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2 hours ago, mungass said:

Bloody Ripper.....Nenad from Phase Technical said mine will be in the mail tomorrow   . :minelab::nugget::nugget:

 

All packed, ready to drop off in the morning mate. A couple lucky locals already got there's. 

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The 6000 does what the 5000 can do depth wise on larger gold even slightly better, but what’s the point of providing it that way to the market when there is already something much better out there for

Minelab is basically just trying to create their own social media. That's what "detexperts" are, and that's why they are choosing their own no-name relic hunting channels to give exclusive looks into

I think these pictures sum up the GPX 6000 very concisely and also how I feel about those people who continue to suggest my input is biased or just marketing hype!! Tiny piece at stupid depth for

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4 hours ago, VicR said:

Unfortunately the guy in the Minelab videos looks like Russell Coights All Aussie Adventures which puts me off the videos a bit. All Aussie Adventures is a comedy show about Russell who believes he is a real Aussie with an intimate knowledge of the bush but in reality knows bugger all and gets himself and the people he is trying to impress with his bush skills into all sorts of predicaments. I think I will stick to the manual.

If it wasn't for the guy in the video, the 6000 wouldn't be released, and would probably be someone's imagination only. If it was Russell Coight, the coil would be backwards, the display would be smashed, and he would have driven over the control box 🤣

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14 minutes ago, PhaseTech said:

If it wasn't for the guy in the video, the 6000 wouldn't be released

Really?  Who is the guy?  Minelab engineer? 

I thought he looked more like Chuck Norris than Russel Coight   🤔 😉

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Maybe more the mannerisms and style of photography rather than straight out looks. Finding the big nugget is straight from All Aussie Adventures but then he would have some sort of stupid misadventure which would negate all the good work. Anyway I digress - I think it would be much better to have one large clip rather than 13. If you cut the theatrical nonsense it would be half the time to view as well and half the cost to produce.

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12 hours ago, Northeast said:

Get a little 150 watt inverter that plugs into a cigarette lighter and take your 240 volt charger with you.  

@hermann Good and easy idea above, but also a more convenient and useful solution for you is to run a accessory power cord from your battery up to where you can reach it- a lot of cigarette lighter plugs have a low amp rating and cant handle radios and lithium battery chargers are not a good idea for them as the outlet turns off on some when you turn off the ignition.  You’ll have a high amp accessory plug that way that you can use for an emergency radio, a higher wattage inverter and other accessories, plus a cord to charge your battery from a solar panel.  Blue Seas and other marine suppliers sell waterproof in-line cigarette lighter female and male plugs with caps and twist locks, or you can use other types of waterproof power plugs for the end of that cord and your 12v detector charging cord.  Also be sure to put a fuse or low amp 12v waterproof circuit breaker (also available through marine suppliers) between the +battery terminal and the + end of that cord.

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7 hours ago, VicR said:

Maybe more the mannerisms and style of photography rather than straight out looks. Finding the big nugget is straight from All Aussie Adventures but then he would have some sort of stupid misadventure which would negate all the good work. Anyway I digress - I think it would be much better to have one large clip rather than 13. If you cut the theatrical nonsense it would be half the time to view as well and half the cost to produce.

Just shows that you cant please everyone all the time.

The videos were short and to the point. Most only being one minute or so in length.

If some one has a problem with one aspect of the machine then there's a short video that covers the problem. No need to try looking for the section that covers your problem in a lengthy video.

Anyhow, the videos wont please everyone but I'm sure they will help many

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10 hours ago, Northeast said:

Really?  Who is the guy?  Minelab engineer? 

I thought he looked more like Chuck Norris than Russel Coight   🤔 😉

yeah so did I.......    and thought it showed strength in the product ,   nuthin to wine about when ya think of Ron Jeremy advertising the latest porn flick with the new 6000 blonde bombshell 🤣🤣🤠🤮

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On 4/14/2021 at 1:48 PM, Jonathan Porter said:

My lad (Josh) having a play with the GPX6000. 

 

 

Awesome thanks JP 🙂 Thats just the 6000 speaker? Sounds nice and loud!

Did you experiment with your booster at all or wasnt one needed?

I use your B&Z boosters with my 7000 and love them.....find I get better control of the audio by using the booster. I actually run the 7000 directly to the booster via cable 🙂

I never detect with headphones due to fear of wild dogs.....would rather hear them before the pounce on my back 😉

I will probably end up trying the 6000 via 1/8 to 1/4 inch cable directly to the booster, then dual speakers :)....unless the speaker is that good that I dont need a booster.

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Well maybe not one video but maybe say 3 on the functionality of the 6000 cutting out the spin, gloss and actors then having some regional highly experienced experts give their take on the 6000 with some tips on what to expect for their particular region without a dictated script.

I would love to see Minelabs marketing plan (not to be confused with advertising plan) - if they have one -to understand their rational behind their fairly disjointed product launch of what is a extremely important product for the company. I'm guessing their prime focus is technology and product development with marketing possibly being a bit of a poor cousin afterthought.

Anyway can't wait to pick up my 6000 on Monday - hopefully it will turn out to be as good as the girl of my dreams.

Beach detecting I always get asked what has been my best find - I always say my wife - it gets a laugh from the ladies.

 

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