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Old 07-07-2018, 08:19 PM
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Default Purchase This Week... Teknetics Eurotek Pro vs. Garrett Ace 300

Weigh in with which one I should buy. I made enough eBay sales to go ahead and purchase my first detector. I have done a lot of reading of reviews and YouTube video watching. I will now leave it up to the experts.

Teknetics Eurotek Pro or the Garrett Ace 300

Thanks for all the advice. You all have been very helpful.
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Old 07-07-2018, 08:40 PM
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Eurotek pro,,light ,fast,great depth with 11 dd coil,,hits hard on nickels and gold as well as silver too..great machine..
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Old 07-07-2018, 09:17 PM
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The one I am looking at for now has the regular coil. I might upgrade later. Thanks for the vote and advice though.
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Old 07-07-2018, 10:43 PM
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Concentric coil is good too.. Actually depending on your soil it might be best. That machine is pretty fast ,and visual ID is good too..Out of the two you mentioned, Eurotek pro all day long in my opinion.
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Eurotek pro all day long in my opinion.
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Old 07-08-2018, 04:43 AM
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Has the pinpoint button bug been fixed on the Eurotek Pro?
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Originally Posted by collegefbfan View post
Has the pinpoint button bug been fixed on the Eurotek Pro?
Dont know...you dont really need it anyway..I never use my PP button on the F70 or the AtPro...at that price, for the EuroTek..a guy can easily pay it off 5 fold on clad alone...in about a month...so it aint about considering it a 'spend'... its a 'money making tool' acquisition....fast and easy and a no brainer if a guy is targeting inland coins/jewelry...thats the easy fast money and future in this Sport, inland clad and jewelry...Decent rig with a resale value in case a guy has to offload it...so a guy is not out much...and holds good chance of getting ahead in short order...

I do like the 11"dd coil, but thats what I learned on and am familiar with...

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Old 07-08-2018, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Mud-puppy View post
Dont know...you dont really need it anyway..I never use my PP button on the F70 or the AtPro...at that price, for the EuroTek..a guy can easily pay it off 5 fold on clad alone...in about a month...so it aint about considering it a 'spend'... its a 'money making tool' acquisition....fast and easy and a no brainer if a guy is targeting inland coins/jewelry...thats the easy fast money and future in this Sport, inland clad and jewelry...Decent rig with a resale value in case a guy has to offload it...so a guy is not out much...and holds good chance of getting ahead in short order...

I do like the 11"dd coil, but thats what I learned on and am familiar with...
Yep, Ive never used a pin point function on any detector.

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Old 07-08-2018, 02:13 PM
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Even as a newbie, wouldn’t I need pinpoint function? Thanks.
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Old 07-08-2018, 03:52 PM
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Not if you get yourself a pinpointer to go with your new detector. It's right up there with a digger and gloves as a must-have accessory.

Even a $15 job from Harbor Freight will make a big difference in your enjoyment of the hobby.

For about $40, you can get a Garrett knockoff from Amazon.

A little over $100 will get you the real thing, and $150 for the Minuteman puts you right around your initial budget if I remember right.
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Eurotech pro.

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Originally Posted by collegefbfan View post
Even as a newbie, wouldn’t I need pinpoint function? Thanks.
Nah....

Lay a coin on the ground, close your eyes, and pass your coil back and forth over the target. Stop moving the coil when you think you are over the coin and open your eyes. After a few practice swings the center of your coil will be within a few inches of the coin.

At the beach, a big shovel will catch everything in that area. If digging in parks and such, you just cut a plug about 6" in diameter. The holes will get smaller as you gain more experience.

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