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Long thread about it here awhile back. I understand they now have service available in the U.S. which is sort of a minimum for me at least when considering detector brands. Never used one personally though. There is a thread at Findmall on the subject right now that you may already know about.

Edit 10/30 - Extremely experienced detectorist George Kinsey is currently field testing a Detech Chaser.

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I should have a Chaser in a few days.

Should have 9" and 7" coils.

Will be reporting on here on this forum.

Weather forecast (long range) looks good.

So I should be able to start putting this baby through the paces.

 

 

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Here is online manual for Chaser unit.

Hard to find this.

Some folks may find interesting.

https://smhttp-ssl-37061.nexcesscdn.net/media/_docs/Manual/EN/Detech_Chaser_Manual.pdf

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Alright,

Some time spent with Detech Chaser unit.

Overall feel, weight, ergonomics units feels pretty darn good.

This detector, I don't recommend for a beginner detectorist.

It is a hot one.

Detector seems is certainly not above average when it comes to coping with emi, satisfactory at best IMO.

The way the unit is layed out, makes  more difficult to use in the field.

Change tones and you have to go back and redial in settings.

For the life of me, don't know why they designed like this.

Unit is a 14khz unit, but a person using based on how small of nonferrous it will strike would think unit is running higher frequency.

Running gain on high, hold on you are in for a ride, at least I was.lol

Have run unit in a few sites.

Will not go into more detail just yet.

Will say right now, I see more I dislike as far as operation than I like.

More later.

 

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