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Things are looking good for Minelab.

December 07, 2022 06:37PM avatar
They introduced a very good series of two models with the 800 and 600. And compared with some of the SMF entries the Equinox hasn't had as many of those annoying 'updates' to fix things.

However, there were issues to address before a new top entry, such as the rods, arm cup, control housing leakage, and stability of the coil ears and rod connection. They seem to have addressed all those needs in developing a new top-end, high-dollar model with the Manticore.

Then, wisely, they used the improved housing, rods and coil connection design of the Manticore to make the two replacement Equinox models, the 700 and 900. Including the circuitry, display VDI range and other things to give users a 'new model' with many changes they have heard and read about, and the result is a new choice that should not need a lot of 'updates'. It all sounds good to me, and with THREE new models being introduced by Minelab, I think their move is really going to capture a bigger share of the market in the coming two or three years.

Not sure if OregonGregg will be in the shopping line but no doubt more will be converted to a Vanquish, an Equinox, or the Manticore.

Monte

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/08/2022 06:28AM by Monte.
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Manticore, Equinox 900 and 700. Merry Christmas.

UtahRich 186 December 01, 2022 05:29PM

Things are looking good for Minelab.

Monte 83 December 07, 2022 06:37PM

Re: Things are looking good for Minelab.

nwdetectorist 62 December 26, 2022 10:51PM

Gregg looking for a new detector? Ya, right N/T

UtahRich 56 December 13, 2022 09:37PM

Like I said, I doubt that OregonGregg ...

Monte 53 December 14, 2022 05:10AM

Re: Things are looking good for Minelab.

jmaryt 65 December 13, 2022 07:52PM

700/900

Utmike 123 December 01, 2022 11:12PM

Changes - 700/900

UtahRich 125 December 01, 2022 11:50PM

Thoughts and questions..

Utmike 99 December 02, 2022 10:39AM

My thoughts on 900's / 700's and Manticores

UtahRich 122 December 02, 2022 01:05PM

Re: My thoughts on 900's / 700's and Manticores

GB_Amateur 75 December 04, 2022 10:20AM

Back at ya Rich

Utmike 101 December 03, 2022 01:17AM

Side note: Etrac thoughts

UtahRich 61 December 13, 2022 02:35AM

Tennis it is . . . .

UtahRich 127 December 03, 2022 02:01AM



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