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Out detecting with mates and took the opportunity to have a play with the new GPX 6000, and matched it against the older GPX 5000. Not a like for like comparison as the 5000 had a 12 x 8" Evo coil on it, but the results were interesting anyway....

A bit of a 'non-scientific' test of the two machines, to see how the new GPX 6000 performs. Done using two small nuggets and a sliding rod.. bit of fun!

 

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3 hours ago, Steve Herschbach said:

Out detecting with mates and took the opportunity to have a play with the new GPX 6000, and matched it against the older GPX 5000. Not a like for like comparison as the 5000 had a 12 x 8" Evo coil on it, but the results were interesting anyway....

A bit of a 'non-scientific' test of the two machines, to see how the new GPX 6000 performs. Done using two small nuggets and a sliding rod.. bit of fun!

 

Amazing thanks for sharing! 

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Mike C----- Thinking of keeping the 5000 now

Me too mate!!!!! 🤠

Go the 5000 !!!! 

 

Time will tell-- i wanna see a 6000 in action right behind me and my 5000 on a real patch with real targets--

I wonder if that nugget ( bullet)  on the other end of the stick  is being picked up?

Anyhooos... thanks for the video mates

 

cheers

 

 

 

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49 minutes ago, vanursepaul said:

 

I wonder if that nugget ( bullet)  on the other end of the stick  is being picked up?

 

 

cheers

 

 

 

I was wondering the same thing :ph34r:

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1 hour ago, vanursepaul said:

Mike C----- Thinking of keeping the 5000 now

Me too mate!!!!! 🤠

Go the 5000 !!!! 

 

Time will tell-- i wanna see a 6000 in action right behind me and my 5000 on a real patch with real targets--

I wonder if that nugget ( bullet)  on the other end of the stick  is being picked up?

Anyhooos... thanks for the video mates

 

cheers

 

 

 

Paul, believe or not the 5000 was a top machine in its day but is way behind the ball now. The Z knocked it down the 6000 has buried it. You seen the Z come up with the goods, with I suspect the biggest piece in your OZ experience in one of the most flogged patches in FNQ OZ. Believe or not your option but I know. 

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I personally don't put any stock into reports like that.

He says they had no experience with the GPX6000 (but still look to discredit it?) & also don't mention any settings on any of the detectors at all. Was it comparing apples to apples? 

In my minimal experience with the GPX6000 I have picked up bits much smaller than 0.6 grams at depths that would meet or exceed 15cm.

Comparing a 21" aftermarket Concentric Coil to a stock 11" mono certainly isn't comparing apples with apples. A better test would have been the NF 12" vs the GPX11 at depth on the 80oz? Maybe a fairer (but still not equal) test for the 21" CC would be when the GPX17 becomes available?

Did they test the GPX6000 over the 0.58 bit found while it was in situ? Probably not.

Hermann's been around long enough to know this.

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“Then we stuffed an 80oz lump of gold in a hole on the side of a creek bank, it was 90cm from the surface and the 6000 did not pick it up. My 5000 with a Nexus 21" CC coil picked it up loud & clear.”

Yeah, 11” mono versus 21” concentric. Sorry, I long ago pointed out a 5000 with an extra large coil will hit a large lump deeper. Not only is it to be expected, but so obvious that the statement is idiotic, and completely discredits the post. Or maybe I’m misreading sarcasm.

Not all videos are by people who know what they are doing either. Some of these teach you what not to do. Who can tell the difference? :smile:

I admit it helps to know what the machine actually can do when watching videos. Most people have no idea, whereas people with a lot of hours on the 6000 see what is up with videos in fairly short order.

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