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  1. Hello I need to gat news Ger dertctor "easy way plus 3d" I need more information if someone are used that detected or have experience with thanks
  2. It changes constantly but right now that would be the Bounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV Metal Detector Only $91 and actually pretty highly rated. We always tend to obsess over power on the forums but sometimes it is good to realize the bulk of the market is made up of people with fewer ambitions than most of us. I assume a lot of these are just something to put in a box as a gift for a child. Before people laugh and say this is a toy, the fact is the Tracker IV completely blows away my very first detector (1972 White’s Coinmaster 4) for power and features and about a third of what I paid decades ago. Rugged metal detector ideal for detecting treasure in extreme ground conditions Motion All-Metal mode, Discrimination mode, and 2-Tone audio mode Preset ground balance neutralizes response to mineral content in the ground Disc/notch control distinguishes between targets and unwanted metals Rugged metal detector ideal for detecting treasure in extreme ground conditions Motion All-Metal mode, Discrimination mode, and 2-Tone audio mode Preset ground balance neutralizes response to mineral content in the ground Disc/notch control distinguishes between targets and unwanted metals Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging
  3. So there I was....standing in the Equinox 800 line with my money in my hand.... .when out of the blue a nice clean ETrac came up for sale for $600. Quick to recognize a good deal when I see one, I quickly stepped out of the Equinox 800 line and bought the Etrac. I feel like a bandit as its a very nice unit and I'm very pleased with it. Looking forward to sharing a few Etrac posts this year as I get to the chance to use it. HH Mike
  4. Just saw this and two other new models pop up on some dealer websites. The new Go-Find 22, 44, and Go-Find 66. The older Go-Find models have been officially discontinued and can be found at deep discounts while they last. The Go-Find 66 is $249, Go-Find 44 is $199, and Go-Find 22 is $149. Minelab Go-Find 66 Metal Detector Four find icons with nail, foil, ring, coin and treasure view LEDs 2.36"W x 1.42"H LCD screen Pinpoint with audio and visual indicators for better accuracy Three-level depth readout and automatic tracking ground balance Five adjustable sensitivity levels fine tune readings Minelab improves your metal-detecting experience with the latest technology in the Go-Find 66 Metal Detector. Four find icons with nail, foil, ring, coin and treasure view LEDs make it easy to identify targets with a glance at the 2.36"W x 1.42"H LCD screen. Pinpoint with audio and visual indicators make target size and identification more accurate. Key in on the approximate depth of your target using the three-level depth readout and automatic tracking ground balance. Five adjustable sensitivity levels fine tune readings to account for interference. VFlex technology uses two controllers to reduce distortion and enhance target identification accuracy. Four detection modes let you focus on specific finds. Adjustable shaft fits a wide range of users. Visible and audible low-battery indicators. Manufacturer's limited two-year warranty. Batteries: Four AA batteries (not included). Application: coin, relic, jewelry, beach and park. Length: 21.9" (collapsed), 51.4" (extended). Search coil: 10" monoloop. Frequency: 7.8kHz. Weight: 2.36 lbs.
  5. Multi frequency Wireless detector Ultra lightweight FROM DEPAR! DPR6000 is a high-tech metal detector capable of exceptional performance. The DPR 600 has been designed and manufactured in France to give you the ultimate Gold Prospecting experience. The DPR 600 is innovative in terms of metal detector design as it offers an unique system based on different elements communicating via a digital radio link. In this new design the coil, remote control have each been made independent through the integration of very compact, high-capacity lithium batteries. An ultra-miniature electronic circuit, incorporated in the search coil, digitises and analyses the signals. Data is then sent to the remote control in real time via a digital radio link. With this method, the signal is processed at source and not conveyed via a wire link, which greatly improves data quality. Incorporating components from leading-edge technologies such as scientific instrumentation has enabled us to produce a powerful, rapid, lightweight, compact and fully controllable digital detector. Whether you are an experienced user or a beginner, The DPR 600 lets you decide whether or not to modify any of its settings. Powerful pre-configured factory programs enable all users to get started immediately, while expert detectorists can choose more advanced parameters via the intuitive interface. Seems like it would be good, I've never heard of it or anything about the detector, made in France http://www.depardetector.com/product/depar/dpr-600/912/511
  6. Apparently this is my day for questions.... Although this could be a general question, I'm asking here because Fisher has two similarly looking detectors: Gemini-3 for treasure and TW-6 for pipe and cable locating (in their Industrial Division). I seem to recall other manufacturers (possibly Garrett) at least in the past having similar differenced models. My main question is: will the TW-6 do everything the Gemini-3 does? I'm pretty sure the Gemini-3 will not do everything the TW-6 does, but I'm not interested in locating pipes,... While I'm at it -- one more question. I know these are old designs, from back in the 70's or before. With all the new advances in detectors (particularly PI's), have these two-box T/R detectors been rendered obsolete? My guess is 'no' since they are still being made and sold, but sometimes that is a bad conclusion.
  7. Thought maybe some of you gold guys might be interested in a 30khz model unit. I received my unit and have done a couple quick preliminary videos for it. Its very sensitive yet also very deep....Id be happy to answer any questions if I can? I've ran all the deeptechs Vista models and this one is the highest freq unit they have is actually the flagship. They just disc up through foil but have great old school feel audio and analog controls yet offer new way thinking in terms of tone breask and iron volume etc. Very talkative units..can paint a sonic picture of targets in your mind. The videos will give you an idea Keith
  8. I missed this video when it came out. It is well done however so I am posting it now - better late than never! Slick little detector for only $309.00. Fisher F44 Owner's Manual
  9. Hi All, Relatively new in coin detecting. Heard about this detector. Anyone using it so i can get some advise please? Thanks GoldEN
  10. Have been reading about the Italian Company CEIA , supplier of many styles of detection , ground , food etc . Their more basic models : i.e. MIL D1 and CMD are obviously for mine detection . My question is how would they perform as civilian detectors on coins and relics and gold nuggets . Most probably a complete nieve question , that just hi lights my limited knowledge . Cheers goldrat
  11. One of my early vlf prospecting detectors , it's a minelab but I can't find any history on the unit . It was one of the first units to offer a high and low mineralisation switch and a ten turn GB but not much else , it was converted to hip mount hence the fox like plug where the handle would normally be , there's no information on it on the Minelab site. So if any body remembers it they might be able to fill in the gaps on specs etc.
  12. I have been watching a thread over on PA and it seems there are a few problems, But some of the replies from those pro qed folks seem a little daunting when you consider that the main issue is the ground balance and threshold, which brings to mind JP's review. I find the TDI's a bit worrisome as in when to deploy each of the conductivity settings and find it is much easier to run the SL set to ALL, the QED would drive me nuts when you take the latest reply in to account having to do a Math equation to set the GB/Threshold, anyway here is the link maybe one of you wiser people can translate it all in to common English. https://www.prospectingaustralia.com.au/forum/viewtopic.php?id=23399
  13. From things I've read and heard, there is a small but loyal following for at least some of the CZ series (with single digits, -3, -4, -5, -6, etc.) and even claims that they are still today among the best coin detectors. I wasn't detecting when this series was available and don't know any more than a few snippets here and there in posts. They do show up on eBay and from (at least some of) the prices, I surmize they are still in demand. Would someone post an overview of the series, highs and lows, pluses and minuses, etc.? I think I've read that Tom Dankowski used to mod one of these models for extra depth. Also wondering if Dave Johnson had a hand in the design/engineering of this series or if they occurred in the time window when he was working elsewhere.
  14. A guy found this detector in a wood pile at a local factory. Looked like it had been there for years, weathered badly, shaft was broken and coil was busted. As a challenge they gave it to me. Two days later I installed batteries and low and behold it came on. Couldn't find a manual so I went into experimental mode and can say I was impressed with the air test (for a China product). To start with I thought it was a single tone machine, dime and nickel gave a high tone, but adjusting the ground balance and the discrimination revealed attributes that reminded me of the TDI. Now a nickel gives a low tone and a dime remained a high tone. Next I took the machine to my test garden of over 10 years and was shocked to hear a repeatable response of my deepest targets. Please note, I’m not promoting China products, only indicating what I found. There is one adjustment on the side that I’m wondering about not sure what it might be. Would also like information about this machine, the internet really doesn’t indicate when they were manufactured or much detail.
  15. Hello everybody, I am interested in buying a TITAN GER 400 for a sandy desert with stones area, Does anyone has one or has ever used one ? Please any advice or recommandation is most welcom, Gyo
  16. Hie Steve; Thanks for the discussion about the GPZ 7000 and other gold detectors. I am attracted to a machine that I have never used: the GER Easyway 3D Detector. Do you have experience using this one? What is your comment about it?
  17. Yes, it's Steve!!!!!!!!!!!! https://web.archive.org/web/20130508060926/http:/www.troycustomdetectors.com:80/reviews/x5-herschbach-review.html
  18. I have had a Nokta AU Gold Finder sitting around for some time. The Gold Finder is the same 56 kHz detector as the Makro Gold Racer, but stuck in an old school knobs and switches waterproof housing. As such it lacks a LCD display and therefore the ability to display target id information. In exchange you get a unit where the battereis are in the control box, so it can be hip or chest mounted. Or in this case, put onto an alternative shaft assembly. I have an old Otto fiberglass shaft for the Minelab PI detectors I kept when I sold off my last Minelab GPX. I was planning on using it for my Garrett ATX modification but I ended up using a White's "S" rod for that project. I also have a 15" x 13.5" DD coil for my Gold Racer that I really liked. The problem there is even though it is a very light 15" coil, it still makes the Gold Racer more nose heavy than I prefer. So Gold Finder sitting around and rod assembly sitting around - Bingo - it's mod time! Easiest job ever. Since the AU Gold Finder is already set up to hip mount, all I had to do is drill the Otto rod to mount the Gold Finder control box. I wanted to mount the control box under elbow for better balance. The controls look upside down when you do this but in reality when you are using the detector and go to make adjustments it works better that way looking down from topside. The AU Gold Finder box almost seems intended to be set up like this as it has a shelf over the LED lights that makes a nice footrest when the control box is flipped over. Since the box is waterproof no need to worry about speaker etc. getting wet or dirty - just hose it off. Came out very nice, only 4 pounds 2.1 ounces with batteries or 4.13 pounds, and way better balanced than the Gold Racer would be running the same coil. I can use a bungee if need be but at 4.13 pounds this weighs no more than many coils running smaller coils. Nice, I am keeping it permanently set up like this. Click on images for larger versions.
  19. PhaseTech and other GS users, notice you listed a Gold Striker in detector used thread, I preferred the GS over the 17000 on shallow ground but a lot were disappointed with it. Just wondering if it had some special "tweaks" in its electronics? Something a bit diff. other then was a single frequency.
  20. Just tested the Exper with these three metals. Although the Exper does not fair well with smaller gold, it does have potential for certain applications for larger gold (1/2 oz +). Watch this video and believe...
  21. Anybody seen the latest in metal detectors from DRS Electronics, their new Ground expert machine is just awesome. If it can do what they claim it can it might be a real game changer for metal detecting.
  22. Good day did any of you on the otherside of the pond did try a Vista gold on gold nuggets?????25kgz I had a bit of success with it ,then I send it to be tested on hillfort (pounded spots..) RR
  23. Buried in the announcement of the new Minelab Gold Monster 1000 is the fact that it effectively replaces the Eureka Gold. From http://www.minelab.com/usa/customer-care/product-notices?article=305152 09 Feb 2017 Discontinued Product – Eureka Gold After almost 20 years of gold success, the Eureka Gold detector has been discontinued. As with any product discontinuation, Minelab will continue to provide technical support service. You can find archived product information on the Eureka Gold here. If you have any questions, please contact your regional Minelab office. And from http://www.minelab.com/usa/customer-care/product-notices/discontinued-products Discontinued Products As new technology is developed and improves upon the performance of our current product range, Minelab discontinues our older product models. These products are listed on this page alphabetical order for your reference. We aim to service and support all of our older products for as long as possible. All products are supported for a period of at least 7 years after they are discontinued. Unfortunately with some of these older detectors it becomes impossible to source the parts required for service work and so the detectors eventually become uneconomical to repair.
  24. Here is a 4 –18 khz variable frequency VLF metal detector that may find a niche in the States: the Rutus Alter 71. Ziggy Jinx Detector Testing (Facebook: Ziggy Jinx Metal Detecting) is currently testing the Rutus Alter 71 in the UK. MD-Hunter also has a write up (Rutus Alter 71 test. New 2016) which includes several non-translated videos. The Alter 71 was apparently released in the autumn of 2016 but apparently is not yet available in the US. I am not familiar with either the Rutus MD’s or of any US dealers. Non-verified & non-translated video(s) indicate the box may include both 11” DD and 9” concentric coils, control box and housing covers and a 6 cell AA battery pack similar to the Garrett AT series. Battery life is approximately 20 to 50 hours depending on the frequency settings; estimated price US $725 plus; the menu appears to allow you to toggle over to English. The battery door upper insert tabs may eventually break off with use. Ziggy Metal Detecting posted the following on another forum: November 16, 2016 The New Rutus Alter 71 [ Website here to show some pictureswww.rutus.com.pl] …“Some Information here on the Alter 71 I've gathered below. At the turn of October and November will release a new detector. The name "Alter 71" - from the Latin "other" and the number 71 represents the number of available frequencies. Alter 71 is probably the world's first metal detector continuously tunable as a function of frequency. The detector is tunable from 4.4 kHz to 18.4 kHz increments of 0.2 kHz - without the need to replace the probe. I know of no current market detector is not possible. The detector is equipped with a radio transmitter digital data allowing such cooperation. With handsets or "wireless headphone jack." Digital transmission has been specially designed for this purpose - does not introduce any delays. 6 hours of battery life "toes" depends on the frequency and ranges from 20 to 50 hours. The detector has the ability to work in a static mode, dynamic or so. mix - the dynamics of the "mixa" can go smoothly depending on the needs. Graphic display, ID - 120 points, discrimination classical and selective, chart depending on the phase of the signal, automatically tuning to the ground speed control filters ground in a very wide range, the possibility of programming your own sounds, ranges, speed, separation and many other features make the it is a detector at the world level. The detector has a completely new mechanical design and is lighter than our existing detectors over 200 g. For the detector probe will be available both DD and concentric. Regulatory elements: Discrimination tenderness Dyskrymincja selective 120 points Operating frequency of 4.4 kHz to 18.4 kHz jump 0.2 magnetic stones Response filters (groundwater) - 8 speeds to choose from Masking 7 levels The signal level leading Ton leading signal Sensitivity leading signal - regulation allowing for a smooth transition from pure dynamic work to "mix-a" Strengthening Audio - regulation allows to change the sound characteristics of a dynamic channel and switch it off completely (we obtain in this way the work of a purely static) Volume Tony - three sound profiles to search for coins, three to "relics, and three freely programmable by the user Wireless nature - off, Channel 1, Channel 2 Backlight - 29 adjustable levels Type of ID - true (depending on frequency), converted to 6kHz, converted to 12 kHz Hold time - adjustable display time information about an object on the LCD. Detector has 7 default programs: a deep, deep, large silver, basic, coins, fast, very fast. Factory programs offer a fairly wide cross-section of the possibility of the detector in search of various objects in different conditions. Each factory program can be modified to suit your needs - and the changes are saved when the power is turned off. In case the modifications do not meet user expectations - it is possible to reset each program to factory settings.” The Alter 71 target may be only coin and relic hunting. Provided the MD does not demonstrate a frequency preference, the higher frequencies up to 18.4khz puts this MD tin he small nugget range on ground within the VLF limits. Perhaps this will excite future development of a variable frequency MD with fixed steps with a 3kHz to 48khz range. Shelton recently posted that he is also testing the Rutus Alter 71 and provided the following link: http://www.rutus.com.pl/page/19/alter-71. Hopefully, he will provide future updates on his testing & review. For now I'm hanging on to the MLX705; other than wait and see; any thoughts on variable frequency VLF MD’s for coin, relics and nuggets?
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