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Old 07-16-2010, 04:31 PM
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Default Vibra-Quatic, 2 Vibra-Probe, 580 Vibra-Tector 730

Any have any opinions on these underwater pin-pointers and their differences?

What kind of depth do they get?

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Old 07-16-2010, 08:47 PM
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How about they aren't needed water hunting... they are a waste of time... its why we use big scoops... the depth they get is about 3 inches..

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Old 07-17-2010, 01:26 AM
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Complete waste of money IMHO. I think I know why your considering one but it's not worth the legal ramifications if you get caught
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Originally Posted by Cfmct-PI View post
How about they aren't needed water hunting... they are a waste of time... its why we use big scoops... the depth they get is about 3 inches..
Maybe useful in scuba use??
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Old 07-17-2010, 11:25 AM
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Nothing illegal going on. More of an etiquette thing. If I was at the beach (lake beach) during peak hours I don't want to bust out all the gear. Might be fun to just swim around in the shallows and try one of these.
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Originally Posted by McSeeker View post
Maybe useful in scuba use??


Sure but thats what the Excalibur was made for... those small probes aren't going to find you very much...

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I agree with Craig and Aquaman.... just not what pinpointers are made for. Scoops do the job in water. RickO

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I have the 580, I bought it in hopes of getting a water machine down the line. I use it as a pointer on dry land now and it works well the guys are right on about depth but is does pick up very small items at close range. the turn on by tilting seemed a good idea when I bought it but definatly slowes me down waiting for it to turn on and off my old centec is much faster gets as good a depth on large items but has a problem on the small stuff.
Wish I would have bought the pistol probe!

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