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Couple Of Guys Testing A Big Range Of Nugget Finder Coils And Comparing Them To The GPZ

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Here is a recent video of a couple of dudes testing out their massive range of Nugget Finder coils against the GPZ 7000 on targets they've dug into the ground in Western Australia's red dirt.  I found it quite an interesting video and shows how close a lot of coils are in performance.

I notice he doesn't appear to scrub the GPZ on the ground as much as the others, not sure the reason for that, maybe he doesn't want to damage such an expensive coil ?

By the time he's got to the GPZ all the ground scrubbing has probably made it a shallower target. :laugh:

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Summary points:

1. every coil detected every target

2. the operator chose to wear shorts for the test when he clearly had never worn them before in his life.

Just adding because I would have only watched a couple min had I known.

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4 hours ago, Lacky said:

2. the operator chose to wear shorts for the test when he clearly had never worn them before in his life.

??  I had to watch some of it just for that.  

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Had a quick flick through. At 8:41 watch how much better the 17x13" Evo hits the target compared to the 17x11".  The Advantage is struggling. 

And on the 8.5g at 11", big difference between the 12x8" and 15" round. There's also a noticeable improvement over the 14x9" even with swinging the 15 super quick. 

One thing I noticed on several occasions is when he lifts the coil he often gets a loud ground noise. This tells me he wasn't ground balanced properly to begin with, or more likely in Tracking and the repeated passes over the target is messing with the ground balance. 

And lastly, how good is the 15x12" Commander! Probably the most underrated coil of all time. 

 

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What I got out of it was how beneficial it is to have a range of coils but yes the 15x12 Commander holds its own. I was happy with the EVO's performance in it in comparison to the Advantage coils.  It's a shame my 15x12 Commander is DD.

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Nothing wrong with the DD variant. Found many a nice piece with that coil strapped to the GP3500. 

On your 4500 you should be able to run it in Sens Extra, Boost, Mono 

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