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The 'Best' model? Other than basic things, there were only two 'models.'

February 02, 2020 03:10AM avatar
Joel,

The XLT had the decal change when it went from the Spectrum XLT to the XLT e-series, and it also had the change from the unrepeatable thin-profile original 950 coil to the little bit thicker-size and repairable 950. Those were just outside cosmetic changes to the same unit. Internally there were little things that came up but they weren't an engineer-effort to make a change in the performance. Like some of the components for the display back-light became unavailable and what they went to meant the display wouldn't get as bright as the original XLT offered.

So, other than changing the appearance, there really was only the XLT version 1.0 and Version 1.1. The 1.0 was kind of short-lived when they mad some program tweaks to satisfy consumers. All the rest of the XLT's are a Version 1.1.

They never changed the stock programs on the main production unit so the real difference folks will see is with their own Custom Settings. The real trick is finding and buying a really choice-condition specimen, then attaching the best coil for the sites chosen and type of hunting you do, and mastering a 'proper' functional sweep speed to methodically work a site.

Monte

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Kickindirt 242 February 01, 2020 12:42PM

The 'Best' model? Other than basic things, there were only two 'models.'

Monte 269 February 02, 2020 03:10AM

which to pick?

UtahRich 244 February 02, 2020 12:25AM

Re: which to pick? ha ha ha OK Thanks dudes N/T

Kickindirt 205 February 02, 2020 12:41PM

White's Electronics

UtahRich 233 February 03, 2020 01:28AM

Re: White's Electronics

Kickindirt 194 February 03, 2020 12:33PM

Funny. I thought the same thing on my first read, but would have said the Rich model. N/T

Monte 219 February 02, 2020 02:58AM

And the mid-sized Blue Max 800 8" Concentric coil, too. N/T

Monte 224 February 01, 2020 12:48AM



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