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Now to less than happy news. My new Q40 has failed, quite miserably at that. It suddenly one day just went nuts, as if it lost its mind entirely. No combination of setting adjustments would bring it into a steady and consistent state of operation and I became quite frustrated with it. The LCD screen would at random, just start flashing in all sorts of manner that made no sense at all. I tried everything I could think of, even factory resets to no avail.
After speaking with my distributor, it was readily agreed upon to ship it back for a replacement or a refund as the belief is that it’s defective. They have it now and I’ve opted for the refund. Strongly considering giving it another go with another one but I’m kind of hesitant at the moment. In the meantime, I have my Fisher and Whites detectors to get by with until I decide if I want to try the Q40 again. When it worked, it worked great. Just have to think about this a little while.
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I have seen people happily using this model for quite a while and one faulty machine isn't going to negate that. Every day or so on here there are folks reporting problems of one sort and another with all brands of detectors. I had a problem with a Tesoro once. Got it fixed. No problem. Didn't put me off. Just as well, I found my first hammered gold with it a few weeks later.
Seems a pity to give up on a machine you feel at home with.
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itll find airgun pellets at 6" (not always a good thing lol) and if you walk over it the Q40 will find it.
ive now become a golden mask convert, BUT ill never get rid of my quest. my son now uses it and he loves it aswell, hell...… even my wife uses it on occasion, and finds stuff - more than me on the last outing.
don't give up on it,
Quest Q40, awesome machine, never sell it, now the boys ::
Kruzer…………. disappointing, sold
GP pointer, 3 years and still going, now the boys.
Nokta pointer, best there is