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  1. #1
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    Any treasure hunters among us? (Metal Detecting)

    Inherited my dad's old White's Coinmaster 6000/D Series 2 recently. don't worry, he's still among us, just hasn't gone detecting since his brother died years ago.

    I haven't gotten it running yet, needs battery packs as the ones it came with were no good after the batteries corroded in it.

    excited to get it fired up eventually and check out the back yard for some spare change.

    some of my fondest memories were going through all the old junk and coins my dad and uncle would find. my uncle had a basement full of his treasures. buckets and buckets of stuff, some of it sorted.

    they were pretty big into it, researching old battlefields, and knocking on doors of old looking houses to see if they'd let them hunt.

    this thing is really old school, i've researched it a bit and from the sounds of it it's really a good unit even by today's standards.

    so anyone else getting their hunt on?
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    Re: Any treasure hunters among us? (Metal Detecting)

    I've got an old White's Spectrum XLT. The last time I used it was to find a cell phone my buddy had lost while shoveling snow. And my rechargeable pack had corroded also so I just use the optional "AA" battery pack.
    FRH
    If more sane people were armed the crazy ones would get off fewer shots.

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  3. #3
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    Re: Any treasure hunters among us? (Metal Detecting)

    thats what i'm missing, the AA packs. there's a dealer near me, and a service center not far either, so0 i'm gonna give them a call today, see what i can find.
    Corsair 800D / Corsair TX750 PSU
    ASUS Sabertooth P67 / Win7 Pro
    Intel i7 2600k @ 4.4ghz (44 x 100) + Corsair H100
    Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 x 16GB
    2 x XFX R9 280x + 3 x Asus VS24AH-P 24" IPS 1920x1200
    Samsung 840 Evo 250GB OS + 2 x 1TB WD Caviar Black




    The member formerly known as SuBX3r0 HEAT

  4. #4
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    Re: Any treasure hunters among us? (Metal Detecting)

    no metal, but my kids and i have done the geocaching thing



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