gold test

Testing the Nokta Impact on chain (gold & salt beach)

Back in my days, the only test performed with a metal detector was the one on depth, and everything was clear after the first sweeps with a search coil. A modern approach to a detector is not as simple, including a wide variety: a recovery speed test, a test of how a unit emits false responses, a test on brick and gold, a salt water/beach test, a gold chain test, etc. You want to buy the device that really yields finds, don’t you? Or will any rod that makes a beeping sound and costs $25 be enough for you? Here’s an illustrative test showing how the Nokta Impact works on salt beach: how the machine reacts to a gold chain and whether or not it’s possible to miss such a find. Continue reading

Garrett AT MAX test on gold. And you thought it was a magic machine?

A 0.5 gram gold nugget at a 7.5 cm depth. Will the Garrett AT MAX be able to see such a find? And even if it can, will the target be identified as ferrous or non-ferrous metal? According to the manufacturer, the Garrett AT MAX metal detector has already gone on sale. Find authorized Garrett dealers near you. Continue reading

Garrett AT MAX depth test. Comparison: Garrett AT PRO / Garrett AT Gold

Now nobody can say a new Garrett AT MAX is similar to an old Garrett AT PRO – the new one comes with a volume control. So the machine really has a different look )) Here’s a Garrett AT MAX depth test and its comparison with the Garrett AT PRO and Garrett AT Gold. Continue reading

Comparison between pinpointers. Test on gold

See this test and you will know how to choose a pinpointer and what things should be checked while buying this one. Here’s a comparison between the Garrett Pro-Pointer AT, White’s TRX and Deteknix XPointer Wader: testing on gold targets. Let’s have a look at how different probes can see a small nugget, a bigger one, and how they react to a gold chain. Continue reading

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