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Awesome Lanny. Great post & great reward. Where are the photos? :biggrin:. Well done mate. You would have been chuffed. Thanks.

Best of luck out there

JW:smile:

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10 hours ago, Lanny said:

How I wish some fine company would produce a light-weight gold-hungry pulse machine with excellent capabilities...

The SDC! Just kidding, I know some people find it cumbersome but I've gotten used to the weight and am very fond of the machine.

A great story as always Lanny! I'd never thought of checking disgarded bedrock in the area you described, definitely something I'll have to keep in mind.

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Indeed the SDC does love small gold. Touché as the French say. :smile:

In my wish list, I was referring more to the big brothers (SD/GPX) that allow a choice of coils, something that might have made the SDC just that much sweeter.

All the best, and thanks for your kind comments about the story,

Lanny

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7 hours ago, kiwijw said:

Awesome Lanny. Great post & great reward. Where are the photos? :biggrin:. Well done mate. You would have been chuffed. Thanks.

Best of luck out there

JW:smile:

I know, no photos this time as I left my phone (only camera I had on the trip) in the truck as I wanted no possible interference from the device while I was conducting my test.

Thanks for dropping in to say hello, great to hear from you as always, and all the best,

Lanny

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Macro gold racer is a beast. I have one and love it. I was able to keep up with a gold bug and a sdc2300. Found stuff they missed and they would ask me to check there holes lol. Great unit and a good price. I too am waiting for a macro PI unit.

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I can’t say I have used my Gold Racer much the last year but I won’t let it go. It was a unique machine at the time and the 56khz design with discrimination options appeals to me. One thing I am curious about in this day and age of the Deus high frequency coils is how the Gold Racer compares to a Deus HF coil for sniffing non-ferrous relics, especially when running the concentric coil on the Gold Racer.

Great post Lanny, thanks!

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11 hours ago, Stephen newell said:

Macro gold racer is a beast. I have one and love it. I was able to keep up with a gold bug and a sdc2300. Found stuff they missed and they would ask me to check there holes lol. Great unit and a good price. I too am waiting for a macro PI unit.

I certainly was impressed!

I wonder if Makro has a PI in the works?

Thanks for dropping in, and all the best,

Lanny

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11 hours ago, Steve Herschbach said:

I can’t say I have used my Gold Racer much the last year but I won’t let it go. It was a unique machine at the time and the 56khz design with discrimination options appeals to me. One thing I am curious about in this day and age of the Deus high frequency coils is how the Gold Racer compares to a Deus HF coil for sniffing non-ferrous relics, especially when running the concentric coil on the Gold Racer.

Great post Lanny, thanks!

 

Thanks Steve for all of your write-ups on detectors. You've done the detecting world a great service by providing such concise reviews of such a wide range of detectors over the years. You sir are a study in excellence!

I plan on giving the Gold Racer a hard run this season to see what it's capable of.

All the best,

Lanny

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Love your stories Lanny.....but I can't recall where you live?

We actually struck gold in a new area this past weekend, in a 2 foot wide ditch  in a farmers field near Galena, Illinois.

It wasn't but a few colors and some pretty red rocks in gravels  but it proves gold is in this old lead mining area.

How do we tell if its glacial gold or native to the area?

-Tom V.

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      I should also say,,this concentric coil I received with Rutus is the very first one I have ever owned,,I did run a gents White's XLT with concentric some 6 years ago for around 15 minutes.
      Navigating around using Rutus is different,,but not hard,,just gotta get used to it.
      Unit seems to ground balance nicely here in my soil.  
      More to come.

    • By Nokta Detectors
      Hello all...as we are getting many emails and messages inquiring about the Racer, we would like to give you a little bit more info.
      The device has 2 versions - Racer and Gold Racer.
      Racer is the coin & relic device and the Gold Racer is the prospecting one as the name implies. Racer will be launched first and Gold Racer will follow a few months after that. Racer runs on 14KHz. Gold version - waiting for the final testing stage.
      We will be visiting USA next week to meet our distributors and upon our return we are planning to launch the product.
      So we are expecting to start shipments early February if all goes smooth. Should there be any changes, I will definitely inform you.
      Thank you everybody!
      For the latest information on the Makro Racer and Makro Gold Racer visit More information on the Makro Racer and Makro Gold Racer
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