Monthly Archives: November 2017

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

Garrett AT Gold repair. How to open the control box

What should you do if your Garrett AT Gold emits a constant beeping sound? If you have already tried 3 different coils, but it doesn’t help. The problem isn’t unique, and there is a solution: you should dismantle your detector first. Here’s a useful video: how to open the Garrett AT Gold control box (and the Garrett AT PRO housing, too). Continue reading

Minelab Equinox 600-800 Parts & Accessories

The Minelab Equinox 800 can withstand submersion in water. But do you know which waterproof headphones fit this metal detector? You can’t plug whatever you want into the Minelab Equinox as the unit has a special socket. The Equinox waterproof headphones, however, can be connected to the Minelab WM 08 wireless module. Try to guess what it is for, and also how will the wireless headphones work underwater? Here’s a list of Minelab Equinox parts and accessories announced by Minelab (including the factory part numbers). Continue reading

Detech coils for Makro Racer 1-2. NEW 2017

Detech has launched its coils for the Makro Racer and Makro Racer 2. These ones are interchangeable, thus there isn’t any difference between the coils for the Racer 1 and Racer 2. The Detech 15×12 SEF have already gone on sale and are now among the most popular coils produced by this manufacturer. Continue reading

New coils for Minelab Equinox. Novelty 2017

Minelab has announced the release of its new coils for the Minelab Equinox 600 and Minelab Equinox 800 metal detectors. A large coil providing greater depth and higher detection speed is a Minelab EQX 15 DD. The second is a sniper coil for trashy areas – Minelab EQX 06 DD. Continue reading

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