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Author Topic: Pei soil high iron content  (Read 2033 times)

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Offline R and d

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Pei soil high iron content
« on: May 24, 2016, 04:00:07 PM »
Any ecommend actions for a metal detector to use in pei, high iron soil and ocean beach?

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Re: Pei soil high iron content
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2016, 07:38:56 PM »
Hi watch all the vids you can on metal detecting.Take your time.Most  iron rich soil will overide most detectors.All depends on knowing how to read the signals and what you are looking for.It is a real learning curve I have not mastered.Try too find a detecting club in your area.Luck Mcbain.
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Re: Pei soil high iron content
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2016, 08:08:34 PM »
Be careful with your detector around salt water. Most detectors are seriously allergic to the salt water! What brand/model do you have?

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Re: Pei soil high iron content
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2016, 12:07:24 PM »
Some VLF detectors have a salt switch or setting.  For high mineralization, sometimes a PI is more appropriate.  Careful with the hot gold nugget detectors as they don't work well in salt.  Best to talk to a local metal detector shop and get their opinion as they will know what works and more important what doesn't work.  It is best if they sell multiple brands of detectors.
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