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Re: What 1 NEW DETECTOR would you choose?

August 18, 2020 01:46PM
Without a question it would be the Minelab Equinox 800 for me and add the 6" coil. This detector does just about everything well, is it excellent at everything? NO But it's good enough at almost every application I can think of that I could easily get by with it for a year.

Multi Frequency will work on the Salt Water beach and get plenty of depth, it's also waterproof. Would use it for this application about 15% of the time.

Great Park machine, both deep and accurate ID at depth. Would use it for this application about 5% of the time.

Ghost towns, and although this application is not the best for the Equinox I could certainly get by with it using the 6" coil. Would use it for this 25% of the time.

Relic Hunting-My definition of relic hunting is probably different than most peoples. Relic sites are usually older (Pre-1870) not as much busted up tin but lots of cut nails and larger iron objects. Usually entails hunting in cow pastures or fields and the finds are usually deeper. The Equinox is right at home in these conditions and does quite well, better than any other machine I've owned. I would use it for this application 55% of the time.

If I hunted for gold nuggets it can do that too.

Maybe we should make it harder and say you only had $400 bucks to spend. What would your choice be then? I think it would be a toss up between the Simplex and Vanquish 540 but leaning more toward the Vanquish 540 because I don't really need waterproof.

Andrew

XP Deus-Minelab Equinox 800-Minelab GPX 4000-Tarsacci MDT 8000-Makro Racer 2-Nokta Makro Simplex-Minelab Vanquish-Easy Radar ER500A GPR
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What 1 NEW DETECTOR would you choose?

Monte 137 August 18, 2020 11:19AM

Okay, it's Monte's turn to answer his own question.thinking

Monte 96 August 19, 2020 03:35PM

I would look for a favorite in like new shapeWhite's Electronics

Hombre 90 August 19, 2020 11:05AM

Yes, a modified IDX Pro would be a good pick, BUT IT ISN'T IN CURRENT PRODUCTION.

Monte 76 August 19, 2020 01:54PM

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dixiedigger57 76 August 19, 2020 06:18AM

What 1 NEW DETECTOR would you choose?

UtahRich 86 August 18, 2020 11:56PM

And if that isn't available?

UtahRich 81 August 19, 2020 10:55AM

And THAT is the reply I thought you would make.

Monte 80 August 19, 2020 01:56PM

Predictability - Substitutes

UtahRich 82 August 19, 2020 11:48PM

Re: Predictability - Substitutes

OregonGregg 69 August 20, 2020 08:05AM

Nokta / Makro Anfibio Multi and a couple of extra coils.

Monte 80 August 20, 2020 01:10AM

Whats the value of experience?

UtahRich 66 August 20, 2020 04:33PM

I concur with regard to experience. However, it brings this thought to mind.

Monte 74 August 20, 2020 06:03PM

Perhaps a change IS in order. smiling bouncing smiley

UtahRich 78 August 20, 2020 09:02PM

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Kickindirt 60 August 18, 2020 10:55PM

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WM6 75 August 18, 2020 10:43PM

Re: What 1 NEW DETECTOR would you choose? WoW Thats a tuff one

Kickindirt 67 August 18, 2020 10:36PM

Dont much care

zincoln 88 August 18, 2020 09:55PM

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OregonGregg 82 August 19, 2020 04:48AM

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Kickindirt 78 August 18, 2020 10:45PM

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diggindeep 77 August 18, 2020 01:46PM

Dan'o and OregonGregg, your NEW posts were to UtahRich.

Monte 85 August 18, 2020 12:31PM

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Dan'o 63 August 19, 2020 07:19AM

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OregonGregg 76 August 18, 2020 05:47PM

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Kickindirt 68 August 18, 2020 10:40PM

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OregonGregg 77 August 19, 2020 04:45AM

One lost soul swinging a Multi-Freq'ing Equinox. cool smiley

UtahRich 71 August 19, 2020 10:49AM

Re: One lost soul swinging a Multi-Freq'ing Equinox. cool smiley

OregonGregg 64 August 19, 2020 04:20PM

unsolved mysteries eye popping smiley

UtahRich 70 August 19, 2020 04:34PM

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Dan'o 69 August 19, 2020 06:28PM

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OregonGregg 60 August 20, 2020 08:11AM

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Dan'o 55 August 20, 2020 08:49AM

The One that got away.

UtahRich 61 August 19, 2020 11:02PM

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diggindeep 71 August 19, 2020 02:22PM

Amazing!

UtahRich 64 August 19, 2020 11:16PM

Re: Dan'o and OregonGregg, your NEW posts were to UtahRich.

Dan'o 82 August 18, 2020 01:16PM

Dan'o, believe it or not, this is about what I figured you'd answer.

Monte 62 August 19, 2020 02:25PM

Re: Dan'o and OregonGregg, your NEW posts were to UtahRich.

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