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Scott T = gold bug 2 pro. Great guy!

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Impressive! Nice pieces even if they don't weigh much.

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Very nice report Peg, and I know you know your Gold Bug 2 - thanks!

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Now, I might just have to see one in action!  Good shooting!

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13 hours ago, kiwijw said:

"Give the GM 1000 some time under your belt & you will be presently surprised. It is hard not to like it. :smile: If fly speck gold isnt your thing then......you know the answer.

Good luck out there

JW :smile: "

Thanks for your comments kiwijw...up here at my cabin all I have is fly speck gold lol! But I definitely need more time with the Monster, and particularly in hotter ground, to better see its capabilities/advantages over my GB2. 

p.s. just viewed your 1st video on YouTube.... nice job!?

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Very informative and impressive report.

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5 hours ago, IdahoPeg said:

 

Thanks for your comments kiwijw...up here at my cabin all I have is fly speck gold lol! But I definitely need more time with the Monster, and particularly in hotter ground, to better see its capabilities/advantages over my GB2. 

p.s. just viewed your 1st video on YouTube.... nice job!?

Hi there IdahoPeg, I love my GB2 as well I have to admit. But the more I use the GM 1000 the more I am liking it too :rolleyes: & finding the differences between the two are hair splitting. The only bummer being that touch issue running in manual 10 sensitivity on the GM 1000. For me to get that to stop happening is to back off the manual setting quite a bit which leaves me not getting signals that I get in 10. To me I want the best chance of getting what ever signals that unit can give me, if they are there. So 10 its & I just deal with that touch issue by not touching any thing...or trying not to. I will go into auto+  or back off down to 9 may be 8 but the touch issue is still present....just not as bad but I know I am losing target signal possibilities by backing off. That is another cool thing about the Gold Monster. All the settings are right there at your thumb print & all with the one hand while still detecting. Only split seconds between trying a few options while still swinging to check...double or even triple check a signal. Next time you are out swinging have the GB2 in one hand & the GM 1000 in the other & just trade signal for signal with each machine right there right away. LOL :biggrin: You will look like a dork, I know I I felt I did, but hey you cant compare any better than that :smile:. Not sure in your mineralized ground as I can run the GB2 in low mineralisztion, full max sensitivity & audio boost mode & slight positive ground balance all the time but Hearing that you know your GB2 really well you will know your settings & the GM 1000 with it auto+ & auto settings you will find what works for you. What size coil were you using on the GM 1000? Needs to be the 5" to be fair if you are using the 6x3 on your bug. Any way...I will bugger off. Sorry....I wasn't meaning to hijack your thread & your wonderful report. Thanks too for your comments.

Good luck out there

JW :smile:    

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