[meteorite-list] - Fisher Gold Bug owners?
From: Erik Fisler <erikfwebb_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 22:36:40 -0700
Michael, they both can pick up an L6 Chondrite but the gold bug origional
will have more of a problem with basalt like at Gold Basin or Franconia.
The higher frequency makes a big difference when in hot ground.
> From: lintonius at earthlink.net
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> Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 22:20:12 -0700
> Subject: [meteorite-list] - Fisher Gold Bug owners?
> Thank you, Michael.
> That's very interesting. And quite helpful.
> The Gold Bug I tends to go for a little less.
> I've just quit working and may have enough free time now to do a little
> hunting. :^)
> michael cottingham mikewren at gilanet.com
> Tue Jun 2 01:06:37 EDT 2009
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> A quick side note about Fisher Gold Bug's I and II . I have both and
> sometimes I can't tell the difference between the two. I use my old
> one -GB1, 80% of the time. In fact, I found over 1 1/2 ounces of gold
> nuggets this week.
> Better yet, in WEST, Texas I found nearly 200 grams of complete stones
> with my Gold Bug 1, found them in the tall grass. Even though West
> (Ash Creek), is an L6, the Gold Bug picked them up. I have 6 metal
> detectors, and the Gold Bug I and II were the only ones that would
> pick up the West meteorite. I would easily recommend an older Fisher
> Gold Bug 1, make sure it comes with a manual though and expect to
> spend some real time getting use to it.
> Best Wishes
> Michael Cottingham
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Received on Tue 02 Jun 2009 01:36:40 AM PDT