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On 9/6/2017 at 1:52 PM, Deft Tones said:

Then tell me about those V3i secrets. :cool: :biggrin:

If I told you I would probably get fired. Honestly!

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I do not want that. I was just ribbing you.

You do good work for Whites. Keep it up! You deserve a bonus.:smile:

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I will second that and want Tom to know that his presence from time to time is really appreciated! 

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There is so much power under the hood of the V3i that is still untapped.....

Maybe someday White's will open it up a bit more for us.

 

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I also appreciate tboykin's honesty. I already have a Sampson but I haven't used it much yet. I'm over 6' so the Whites offering may be just up my alley.

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5 hours ago, Johnnysalami1957 said:

As a lifetime Whites fan, If Whites don't come up with something new and exciting they are gonna be using that shovel to bury themselves. 

JS, Sad to say, but I think your right.

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Be nice guys - this is a White's forum. I am sure though you are just voicing what many White's fans would like to see - a new flagship model. We all want them to succeed, and nothing wrong with that! :smile:

If there is more to say on all that however the best place is the Metal Detector Advice & Comparisons forum - that is more the place for "gloves off" type commentary. The advice can be for manufacturers as well as detector users!

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On 5/28/2017 at 4:31 PM, GB_Amateur said:

Ok, I'll speak up about the elephant in the room.  This looks a lot like the Lesche Sampson.

I like White's a lot.  But I hold everyone to a high standard.  What's up with the similarities?

 

It's a shovel dude, ahh....yeah it's a shovel :rolleyes:

I have the Lesche Sampson, got it on amazon for $50 shipped when it was on sale last year and aside from a pinpointer, it's the best detector accessory I've bought.  Hard to beat that price BUT I like the longer handle on the White's shovel, and I think the head is 7 1/2" long x 4" wide on the Lesche Sampson vs 6" Wide, 7.5" Long on the White's.  Like the additional width on the head and longer handle.....don't like the bright orange color, but nothing a can of black or grey Rustoleum couldn't fix.

Oh and that's the best review ever :wink:

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I took a chance on the hawg....and have not regretted it.  Great shovel!  Cuts into the ground like a hot knife in butter. Super clean plugs.

Best investment I've made since the Garrett Carrot.

Like Cal_Cobra, I wasn't at all thrilled with the color. Too attention-grabbing. Took care of that though with a rattle-can of olive-gray Rustoleum paint.

Great shovel, decent price.

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