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Dave breitweiser1950

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About Dave breitweiser1950

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  • Birthday 07/21/1950

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    lake havasu city, AZ
  • Interests
    metal detecting , mining gold.
    been detecting since 2001 . gold mining since 2004.
    goldmaster 4b had since 2001 , goldbug 2 and whites tdi sl pi
    use goldbuddy drywasher, and recir sluice
  1. if you sell local ,be sure to have them do the testing and weighting in front of you. here were I live they will buy at about 65- 75 % of spot price that is for any gold ., so I don't sell locally. i like to sell fine gold it is the cleanest and gets the best price . nuggets sell to individuals get a better price.
  2. ground balance till nice hum . there is no trick to this just balance it out by pumping up and down about 1 inch of ground until it levels out. you will find that you balance in 1 area and works great and then move and have to readjust. as you learn the detector you will be able to tell when the ground changes. turning the gain down a little may help depends on the ground but when you do this you lose a little depth. lines of heavy black wont let the machine balance . some hot rocks can be tuned out but then again you lose depth and targets. always go back to the user manual . it doesn t li
  3. welcome. I think you should start off with an auto ground balancing detector, easy to use turn on and go . I would suggest before you buy a use one see if you can have the owner show how to use it and test it out and be sure it is in good condition. what ever one you decide to by is practice ,practice and more practice to learn the detector . been detecting since 2001 just for gold . the tdi sl I use for both but it has learning curves to it ones that are made just for gold are really just for that . tried detect for coin with the goldbug and the old whites and the junk just was to much
  4. new to this site, but not new to gold. live in lake havasu for 17 years,belong to havasu goldseekers. Own whites gm4b since 2001, have goldbug 2 and new detector white tdi sl pi. Would like to find someone who like to metal detect for gold.my mining buddy doesn't like to metal detect all that much ,he would rather dig a 10 foot hole. this past winter I found about 2 0unces of gold 7 grams was found with metal detector. my email dbreit1950@yahoo.com
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