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Old 11-20-2018, 06:29 AM
Rob183 Rob183 is offline
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I just picked one up in new condition with an extra coil for an amazing price. It looks like I have a lot to learn, a bit more involved than my Tesoros. Help with it will be appreciated!
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Old 11-20-2018, 06:32 AM
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Duplicate-sorry

Last edited by Rob183; 11-20-2018 at 06:38 AM. Reason: Duplicate post
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Old 11-26-2018, 05:30 PM
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I would practice with different targets on different surfaces.

For example compare a nickel and a pull tab first on dry ground than on wet ground.
Notice the specific number differences on each surface. Means you can tell a nickel from a pull tab. Also means you will probably be able to distinquish between a pull tab and gold jewelry.

I like the 8 tones mode again practice on targets it is a very fast responding machine.
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Old 12-27-2018, 02:19 AM
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Originally Posted by wmgeorge View post
I have done lots of research, and this is not my first rodeo. Started out in 2009 with a M6, just because I don't have 1,700 posts on here does not mean I am a new guy. I think discontinuing the Edsel was a good idea, don't you agree? Taking a product off the market, after only three years is kind of like Ford.

Actually there are mixed reviews on the MX5 especially the early ones that had an issue with the Tones.

To put your mind at ease I will contact Whites Corporate tomorrow and see if they have a replacement or a revision in the works then perhaps I will wait for and see. Instead of purchasing current stock and have issues. If no changes and it was a website glitch I will be ordering a MX5.

FYI I have Donated to the Forum via PayPal yesterday.

So as to give you a chance to have the last word on this I am just going stop posting as its clear your not understanding the issues involved.

Yes a phone call this morning to Whites and the MX5 is no longer, its been discontinued. So the few that are in the supply chain are it.
should go after the m6 better detector! if it isn't then why would whitey "bring it back' after discontinuing it?..it's because it's probably the best 'sleeper" ever made! a regular coin and jewelry "pig" and whites knows this,hence,they put it back in the line! mx-5 wasn't selling well,and they tried to eliminate the m6 because it was not an up dated detector.,,buy it! you'll love it!

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Old 12-27-2018, 05:18 PM
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I have an M6 for many years ,it work's perfectly for me. I hunt coins and relics . Can it find large 10 k gold rings YES came under pull tabs/ rings# 37 on id . IT's simple to use set it and go. I use a sharpshooter DD coil in trash . It will lock on the good stuff. I have an old IDX Pro boys that's a coin hound dog. Enjoy the sport . Happy Hunting in 2019 to all ...
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