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Looking to get a new pin pointer (to assist in nugget shooting) as mine is 7 years old. There must be better more sensitive ones available these days. Input would be much appreciated......Thanks!

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I am currently using the Garrett Pro Pointer AT (although not for nugget hunting), and after an initial problem with the switch that Garrett quickly fixed, it has been perfect and I am not shy about being rugged with it. You do have to actually learn how to change the sensitivity and so on, but it's good.

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Garrett Pro-Pointer AT, Waterproof, AKA Garrett carrot, love it. (Most of the nuggets I chase are chunky.)

If you're after tiny gold, Falcon Gold Tracker MD20; I've had lots of fun cleaning up bedrock with the MD20 finding tiny gold pieces my standard detector would take forever to sniff out individually. (The MD20 makes quick work of hitting on each individual piece.)

So, I guess it depends on the size of gold you'll be chasing . . .

All the best,

Lanny

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I have a Garrett Carrot AT and love it, I bought a Whites TRX as reviews claimed it to be great so I thought it might be even better than my Carrot and was disappointed with it. It's not near as sensitive as my Carrot and less depth on coins too.   The Carrot will pinpoint reasonable size gold, 0.5 of a gram and above it does reasonable on getting better the bigger.

 

 

 

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9 hours ago, phrunt said:

I have a Garrett Carrot AT and love it, I bought a Whites TRX as reviews claimed it to be great so I thought it might be even better than my Carrot and was disappointed with it. It's not near as sensitive as my Carrot and less depth on coins too.   The Carrot will pinpoint reasonable size gold, 0.5 of a gram and above it does reasonable on getting better the bigger.

 

 

 

That’s really odd Phrunt. I found my TRX so sensitive I have to run it on power setting three. Also air tests deeper than my carrot. You might want to have it checked at White’s service center. 

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Thats what I'm trying to decide;  the Garrett Pro Pointer AT or White's TRX.  Looking like a 50/50 split so far. Lets keep this discussion rolling !

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I have the Profind 35, initial ones were sent back for replacement this current one works well and has a bit of iron discrim. It is pretty sensitive to small foil and jewelry, no nuggets in my neck of the woods to test it on :(

Was thinking of the Fisher F-point which is pulse which would good for my beach hunting but not sure how good those are.

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I also have the profind 35. About all I can say is it works fine. It's the only one I've owned so can't compare it to anything else. 

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I'm the same as Lacky.  Profind 35.  Only one I've had.   Works fine.  

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