Garrett ACE 200

To all Garrett AT MAX, AT PRO, AT GOLD owners (+ ACE ones)

It’s an open secret that the Garrett AT MAX housing is an absolutely exact copy of the Garrett AT PRO and Garrett AT Gold. So it means that problems with mounting the detector control box on its shaft have moved to the new machine as well. Here’s a simple solution for how to prevent a situation when the plastic housing may crack and fall off the shaft. This problem also often occurs to all Garrett ACE owners, including those who have new modifications. Keep in mind this option, maybe it will come in useful with other machines too (not only made by Garrett). Continue reading

Coils for Garrett ACE & their distinctive features in practice

After all my years of metal detecting experience, I regret only one thing – I spent a lot of time on hunting with a Garrett 6.5×9 ACE PROformance coil. Not only time was lost, the crucial thing is that I left a good deal of artifacts behind. Even though I happened to come to some spots where nobody had hunted before – nevertheless, I missed my chance. Continue reading

Nel’s Russian Roulette (proved true). Video

No ground balance, copper coins displaying and sounding like iron, loose fitting on the shaft… Nel coils have quite enough problems. And are still getting the new ones. Namely the latest problem (2016) – coils compatibility with different Garrett ACE models – has been proved true. Sellers nicknamed this effect “Nel’s Russian Roulette”. Continue reading