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Here in the USA, White's IS overpriced.

March 18, 2020 06:06AM avatar
Look at the Garrett Ace 400 with a $399.99 MSRP and White's Treasure Pro (a real joke of a machine) at $499.95, and these are the upper-end of their "entry-level" or 'beginner-level' detectors.

Then compare a Nokta / Makro Racer 2 at $499, or their Simplex+ at $299, and there is absolutely no comparison when it comes to features and performance.. or the Minelab Vanquish series, and in the past month-and-a-half I have purchased 2 new 540 Pro Packs and, again, White's doesn't come close to matching them. I even have a Fisher F44 I mainly use as a 'loaner-unit' which isn't good for hunting in heavy iron trash, but works quite well for Coin & Jewelry Hunting. The F44 has a red backlighted display w/5 intensity levels; Ground Grab as well as Manual GB; and in the Custom mode I can assign the audio tones as desired, and it also has variable Iron Audio Volume control, and I bought it brand new for under $300.

You have the MX-7 which, in my opinion, is the best dollar-value and general-purpose performer in their entire product line today, but they STILL list the much older MXT Pro for $300 MORE than the MX-7. White's just isn't in the game today with a decent and affordable product line.

Monte

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Subject Author Views Posted

Will there be anything new ... and useful ... from White's ...

Monte 171 February 28, 2020 07:04AM

Thought on White's ... and some advice if they are listening

Wayfarer 58 March 28, 2020 11:23AM

Re: Thought on White's ... and some advice if they are listening

NWCindy 37 March 28, 2020 10:14PM

Re: Thought on White's ... and some advice if they are listening

glabelle 41 March 28, 2020 03:43PM

Re: Thought on White's ... and some advice if they are listening

Sodbuster 26 April 06, 2020 02:23PM

My gut feeling (based on nothing really) is that White’s will be around for some time to come  N/T

Tony 54 March 17, 2020 04:58AM

I'd like to see that happen, but ....

Monte 77 March 17, 2020 06:27AM

Re: I'd like to see that happen, but ....

Tony 55 March 17, 2020 04:21PM

Let's give them a hand up, and not a push down

zincoln 66 March 17, 2020 08:02PM

Re: Let's give them a hand up, and not a push down

Sodbuster 46 March 18, 2020 08:42AM

Brian, a very kind and considerate write-up.

Monte 52 March 18, 2020 06:15AM

I'll keep carrying the flag as long as i have working machines...

zincoln 57 March 18, 2020 10:27AM

Re: I'll keep carrying the flag as long as i have working machines...

glabelle 47 March 18, 2020 12:31PM

Re: I'll keep carrying the flag as long as i have working machines...

OregonGregg 48 March 18, 2020 03:38PM

Memories

Remfire 46 March 18, 2020 09:51PM

Making memories in Lonesome Arch was a good start.

Monte 44 March 19, 2020 11:23AM

Re: Memories

OregonGregg 48 March 19, 2020 05:16AM

Re: Let's give them a hand up, and not a push down

UtahRich 44 March 17, 2020 11:09PM

Re: Let's give them a hand up, and not a push down

zincoln 37 March 18, 2020 05:35AM

Re: Let's give them a hand up, and not a push down

Tony 48 March 17, 2020 09:48PM

Here in the USA, White's IS overpriced.

Monte 45 March 18, 2020 06:06AM

Re: Let's give them a hand up, and not a push down

zincoln 41 March 18, 2020 05:41AM

White's nostagia

glabelle 42 March 17, 2020 05:01PM

Re: I'd like to see that happen, but ....

glabelle 43 March 17, 2020 05:01PM

Re: Will there be anything new ... and useful ... from White's ...

jmaryt 94 February 28, 2020 11:13PM

Re: Will there be anything new ... and useful ... from White's ...

glabelle 84 February 29, 2020 08:11AM

Here's How You Do It ...

Monte 88 February 29, 2020 08:27AM

Re: Here's How You Do It ...

jmaryt 77 February 29, 2020 04:50PM

No, don't WANT to see them croak. But, the real question is ...

Monte 108 March 01, 2020 08:23AM

Re: No, don't WANT to see them croak. But, the real question is ...

jmaryt 74 March 01, 2020 07:44PM

Re: No, don't WANT to see them croak. But, the real question is ...

Monte 66 March 01, 2020 08:42PM

Re: No, don't WANT to see them croak. But, the real question is ...

jmaryt 56 March 02, 2020 10:16PM

Fixing and making, basic education to technical education.

Monte 99 March 03, 2020 02:00AM

Re: No, don't WANT to see them croak. But, the real question is ...

glabelle 60 March 01, 2020 09:44PM

Your question and comments are spot-on.

Monte 73 March 02, 2020 07:52AM

Re: Your question and comments are spot-on.

johnedoe 27 March 28, 2020 01:55PM

I kind of agree, but at the same time disagree .at least a little.

Monte 21 March 29, 2020 04:38PM

Re: Your question and comments are spot-on.

glabelle 17 March 28, 2020 03:49PM

Stay Tuned??? I did that once. All I got was 'snow' or a bunch of colorful lines and a loud noise. N/T

Monte 54 February 29, 2020 07:56AM



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