I have a Garret Axiom on pre-order from one of our resident "favorite dealers" and look forward to when it arrives.
Here are the packages offered as we know for now, info from the Garret website:
1142720 Axiom Metal Detector with 13"x11" DD Coil, 11"x7" Mono Coil and MS-3 Headphones
1142765 Axiom Metal Detector with 13"x11" Mono Coil, 11"x7" DD Coil and MS-2 Headphones
I selected the Axiom package with the MS-3 headphones, 13x11DD and 11x7 mono coils. I figure where I hunt,
I agree, for most people, the 13” DD and 11” mono combo is a good way to go. Remember, the iron check will only work with a DD, so there has to be one in the package. If it was sold as a single coil detector like most, I’d have recommended the 13” DD as stock for that very reason. It’s kind of the best all rounder, with everything else fine tuning one way or the other.
The following is on small stuff, notes that mostly applies to small gold nuggets.
This is a good place to remind peopl