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Re: Fisher Impulse AQ

Post by Pete01 » Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:15 pm

Fusion wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:45 pm
Quote Pete01:"[the] manufacturer is asking for way more than what most people would consider the going price for a high end machine"
There aren't too many high end PI machines to compare with. An obvious one is the £1000 Whites TDI-SL, which it outperforms. Minelab's GPX5000, at £3500 is more advanced, though also more specialised, being a tough-ground nugget prospecting machine. Other possible competitors include the PI/VLF hybrid Tarsacci MDT-8000, which I'm not certain about pricing, but it would likely cost over £1600 to get one from the USA.
I agree with you to a certain extent- but it does boil down to what the marketing teams think they can get away with charging the customers rather than what the actual product is worth!. Yes in that specific niche of pulse induction machines there aren't that many options and they are all quite expensive.... but it does come across a bit like 'price fixing' if you ask me!.



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Re: Fisher Impulse AQ

Post by LE.JAG » Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:39 pm

that's a long speech!
the cost of production at FTP
is quite low /


but it is not a standard coil
if the linz thread is laid by a machine
the shielding is infinitely more complex

a standard coil / it is a wire sticking in a plastic shell
paint shield
anyone can do it
but it will never work unless 10us
on the wet sand

this detector works at 7us
no one has ever done this before
for two reasons:
they don't know how to do it
and if they knew / the cost would also go up

the coil / box cable is 10 times more expensive than normal cable
because of the 7us
connectors are specific and expensive
because of the 7us

with this detector you will not dig the iron / in rejection mode
he can't see it ((volcanic sand is iron)))
you take the gold ring behind nails
no detector can do it
you take the gold ring behind lead
(under a 25 gr lead bullet)
no detector can do it

if you come across one, on your beach you will see the difference

the only flaw, you've pointed it out
yes, you have to dig deep .........
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Re: Fisher Impulse AQ

Post by LE.JAG » Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:18 pm

+ there is no official video of the final product yet
here is one from 2016 / first prototype
which demonstrates the separation of metals
gold under the iron
the production version is even better.............

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Re: Fisher Impulse AQ

Post by fred » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:25 pm

Despite the digging I am sorely tempted. Most of my local beaches are too iron infested for pulse machines but I know of plenty of relatively clean beaches which used to produce but have mostly been stripped of gold and coins down to about 18 inches (450mm). I just know that there is still deeper stuff there. I will see how the writeups go. ::g
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Re: Fisher Impulse AQ

Post by Rivers rat » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:39 pm

fred wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:25 pm
Despite the digging I am sorely tempted. Most of my local beaches are too iron infested for pulse machines but I know of plenty of relatively clean beaches which used to produce but have mostly been stripped of gold and coins down to about 18 inches (450mm). I just know that there is still deeper stuff there. I will see how the writeups go. ::g
You gonna a need a proper digging tool :D :D :D

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Re: Fisher Impulse AQ

Post by LE.JAG » Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:21 pm

fred wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:25 pm
Despite the digging I am sorely tempted. Most of my local beaches are too iron infested for pulse machines but I know of plenty of relatively clean beaches which used to produce but have mostly been stripped of gold and coins down to about 18 inches (450mm). I just know that there is still deeper stuff there. I will see how the writeups go. ::g
20 inches are possible on coins / large rings
and more / on large targets
bronze age object and others
as long as you don't hit bottom
with your current detectors / it remains to be found

once on the bottom
everything becomes possible
here in France / we have the punch
horse head = 18k gold between 1838-1919
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I have never found so much jewelry
horse head punch
since I started using the latest AQ version

another Augis model 1907 medal
find a few weeks ago ...
lay on the bottom
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the only condition / is to have compact sand
which allows you to get the target ..

and a good gamate to scrape the bottom ;)
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Re: Fisher Impulse AQ

Post by hawken woods » Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:22 pm

hi,

how long does it take to charge the battery?
can the charger charge both at the same time?
If anyone has the information it would be interesting.

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Re: Fisher Impulse AQ

Post by fred » Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:59 pm

I would expect the thing to be expensive simply because R&D is expensive and, however good it is, they aren't going to sell that many. ::g

However, the price is irrelevant unless you can actually buy one. :D
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Re: Fisher Impulse AQ

Post by Wigeon » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:27 am

fred wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:59 pm
I would expect the thing to be expensive simply because R&D is expensive and, however good it is, they aren't going to sell that many. ::g

However, the price is irrelevant unless you can actually buy one. :D
I have just watched the video that LE JAG posted. Despite being the eternal sceptic, I must say that its impressive.
I remember reading one of Norfolk Wolf's books where he said that a PI with discrimination would be the 'Holy Grail'.
As you say Fred, tempting once available.
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Re: Fisher Impulse AQ

Post by fred » Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:17 pm

Wigeon wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:27 am
fred wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:59 pm
I would expect the thing to be expensive simply because R&D is expensive and, however good it is, they aren't going to sell that many. ::g

However, the price is irrelevant unless you can actually buy one. :D
I have just watched the video that LE JAG posted. Despite being the eternal sceptic, I must say that its impressive.
I remember reading one of Norfolk Wolf's books where he said that a PI with discrimination would be the 'Holy Grail'.
As you say Fred, tempting once available.

If they come out in time I might let you play with my one to see if it is suitable for your site! :D
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