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Old 01-19-2017, 07:33 PM
jackofaltrad70 jackofaltrad70 is offline
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Default Garrett GTAx 500 used about 1 hour in the last 15 yrs

Hey fellas! My name is Matt and I purchased ny detector many years ago. I never have had the chance to get out and use the durn thing. Is there anything I should do/not do? Any specific way of setting the machine up?

Thanks in advance. I have been watching these threads and have had six months of very good reading and figured I would chime in.

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Old 01-28-2018, 03:42 PM
Odanscoils Odanscoils is offline
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Iím curious . Do you still use that Garrett ?
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Old 01-28-2018, 10:39 PM
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I had the GTAx 300 and just set it on iron discrimination- which was the first icon on the left turned off. I think the 500 had more notches, so it may be the first one or two. You always have the ID screen to check target identity. I got my best depth that way. They have improved much since then, as the simple Ace 250 is deeper than the best GTA model!
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