Thanks again !
Will try it.
A few words about what I'm trying to do :
The problem we have here (Europe) is that some of our coins contain steel or pure nickel. Highly magnetic, those coins may read as iron if not lying totally flat (steel core) or cause the detector to make an attempt to disc them out if the center of the (concentric) coil is not right above them ( nickel content ones).
This has made some very good US detector (and I think about the ED 120 tesoros, and other early motion detector models) and specially those with fixed, non adjustable ground balance, pretty useless for coin shootig over here.
Coins with nickel content are of the higher values, in pre-euro times and now (1 & 2 € coins).
I know I can tweak the Millennium 2 to those specific coins, the key being the ground balance. For that particular type of coin hunting (dry sand beaches, season, no depth needed), a high ground balance setting is needed (ways offset the normal gb point -around tha salt balancing point). I know I lose maybe 1.5", but most coins are within the 4 first inches, so in this case it doesn't matter.
I will spend some times next week in trying to set-and memorize- a hunting program in SD motion mode, although I am alomst certain that the SD all metal mode would benefit from the same settings in the same circumstances.
Other hunting conditions will of course need other settings, but those mentioned avoid missing the better coins.
I have used a bunch of detectors, many C scopes, and was a field tester of an early 8 SST. (my dealer was a friend of the late Mr Alan Hugues)
I find this Millennium 2 very impressive, superbly versatile, and I am glad I could find this new unit.
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