Monte’s Nail Board Test

Comparison: Garrett AT MAX vs Teknetics Patriot

The Garrett AT MAX is being smacked down. They don’t beat it against a lamppost just yet, however, no one, except bloggers and dealers acting as brand ambassadors, praises the new machine. But if its price is around $400, the Garrett AT MAX will immediately become different (really different). Do you have doubts? Time will show. Until then, here’s a comparative nail board test: Garrett AT MAX vs Teknetics Patriot. Continue reading

Comparison: Garrett AT MAX vs Teknetics G2+ (a nail board)

The Garrett AT MAX vs Teknetics G2+, being tested in a Monte’s Nail Board Test format. For those not in the know, it’s one of the most difficult and, above all, frequently performed tests of metal detectors. Simply said, not every unit can cope with such a nail board. Will your machine be capable of doing it? Continue reading

Minelab Gold Monster 1000: recovery speed test

Why does a Minelab Gold Monster 1000 have the manufacturer’s logo added to its control panel but the Minelab Go-Find doesn’t? Both control panels are very similar. Moreover, a new Minelab Gold Monster 1000 has basically been designed to become kind of Go-Find machine for gold prospectors. Time will show whether it’s good or the same as always. Watch the video: a Minelab Gold Monster 1000 recovery speed test, in a Monte’s Nail Board Test format. Plus a depth test and things. Continue reading

White’s MX Sport: recovery speed test. An unusual thing has happened

Monte’s Nail Board Test has been recognized by metal detector manufacturers. It’s an unusual event indeed as they theretofore stubbornly ignored real requests from hobby enthusiasts. And it is White’s that has become a brave path-breaker. Here’s a test performed with the White’s MX Sport working with different coils. Appreciate frankness from White’s! Continue reading

Golden Mask 5 Plus: underground recovery speed test

Here’s the test of the Golden Mask 5 Plus’ ability to separate close together targets. The distinctive feature of this test is that it has been done as Monte’s Nail Board Test, with the nail board buried underground. The test is really difficult, not every detector can cope with it. Your machine surely can’t. Continue reading