May 16, 2012, 09:41 PM
Garage sale score = 2 detectors
They wanted $5.00 each, but I got both for $8.00. Both had batteries and both work. We played with them in the back yard and were surprised by the depth. I think the Heathkit is from about 1960, and the previous owner had kept a track of finds by writing with a grease pencil on the coil. The total for this machine was $311.68.
May 16, 2012 09:41 PM
May 16, 2012, 10:00 PM
what hath god wrought
These should fetch a few beans. There are some serious vintage md collectors out there. I dont know if these are rare but maybe someone will make an offer that will seem very good.
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May 16, 2012, 10:30 PM
Very cool..makes my 6000 di look new..lol
May 17, 2012, 12:36 AM
Retired Air Force, unfortunately still working
When I was 15 I built a metal detector from plans in an electronics book with my dad. I always hope some day to see it here on TN with someone talking about it.
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May 17, 2012, 01:18 AM
Wow what a steal! I'm jealous. =)
May 17, 2012, 02:48 AM
May 17, 2012, 06:39 AM
Metal locator ..love it. I might go "locating" tonight!
Seek and Ye shall find, (not necessarily what You were looking for)
May 17, 2012, 06:42 AM
May 17, 2012, 06:47 AM
That's awesome..I would pay 8 bucks any day.
May 17, 2012, 07:18 AM
Without the family, one is lost and can not be whole. (Personal belief)
May 17, 2012, 09:08 AM
Wow, sheet-metal screws in the coil. Different times!
Cool old detectors though, congrats!
May 17, 2012, 10:31 AM
outdated but cool
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