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beach settings

Post by Mark 1 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:27 am

Hi to everyone, New to the forum so looking for some advice on using a laser b3 power-max on the beach, if anyone could put me right on which settings to use I would be very grateful as the beach is all I have at the moment,it's just across the road from my house, and I don't have any land to use yet. ..Many thanks mark ::g



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Re: beach settings

Post by fred » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:30 pm

Dry beach no problem but wet sand you just have to put up with the falsing. ::g ::g
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Re: beach settings

Post by Mark 1 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:55 pm

Many thanks Fred, suppose I should keep the sensitivity low in the wet sand and just put up with the noise. thanks Mark. ::g

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Re: beach settings

Post by sweepstick47 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:08 pm

Hi Mark, In theory, it's possible to minimise (but not totally eradicate) 'falsing' on wet sand with a VLF/TR/IB machine, by ensuring the search-coil is maintained at a constant height throughout the 'swing' movement and also by checking that the search-coil attitude to the sand is kept level.

Changes to either during the 'swing' will create those infuriating spurious signals. I doubt if anyone has fully mastered this practice (I certainly haven't) believing it's much easier to stick to the dry stuff! But give it a try, nothing gained, nothing lost ::g

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Re: beach settings

Post by fred » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:01 am

As Sweepstick47 said, if you get the swing right you can usually tell what is falsing. I used Tesoros on beaches for many years with great success but modern machines certainly make working wet sand far easier. ::g
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Re: beach settings

Post by Mark 1 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:33 am

Hi guys thanks for your replays. Been trying to answer you but every time I try I have to login again and the message is lost ........thanks mark ::g

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