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Old 03-11-2017, 08:08 PM
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Default Think these are fakes?

At first I thought they might be because the description said they are a shipment from China, however they do ship from the US. I looked and the feedback is 100% positive going back a year. I figured if they were fakes someone would have chimed in????

http://www.ebay.com/itm/GARRETT-PRO-...oAAOSw9GhYcXAP

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Old 03-11-2017, 08:15 PM
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Don't all garretts come with batteries? That and it comes from China with a big "made in the USA" sticker? I don't think I would trust it but that's just me.
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:20 PM
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Fake

Warranty card is wrong among other things.

If its not from an authorized garrett dealer expect it to be a fake. For not much more you can get an authentic Pro Pointer 2.

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Old 03-11-2017, 10:05 PM
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Supplied from china

Yehh bootleg.

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Old 03-11-2017, 10:32 PM
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fake only 80.00

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Old 03-12-2017, 12:42 AM
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100% feedback doesn't mean they're not selling fakes. I see lots of auctions for products i know are fake where the seller has 100% feedback score. If it's too good to be true...

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Old 03-12-2017, 09:21 AM
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Thats what i figured. I just got a new carrot so Im not needing one, just stumbled across them.

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Old 03-13-2017, 02:12 PM
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The sticker on the top cap appears to be one of the counterfeit models.
I wonder if all of them have the same serial #?

I've sent a note to Garrett informing them of the site, and *bay should remove it so no one else gets scammed, thinking it's real.
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Old 03-13-2017, 07:15 PM
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We all should spam this guy before he's taken down.

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I strongly suspect that his pictures are of a genuine item but he is shipping counterfeit ones.
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Old 03-18-2017, 09:28 PM
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Originally Posted by georgeinsc View post
I strongly suspect that his pictures are of a genuine item but he is shipping counterfeit ones.
The photo in the ebay ad showing the top of the pin pointer has a non-genuine identification label.
They are definitely not genuine Garrett products.
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Old 03-18-2017, 10:17 PM
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I also noticed most of the suggested other items toward the bottom seem to be fake as well , atleast when I looked at them , those may be random so results may vary.

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Old 03-18-2017, 10:42 PM
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We all should spam this guy before he's taken down.
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Old 03-20-2017, 12:42 PM
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He's down to 3 left of 55 offered. I sent a note and the *bay link to Garrett and they did not get the listing taken down. whats up with that?
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My motto: "If it sounds too good to be true, it ALWAYS is....."
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Old 04-11-2017, 09:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Mikey48 View post
He's down to 3 left of 55 offered. I sent a note and the *bay link to Garrett and they did not get the listing taken down. whats up with that?
If they can make a buck off this douche they will.

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Old 04-13-2017, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by MAG315 View post
My motto: "If it sounds too good to be true, it ALWAYS is....."
Except for the time I got an AT Pro for $300.00 even....

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Originally Posted by blindsquirrel View post
Shoulda spammed you thief


Blind squirrel, we get it. You're mad at dirt clown. Comment on his threads, but quit taking a dump on threads started by other people. This !!!! is getting old.


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Old 06-28-2017, 07:19 AM
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I made the mistake of buying the cheap carrot. Absolutely nowhere close to the real deal, it was sent back the same day it came. Unfortunately I knew before I purchased, that it probably wasnt on the same level. Reviews didnt help at all. Good scammers create multiole user names and submit theyre own positive feedback. I now always purchase new metal detecting equipment from an authorized dealer.

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Old 06-28-2017, 07:55 PM
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Default Fakes?

I found a few a while back in Los Angeles for 50. I was able to figure this out by information on another site. But they are out there.

Also, I believe they do not beep when you turn them on.. And have a different CSA or UL logo something or other on the cap.
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