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Re: New Minelab
Posted by: silverseeker 2
Date: September 21, 2017 08:32AM
I wouldn't give Minelab another DIME of my Hand earned money. Minelab's last greatest feat here in the
States was the Production of the E-Trac. I swung the Explorer XS for 10 years and loved that machine.
In my OPINION, Minelab totally fumbled the Football with the CTX 3030. Sure there are guys that swear
by them but C'Mon now, No promised up-dates, LEAKY orifices everywhere, (USB port,battery compartment,etc.)
Can't even get it repaired right as some have sent theirs in 2 or 3 times. Then you have Minelab Jamie that thinks
she's some hero as she pushed repairs for people that others had been waiting in line for which seemed forever.
Tell me that's Great service as a Consumer of this waayyyy OVERPRICED machine. Minelab cares nothing for
you but your Money. I LMAO when the Go finds came out. Another disastrous marketing ploy and Junk at that.
So my final thoughts are you can have the new Equinox and Take a Gamble, but I know my DEUS finds more
Targets than a Minelab is Capable of. They are not Nearly as good on Low Conductors as the Deus and it
has all the speed I need in Iron infested sites where the Minelabs fall flat on their face. So Good Luck
to those of you waiting on the new Minelab as I'm sticking with the Almighty Deus!!! I look at CZ Connoisseur
and Trojdor's finds with the Deus and I see what's Posted on the CTX Forum for finds and I see many Complaints
about the Ctx except for those that are Truly Proficient with them and SPENT THE MANY hours to learn this
OVER-PRICED LEAKER... JMHO'S Now enough about Minelab that cares less about their Customers
Post anything NEGATIVE facts on the Ctx and your Posts get Deleted.
I have a 4 year old Ctx full package set up, used 10 minutes and I can't even sell it at a $700.00 loss.
What's that say about the Ctx? If it's not under Warranty your stuck with this machine you take a

Re: New Minelab
Posted by: squirrel1
Date: September 21, 2017 08:48AM
White's V3i, had wireless 8 or 9 years ago.

They did.
Was called a V3 though.

Check out this link.
Someone had them earlier.

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Re: New Minelab
Posted by: El
Date: September 21, 2017 09:34AM
Re: New Minelab
Posted by: Architex
Date: September 21, 2017 10:47AM
Well, that figures.

The real treasure is in the marketing.

XP Deus / Simplex+ / Equinox 800

Re: New Minelab
Posted by: smkunder
Date: September 21, 2017 01:02PM
I wondered how long before a video like this came out, its going to be interesting to see XP and Minelab going head tot head.


CTX 3030 , XP Deus Ml-6 Pinpointer, Minelab Excal

Re: New Minelab
Posted by: Bigtom123
Date: September 21, 2017 02:41PM
Before I get people thinking I'm a deus hater,I'm not.I use it a lot,and it's a great machine.I usually just run basic 1 and tweak my settings once in awhile,mostly I leave the remote at home and just use the lite version.
But I've run it enough to know what it's capable of,its downfalls and upside is.And I'm just saying,from what I saw in that video,it does everything the deus does,and some things the deus can't.

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Re: New Minelab
Posted by: squirrel1
Date: September 21, 2017 02:59PM
I looking to see the Deus 2 or the Equinox Killer. Lol
About time.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/21/2017 03:00PM by squirrel1.

Re: New Minelab
Posted by: IN DA HOLE
Date: September 21, 2017 04:26PM
Until the machine is released and in hands of real people, they can try and blow all the smoke up peeps a$$e$ they want and all it will create is dust clouds !!!!! Too many people have been burned on first releases and all the hype that manufacturers spew out. I'll believes it when I seez it and only consider it once the machine proves itself. Good luck

Re: New Minelab
Posted by: HuntinDog
Date: September 21, 2017 04:36PM
If this thing is as good as the hype...
I just hope there is anything left after the DEUS for it to find....

No. Cal. Gold Country
XP DEUS / 9"-11"-11X13" coils
Garrett Pro Pointer
6000 Di Pro SL
MXT Pro / 300, 10D2, 950, 6X9 Eclipse, 4X6 Shooter
DX-1 and Sun Ray Pro Golds

Keep your head down, your swing smooth and Coil to the soil

Re: New Minelab
Posted by: enderman
Date: September 21, 2017 04:55PM
I don't think it is crazy hype, at least not compared to the ATMax and that ilk.

I picture like a Xterra with the reactivity and Freq shift. I am fully confident Minelab is able to manufacture it, they are combining tried technology into one platform. At the very least they are worthy the benefit of the doubt IMO.

As mentioned before it will be interesting to see how the FBS works into this thing and is the FBS capable of having the reactivity or fundamental Freq shifted.

If they would have added the option of "Excalibur tones" I would have for sure bought one just to try it side by side with the Deus. Maybe I still will.
Actually I prefer the sound on the Minelabs, I think they sound nicer then any other brand, it's just that I think the more raw sounding on the Deus is a bit more useful.

EDIT: If I might add one thing I don't like, is them offering two different models of the Equniox, it just seems petty when manufactures do that.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/21/2017 04:57PM by enderman.

Re: New Minelab
Posted by: enderman
Date: September 21, 2017 05:11PM

I watched the video you posted and compared it to this video Minelab Equinox speed test! SO FAST!!! Is it just me or did the Deus do a little better with the iron bar?

This brings up a question I asked earlier, if you can have more reactivity then can be utilized, at what point is too much reactivity?

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/21/2017 05:11PM by enderman.

Re: New Minelab
Posted by: IN DA HOLE
Date: September 21, 2017 05:13PM
Jumping out of planes, well I call that hype. First gen MX Sport, CTX 3030, AT Pro ......... all had problems. I am not bashing Minelab or any other company, its just people run out and preorder stuff when there isn't a proper spec sheet or manual released yet. Details are just hear say and rather sketchy until now and I have learned my lessons over the years, so for me I don't jump after the first guy out of the plane, (irony) :surprised: especially without a parachute, thats all. If people want to be the first go for it, have fun Happy landings

Re: New Minelab
Posted by: enderman
Date: September 21, 2017 05:26PM
Well you got me on the plane part lol.

I guess this means that Gary fellow has to go into a low earth orbit if XP decides to unveil a new machine?

Re: New Minelab
Posted by: IN DA HOLE
Date: September 21, 2017 05:29PM
We will see. Detector Wars is on :poke: LOL

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 09/21/2017 05:40PM by IN DA HOLE.

Re: New Minelab Thanks Gary-B
Posted by: Flintstone
Date: September 21, 2017 06:40PM
Thank for the info, I seen them put the coin in the open hole and get it. If you can post the settings you were using to get that copper. flintstone

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