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Michigan Mark

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About Michigan Mark

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  • Birthday 08/29/1955

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    Houghton, Michigan Saylorsburg,Pa Stanford, Montana
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    Float copper hunting/ metal detector hunting in general/ Softball/

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  1. I know this is very late but that Equinox 800 is the way to go Tom. I ended up recently purchasing a xp deus but it's waiting for me up in Michigan. I'll be seeing if it will pull anything up from my known old copper stomping grounds. On all the reviews everyone is giving it a giant thumbs up. You probably already got something since this was 18 months ago..
  2. Well greetings My Ole friend Bill! First I would like to say your web site only gets more amazing all the time!!! This is one of the most complete concise and super interesting sites on thew entire web!!! Oh I keep finding the float copper but it's getting harder and harder.. One of these days Im going to lay out everything I got and photo it and get it in here somewhere.. Im not sure if it is proper or either interesting on a wonderful web site like this with all the gold!!! I am just astounded at all the nice gold being found! Gosh I hardly recognized you Bill... You look like....Santa
  3. Greetings Skip P....I could only wish that was a 1916D ... It would be worth a small fortune! Actually it is a P [Philadelphia] ..This one I did not find although I have many in similar condition worth more.. it just looked good there... More than likely traded for a chunk of ~float Copper~ which I have thousands of pieces over the years.Up here in the U.P of Michigan it can be found but it's getting harder and harder to find just like gold...BUT as we all know... THEY DIDNT GET IT ALL! Peace to you Skip P. and a Merry Christmas to you and all our friends here at Nugget Shooter!
  4. Well, this is humble compared to what I've seen but I had 2 visit's each lasting 2 days. The 2nd time I will never forget. The rain was so bad we had to cross a creek at Rich Hill to get out or we might not have left for goodness knows how long.. I remember the desert being so green and I was literally sloshing around in the mud.. Camped in the truck but the water got in and I was just about floating in my sleeping bag.. Loved every minute of the visit! Yes there is some silver in a few nuggets.
  5. I see one on ebay for $2600 with 3 coils ,,,, He stated the serial number to check with minelab....But do you also need the 2 words that show up in the 'view finder' to verify?
  6. Thank you Gentlemen, Indeed I have a GP extreme... I have the detector at a different location and tomorrow I am going to see the 2 coils that came stock with the detector.. I'll see if they are DD or mono... Fred, I'll also get those settings Im using too. it's been quite a while since I used it [many years] Till last week.. I seem to have forgotten everything...I think I do need to brush up on everything again.... Now where's my owners manual !.
  7. I am getting reacquainted with my old GPX Extreme.... Im guessing the GPX Extreme and the GPX Extreme 3000 are one and the same? Im practicing on my old 'Float Copper' hunting grounds but I cannot get the detector to disregard these..... larger rocks.... They don't have any copper in them or metal but they just sound off... big time too, I might conclude.. I cannot differentiate between float copper and these ....rocks? I use to use a whites eagle 2 and a Garrett GTI 2500 ..[the Garrett actually worked better in the All metal mode and when pin pointing it 'could' give you a indication if it wa
  8. Thank you Mike. I do agree there is no better way to metal detect, then to become one with the machine of choice and learn every aspect of that particular metal detector. Fine tuning your hearing to sound will help differentiate between good and bad targets.. Good to know the 3000 GPS is still in the 'ballpark' and not so antiquated as to be considered a 'Relic of the Past' I see they have newer lines of I think 4500 and 5000 and now I have seen there is a 7000....... Of course curiosity has gripped me.... But knowing the past ...REAL CHANGE in detectors... major advancements in technology....
  9. Always loved my metal detecting but got side tracked last number of years... Spent a year in Ukraine and meet my wife who is Russian ..then spent a half year coming and going to Russia. Got married... You guys know how it goes... Well.... a friend of mine who has the fever got me going again... Now settled down between Michigan and Pennsylvania homes..Got a place in Stanford MT. too [was a old silver mine acreage... called crystal spring lode. never did see where the mine was though. Anyway I been so long away... I missed all the new technology... When I last left off, I am equipped with a min
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