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How to make a coil from electric kettle stand. It works!

Do you remember the hellish ACE machine that a real hoard was discovered by? It obviously had one thing missing, which is a search coil made from the stand for an electric kettle… Hold off on laughing, maybe you will cry later. So, if it’s possible to make a metal detector coil literally from trash, what do you pay your $150 or $200 for? Some people even have the hots for coils costing $1500. Aren’t they stupid, really? Buy a kettle with a $10 price tag, and you’ll be golden. You don’t know how to make a coil for your machine from a kettle? Look, it’s simple! Continue reading

Fake Garrett Pro-Pointer AT. Careful, it doesn’t work!

The owners of fake Garrett Pro-Pointer AT complained that… they hadn’t been about to buy a counterfeit Garrett product – it was sold as authentic, maybe a little bit cheaper. So be careful – fake Garrett devices are mainly not personally handed from a seller to a customer but are pushed when it’s a purchase with a delivery option. And it’s impossible, much less just by looking at a picture, to distinguish at once between the fake and original unit. Everything looks similar, the counterfeit probe has even better package appearance. Well, you should know this Chinese approach… And it’s just the minute details because of which you can discern the difference. Half of all fake pinpointers don’t work at all, and even those that are operational fall far short of the authentic product. Moreover, all of them can’t be submerged in water as they leak right on the first submersion (the original is waterproof). Here are the pics (+ what’s inside the fake Garrett Pro-Pointer AT): Continue reading

Changes in Garrett AT PRO. Upgrading the Legend

Nobody will argue that the Garrett AT PRO has been able to win its place in the history of metal detectors. Having taken this place, it set a new vector for MD hobby development. It was the Garrett AT PRO that launched an era of amphibian machines. However, the legend has become a bit outdated, so the manufacturer has made some changes to it. These are surely very important improvements – new owners (they and they alone) will forget about suffering most acute problems. Well, do you want to see an updated Garrett AT PRO? Continue reading

Garrett PRO Pointer AT Z-Lynk: wireless pinpointer. NEW 2018

In 2016, XP Metal Detectors, the French manufacturer, managed to surprise the metal detecting world with their wireless probe. It’s when you can hear the pinpointer’s audio response right in your headphones or you can make adjustments by using the detector’s control panel. But a much more awesome thing is an ability to remotely activate the alarm mode if your unit is lost. Now it’s 2018, and Garrett, the US manufacturer, has announced its new product – a wireless Garrett PRO Pointer AT Z-Lynk probe. Who would have thought it! In your opinion, will this pinpointer cost more or less than its donor? Continue reading

Comparison: Minelab Equinox 800 vs Garrett AT PRO (+ XP Deus)

To be honest, I was waiting for the comparison of the Minelab Equinox 800 not with the Minelab CTX 3030, much less with the XP Deus. Don’t make me laugh. A truly interesting detector to be compared with the Minelab Equinox 800 is the Garrett AT PRO. That’s really intriguing! And it finally happened: here’s a comparison between the Minelab Equinox 800 and Garrett AT PRO + XP Deus. Continue reading

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