i just bought a tesoro conquistador brand new in box for 14$ at a estate sale

timskylark

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would anyone know if it is a good machine i got all paperwork with it and receipt it was bought new for $279.00in july 2005 and the person never used it.. just took it out got a little muddy found 2 wheats and a lot of cans a few pics
 

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crashbandicoot

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would anyone know if it is a good machine i got all paperwork with it and receipt it was bought new for $279.00in july 2005 and the person never used it
Welcome to Tnet Tim.Tesoro has a good reputation so I,d think you did OK.Now get it out of the box and start learning how to use it and find some stuff.
 

Tnmountains

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It is a fantastic machine. They have a frequency shift that stops interference from high electrical lines and other detectors. That was back in the day. I have dug a ton with mine and still kep that old machine in the back of my truck in case I want to check a site out. I have hunted some sites almost out going back with an at pro or Fisher and maybe I missed a little but not much. Its a beep machine that is easy to tune and hits deep. It pinpoints better than any machine I have.
 

Picketwire

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I have the older Conquistador with the frequency switch on the bottom. It is a wonderful detector. You got a steal! Congratulations!
 

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