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Old 10-26-2017, 01:23 PM
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Default Newbie question: depth at beach sand?

Two Youtube demos on the beach. In first we see a rather disappointing depth for the Tesoro Sand Shark past 10" (5:30 into video).





In the second we see the Nokta Gold Sense easily reach over 24" with very strong signals (6 minutes in to the video).



OK given the Gold Sense is not even waterproof on all it's parts, and costs $1000 instead of $600 it still is going 3 times as deep as the Sand Shark. So my newbie question is why the Gold Sense is not selling at all, whereas the SS is very popular?

Obviously I don't understand some basics...

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Old 10-26-2017, 03:46 PM
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Looks like you are trying to sell us something to me. You the same guy doing comparisons on Tom Ds site? He took a lot of flack.

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Old 10-26-2017, 04:27 PM
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Looks like you are trying to sell us something to me. You the same guy doing comparisons on Tom Ds site? He took a lot of flack.

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So I say twice that I'm a newbie , and therefore have no experience, and you really think I'm doing comparisons nor trying to sell something?

The fact is I own nothing to either compare or sell, so the answer to your question is no.
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Old 10-26-2017, 06:52 PM
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I think if they used the same measuring system, inches to centimeters
results would be.......

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Old 10-27-2017, 12:03 AM
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If the 1 is single frequency it will be hard to use on a beach. Also can't compare it against a pi machine.
Peaking my interest enough to check it out though

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Old 10-27-2017, 02:36 PM
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The reason is clear. People are more willing to spend $600 than they are to spend $1000. It is simple economics and human psychology.

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Old 10-27-2017, 05:44 PM
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Salt water beaches...I'll stick with a 10" Sand Shark.

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Old 10-27-2017, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Fielder View post
Two Youtube demos on the beach. In first we see a rather disappointing depth for the Tesoro Sand Shark past 10" (5:30 into video).





In the second we see the Nokta Gold Sense easily reach over 24" with very strong signals (6 minutes in to the video).



OK given the Gold Sense is not even waterproof on all it's parts, and costs $1000 instead of $600 it still is going 3 times as deep as the Sand Shark. So my newbie question is why the Gold Sense is not selling at all, whereas the SS is very popular?

Obviously I don't understand some basics...

Nokta gold sense:
http://noktadetectors.com/golden-sen...l-detector.asp
I've used Noktas products at salt water beaches. I've aposted forum threads that told their reps that if they can outperform my MF -VLF minelabs or PI machines that I would film it and buy one on the spot. ...even added I would buy drinks just for coming down to Florida, win or lose.

To this day, they have not taken me up on the offer. Actions speak louder than cheap YouTube videos.

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Salt water beaches...I'll stick with a 10" Sand Shark.
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Old 10-28-2017, 02:42 PM
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If there was a detector that reached 24" we all would own it. I can get 24" on a large target like a buried anchor. You will never dig a gold ring at 24" and gold is the ONLY game in town. Other targets are just fun.
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Old 10-28-2017, 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by BottleCapKing View post
The reason is clear. People are more willing to spend $600 than they are to spend $1000. It is simple economics and human psychology.
X2 on what BCK said.

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Originally Posted by imalookin2 View post
and gold is the ONLY game in town
I guess it depends on what town you're in.
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I guess it depends on what town you're in.
I'll take one of those over ANY gold ring I've ever found! (The Rolex...maybe not! )

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I guess it depends on what town you're in.
Very nice treasures but something about gold....
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Very nice treasures but something about gold....
You got that right.
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Old 10-30-2017, 09:35 AM
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You got that right.
Now your talking!!
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Old 10-30-2017, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by scoundrel View post
You got that right.
Check AND mate!

It's a pipedream for most of us, but we can live vicariously through you.

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I guess it depends on what town you're in.
So very true, so very true.
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