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I got to sort of demo a new gold prospecting detector today at the GPAA Gold Show in Denver. The dealer could not tell me any details about it other than it is basically a Goldmaster 24K in a fully waterproof MXSport body. It looked like an MXSport with a slightly bigger control box that had similar display and controls that looked like the 24K. It was labeled GMX.  Looked very nice. Whites will be releasing it soon.

 

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White's have lost the plot, first they up the price of the 24k making it far less competitive with other options which to me made it no longer a viable option when it wasn't a good seller in the first place. They then they come out with a waterproof version in the form of a rehash.  Why not leave the price of the 24k where it was and make the waterproof option the new 24k price point? :wacko:

Perhaps they should have just made the 24k waterproof in the first place, it's the way detectors are heading anyway.  I'm new to detecting and I've already lost patience with all this rehash rubbish, I feel sorry for you folks that have been in the game for a long time, at least they went beyond a paint job I guess :laugh: If I was a 24k buyer I'd be angry now. 🤬

Thanks for the official news though Jeff, I had heard tidbits about it but nothing completely official like at a gold show 🙂

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Hi phrunt,

Maybe the GMX will be a good gold detector. For me, I really don't care. Like you, I have lost interest in a company that continues to just do the wrong thing over and over. Why make the underpowered TDI SL and the recent Special Edition Tan model when the TDI Pro was just fine. Why make the MX7 and a waterproof version=MXSport. Just only make the MXSport and do it right the first time........ Raising the price on a recent release like the 24K that is nothing special in my opinion and then finding out that it will be made obsolete by a "new" detector from the same company says to me that they are trying to make as much money on a questionable product as they can from unsuspecting buyers. Or, that they are going to charge a lot more for the new GMX which will make the new price of the 24K seem like a bargain????? Or that Whites is just%&^$$##%%. I just don't understand this company. I would have lowered the price on the 24K.........like Nokta/Makro did on their Kruzer line before they release their newer detectors later this year.

Jeff

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1 hour ago, Jeff McClendon said:

 

Maybe the GMX will be a good gold detector. For me, I really don't care. Like you, I have lost interest in a company that continues to just do the wrong thing over and over.

I wholeheartedly agree with everything you just said.

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That made my day!!!Well say boyz its 2019 after all,people are getting tired faster of new innovative products,so imagine if it isn't..........look at the deus.......people dont even realise today how good is the machine.

 

 

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I had read a rumor they were working on a waterproof version. 

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Now if they can just get around to stuffing the V3i into their WP chassis!!!!!!!!

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