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Not trying to put the boot in Reg as I see there been a few responses to your post but some of the things you’ve said are just plain wrong and need correcting. The GPZ housing is based on the CTX

Ah, more controls implies sophistication does it? And simplicity of operation must reflect on the mental capabilities of the operator? Just simple folks really, not nearly so smart as you, are they Re

Yes Reg.  John gave up the gold not long after the belated release of the Minelab SD2000. He was the principal Minelab prototype tester here for many years. Took to teaching detecting lessons for awhi

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Maybe the GPX 6000.  It's already been hinted by unreliable sources it has GPX + SDC performance in one detector.  I'd rather carry one than two.

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I saw all of those posted too but the 'reasons' given for selling all made sense.  If Wes was selling his primary detector then I would be wondering if the ergonomics of the next detector had been released and he was 'all in' as you seem to be sometimes Steve.

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I'm loving my new-to-me ill handling boat anchor with cardboard in between the batteries SDC so it'll be with me for a long time....lol  Like to learn the one(s) I use to the best of my abilities before any switch ups.....jmo

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1 hour ago, phrunt said:

  I'd rather carry one than two.

Phrunt...  You own every detector ever made?...lol  Gotcha...(couldn't resist a poke...lol)

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Gerry’s - as far as I know are a combination of a buyer who didn’t like the realities of nugget hunting (the one Gerry advertised) and some ordinary “horse trading”. The others I know nothing about.

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That comes later....

Meanwhile the SDC is a very capable machine and a worthy comparison to the Gold - when it appears. 


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9 hours ago, Steve Herschbach said:

Four used ones advertised on The Classifieds in the last couple days, one sold already. Seems like Gerry’s circle of people... you know something the rest of us do not know Gerry?


Well, as for mine on sale in the classifieds I’m just selling it for a different reason, I have no issues with my SDC at all... I have a Gold Monster and a GPX 5000 so one VLF and PI is good, it has lots more coils too, but I’d like to also upgrade that one as well...🤫 🙂 My other half might be reading this!

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For the record, I've got a 2300 that I rarely use.  I would probably find more gold if I did use it.


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