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Wet sand

Post by Seggylfc » Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:40 am

Hi all im new on this group. Been using a ace 250 for about 4 years and is there anyway it can be used on wet sand.

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Re: Wet sand

Post by Koala » Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:47 pm

depends on the sand.

a really slow sweep speed, lower sensitivity and higher discrimination will make a few beaches double. Some down in the SW has to be very even dampness and very flat.

But the vast majority it a big fat no. Sorry.

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Re: Wet sand

Post by sweepstick47 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:00 pm

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Re: Wet sand

Post by detectorman5050 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:00 pm

I used an ACE just over a year ago, and from memory I am afraid that it was 'not the best' for deep wet sand. However, on saying that, I did find Victorian silver, military stuff, and pre decimal coins in areas where the sand was not deep. I was most successful on areas of the beach where old items could become trapped, e.g. very shallow rock pools, shingly areas, etc.

I would however like to add that I think the ACE is a very good entry level machine, and I got some nice finds from it (mainly inland, and on dry sand.)
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