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Re: Garrett and the ATGold

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  • gonehuntingforhistory
    the pics are in this Album-Garrett Detectors Hunt 12-7-11 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/oklahomametaldetectingclub/photos/album/27541684/pic/list
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      the pics are in this Album-Garrett Detectors Hunt 12-7-11
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/oklahomametaldetectingclub/photos/album/27541684/pic/list

      --- In oklahomametaldetectingclub@yahoogroups.com, "gonehuntingforhistory" <evan_granger@...> wrote:
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      > Garrett Detector front man, Steve Moore and Cameraman Brian McKenzie along with Bart Davis with www.bigboyshobbies.net and I got together last week to film a relic hunting video. Steve brought Garrett's new ATGold and I eagerly used it to learn a new detector. Not much of a learning curve. The Gold has a unique Iron Audio feature that lets you spot-check junk targets without ever leaving its True All Metal Mode. Which is not available on any other machine that I know of. It definitely will cut down on the junk targets you will dig. I wasn't sure how much I would like the machine but after an afternoon of testing the Iron Audio "feature" on targets it said was no good, I am a believer. I also checked good targets that sounded to have trash around them. Several targets I dug would have a good target and have trash below, around, and above the target and the Gold would still pick them out. Another new addition to the Gold was the new 5×8 PROformance™ Double-D coil that is a trash separating gem! Don't let the size of the coil fool you. In one instance, Brian had came to film one of my targets and it sounded deep, but I had trouble locating it… Only to find a buck and ball, the buckshot part, to be at nine inches… I was shocked to say the least.. If you think just because the AtGold has "Gold" in the name, that it is a Gold Dedicated detector, you would be mistaken. I see alot of relic hunters finding a great machine to add to their arsenal… Including mine. With the different coil options, this machine is a great addition to Garrett's line.
      > Btw when Garrett finishes the video we were involved in, I will post a link for you to see.
      > I recovered some buttons,round balls, two pistol bullets, a shot Enfield, and an old metal stamp that has yet to be identified. UPDATED!!! THIS STAMP IS A REPRESENTATION OF THE 1ST OKLAHOMA STATE FLAG.
      > 1st Oklahoma State Flage Logo..
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      > Steve found more round balls and a nice older US Button. Bart, well lets just say Bart made the find of the day.. a link to Garrett's quick vid is below…
      > http://youtu.be/rJ0CUhf3i-8
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      > Thanks for Looking
      >
      > Gonehunting for History
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      > I will post the pics of these finds in the photos section.
      >
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