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Help & Advice On An Upgrade Please

Post by goldenretriever1 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:41 pm

HI EVERY1.
Had my first detector an Ace 250 now since june last yr 2009. Now looking to upgrade.
I have 3 machines in mind,. SOVERIGN GT. E-TRAC. DFX 300.
Looking to work farmers field wich i have permission, coins relics jewellry ( caches & hoards would go down a treat also :) ) with beach hunting maybe couple times a yr if possible, i think i have appointed the right detectors for these types of hunting, i have never used another machine before & hope to make a good choice as i want to order this coming wk, i have a great deal on the minelabs, but dont want put behind the DFX,
Please can you let me know your experiences with these machines, & your personal input would be much appreciated, Many Thanks, :)



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Re: Help & Advice On An Upgrade Please

Post by Blackadder43 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:04 pm

Have you looked into the Fisher F75? or the Tech T2?
Both fine machines...
If you could get hold of one when they are released i would say the F75 LTD aswell....its the f75 but on steroids...
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Re: Help & Advice On An Upgrade Please

Post by plymouthchris » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:16 pm

if its for mainly land and occasional beach then etrac/explorer.. not many if any machines will beat a etrac on depth.. if its mainly beach and some land then the sov gt..
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Re: Help & Advice On An Upgrade Please

Post by goldenretriever1 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:20 pm

Hi blackadder.
I have come across the f75 actually with very good reports, but have kept this in the distance, i guess i didnt want things to get complicated, but now you suggested i will take a look into it, havent heard of the ltd version though, will check it out thanks for that info much apprieceated (excuse spelling) :)

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Post by Blackadder43 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:25 pm

No problem.....and no problem with the spelling, i have a dyslexic wife and have many years experience in reading her notes......
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Re: Help & Advice On An Upgrade Please

Post by goldenretriever1 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:28 pm

Hi Plymouthchris
Thanks, That was what i heard about too on the soverign in reports, great for beach was very tempted, BUT its a when i can get down or up to the beach really so i had to research a bit more, shame though i was gonna go for it, liked the reveiws on the e-trac also, Cheers Again.

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Post by goldenretriever1 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:33 pm

Hi P.C
Hope dont mind just quicker than typing in full user name, what kind of price is the f75 ltd will be, any clues,

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Re: Help & Advice On An Upgrade Please

Post by Blackadder43 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:35 pm

Thats a tough question to answer on the F75LTD...UK stockist are reluctant to say if they will stock it because of price restrictons....probably i will end up ordering from the US.....
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Re: Help & Advice On An Upgrade Please

Post by goldenretriever1 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:36 pm

Hi Pc,
Sorry i was ment to ask blackadda im real tired trying to keep with it, sorry guys. :)

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Re: Help & Advice On An Upgrade Please

Post by Blackadder43 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:40 pm

Bit of info here on the new release F75ltd
http://www.dankowskidetectors.com/discu ... php?2,8285
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Re: Help & Advice On An Upgrade Please

Post by goldenretriever1 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:42 pm

Pc I have a question, do you know anything about these after market coils by detech (i think) thee SEF coils, not sure if these are in d-d thuough, Just thinking maybe with the E-trac THE 18X15 coil wouldbe of benifit within a field, not sure if its trashy though, looks ok on surfice, :-/

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Re: Help & Advice On An Upgrade Please

Post by goldenretriever1 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:57 pm

Cheers Bruce, for the info, whats actually happening with the new ltd edition, seems to be lots of frustration their, looking into it though curious now, along with the E-trac, :)

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Re: Help & Advice On An Upgrade Please

Post by goldenretriever1 » Mon Jul 19, 2010 12:17 am

Hi Bruce,. It could very well be then it may not be for quitesome time before they actually stock them, if they do at all due to the various debates within FISHER, :)

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