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If your planning on salt water the Multi Kruzer might be a bit better especially as you approach the salty wet sand. The MK has a dedicated beach mode that alters the ground balance for those conditions. I used it a bit at a brackish water river as tide was coming in and it was incredibly stable. Will try it at the beaches here to see how it fairs but beaches had been closed.

The GK should be really good in picking out jewelry from aluminum trash but you may have difficulty separating silver and some copper.

If there are some fresh water beaches in your area it should do really well with the small ear rings that most detectors will miss.

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Hey there kac, ya no salt water around me in my province (Quebec), only beaches that are all fresh water here!

I will definitely try it for fun anyways, just to see!

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I have briefly used a Gold Kruzer when I bumped into a guy using one once, he was very new to using it, in fact he had no idea how to use it.  It seemed a very good quality tough built machine, that was my first impression.    I threw a couple of my nugget finds on the ground and tested it out on them while fixing up his settings for him, it appeared to be nice and sensitive.   Good luck with your new toy and congratulations!

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I had no idea it came with a carbon fiber lower shaft! Have it assembled and charging the headphones and unit as we speak!


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Came back from the day and no gold nuggets for today 😞

But that's ok as I'm still getting used to the machine and learning it!

I very much like this little gold kruzer and learning to trust it more! For example, I was for the most part using it in beast mode with the gain turned pretty high up and many a time I'd find a target, dig, find nothing, pass the machine and it would tell me, something is still down there, keep looking buddy, it's there and slightly less deep this time on the deepth meter. I kept telling myself, this thing is going Crazzy there ain't nothing down there, then finally after digging more than half a friggin foot or more, I found the tenniest little piece of metal, or a little piece of aluminum foil (what the hell is a little piece of aluminum foil doing in the ground like nearly 1 foot deep is beyond me lol). This happened multiple times me thinking the machine was Crazzy but each time it was right, I've learnt to trust it now lol which gives me confidence now in the machine and trust.

The mineralization bar helped me as well to know when to ground balance as I kept changing spots as I was hunting from sand to rocky boulders to going into the water with big slabs of rock etc...

I really like the ground balancing, super easy, just hold the button GB and it tells you to pump the coil and as you start pumping, each time you get close to the ground it beeps and gives you the GB value recorded and you do this 3 times or so and the GB value is set! I haven't tried yet the auto tracking GB, maybe next time.

This is what I ended up finding today, a mix of ground in a parc near the river, boulders by the river, sandy beach area, going into the river and scanning pockets and crevices and rock slabs on shoreline of river, trying not to get my kruzer swept away by the currents lol.

I have no idea what the weird handle looking type thing is, or the 2 other little pieces!

The 8 little rocks are little metal pieces that were ringing up on the detector with good id numbers but I have no idea what they are, would have to check again each one to see what the id rings up as and then see if I can test and identify each one.

P.S. Going to be heading back out tomorrow but this time with a friend and will be mainly panning tomorrow but bringing the Kruzer to scan the front and back facades of rocks in the river to help target good possible spots to pan!




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Also the battery seems to last a really long time on both the wireless headset and the detector itself!

Started the day at around 10:00am and finished close to 6pm with only stopping to use the unit when going to lunch and changing locations to try out various places. The headphones are telling me full charge still and the detector went from 5 bars to 3 bars, pretty damn good for using it all day almost non stop! This was with the small coil so maybe the larger one would draw more power.

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