Monte’s Nail Board Test

Nokta Anfibio 19 Nail Board Test. 2 coils

Among the Nokta Anfibio devices the Multi model, a triple-frequency machine, is of the greatest interest to hobby enthusiasts. While the single frequency Nokta Anfibio 19 and Nokta Anfibio 14, being cheaper though, are not yet getting the kind of attention they deserve from treasure hunters. Maybe the era of single frequency machines is really coming to an end? This isn’t a rhetorical question, just look at all the latest new products – switching between frequencies as well as an ability to get wet have become the necessary features modern metal detectors should have. So here’s a nail board test performed on the single frequency Nokta Anfibio 19 unit: Continue reading

Makro Gold Kruzer Recovery Speed Test (+ Nail Board Test)

Here is a test of the Makro Gold Kruzer’s ablility to separate close together targets, conducted by blogger Michal Majchrowicz. Plus, a more complicated one – in Monte’s Nail Board format (a specific plane with the nails and coins). Will the Makro Gold Kruzer be able to pass these experiments? Continue reading

Minelab Equinox 800: recovery speed test. Are you serious about it?

If the new Minelab Equinox 800 has a Reactivity setting (identical to that of the XP Deus), does it allow to equate this machine with the XP Deus? The Minelab Equinox 800 has 8 reactivity levels, whereas the XP Deus has only 6+1 of them. Which detector is more awesome here? Continue reading

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