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Old 09-26-2017, 02:51 PM
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Sure sounds like you've had your share of problems with pinpointers. I may try one of the cheap knock-offs next time, at least if it goes a couple years before acting-up, at least I didn't lose as much.
Go with a whites trx you will love it. and their customer service is excellent, best in the industry. they would have sent you a brand new one by now I bet.
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Old 09-26-2017, 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Tpmetal View post
Go with a whites trx you will love it. and their customer service is excellent, best in the industry. they would have sent you a brand new one by now I bet.
LOL....I want something I'll never have to find-out how good their service department is

Edit: Changed mind on brand

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Old 09-26-2017, 03:53 PM
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Just off the phone with Garrett, and he had me turn it on so he could hear it. It was in low sensitivity mode

After resetting it, it's working a whole lot better.

Bottom line, operator error evidently. Time will tell after I use it again.

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Old 09-26-2017, 04:50 PM
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Not yet.. probably be back this week.. hope it will work right when I get it back

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Old 09-27-2017, 01:45 PM
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My Garrett carrot was working odd last night. I had it on vibrate with sensitivity at 2. The side of the pinpointer seemed to be working, but the tip was not working. I held the tip of it up against my wedding ring and nothing. If it swiped the side it would vibrate. I took the (new) battery out for about 2 minutes, put it back in and same thing.

I changed to sensitivity 3 and it seemed to start working again.

Time to send it in, or did I unknowingly screw up some setting? This pinpointer was purchased brand new in March 2017
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Old 09-27-2017, 03:15 PM
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Originally Posted by oaktree View post
My Garrett carrot was working odd last night. I had it on vibrate with sensitivity at 2. The side of the pinpointer seemed to be working, but the tip was not working. I held the tip of it up against my wedding ring and nothing. If it swiped the side it would vibrate. I took the (new) battery out for about 2 minutes, put it back in and same thing.

I changed to sensitivity 3 and it seemed to start working again.

Time to send it in, or did I unknowingly screw up some setting? This pinpointer was purchased brand new in March 2017
Dunno, I know I was told on max sens that 1/2" from tip and 1" from side was normal. Wish I'd have just stuck with the PP II, all you had to do was turn it on and off.

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Old 09-29-2017, 10:57 AM
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I used my original Propointer on a short hunt both Wed and Thursday.. I got lucky with it as it didn't false once. I used it for about 1 hour each day..best find was a 62d rosie.

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Old 09-29-2017, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by pan4au View post
I used my original Propointer on a short hunt both Wed and Thursday.. I got lucky with it as it didn't false once. I used it for about 1 hour each day..best find was a 62d rosie.

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Is this the one you just sent it? Hoping to get my PP II back soon, rather use it than the carrot.

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Old 09-29-2017, 08:35 PM
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No... I sent the PPII in for the third time... I've been using the original PP. I used it today for a couple of hours today. It didn't false today either. When I quit using it.. it would false quite often. I did work on it myself a couple of years ago. It seems to be working good now

I hope that when I get the ProPointer II back from Garrett that it will work right

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Old 10-03-2017, 03:25 PM
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Well, tomorrow (Wednesday) will be the 14th day since my PinPointer has been in Garretts hands.

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Old 10-03-2017, 03:31 PM
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I haven't got mine back either. I don't mind it being slow if they have it working right when I get it back.

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I thought I was told they had a certain amount of days for turnaround.
I dealt with Maureen, she is very quick on the email response.

Her email is Maureen.Wright@garrett.com

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Old 10-03-2017, 05:27 PM
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I just got a phone call from Garrett. The guy that called said that they were not able to duplicate the problem. He said that replaced the pcb, coil and case (same as last time). I should it back in a couple of days

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Old 10-03-2017, 06:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Criscoula View post
I thought I was told they had a certain amount of days for turnaround.
I dealt with Maureen, she is very quick on the email response.

Her email is Maureen.Wright@garrett.com
I doubt she'd go back and fix it herself. They know they have it, and they know they've not kept their 10-14 day turn-around time. That's OK, I have a mind like a steel trap.

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I just got a phone call from Garrett. The guy that called said that they were not able to duplicate the problem. He said that replaced the pcb, coil and case (same as last time). I should it back in a couple of days
Huh.....make a post on the internet, and get a call

Coincidence? I think not...........

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Originally Posted by Gauntlet View post
I doubt she'd go back and fix it herself. They know they have it, and they know they've not kept their 10-14 day turn-around time. That's OK, I have a mind like a steel trap.

Rusty and illegal in 14 states



Huh.....make a post on the internet, and get a call

Coincidence? I think not...........
You would get a promt update with possible tracking info if you would have emailed, did not say she is the one working on your pin pointer?

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Old 10-03-2017, 08:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Criscoula View post
did not say she is the one working on your pin pointer?
LOL, I know. My point was asking wasn't going to make it happen any quicker.

Funny thing was, 15 minutes after posting, I had tracking numbers in an email, and PP should be back Thursday.

Coincidence? I think not

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Old 10-03-2017, 10:17 PM
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Fingers crossed for being fixed

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Old 10-03-2017, 10:58 PM
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Looks like a switch and case on mine. Like you, hope it's fixed. If not, I've got a 5.56 I've yet to try out



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Old 10-06-2017, 12:43 PM
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mine just came back.. Hopefully it will work right now... time will tell..

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Old 10-06-2017, 01:01 PM
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Originally Posted by pan4au View post
mine just came back.. Hopefully it will work right now... time will tell..
Ditto, I played with it for a couple minutes, but won't know until it sees actual use.

For yours, they say 3rd time's a charm. LOL, good luck!

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