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is there much difference between a GP extreme and the GP 3500 ?.  I would like it to look for coins and if possible also for the beach

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Steve has great reviews on both.  I have recently read them.  Seems the Extreme had QA/QC issues so if I had to choose, I would go 3000 or 3500.

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For your purpose not much difference, but here are details at the link below:

https://www.detectorprospector.com/magazine/steves-guides/steves-guide-differences-between-minelab-sd-gp-gpx-models/

If the price difference is not great, always go with the latest version Minelab PI. The differences sometimes were small, but in general all they ever did was get better. Personally, I would have a hard time going back to anything older than the GPX 4000, if only for the improved battery system.

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Thanks for all the info Steve.  my question is because they offer me a 2003 GP extreme for 900 euros.  The truth is that it looks pretty good in photos but I would like to get a GP 3500. And my question was whether to wait for a 3500 to come out, which will be almost impossible here in Spain, I don't think there are many or go to the extreme.  I would use it for relics.

 

 

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900 euros over here would be outrageous!  On eBay they were going for $500.  Gerry had some good deals going on older PI units, might want to reach out?

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28 minutes ago, afreakofnature said:

900 euros over here would be outrageous!  On eBay they were going for $500.  Gerry had some good deals going on older PI units, might want to reach out?

I would like you to tell me how to communicate with him.  to see if there is luck and it has some GP 3500, some offer that interests me.  Thank you

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1 hour ago, afreakofnature said:

Never got an email but just look for “Gerry in Idaho” and PM him.

the translator must have played a trick on me.  He wanted to say that I emailed Gerry.  Still no answer.  Thanks again

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On 9/12/2021 at 9:09 PM, Steve Herschbach said:

For your purpose not much difference, but here are details at the link below:

https://www.detectorprospector.com/magazine/steves-guides/steves-guide-differences-between-minelab-sd-gp-gpx-models/

If the price difference is not great, always go with the latest version Minelab PI. The differences sometimes were small, but in general all they ever did was get better. Personally, I would have a hard time going back to anything older than the GPX 4000, if only for the improved battery system.

My gp extreme has a 2-18650 pack from fatshark with fuel gauge, and aptx ll transmitter for audio. Cover it all with a plastic bag and go.  

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