Metal Detecting Miami Beach - Excalibur II short hunt

MiamiFox

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Another beautiful day at the beach

 

Fletch88

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Nice slow mo's! Was there detecting going on I missed it!!! :)
 
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Nice slow mo's! Was there detecting going on I missed it!!! :)

Great comment Fletch, thanks for watching. Now that the water is warmer I'll be going out more often.
 

Fletch88

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I can only dream of detecting in surf that calm and clear up here on the north end of FL. The scenery is about the same though!
 
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Fletch, I always check the tides and wind speeds before I head out, most of the time it gets rough down here to.
 

kaolinwasher

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how much is parking cost, when you detect, ?
 

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I've got a question for you and your Excal-

Is it quiet during the hunt and only makes noise over a target, or is there a constant wavering sound and you listen for the difference in the noise?

My Sand Shark and the Infinium both make a lot of noise that I can't get rid of in the salt water- both PI machines.

Sweep the coil and they both sing, and then change tones on the back sweep.

I'm wondering about yours...
 
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how much is parking cost, when you detect, ?

at this area of Miami Beach its $1.00 per hour but the closer you get to South Beach it goes up to $1.75 per hour
 
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I've got a question for you and your Excal-

Is it quiet during the hunt and only makes noise over a target, or is there a constant wavering sound and you listen for the difference in the noise?

My Sand Shark and the Infinium both make a lot of noise that I can't get rid of in the salt water- both PI machines.

Sweep the coil and they both sing, and then change tones on the back sweep.

I'm wondering about yours...

its a constant hum/buzz mosquito like but if you sweep over iron it will null out or a low growl then you can just leave it like that or move the coil next to your scoop (mines aluminum)

then it goes back to the normal hum. I don't bother any more if I go over iron and just let it growl until I hit a good target. I hope I explained that correctly.
 

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its a constant hum/buzz mosquito like but if you sweep over iron it will null out or a low growl then you can just leave it like that or move the coil next to your scoop (mines aluminum)

then it goes back to the normal hum. I don't bother any more if I go over iron and just let it growl until I hit a good target. I hope I explained that correctly.

Yes, thanks. I was wondering if it was a steady tone or one that wavers and can 'fool' you into thinking you just went over a target.
 

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