Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Member
Discoveries
 
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 31
Like Tree50Likes

Thread: Help me decide which one ??????????????????

« Prev Thread | Next Thread »
  1. #1
    us
    Dec 2013
    Burson, Ca.
    36
    10 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Question Help me decide which one ??????????????????

    I have had detectors before awhile back (10-12 years ago) and am looking to get another new one soon as I am trying to figure out which one. I am looking at the Garrett AT PRO and the AT GOLD Fisher F75+ coming out soon. Was also looking at the Minelab X-Terra 705. I really like the specs on both of them. I want a detector that has NOTCH and really not interested in Boost mode do not know if I would ever use it possible maybe? I know Garrett & Fisher both make good products. Both have good programs and pretty easy to understand and use. I want a detector that can be used also for prospecting sometimes but not always this is not a must have. All feedback greatly appreciated Thanks

    Bill

  2. #2
    us
    Dec 2017
    Colorado
    Bounty Hunter Quick Draw Pro, Teknetics Minuteman & Tesoro Mojave
    70
    70 times
    Metal Detecting
    I am in a very similar situation. I think I have almost made up my mind. With that said I'd recommend checking out the G2+ by Teknetics. It looks like a great all around machine that can be used relic/coin as well as prospecting which is exactly what I am looking for. And, in case you didn't already know, Teknetics is made by the same company that makes Fisher - First Texas. Good luck!
    TheHunterGT likes this.

  3. #3
    Charter Member
    us
    Make America Great Again!

    May 2010
    White Plains, New York
    Minelab GPZ 7000; Equinox 600 -- Tesoro Mojave; Lobo Super Traq -- Makro Multi Kruzer -- Notka Pinpointer
    14,326
    16666 times
    Metal Detecting
    Wait for the Minelab Equinox 800 if you want a combo Gold Nugget, Coinshooter. AT Gold is a nugget hunter period (and not a good one), AT Pro is a coinshooter period. Minelab XTerra 705 needs Different coils to change the operating frequencies for nuggets, and coins. Fisher F75, operating at 13kHz, is too low for gold nuggets, and too high for deep silver coins. DO YOUR HOMEWORK!

  4. #4
    us
    Randy

    Feb 2015
    Fullerton CA
    Minelab CTX 3030
    2,791
    3601 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Quote Originally Posted by Terry Soloman View Post
    Wait for the Minelab Equinox 800 if you want a combo Gold Nugget, Coinshooter. AT Gold is a nugget hunter period (and not a good one), AT Pro is a coinshooter period. Minelab XTerra 705 needs Different coils to change the operating frequencies for nuggets, and coins. Fisher F75, operating at 13kHz, is too low for gold nuggets, and too high for deep silver coins. DO YOUR HOMEWORK!
    All this knowledge is burning my brain AAAAAAAAAHHHHHH Im melting
    Terry Soloman and RustyGold like this.
    Anything That Comes Out of The Dirt Is Awesome!

    Best find 1941 Patek Philippe 2 register flat pusher Chronograph Bought 1,000 Sold 62,000 !!
    First Year 911 Porsche Purchased 36K SOLD 140K!!! Whoo Hoo

  5. #5
    Charter Member
    us
    Make America Great Again!

    May 2010
    White Plains, New York
    Minelab GPZ 7000; Equinox 600 -- Tesoro Mojave; Lobo Super Traq -- Makro Multi Kruzer -- Notka Pinpointer
    14,326
    16666 times
    Metal Detecting
    Quote Originally Posted by jsulateskee View Post
    I am in a very similar situation. I think I have almost made up my mind. With that said I'd recommend checking out the G2+ by Teknetics. It looks like a great all around machine that can be used relic/coin as well as prospecting which is exactly what I am looking for. And, in case you didn't already know, Teknetics is made by the same company that makes Fisher - First Texas. Good luck!
    Operating at 19kHz, the G2 is NOT an "all around" machine. It is going to be a great nuggetshooter, a so-so relic hunter, and a crappy coinshooter.
    G.A.P.metal likes this.

  6. #6
    us
    Oct 2009
    8,317
    6996 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Wait a couple weeks and get a Minelab Equinox 800

  7. #7
    Charter Member
    us
    Mar 2011
    San Diego
    Treasure Probe IV, E-Trac, White's Eagle ll SL90, 3 Excal 1000's, White's GM3 V-sat. White's TM808, VibraProbe, TinyTec, 15" NEL Attack, 5X10 Joey, Steath 720i, TRX
    8,084
    4665 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (3)
    Quote Originally Posted by Astro Nut View Post
    I have had detectors before awhile back (10-12 years ago) and am looking to get another new one soon as I am trying to figure out which one. I am looking at the Garrett AT PRO and the AT GOLD Fisher F75+ coming out soon. Was also looking at the Minelab X-Terra 705. I really like the specs on both of them. I want a detector that has NOTCH and really not interested in Boost mode do not know if I would ever use it possible maybe? I know Garrett & Fisher both make good products. Both have good programs and pretty easy to understand and use. I want a detector that can be used also for prospecting sometimes but not always this is not a must have. All feedback greatly appreciated Thanks

    Bill
    What and where are you hunting?
    "jus cuz it's wrote down, don't make it so"

  8. #8
    us
    Dec 2017
    Colorado
    Bounty Hunter Quick Draw Pro, Teknetics Minuteman & Tesoro Mojave
    70
    70 times
    Metal Detecting
    Quote Originally Posted by Terry Soloman View Post
    Operating at 19kHz, the G2 is NOT an "all around" machine. It is going to be a great nuggetshooter, a so-so relic hunter, and a crappy coinshooter.
    I appreciate your opinion but it is just that...an opinion.I know many other seasoned detectorists who would say and have shown otherwise.
    Last edited by jsulateskee; Jan 02, 2018 at 12:52 PM.
    TheHunterGT likes this.

  9. #9
    us
    Sep 2011
    Denver, Colorado
    Garrett AT Pro, AT Gold, ATX, MH7 (oldie!) Minelab Explorer SE Pro
    1,281
    1033 times
    I've done real well with my at gold coinshootin'. Also, didn't the at gold make a top ten review on new gold machines? Can't go relic hunting with the at pro?
    Carolina Tom likes this.

  10. #10
    Charter Member
    us
    Feb 2017
    Madison Indiana
    AT Max
    29
    15 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    The more i use and understand my at max it is turning into a real dependable and treasure finding machine.
    RustyGold likes this.

  11. #11
    Charter Member
    us
    Aug 2013
    OC, CA
    XP Deus, Equinox 800
    5,542
    4349 times
    Beach and Shallow Water Hunting
    Terry hit the nail on the head. It sounds like the Equinox would be right for what you are asking. IMHO of course.
    Normsel likes this.

  12. #12
    us
    Just Some Dude

    Feb 2015
    Central California
    T2, G2+,Patriot, Omega 8500, Land Ranger Pro, TekPoint...plus many more tested and reviewed.
    1,188
    1747 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Quote Originally Posted by Terry Soloman View Post
    Wait for the Minelab Equinox 800 if you want a combo Gold Nugget, Coinshooter. AT Gold is a nugget hunter period (and not a good one), AT Pro is a coinshooter period. Minelab XTerra 705 needs Different coils to change the operating frequencies for nuggets, and coins. Fisher F75, operating at 13kHz, is too low for gold nuggets, and too high for deep silver coins. DO YOUR HOMEWORK!
    The F75 can hit a silver dime at 9-10 inches in most soils (without boost)...and hit a bird-shot sized picker no problem. I don't personally care for the AT Pro or Max (terrible audio)...but to call them coin shooters "only" is a stretch. They have found some amazing relics over the years.

    Quote Originally Posted by Terry Soloman View Post
    Operating at 19kHz, the G2 is NOT an "all around" machine. It is going to be a great nuggetshooter, a so-so relic hunter, and a crappy coinshooter.
    The G2+ (F19) is actually a very good relic hunter and does fantastic in iron heavy sites. They are fairly popular in Europe and have gained WAY more popularity as a relic hunter than a gold prospecting detector...even though that is what it was bred from (Gold Bug Pro). As a coin shooter it will lock ID better than most detectors not named Minelab. It's good to 7-8 inches on a dime in many soils...and will keep the ID to the very edge of that detection depth...something many detectors labeled as "coin-shooters" cannot do.

    You should absolutely do your homework...but use more than one source for your material before you turn it in.
    jsulateskee and GA_Boy like this.

  13. #13
    Charter Member
    us
    Make America Great Again!

    May 2010
    White Plains, New York
    Minelab GPZ 7000; Equinox 600 -- Tesoro Mojave; Lobo Super Traq -- Makro Multi Kruzer -- Notka Pinpointer
    14,326
    16666 times
    Metal Detecting
    Quote Originally Posted by TheHunterGT View Post
    The F75 can hit a silver dime at 9-10 inches in most soils (without boost)...and hit a bird-shot sized picker no problem..
    OK GT, and hey, I have a bridge in Brooklyn I'm looking to sell cheap!
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	1200px-Brooklyn_Bridge_Postdlf.jpg 
Views:	35 
Size:	232.9 KB 
ID:	1533476  

  14. #14
    Charter Member
    us
    Coin Rescue Tech

    Jun 2014
    Northern O-H-I-O
    F75 LTD, 1280X Aquanaut, & an F2 (loaner)
    10,945
    15606 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (1)
    I have dug plenty of copper pennies at 9 to 9.5 inches without using boost. I think a dime will ring it at 8 to 8.5 without boost. Quarters can be hit at 10 inches without boost. I did get a capped bust half dime at 8 inches in NY last spring using the stock coil.
    Rescuing Coins 1 Beep at a time

  15. #15
    Charter Member
    us
    Chronic Patriot/Metal Detecting,it`s My Lifestyle !

    Jul 2010
    "Kan-a-we-o-la" Head on a Pole N.Y. Seneca Territory of The Six Nations 1779.. now in Catlin N.Y.
    XP Deus, T2 LTD Land or Sea Pointer Garrett Pointer Treasure Wise Diggers T10",T12" & T14" Lesche 28" Ground shark
    5,629
    4744 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    I had a G2 i did not like, it did run Quit two processors , mine lacked depth i used it one season maybe 1000 hours on it and had the worst season in 40 years.
    The G2 running a 19kHz picked up every tiny piece of tin roofing around old home / cabin sites drove me nuts i had to get my first pin pointer cuz it loves the tiny specks relics are not tiny nothing very deep its a POS IMO... and i love the Teknetics brand used them since 1991.
    I don`t like the higher freq. 19kHz so i sold it and started to use my org. F-75 and my org. T2 both good machines the G2 stinks.my old hunting partner hated it too, never heard anyone call the G2 a deep machine...and not as good in the iron as an Omega or T2, F-75 or a Fisher CZ-6a/ Tesoro Toltec II.
    I`m sure it did not set well with Dave Johnson that the Adv. team wanted to "call" it an all around machine and putting a + in the title don`t make that dog hunt any better...just confuses.
    We both come from BFO and TR analog machines so we know what we are doing but some time i wounder about me... Cuz i bought a Nokta Relic it ran at 19 kHz again no depth and loved tiny flakes of tin drove me crazy...And Does not Unmask out of this world.
    I have a T2 LTD love it and a Deus now and i hate to run the Deus 18 kHz .
    I would not recommend the G2 to any relic hunter,though i`m sure it must be a good gold machine.
    The T2, Omega F-75 wipe the floor with the G2 in the iron or coins !
    Gary
    Last edited by G.A.P.metal; Jan 03, 2018 at 06:03 PM. Reason: Trump told me to !
    Loco-Digger likes this.
    I`v been detecting for 49 years owned my own detector shop G.A.P. Metal Detectors here in N.Y.
    See my old adds in Western & Eastern Treasures and Lost Treasure Magazines through the 90s
    I hunt the Sullivan Trail here in N.Y.
    "Success is just Rented, Never Owned and the Rent is due Daily"
    "Its the Golden Rule who ever has the Gold Rules"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqdSl2jFjlE

 

 
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Remove Ads

Home | Forum | Active Topics | What's New

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Help me decide?
    By bigscoop in forum Photography / Images
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Oct 16, 2017, 05:28 PM
  2. Cant decide where to go
    By ilzho in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: Mar 30, 2014, 06:47 AM
  3. cant decide
    By d-lo in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: Jun 25, 2013, 12:37 PM
  4. is it possible....you decide (pic hvy)
    By bravowhiskey in forum Today's Finds!
    Replies: 32
    Last Post: Feb 27, 2010, 01:46 PM
  5. Cant Decide
    By stoney56 in forum Comedy Central
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: May 23, 2008, 08:25 AM
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.3.0