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

Garrett AT PRO control box broke off. Repair option

All metal detectors break down: both expensive and cheap ones, sooner or later. The Garrett AT PRO isn’t an exception. One of the most unpleasant breakdowns is the control box coming off the shaft. So, if your Garrett AT PRO control box is still in place, be ready – it will surely fall off. Continue reading

Folding metal detector. Hinged shaft

Have you ever seen a metal detector with a folding shaft? When the machine unfolds like a pocket knife? Take a look at this one, it’s really unusual and interesting. Maybe this idea will inspire you to invent more sophisticated tricks – for instance, to make a unit with two shafts (that kind of thing already exists). Continue reading