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Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: leslie
Date: January 13, 2012 04:07PM
Hi Guys, what should I expect to pay for a mint 6000 / Di Series 3

Many Thanks for your repllies.

Les.

Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: skookum
Date: January 14, 2012 09:27AM
High,
Can you answer this question :
How much does a pickup truck cost ???
Ya see what the crux is ??
Greetings
skookum

Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: leslie
Date: January 14, 2012 11:52AM
Thanks Skookum, I was hoping someone who had bought one recently would

have chimed in, the detector is as new in the foam padded box, just need some

Idea of what the going price is,

Les.

Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: skookum
Date: January 15, 2012 04:56AM
High Les,
Well, I was just pulling your leg.
I recently paid 290 Euros for my 6000 di pro sl - through ebay(this included shipping costs).
I live in Germany where availability is limited as opposed to the US.
Compared to the Classic III Plus, it`s a heavy unit to work with all day long.
If you buy it, consider also purchasing a spare battery holder



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Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: leslie
Date: January 15, 2012 02:15PM
What do you think of this Skookum, 127 G B pounds, bought it for

a stable mate for my 6000 X L Pro, I love the older Whites Detectors.

Les :ukflag:




Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: skookum
Date: January 15, 2012 04:53PM
High Les,
Good oldie there.
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Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: leslie
Date: January 16, 2012 08:27AM
I am a firm believer in the bungee harness, great piece of kit for the

Senior Citizen, can swing all day using one, thanks for the tips Skookum

I shall report back with my findings once I have had a chance to use it

in the field.

H H

Les :ukflag:

Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: denny-o
Date: January 17, 2012 02:43PM
Just recently bought a Whites Classic SL II in as-new condition for $50...
Craigslist is your friend... Lots of dreamers on there that think their used unit is worth mucho dollars, but read it every day and you will find a good unit at a good price...

Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: GTzer
Date: January 17, 2012 10:02PM
Mine was about $400 in '83.
Love the machine- old now so got the xterra 705. Top priority was weight.
So I noticed sell prices when ever I looked thru listings.
'80's -90's $275-$325
2000-2011 mostly E-bay (excludes the $10 yard sale oddities)
Well worn- $100-$130
Mint-retuned-refurbished $165- $290

Worth every penny. Seen it in print many times past 29 yrs. "One of the best VDI's ever made".
For coins-if it locked and the depth was correct- the info was spot on 95%.

Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: leslie
Date: January 18, 2012 04:12PM
Hi GTzer,the machine looks like it has never been used, so I reckon

I got a brand new Whites 6000 / Di series 3 that has been stored

for twenty odd years,I have the C battery adaptors so that I can use

A A rechargeables and if I find it Heavy I will use my bungee harness.

I also swing the X L Pro, and also bought the A T Pro twelve months ago.

I love the old Analogue Whites, and like you say, the meters are bang on.

Will be testing it on Friday.

H H

Leslie

Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: GTzer
Date: January 19, 2012 08:08AM
leslie,
great buy. After I do comparisons w my xterra 705. I'll be putting mine up for sale. The weight: when I was a young man it was just part of MDing. I didn't even care about getting the hip mount. I also was doing physical labor. At 57 the wt really affects my abilities to perform music (my current profession).
DO know that the Whites served me well for 29 yrs with no problems. Never even considered getting another detector until the weight started affecting me a few yrs back. And I'm not that fragile- just things like: I can't squeeze in a quick local session because I have a show in a few hours etc etc. I never wanted to be that careful.......
I have heard & read many positives over the yrs and the only negative was the wt.
They don't make 'em like that anymore and I doubt they ever will again. 29 yrs! Still works.

Consider trickin' it out- I don't like the hip mount. See if you can get the forearm support. Replace the AL rods with modern resin rods. Get a modern compatible coil (for the original-silicon the wire connector) and rain /dust protector.
Bungee harness- if needed.

Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: leslie
Date: January 19, 2012 11:18AM
Thanks for the tips GTzer, which modern Whites Coil would be Compatible ?

The coil in the picture is the one that came with the Detector.

I may try the X L Pro 950 coil on it, and see if it works

H H

Les.




Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: GTzer
Date: January 19, 2012 04:03PM
Got me there- never went that far. Before I slowed down I believe that I had my eye on some of those coils with the cut outs.
So- I don't know.
The 6.59ghz coil you have pictured is what i used the most. Also have the 3" coil. Slow going w that one but great separation.

Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: leslie
Date: January 20, 2012 03:04AM
I remember reading a post from Monte, and he did say that the later Whites 6.59 coils

would not work on the Blue Box Coinmasters,looks like I will have to stick with the 8"

stock coil that came with the machine.

H H

Les.

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Re: Whites Coinmaster 6000 / Di Series 3
Posted by: TC-NM
Date: January 20, 2012 11:04AM
Quote
leslie
Thanks for the tips GTzer, which modern Whites Coil would be Compatible ?

The coil in the picture is the one that came with the Detector.

I may try the X L Pro 950 coil on it, and see if it works

H H

Les.

Yes it'll work. On the mounting ear is stamped "6B" which will work on all 5000/D and 6000/D second series and up. Correction, 6.592 kHz not gHz is the operating freq.

Good Luck with your new detector,

TC-NM



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White's XL Pro -- MXT -- Sunray Pro Gold Headphones -- Macally Wireless Headphones -- Lesche Digger


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