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On 5/31/2019 at 7:47 PM, Andy Sabisch said:

Daniel,

I think you know that I gravitate to those that know the detectors I write about and not the ones with the flashiest YouTube videos or the most posts on some forum . . . Social Media is a great tool but when people become self-proclaimed experts and spread bad information, it is a double edged sword.  It is a shame that people pick that information up and get more frustrated than had they left well enough alone.  You will recognize the veterans that I contacted for input in the book and each is well recognized in their are(s) of expertise.

Andy Sabisch

Andy My name is Sandi. My husband is Nate williams. He's a huge fan. He has been truly wanting a signed copy of your book. He's disabled and on SSI and unable to work so I have to work three jobs during the season. He only gets 600 and that helps pay for our six kids and rent and bills.... He was in a dark place in his life when he was told he was unable to work I. Surgeries hip replacement and he has an above-the-knee amputation on his left leg he had a hip replacement on his right leg amputation happen when he was only six but after the hip replacement I told him he couldn't work anymore and he got into a really depression a dark place being lonely at home all the time while kids were in school I know it's working and metal detecting save his life.... He just so happened to be watching YouTube around 10 years ago and it was a wrap. He was hooked

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Andy My name is Sandi. My husband is Nate williams. He's a huge fan. He has been truly wanting a signed copy of your book. He's disabled and on SSI and unable to work so I have to work three jobs during the season. He only gets 600 and that helps pay for our six kids and rent and bills.... He was in a dark place in his life when he was told he was unable to work I. Surgeries hip replacement and he has an above-the-knee amputation on his left leg he had a hip replacement on his right leg amputation happen when he was only six but after the hip replacement I told him he couldn't work anymore and he got into a really depression a dark place being lonely at home all the time while kids were in school I know it's working and metal detecting save his life.... He just so happened to be watching YouTube around 10 years ago and it was a wrap. He was hooked

Money's tight right now but if there is any way maybe that you can send him a signed copy that would be greatly appreciated. He loves his Equinox. And anything Minelab. He wants to get the Vanquish 540 propack. 

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Sandi,

I know Andy (I teach detecting boot camp classes with him).  I will reach out to him and have him send you a signed book on me.  PM me with your address and I'll have one sent out.  And let me know who you want it signed to: you, your husband, Nate, or both of you.

Chase

 

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Very good of you Hugh.... that was a very nice thing to do. :smile:

2 hours ago, sandiwilliams717 said:

Awesome way to be straight up and forward. In my opinion the Equinox is the best metal detector hands down and I respect your opinion and Andy's and I need to get one of Andy's books

Thank you. However I personally don't think any detector qualifies as the best hands down. Detectors are simply tools, and people have different detecting requirements. Not every tool is applicable to every task and detectors are no different.There are many detectors that for specific detecting situations are a better choice than the Equinox.

That said, I do think that at this time no one detector offers better across the board performance for a wide range of detecting needs as the Equinox. All the detectors that beat it in a specific area tend to be specialist machines, so while they may beat the Equinox in their area of expertise, they tend to fail miserably in another area where the Equinox still delivers excellent performance.

I'm not the sort of person who would be truly happy with one detector, but if I had to choose and use one only for what I do, which is everything you can do with a detector, then the Equinox would have to be my choice.

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On 3/4/2020 at 8:01 AM, Chase Goldman said:

Sandi,

I know Andy (I teach detecting boot camp classes with him).  I will reach out to him and have him send you a signed book on me.  PM me with your address and I'll have one sent out.  And let me know who you want it signed to: you, your husband, Nate, or both of you.

Chase

Class act..

 

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Die Bibel wurde im vielen Sprachen übersetzt. Warum nicht das Buch von Andy Sabisch. Komme aus Deutschland und mein Englisch ist nicht so gut.

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Falsch wiedergegeben!

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Great Book but theirs always a But the problem is the on-line reference guide is no longer available so I can't get updates or use it for tool that stays current as some of the book is outdated. Received the book 3/15/2020  

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It is a good book. The only part I caution people about is using the settings that he mentions from other 800 users. You need to lern to set up your own settings for each of your situations. Using other's settings in your situations can lead to a de-tuned 800. I fell into this trap in 2018 for 2-3 months before I saw the light and listed to many detectorists who told me to learn to set my own 800 up according to my particular hunting site. For instance a guy might be hunting CW relics in South Carolina with very mild soil and not much modern junk and give you his settings. Yet you may be in a CW relic site with much different conditions like soil and much more junk and his settings will just not work for you. LEARN TO UNDERSTAND AND SET YOUR OWN SETTINGS. ALL OF THEM. IT IS NOT ROCKET SCIENCE BUT YOU HAVE TO MAKE THE EFFORT.

Again this is the only part of the book I disagree with.

 

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So true

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On 5/9/2020 at 7:09 PM, maxxkatt said:

It is a good book. The only part I caution people about is using the settings that he mentions from other 800 users. You need to lern to set up your own settings for each of your situations. Using other's settings in your situations can lead to a de-tuned 800. I fell into this trap in 2018 for 2-3 months before I saw the light and listed to many detectorists who told me to learn to set my own 800 up according to my particular hunting site. For instance a guy might be hunting CW relics in South Carolina with very mild soil and not much modern junk and give you his settings. Yet you may be in a CW relic site with much different conditions like soil and much more junk and his settings will just not work for you. LEARN TO UNDERSTAND AND SET YOUR OWN SETTINGS. ALL OF THEM. IT IS NOT ROCKET SCIENCE BUT YOU HAVE TO MAKE THE EFFORT.

Again this is the only part of the book I disagree with.

 

 

On 5/10/2020 at 10:10 AM, lost said:

So true

Andy is the FIRST ONE to tell you to not use other people's settings unless you know what the settings do.  I know this because I teach detector boot camp instructional sessions with him.  His book takes you through all the settings, what they do and why they do it.  Provided you take the time to read the book thoroughly he arms you with the requisite knowledge you need to understand the custom setups people volunteered to include in his book (rather than keep them hidden like cold war secrets).  It is up to the reader to choose to not just blindly go and set up their machine with settings they do not understand.  For this reason, I see no reason to disagree with including the myriad of custom setups (including my contribution) because knowledge is power and you may actually learn something from the description of why people set their machines up in the manner they did.  No harm as long as you apply them with your brain turned on.

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