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Old 10-26-2019, 10:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Cfmct View post
For the most part here in SW CT we have maybe a few inches of topsoil and then a clay mixture... silver is in the 4 to 7 inch range rarely deeper... my MXT is over kill
Gotya.
No wonder you can keep up with Nox then.

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Old 10-26-2019, 10:54 PM
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Gotya.
No wonder you can keep up with Nox then.

Honestly I don't care about dirty coins from the dirt... I'm a gold hunter and the Excal rules the saltwater...

I can afford to buy any detector on the market but why should I when I have 2 great detectors that do what I want them to do... plus I hate koolaid

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Old 10-26-2019, 10:57 PM
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Honestly I don't care about dirty coins from the dirt... I'm a gold hunter and the Excal rules the saltwater...

I can afford to buy any detector on the market but why should I when I have 2 great detectors that do what I want them to do... plus I hate koolaid
I am so poor I canít even pay attention.

I canít even afford kool-aid.

Have a good evening.

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Old 10-26-2019, 11:30 PM
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Actually multifrequency is old tech, whites dfx,v3i and Fisher cz3d have been out forever , all simutanous running multifrequency ,just like the explorer..Multifrequency is definatly not new technology although some would have you believe that
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Old 10-27-2019, 12:21 AM
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I am so poor I canít even pay attention.

I canít even afford kool-aid.

Have a good evening.


Send me your address... what is your favorite flavor?

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Old 10-27-2019, 10:32 PM
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No, I gave my evaluation of machine as my hours passed using it.
I'm not going to do the evaluation thing but I will say the 800 seems night and day better over the 600..im thinking due to the higher frequencies it's running, I believe they're just not for gold but give it a better overall performance on all metals. Seems smoother and locks on better.
The 11 coil does get hung up in heavy junk, I'm not talking normal trash but infested junk..i was able to pick out targets but had to work them to get a lock on them....im thinking the 6 inch would solve that in those types if places..Pretty good machine
I gave 12,13 and 18 and up a very high tone and everything else the lowest tone available..seems to work well for coin shooting
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Old 10-28-2019, 04:45 PM
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Send me your address... what is your favorite flavor?
Havenít you noticed.
We donít drink kool-aid in Tn.
Unlike Connecticut.

EQX makes detecting GREAT again.

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Old 10-28-2019, 05:18 PM
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Originally Posted by tnsharpshooter View post
Havenít you noticed.
We donít drink kool-aid in Tn.
Unlike Connecticut.

EQX makes detecting GREAT again.
I'm mainly a beach hunter... I'm using a detector that is already great..

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Old 10-28-2019, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by tnsharpshooter View post

EQX makes detecting GREAT again.
Are you keeping the deus and etrac in case the equinox breaks? You could probably trade them both in for another 800, you'd be all set if your equinox ever broke..
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Old 10-29-2019, 09:55 AM
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It's new in the higher freqs it runs and the secret sauce they use in processing the info.
It sucked me another little 900+yr old coin out of of the ground at the weekend, i can't complain.

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Actually multifrequency is old tech, whites dfx,v3i and Fisher cz3d have been out forever , all simutanous running multifrequency ,just like the explorer..Multifrequency is definatly not new technology although some would have you believe that
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Old 10-29-2019, 09:43 PM
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It's new in the higher freqs it runs and the secret sauce they use in processing the info.
It sucked me another little 900+yr old coin out of of the ground at the weekend, i can't complain.
Nice!
I know you understand what I am referring to with EQX. Hard to convince some folks.

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Old 10-30-2019, 12:51 AM
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Originally Posted by woodbutcher View post
I'm not going to do the evaluation thing but I will say the 800 seems night and day better over the 600..im thinking due to the higher frequencies it's running, I believe they're just not for gold but give it a better overall performance on all metals.
This common misconception still persists...and thatís Minelabís fault for not effectively nipping the confusion in the bud from the start.

The EQ600 and EQ800 are identical in multi-frequency mode in terms of frequencies used/frequency weighting. Where the two machines differ is if the user elects to utilize a single frequency mode: the 600 is limited to 5, 10, and 15 kHz for single frequency use only, while the 800 has 5, 10, 15, 20, and 40 all individually selectable.

Again, 20 and 40 kHz are available to the 600 for their secret sauce frequency weighting in multi mode, making it identical to the 800 in that mode.

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Old 10-30-2019, 01:06 AM
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Hi Woodbutcher,

AirmetTango is right about the frequencies on the 600 and 800 being the same in Park, Field and Beach. I have both the 600 and 800 and what is different are the default recovery speed and iron bias settings. They can definitely make the two operate slightly differently. So can all of the audio adjustments that are available on the 800 even though the default audio settings are the same.

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Old 11-13-2019, 12:24 AM
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From the videos Iíve seen the simplex spanked the equinox 800,,literally..Lol..Iím thinking if thatís true it will be putting the nox on the shelf,or in the classifieds..wait,thereís always equinox machines there now,barely used only a few hours,,
Not seeing it,heck Iím still waiting to start seeing gold coins,caches and flat out mind blowing finds from all you guys who say the equinox is the holy grail..instead I see the same nickels and dimes being posted by equinox users ,same as everyone else using other brands are still posting since the equinox came out..
So,please do tell what makes it a better machine than a fisher,Garrett or whites? I mean did you guys find more nickels and dimes than you did with another machine? Not joking here either,Iím dead serious,,,what did you find with the equinox that you didnít or couldnít find with a Garrett ,whites or fisher?
Maybe it's a case of the "Keep Up With the Jones's" thing...
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Old 11-14-2019, 11:10 PM
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Maybe it's a case of the "Keep Up With the Jones's" thing...
I think it's a case of Woodypecker envy.
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Old 11-16-2019, 12:11 PM
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This thread was a wild ride from start to finish

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