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by Hot Brass
Tue Oct 01, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Conservation and Classification
Topic: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope
Replies: 17
Views: 20245

Re: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope

The detail that you get with the high power mag. is very impressive.. but I'm curious to know what is being used as a light source... In the pics the centres seem to be very reflective of the light yet the outside edges of the coin(s) seems to be very dark.. Is it an LED light on the mag? That is c...
by Hot Brass
Tue Oct 01, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: Conservation and Classification
Topic: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope
Replies: 17
Views: 20245

Re: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope

Two more pics of a Canadian dollar at 12x power. Scope is 5 inches away.
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by Hot Brass
Mon Sep 30, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: Conservation and Classification
Topic: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope
Replies: 17
Views: 20245

Re: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope

What model do you have.. and are you able to use the microscope and take a shot of the whole coin? Hi: I have the AM-413ZTA model. I took a full pic,but I had to drop the magnification down to 20x to get it all in. http://www.coinsandcanada.com/forum/class/test/20x_power_1919_ten_cents.jpeg Picture...
by Hot Brass
Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: Conservation and Classification
Topic: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope
Replies: 17
Views: 20245

Re: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope

I guess videos don't work here? Thanks,HB
One more pic top part at 40 powerImage
by Hot Brass
Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: 18?0 ten cent
Replies: 2
Views: 4130

18?0 ten cent

One more:Image
by Hot Brass
Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: Conservation and Classification
Topic: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope
Replies: 17
Views: 20245

Re: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope

30 x power video of watch movement :Image
by Hot Brass
Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:19 am
Forum: Conservation and Classification
Topic: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope
Replies: 17
Views: 20245

Re: best affordable hand-held digital usb microscope

A few pics and one video:
Pic: This is a 40X power of a 6-inch Starrett scale,each graduation is .010Image
by Hot Brass
Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Best all-round multi-use metal detector for around $1K
Replies: 3
Views: 5291

Re: Best all-round multi-use metal detector for around $1K

I have decided on the Garrett AT Pro detector. One is on it's way....now all I have to do is learn how to operate it! Hot Brass
by Hot Brass
Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Best all-round multi-use metal detector for around $1K
Replies: 3
Views: 5291

Re: Best all-round multi-use metal detector for around $1K

Thanks! I am looking at the Tesoro Compadre....supposed to be easy to use and not too much money,as I tend to go through hobbies fast! Hot Brass
by Hot Brass
Sat Aug 10, 2013 7:12 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Best all-round multi-use metal detector for around $1K
Replies: 3
Views: 5291

Best all-round multi-use metal detector for around $1K

Looking to get into metal detecting/coin collecting. What is the best multi-use detector for around $1K?. Thanks,Hot Brass
by Hot Brass
Sat Jul 06, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: How many jewels on bottom rim of 1935 crown?
Replies: 2
Views: 3759

Re: How many jewels on bottom rim of 1935 crown?

I think I count seven jewels showing. Hot Brass
by Hot Brass
Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:45 am
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Question about detail versus clear,nick free field
Replies: 3
Views: 4305

Re: Question about detail versus clear,nick free field

Hi: According to my A Charlton Standard Catalogue 2013 version,states that the criteria for a MS-64 grading should have:"No traces of wear,with a full strike.Must have full mint lustre with only minor contact marks in the field ares.Must have good eye appeal." Obviously this coin used as m...
by Hot Brass
Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Grading Help
Topic: 1935 Canada dollar
Replies: 5
Views: 5598

Re: 1935 Canada dollar

Shylo wrote:I have to agree with Bill in this case... I would also put this coin between 63 and 64 ...

My question to you HB... please tell me how you take photos of your coins...

And don't leave out any details.... please!! (send me an e-mail)

I sent you a P.M. HB