Welcome! Log In Create A New Profile

Advanced

Simplex + and new 5X9½ DD are working out well so far.

August 11, 2020 04:36PM avatar
We thought we were over the high heat of Summer when a couple of comfortable days slipped in and the weather forecasters predicted that the rest of August might be in the upper 80s or low to mid-90s. They fibbed!

We've been in the upper 90°s and this coming weekend through Monday they forecast 101° to 103° and I just can't take the heat like I used to so it has limited my opportunity to get out. I've only used it a little bit in the morning at the park in the shade, but plan to put in a little more time this week at a couple of different sites.

No ghost towning trips yet due to the weather and my health but I do plan on working a house renovation site in the next few days to deal with nails and other scattered debris. I have, however, been using it with several of my test scenarios and the fact that it hits 8-out-of-8 on my Nail Board Test was a positive result I was pleased with.

In all honesty, I do have to state that it feels a bit heavier then the 5X9½ DD I have on my Relic. I don't know why they made them a bit heavier, but this one is comfortable enough for me to use for a while .... while I patiently wait for them to make a good smaller-size coil of about 5" to 6½" or so. That would be better for working the very dense trash locations.

One other thing I can add is that this is a good mid-size search coil for many applications, but the more I work with this set-up I am paying more attention to the search coil performance because I am far more than basically satisfied with the excellent Simplex+. I've enjoyed how it works with the standard 11" DD in open grassy areas, but with the 2.77 update it is simply a very impressive detector.

I like having the 11" for wide open areas, and this 5X9½ Double-D for most day-to-day use asI await a smaller size coil to complement this package

Monte

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

Stinkwater Wells Trading Post
Metal Detector Evaluations and Product Reviews
monte@ahrps.org ... or ... monte@stinkwaterwells.com
503-481-8147
Detectors: Fisher F5; Garrett Apex; Minelab Vanquish 540; Nokta / Makro FORS CoRe, FORS Relic & Simplex +;
Teknetics T2+; Tesoro Bandido II µMAX & Silver Sabre µMAX; White's XLT
Pinpointers: Pulse-Dive -- ProPointer AT .. Headphones: 'Hornet' & 'Wasp' -- MS-3 Z-Lynk -- ML-80 -- N/M Green Edition
Note: Detectors are listed alphabetically by Brand. Models are chosen based on search site conditions.
*** All working well today to make memories for tomorrow. ***




Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/11/2020 08:56PM by Monte.
Subject Author Views Posted

Monte hows the 9x5 on the simplex.

Kickindirt 99 August 11, 2020 10:28AM

Simplex + and new 5X9½ DD are working out well so far.

Monte 114 August 11, 2020 04:36PM

Re: Simplex + and new 5X91/2 DD are working out well so far.

Kickindirt 92 August 11, 2020 05:00PM

Re: Simplex + and new 5X91/2 DD are working out well so far.

D&P-OR 77 August 11, 2020 06:23PM

Re: Simplex + and new 5X91/2 DD are working out well so far.

Monte 69 August 11, 2020 09:09PM

Re: Simplex + and new 5X91/2 DD are working out well so far.

Kickindirt 77 August 11, 2020 07:36PM

Re: Simplex + and new 5X91/2 DD are working out well so far.

D&P-OR 79 August 11, 2020 11:02PM

Re: Simplex + and new 5X91/2 DD are working out well so far.

OregonGregg 77 August 11, 2020 10:48PM

Re: Simplex + and new 5X91/2 DD are working out well so far.

Kickindirt 77 August 12, 2020 12:34AM

Re: Simplex + and new 5X91/2 DD are working out well so far.

OregonGregg 82 August 12, 2020 03:33AM

Re: Simplex + and new 5X91/2 DD are working out well so far.

D&P-OR 84 August 12, 2020 06:54AM

It was a grand time to be a kid.

UtahRich 72 August 12, 2020 01:51PM

Got home from the store, started to relax, then read you post ....smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float

Monte 69 August 12, 2020 07:00PM

Re: It was a grand time to be a kid.

D&P-OR 73 August 12, 2020 06:43PM

Re: It was a grand time to be a kid.

SvenS 66 August 12, 2020 02:16PM



Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.

Click here to login

Online Users

Guests: 50
Record Number of Guests: 356 on August 30, 2020