360 models to date, so you may have to spend some time finding your particular model. #1) Click-on...
  12. Karl Von Mueller's "Treasure Hunter's Manual #7".

    Hi ! ;D What's so great about the subject book from 1974 (45 years ago !) ? Not to disparage any book from the past, but does the subject book have information superior to what is in modern books, such as those by Clive James Clynick listed below ? -The Gold Jewelry Hunter's Handbook...
  13. How Metal Detectors Report Gold, by digger27

    Hi Gold lovers ! http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/fisher-research-labs/576562-parkland-gold.html#post5796307 Not to cast a negative view on the methods and success you might have had in your experience hunting inland, however, one of our top-level metal detecting Pro’s, username “digger27”...
  14. Unidentified Octagon-shaped Game piece found in park years ago.

    Unidentified Octagon-shaped Game pieces found in park years ago. Hi Everybody ! I thought the Thread I was looking for was started on Friendly Metal Detecting Forums, so I entered the subject title there as an inquiry!, but then discovered a copy of it in my Treasure Net folder, so after...
  15. Minelab Explorer II Differentiating Between Targets of Similar Conductivity.

    Hi All ! :hello: I was re-reading my November, 2003 issue of Lost Treasure magazine and starting on page 25 Andy Sabisch authors a Field Test report on the Minelab Explorer II. Statements he made on page 26 in the upper part of the far-left column caught my eye ! Andy stated (paraphrasing) by...
  16. The Garrett Searcher Fall 2018......New PDF

    Hi All ! Have you received the invitation on your computer from Garrett Metal Detector Company to GO GREEN, save the trees and subscribe to their electronic Garrett Searcher Fall 2018 News Letter ? Just follow the steps below. #1...Click link below to view PDF of The Garrett Searcher Fall 2018...
  17. For Newbies...Why to Detect in AM, Go Slow & Low and Dig All Target Signals !

    Greetings ! This one's for metal detecting newbies....a copied & pasted post I did on another website a couple of years ago and thought it was worth repeating here. Hope it helps ! ToddB64 ______________________________________________________________________________ Hi All ! :hello: I know...
  18. Comparing Teknetics Gamma to Delta......Something discovered !

    Thanks for stopping in ! I was reading Andy Sabisch's field test report titled The Teknetics Delta 4000 starting on page 56 of the April, 2010 back-issue of Lost Treasure magazine and at the top-right column on page 58 he says, " the target ID information, which remains active in All Metal,"...
  19. Tesoro Compadre Coil Type and Windings.

    Greetings ! #1..Does the Compadre (5.75" coil model) have a concentric/coplanar coil ? #2..Does the search coil include a TX, RX and a Bucking coil ? #3..Can anyone provide a photo showing inside this coil and how the windings are arranged ? Thanks, ToddB64
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