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I've enjoyed 'different' experiences though the years.

January 26, 2021 10:18PM avatar
Like every detector maker there will be highs and lows in their lifetime. I had a few of their first black pin-pointers and they would last about 10 to 12 months, and I pamper my equipment. Then I had a 'carrot' and it worked well. Now I have three of the AT Pro-Pointer 'carrots' w/Z-Lynk technology and they are very reliable. Again, I pamper my equipment.

Then there are the general-use metal Detector and I have enjoyed a lot of success with various Garrett models, from their early BFO's, to their TR's, and VLF-TR's in the latter '70s and early '80s. Then it was more of a hit-miss with various models through to recent years. I liked the Scorpion Gold Stinger, and more for a God Nugget detector I like the AT Gold. I just can't get out nugget hunting like I used to. I liked some of what the AT Pro could do, it just wasn't for me with what I had, but the AT Max is a good detector.

However, with the introduction of the new Apex, I feel they brought us a very competitive, and lightweight and decent detector in an acceptable mid-price range. That's why I own three of them with different coils mounted.

I can't think of any manufacturer who hasn't offered some less desirable models and experienced some 'lows' through the years. But with Garrett, they DO have some very good detectors today, and their AT Pro-Pointer is also one of the best Pin-Pointers out there, at least in my opinion..

Monte

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"Your EYES ... the only 100% accurate form of Discrimination!"

Stinkwater Wells Trading Post
Metal Detector Evaluations and Product Reviews
I'm now located in Clyde, Texas
monte@ahrps.org ... or ... monte@stinkwaterwells.com
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Pinpointers: Pulse-Dive & ProPointer AT .. Headphones: 'Hornet' & 'Wasp' .. MS-3 Z-Lynk .. N/M Green edition
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Subject Author Views Posted

Minelab pinpointers

Kickindirt 192 January 23, 2021 05:19PM

Re: Minelab pinpointers

diggindeep 107 January 24, 2021 11:51AM

Re: Minelab pinpointers

OregonGregg 112 January 24, 2021 09:31AM

Re: Minelab pinpointers

jmaryt 113 January 25, 2021 02:19AM

I agree with your statement .... once I clarify the statement.

Monte 118 January 25, 2021 01:41PM

Re: I agree with your statement .... once I clarify the statement.

jmaryt 96 January 25, 2021 10:28PM

Favorite Garrett

UtahRich 100 January 27, 2021 06:05PM

Re: Favorite Garrett

jmaryt 96 January 27, 2021 10:37PM

Playing Favorites

UtahRich 97 January 28, 2021 12:10AM

Re: Playing Favorites

jmaryt 99 January 28, 2021 08:10AM

Re: Favorite Garrett for sure

Sodbuster 81 January 27, 2021 10:31PM

Re: I agree with your statement .... once I clarify the statement.

Sodbuster 99 January 25, 2021 07:21PM

Both of mine have their purpose.

Monte 97 January 25, 2021 08:32PM

Re: Both of mine have their purpose.

jmaryt 101 January 25, 2021 10:31PM

Re: prob with the Garretts

Kickindirt 101 January 26, 2021 02:20AM

Re: prob with the Garretts

UtahRich 91 January 27, 2021 06:12PM

Wise Advice from Rich

Sodbuster 94 January 27, 2021 10:34PM

Re: Wise Advice from Rich

Kickindirt 82 January 27, 2021 11:32PM

Re: Wise Advice from Rich

jmaryt 82 January 28, 2021 10:30PM

Re: prob with the Garretts

Kickindirt 82 January 27, 2021 08:09PM

Space Probe -

UtahRich 88 January 28, 2021 12:24AM

Re: prob with the Garretts- broken board

Sodbuster 92 January 26, 2021 01:09PM

Re: prob with the Garretts- broken board

jmaryt 86 January 26, 2021 09:50PM

I've enjoyed 'different' experiences though the years.

Monte 105 January 26, 2021 10:18PM

Re: I've enjoyed 'different' experiences though the years.

Kickindirt 94 January 27, 2021 02:05AM

Re: I've enjoyed 'different' experiences though the years.

jmaryt 88 January 27, 2021 12:32AM

Re: prob with the Garretts- broken board

Kickindirt 92 January 26, 2021 02:00PM

Re: Minelab pinpointers

D&P-OR 107 January 24, 2021 06:57AM

Re: Minelab pinpointers

Kickindirt 87 January 24, 2021 03:00PM

Wet pinpointers

UtahRich 108 January 24, 2021 05:16AM



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