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Hi guys! Well, I just this couple minutes ago on Facebook! Looks awesome!

It’s such a weird disjointed feeling seeing something you’ve spent years and hundreds and hundreds of hours acutely involved in suddenly ‘out there’ in the real world. 🥴 I wish them well and I hope wh

I don’t need lots of controls. I need one. Power button. I’m fine with a detector that simply finds gold nuggets at depth and nothing else and does so automatically with no fuss. Controls just to have

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Found it on Youtube. Hard to tell if that connector is bigger than the old style or not.

Caution: I have no idea who posted this or where these phone numbers go to or if that logo is a legit business, it appears to be a legit Minelab produced video which someone has overlayed their personal information onto.

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It looks like that unboxind video ... that the GPX 6000 will have low weight.

I was looking up data ..  the weight of the detector is 4.6 lbs / 2.1 Kilogram...


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Another question - detectors in boxes at distributors or dealers somewhere.... this seems imminent. That sure looks like an official Minelab video to me.

Minelab GPX 6000 Data & Reviews

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My understanding is the USA marketing meeting with Minelab is next week and it'll still be a month before 6000's go on sale here. Take with as many grains of salt as necessary...

Also: the knob literally goes to "11". Nigel Tufnel approves. 😄

This appears to be a machine designed directly for the African/Middle East markets. Easy to use and learn without English menus, the manual appears to be tiny, and basically a turn on and go machine? Like the GM, I assume it will have uses here though too.

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The guy on the video making the presentation is called Ali Ibrahim. Development Manager
Minelab MEA


Check him out here:


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1 hour ago, jasong said:This appears to be a machine designed directly for the African/Middle East markets. Easy to use and learn without English menus, the manual appears to be tiny, and basically a turn on and go machine? 

Being in the USA market I’m ok with easy to use and learn, tiny, and turn on and go machine 😀

My question is how water resistant it is, where I detect I have the potential for deep large nuggets, but it rains and I’ll be going through all grass and brush that could be water logged. The last thing I want to do is buy a top end detector and have it fried due to a downpour. 

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