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Old 06-10-2018, 11:22 PM
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Smile How long is the wait ---equinox

I have been saving all those coins I've been finding for the equinox --- so a couple questions need to be answered should I spend a lesser amount and get the 600 or a few more sheckles for the 800 and is it that much better . in either case how long is the wait
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Inventory is starting to catch up to demand. Wait times are going under 3 weeks at some dealers. I wonder how I know this...

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600 with aftermarket bluetooth headphones is the way to go if you dont plan to go gold prospecting.

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Old 06-11-2018, 07:31 AM
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I know a dealer that had a Equinox 800 in stock as of last Friday. He will cut a deal on it too.

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Just depends on your needs. If you don't need gold mode the 600 is probably the way to go. Just depends on if you need those extra settings or not.

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I have been saving all those coins I've been finding for the equinox --- so a couple questions need to be answered should I spend a lesser amount and get the 600 or a few more sheckles for the 800 and is it that much better . in either case how long is the wait
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I have been saving all those coins I've been finding for the equinox --- so a couple questions need to be answered should I spend a lesser amount and get the 600 or a few more sheckles for the 800 and is it that much better . in either case how long is the wait
800 will give you an extra power charging cord, Bluetooth phones, a WM08 module to use your choice of wired phones, and then has features like multiple brightness settings for the backlight, tonal settings, and more settings for recovery speed. To me, the extra features and hardware are worth the price.

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Serious Detecting has them in stock right now.
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Serious Detecting has them in stock right now.
Yep! Just got my waiting list message from them.

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Yep! Just got my waiting list message from them.
They sold out quick, but Colonial just went back in stock.

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Call sponsors. You can find one I am sure.

I like the extras on the 800. Four levels of backlight for example. I am glad I made the decision for the 800

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Yea I worked 39 years as a clerk and I retired march of last year
Congrads on your retirement, a great thing! And Good Luck when you have the new machine!
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The dealer that contacted me will sell for under 899....

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From what I've seen, they're slowly becoming available or should I say the wait isn't as long as it was months ago.

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Originally Posted by postaldigger View post
Yea I worked 39 years as a clerk and I retired march of last year
Congrats I had 35 in before retirement. I started as a Carrier, the went into Maintenance as an ET, then Sales and Marketing for about 25 years

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I have been saving all those coins I've been finding for the equinox --- so a couple questions need to be answered should I spend a lesser amount and get the 600 or a few more sheckles for the 800 and is it that much better . in either case how long is the wait
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Felix I am looking forward to finding out how you like the Nox. I use the Xcal at the beach and the Sovereign Gt for the dirt and wondering if the NOX holds any advantage over my current arsenal. Other than speed and weight.
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I had an EXCAL II for several years and loved it, but it was like swinging a cinder block on a stick. Nox is nice and lite and digital read out along with sound lets you know when to dig.

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I had an EXCAL II for several years and loved it, but it was like swinging a cinder block on a stick. Nox is nice and lite and digital read out along with sound lets you know when to dig.
Beachscanner, do me a favor. Put the Nox on Park 1 one time and listen for signals that sound good and do NOT give a VID. You will be surprised at what you might be missing that is very deep and the VID will not pick up.

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