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We are still waiting for something new in the detector market from FTP

July 26, 2021 05:03PM avatar
and what do we get? A new search coil.sad smiley

Minelab is doing well selling their over-promoted Equinox models. XP has two Selectable-Frequency units that sell in the USA, and they are doing well, and there is talk about them bringing out s Simultaneous Multi-Frequency (SMF) model in the near future. A lot of folks have been holding their breath, and savings, for aa new SMF from Nokta / Makro, but it appears there is a delay in its release. Garrett, the oldest detector maker who hasn't closed or been bought out brought out a really nice, mid-priced SMF last year, and they also acquired White's 'smarts' when they went under and have now released the former White's Gold Nugget Hunting model, the Goldmaster 24K.

When they introduced their SMF Apex, it was soon followed by the 'Ripper' and 'Raider' search coils, and now they added an even bigger coil, the 'Reaper' ... and the new coils were not only for the new Apex model.

And what do we get from FTP? A new coil for their long-time product line.

Oh well, it makes me wonder when they will come out with some serious detector model designs and product line changes?

Monte

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We are still waiting for something new in the detector market from FTP

Monte 466 July 26, 2021 05:03PM

Re: We are still waiting for something new in the detector market from FTP

desertsmith 355 July 27, 2021 09:54AM

waiting game

UtahRich 272 July 29, 2021 03:47AM

Re: waiting game

jmaryt 308 July 29, 2021 08:13PM

waiting for something new from FTP

UtahRich 258 July 27, 2021 12:42AM

Videos of FTP's 12DD coil, and brief comments on the new AQ.

Monte 319 July 27, 2021 04:52AM

What size type of coil Monte? N/T

Kickindirt 224 July 26, 2021 09:26PM

Sort of a 12" (one measurement) in Double-D type design. N/T

Monte 272 July 27, 2021 04:54AM

Re: 12" yuck

Kickindirt 244 July 27, 2021 11:38AM

True, but being 'waterproof' isn't such a bad thing.

Monte 280 July 27, 2021 04:03PM

Re: weird shapes

Kickindirt 263 July 28, 2021 11:01PM

Re: 12" yuck

D&P-OR 268 July 27, 2021 01:36PM



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