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Re: Time will tell

June 20, 2022 06:56PM avatar
unfortunately, at the risk of being un popular, the 800 has proven itself as a detector that gets it done! real world results from "most " users tells the tale.
to a lesser extent,"most " users of the vanquish series also are very satisfied, especially at the lower price point.


"Most" is the key point here because 'most typical V a n a uish users most likely are not that savvy on Ground Balance or possibly how to know when it is too positive or too negative and the resulting audio behavior if they use the Horseshoe button to accept all Disc. segments.

The other thing I encountered in several high coin-loss areas when doing side-by-side comparisons with a Nokta / Makro Simpkex + and. Garrett Apex was a problem with coin clusters. Pocket-loss type conditions. I encountered several by swing sets and out from the picnic bowery with 3 to 5 coins clustered together and touching. Apex and Simplex + gave me a good repeatable audio and functional VDI but the Vanquish 540 didn't. Inconsistent audio and visual response.

OK detector for some folks and selected applications, but not reliable enough for me.


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Had 3 people test an Equinox 800 and 2 people test the Legend.

Monte 275 June 17, 2022 10:10PM

You made a good choice.

Rick N. MI 99 June 21, 2022 09:56AM

Thank You, Rick N. MI. I hope The Legend might work a bit better.

Monte 98 June 21, 2022 08:58PM

Monte, time marches on! N/T

GeoW 142 June 22, 2022 09:34PM

Updates are the wave of the future.---- N/T

D&P-OR 84 June 22, 2022 10:34PM

Re: Had 3 people test an Equinox 800 and 2 people test the Legend.

Kickindirt 170 June 19, 2022 12:42PM

Back to you.

Monte 191 June 19, 2022 02:09PM

Time will tell

Utmike 161 June 19, 2022 10:41PM

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Kickindirt 147 June 20, 2022 12:18AM

Kickindirt- settings you asked for

Utmike 162 June 20, 2022 10:04PM

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Monte 126 June 20, 2022 06:56PM

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jmaryt 132 June 22, 2022 05:23PM

Detectors and bigger coils.

Monte 89 June 23, 2022 12:42PM

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