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Minelab Metal Detectors President, Peter Charlesworth said the devices detect small nuggets and fine-threaded specimen gold in mineral rich soils about a meter deeper.

Where can I buy one, a meter deeper than the current detectors? FAR OUT! Maybe it's the new GPZ version 2.

Looks like it won't be long and the market will be flooded with clone detectors now they're making them in Africa.  One out the front door, two out the back.

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"Al Hilali Group General Manager, Amged el-Rashid said the price for the different models of the detector devices ranges from $2300 to $12500."

I'm always confused.  When an Australian company, in Africa, partnered with Dubai,  lists a price what currency is it in?

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2 hours ago, ophirboy said:

Gpx 4500 and 5000 plus x terra 705 according to the press statement.

So that squelches the rumor that Minelab is phasing out the X-Terra.  Or maybe its going to be a limited release market for African fossickers.  But if the Vanquish doesn't have a gold mode there is still room for the X-Terra in their product line across the globe.

 

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Dang it. I have a hard enough time understanding proper Kiwi and Australian and now  I have to learn to speak Ethiopian?

Whites, Garrett, Fischer--- where are you?

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G'day, mate, so you lot fancy yammering like an Ozbloke? Cheers!:biggrin:

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17 hours ago, klunker said:

 

Dang it. I have a hard enough time understanding proper Kiwi and Australian and now  I have to learn to speak Ethiopian?

Whites, Garrett, Fischer--- where are you?

Fischer is too busy making Skis to worry about detectors :laugh:

Kiwi is easy to understand, we speak the same language as Americans, although we speak it properly.  🙂

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12 hours ago, phrunt said:

Kiwi is easy to understand, we speak the same language as Americans, although we speak it properly.  🙂

Yerbuttheysaywespeaktoofast. Maybetheyjustneedtolistenquicker. 😂 IknowIspeakfast. Evenkiwistellmethat. AnditsnotlikeIhavealottosaymostofthetime. MaybeIshouldhavebeenarapper. :rolleyes:

JW 🤠

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This article is aimed at their local market being a local website, and they have the prices in the Ethiopian birr in the story.

https://www.ena.et/en/?p=9037

Al Hilali Group General Manager, Amged el-Rashid said the price for the different models of the detector devices ranges from 65,000 birr to 350,000 birr.

65,000 birr is 2,243.17USD at today's exchange rate so I assume the GPX 4500, and $350,000 birr which I guess will be the GPZ is 12,078.60USD

I'm a bit puzzled about where the X-terra fits into this as there is no way the X-terra is the 65,000 birr detector, it has to be the GPX. 

Seems our Ethiopian friends are going to be paying big money for their detectors.

On 8/10/2019 at 10:12 PM, ophirboy said:

Gpx 4500 and 5000 plus x terra 705 according to the press statement.

Do you have a link to the press statement you're talking about?  It would be even more interesting with the current rumours of the GPX 4500 being discontinued, perhaps just in certain regions this is going to be the case.

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