Using pinpoint to saturate the target

supertraq

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May 8, 2014
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Fisher cz6a,,,Fisher cz-20,,,,Teknetics gamma 6000,,"Tek Eurotek pro ,,Fisher gold bug s.e 2.9er,,Tek T2 ltd se,,Tek T2+,,Minelab Vanquish 540 and 340 and a new Nokta Legend and Garret Infinium
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Metal Detecting

vpnavy

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KennyD

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Apr 25, 2013
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Whites VX3, Tesoro Vaquero, Silver uMax
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Nice !!! I'm gonna give that a try!
Thanks for posting the tip.
 

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supertraq

Sr. Member
May 8, 2014
402
152
Pcola fl
Detector(s) used
Fisher cz6a,,,Fisher cz-20,,,,Teknetics gamma 6000,,"Tek Eurotek pro ,,Fisher gold bug s.e 2.9er,,Tek T2 ltd se,,Tek T2+,,Minelab Vanquish 540 and 340 and a new Nokta Legend and Garret Infinium
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Metal Detecting
Yea it can turn an iffy signal into a clear signal most of the time..Hope it helps,S.T
 

IBdiggin

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Mar 21, 2013
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Fisher F70,Garrett AT Pro, Ace 250, 2 Garrett pro-pointers
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Metal Detecting
I'm finding the same with the F70. I'm using the 10" elliptical, which has more of a concentric pattern. The longer I examine a target it seems the more info comes to surface so to speak. Also with the elliptical pattern it is always advantageous to be exactly centered over the target which pinpointing will do. Most of the time iffy targets will false or add in a few more TID numbers to help expose them as trash or at least let me know there is some masking going on. I always thought it was my imagination that longer saturation helped improve return signals so I'm glad to hear it is not just me.-----Thanks and HH----------IB
 

meMiner

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Jul 22, 2014
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Port Perry, Ontario
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Minelab 800,
Fisher CZ21, F75SE, Gold Bug 2.9 & Minelab GPX 5000
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Metal Detecting
I have turned on the pin pointer near a target to weaken the signal (balance out some of the target), so I could then pin point more easily the center of a strong signal. I have not tried to saturate a weak signal. Any idea what technologically occurs? It does not make sense to me but happy if it works.
 

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supertraq

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May 8, 2014
402
152
Pcola fl
Detector(s) used
Fisher cz6a,,,Fisher cz-20,,,,Teknetics gamma 6000,,"Tek Eurotek pro ,,Fisher gold bug s.e 2.9er,,Tek T2 ltd se,,Tek T2+,,Minelab Vanquish 540 and 340 and a new Nokta Legend and Garret Infinium
Primary Interest:
Metal Detecting
I've seen about 2-3 seconds for the improved signal and it fads quick,so pinpoint for 3-4 seconds and then release and scan,i usually get a clearer signal then or mo better signal..
 

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