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Decided To Get Me Another AT Pro

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Decided to get me another AT Pro.

Last hunt back I was out in a light drizzling misty rain with my metal detector wrapped in a walmart bag and decided I needed a wet weather detector.   Did a review and I know its not the new darling around town but I remembered how well the Garrett coil performed for me in the past and decided to get another one.

Looking forward to chatting about it later.

HH
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I thought you were going for another X-Terra 705? 🙂

 

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I think it was just the low price that got me excited about the 705.   Then reality set in and I remembered they are basically a money pit and that I didn't like them the first 4 times I went around with them and it would be pretty dumb to go around a 5th time and expect a different outcome.  

Speaking for the AT Pro, I like the AT Pro when I've owned them in the past and I have a need for one.   So much better decision with a better outcome.  

By the way, the ATPro is pretty cheep right now too.

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The detector arrived Friday so I got to use it Sunday.

Using the ATPro is like riding a bicycle.   Once you have done it once its no problem to do it again.   Very nice.  

Nothing special to report for my maiden hunt other than a little over $7 in clad.  ($4.75 in quarters, $1.70 in dimes, /.50 cents in nickels, and about 20+ pennies.  

I like Pro mode for most stuff, but I like STD mode for digging aluminum.   Aluminum range targets really stand out in STD mode, and I dig a LOT of aluminum.   I'll probably use STD mode in my patches and Pro mode everywhere else.

I'm very pleased with it.

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The AT Pro was a real breakthrough for features and price when it came out. There are so many great deals on detectors these days it is hard not to revisit some old favorites.

Garrett AT Pro Manual
Garrett AT Gold Manual
Garrett AT Max Manual

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There was a new Garrett Catalog included in the box.   Garrett makes a nice Catalog.   

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