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whites 5900 detector
Posted by: C.J.M.
Date: December 18, 2016 08:24AM
Need some feedback on a Rough looking 5900 --blue & grey model,whites detector.Suppose to be in working condition,but you know how that go's?Not much to look at waiting for more pictures.What would a scratched up model bring,what would you pay for this ?Need some feedback please.:help:cjm

Re: whites 5900 detector
Posted by: Old California
Date: December 18, 2016 10:30AM
That's a tough one, resale on the later 5900 series has dropped quite a bit this year.

A scratched up blue and gray maybe $130 to $165 shipped, better conditioned models can fetch a little more.


AKA..Paul (Ca)

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I would wait on a nice conditioned "Composite Board" version of the 5900 Di Pro SL:bouncy:
Posted by: Hombre
Date: December 20, 2016 05:18PM
This is probably the best offering by White's in the 1990's. With the Signal Balance (Gain) goosed up past 3:00 on the dial and a slight positive Ground Balance, this allows a comfortable slower sweep speed along with greater depth perception. The 5900 CB equipped with a smaller coil like an 8" concentric coil or the smaller 6½" BullsEye, it does fairly well in concentrations of iron contamination...the later CB version 5900 Di Pro SL is a great detector if you can handle the heavier old school shoe box.

" If in doubt, dig it out"

I use various analog detectors, knobs and switches rule.

Randy from south central Kansas

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