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  1. #16

    Jul 2012
    Tn
    2- Xp Deus, Minelab XS Explorer, Nokta Impact, Minelab Equinox 800, Minelab Etrac, Nokta Anfibio Multi
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    757 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Latest update dated Dec 2018.
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    NASA-Tom Wrote:
    -------------------------------------------------------
    > A few tidbits for an update.
    >
    > We've decided to 'press forward' and NOT wait on t
    > he suppliers for the underwater headphones. This i
    > s really holding up the 'release date'. We'll stil
    > l continue working on the UW headphones; yet, it w
    > ill no longer be a factor on product rollout. Thes
    > e headphones will be an option...… but at a later
    > date. In the meantime..... the unit will be sent t
    > o each person/customer with a headphone pigtail of
    > YOUR request/choice. . . . . . and at no extra cha
    > rge. Personally...…. I'm using a pigtail that has
    > a standard female 1/8" stereo jack...… as most of
    > my headphones are 1/8" stereo. (Primarily the KOSS
    > QZ-99).
    >
    > Still working on the Owners Manual. This (now) is
    > the primary delay.
    >
    > To me...…. the S-rod config is good...… ergonomica
    > lly. The unit is fairly light...…. and well balanc
    > ed. The thick carbon fiber entire shaft/assembly i
    > s excessively rugged. The heaviest-duty assembly t
    > hat I have ever seen.
    >
    > I'll continue to keep you posted/updated.

  2. #17

    Jul 2012
    Tn
    2- Xp Deus, Minelab XS Explorer, Nokta Impact, Minelab Equinox 800, Minelab Etrac, Nokta Anfibio Multi
    692
    757 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    More data from tester.

    biglry Wrote:
    -------------------------------------------------------
    > After almost 100 hrs of detecting with the Tarsacc
    > i MDT-8000 I thought is was time for an update and
    > some pic of the machine. As some of you may know I
    > was one of the lucky guys who have been using the
    > MDT-8000 on the beach in Calif. Pismo Beach and Av
    > ila Beach to be exact. This is one deep seeking ma
    > chine as I have constantly been getting finds deep
    > er in the wet sand than my Excal ll or NOX 800 and
    > NOX 600. I have found it runs the 18kh freq just f
    > ine once I learned how to tune for it in the salt
    > water. You must back off the sensitivity quit a bi
    > t to 3 or 4, but it does not seems to hurt the dep
    > th. In the dry sand or wet with no waves I can run
    > at 8 with 9 being max sensitivity. I have found I
    > like ALL METAL verses the Discriminate or MIX mode
    > and feel this is where this detector really shines
    > .
    > I also need to correct something I posted about th
    > e battery and how long it last, after doing two ch
    > arges it seems to last a lot longer. I found in 6.
    > 4kh it will go closer to 20 hours of use compared
    > to the 12 hrs I got out of the first charge and in
    > 18kh I am getting close to 40 hrs from a charge. I
    > am no battery expert, but I'm positive I'm getting
    > more run time after a few charge cycles.
    >
    > Here are some close up pic.... .
    > First is the epoxy filled coil, this is after almo
    > st 100 hrs in sand and beach cobble with no coil c
    > over, it is holding up very well, there is a coil
    > cover with the unit I just did not want to run it
    > so I could see how tough the epoxy filled coil is
    > and how well it will hold up.
    > [img]http://www.californiavtxriders.com/phpBB3/gal
    > lery/image37927.jpg[/img]
    >
    > Next is the O-ring sealed battery compartment and
    > battery, easy to change and unit comes with 2 batt
    > eries so you have a spare. Note: I added the nylon
    > strap to the arm cuff.
    > [img]http://www.californiavtxriders.com/phpBB3/gal
    > lery/image37932.jpg[/img]
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Here is pic of the shaft locks, they are the best
    > adjustable shaft locks I have ever seen with an al
    > l SS screw, cam-over lock lever, this three piece
    > shaft is rock solid with absolutely no wiggle or s
    > lop in the shaft.
    > [img]http://www.californiavtxriders.com/phpBB3/gal
    > lery/image37928.jpg[/img]
    > [img]http://www.californiavtxriders.com/phpBB3/gal
    > lery/image37929.jpg[/img]
    >
    > Here is a pic of the back of the unit with the sup
    > plied pig-tail for the headphones that came with t
    > he detector.
    > [img]http://www.californiavtxriders.com/phpBB3/gal
    > lery/image37930.jpg[/img]
    >
    > Some dash pic, first is ALL METAL with SALT on and
    > BLACK SAND lit up ready to be turned on, I did cut
    > one of the screen protectors that came with my NOX
    > to fit and is why you will see words & black down
    > the left side of the screen.
    > [img]http://www.californiavtxriders.com/phpBB3/gal
    > lery/image37939.jpg[/img]
    >
    > Dis mode
    > [img]http://www.californiavtxriders.com/phpBB3/gal
    > lery/image37936.jpg[/img]
    >
    > MIX mode
    > [img]http://www.californiavtxriders.com/phpBB3/gal
    > lery/image37937.jpg[/img]
    >
    > All carbon fiber construction. This is one solid,
    > well made metal detector that is a tool that I am
    > finding I reach for more and more.................
    > ...Pic of some of my finds in the next post.
    > [img]http://www.californiavtxriders.com/phpBB3/gal
    > lery/image37931.jpg[/img]
    Last edited by tnsharpshooter; Dec 04, 2018 at 06:12 PM.

  3. #18

    Jul 2012
    Tn
    2- Xp Deus, Minelab XS Explorer, Nokta Impact, Minelab Equinox 800, Minelab Etrac, Nokta Anfibio Multi
    692
    757 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    More data copied.
    NASA-Tom Wrote:
    -------------------------------------------------------
    > Quick-Start link:
    >
    > https://webmail.spectrum.net/index.php/mail/viewme
    > ssage/getattachment/uniqueId/26030/account/0/filen
    > ameOriginal/Quick%20Start%20Guide%20MDT8000.pdf/fi
    > lenameModified/Quick%20Start%20Guide%20MDT8000.pdf
    > ?folder=INBOX/
    >
    > We have been successful at being able to get the p
    > rice well below the CTX price.
    > Tarsacci will be $1539.00

  4. #19

    Jul 2012
    Tn
    2- Xp Deus, Minelab XS Explorer, Nokta Impact, Minelab Equinox 800, Minelab Etrac, Nokta Anfibio Multi
    692
    757 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Quick start detector link that works.
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/12ec...eyW5qqkMd/view

  5. #20

    Jul 2012
    Tn
    2- Xp Deus, Minelab XS Explorer, Nokta Impact, Minelab Equinox 800, Minelab Etrac, Nokta Anfibio Multi
    692
    757 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

  6. #21

    Jul 2012
    Tn
    2- Xp Deus, Minelab XS Explorer, Nokta Impact, Minelab Equinox 800, Minelab Etrac, Nokta Anfibio Multi
    692
    757 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
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    NASA-Tom Wrote:
    -------------------------------------------------------
    > LET'S LAUNCH! It's time. All items received; all
    > items 'dialed-in'. Many units boxed up. BUT...…
    > . I want to launch in discrete fashion. Let me hav
    > e a few wet-salt beach hunters first. Beach hunter
    > s that may/may-not wade into (no greater than) wai
    > st-deep water. Send me a PM...… and type me your m
    > ailing address TWICE. (This really helps clear pos
    > sible typo's).
    >
    > We actually made a soft-launch a few days ago.....
    > as …. some detectors are already in the mail syste
    > m. Folks may start to see 'posts' shortly...….. fo
    > r those folks that want to wait/see...….. for anot
    > her incremental instillment of warm-fuzzies. Under
    > stood. Zero prob's. (((That's "why" I did this))).

    Btw I have unit coming. Won’t help salt water hunters much. Other than maybe I can talk about Emi and how the detectors menu is for ease of use. My unit will be a dirt hunter.
    Last edited by tnsharpshooter; Today at 06:19 PM.

 

 
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