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Video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby Tombs » Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:28 pm

i have been thinking of making a video of the ctx vs the etrac with sef and ultimate coils for a wile, well i have finally got round to it.
here are the first 3, there are more to come.
both the etrac and ctx are running tadpole pattern, conductive, manual 30
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Re: etrac SEF/Ultimate and ctx3030

Postby cracker jack » Thu Sep 06, 2012 3:04 pm

Good set of honest tests there, keep them coming HH cracker ::g
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Re: video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby Tombs » Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:25 pm

thanks mate ::g
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Re: video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby Verulamium » Thu Sep 06, 2012 6:11 pm

An interesting watch and much better than most detector A vs detector B vids on YouTube. I was surprised just how little difference there was between the machines and how that massive coil was struggling with the hoard test against the stock coil. I've not used either machines so I can't add any personal experiences.

The crazy goats are a nice touch too!!!

Nicely done, cheers Alex ::g
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Re: video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby Agent Smith » Thu Sep 06, 2012 6:53 pm

Hi Tombs.....great test beds......you put a lot of effort into those vids. I enjoyed watching them cheers ::g
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Re: video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby Tombs » Thu Sep 06, 2012 6:57 pm

Verulamium wrote:An interesting watch and much better than most detector A vs detector B vids on YouTube. I was surprised just how little difference there was between the machines and how that massive coil was struggling with the hoard test against the stock coil. I've not used either machines so I can't add any personal experiences.

The crazy goats are a nice touch too!!!

Nicely done, cheers Alex ::g


i know what you mean about the hoard test, you automatically think big coil good for hoards but in actual fact i mostly use them to find the small stuff on my hunted out sites.
i always used to rubbish test beds but im really learning a lot much from it.
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Re: Video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby mcbain » Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:09 pm

Interesting tests, thanks for the insight into the different coils ::g
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Re: Video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby Tombs » Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:08 pm

thanks guys ::g
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Re: Video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby 52747 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:38 pm

I recognise your voice.

You've done other ones haven't you ?

I remember thinking I liked the accent lol.
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Re: Video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby 52747 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:40 pm

Ah you answered my question in your video ! I stopped it a few seconds in to ask if you'd done others lol.
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Re: Video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby 52747 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:43 pm

How many detectors do you have ?
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Re: Video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby Dave8472 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:36 pm

Tombs vids are cool, cracked up at the goats trying to get in on the action =))

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Re: Video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby Tombs » Sun Sep 09, 2012 5:17 pm

52747 wrote:I recognise your voice.

You've done other ones haven't you ?

I remember thinking I liked the accent lol.


lol would be better if i didnt constantly have a bloody cold, roll on the winter i say.
i have a few detectors about 4 at last count :D
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Re: Video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby richy999 » Wed Jan 14, 2015 12:55 pm

Great videos, mate.
Look forward to seeing more.
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Re: Video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby SilverAce » Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:47 pm

Thanks for sharing your videos mate ::g great little test, I was very pleased to see that when you think about the price difference between the two machines there really was not a lot of difference in the infield performance with the right coil. Apart from not being able to take my E-trac swimming with me like you could with the CTX3030 after watching your videos I'm now glad I made the choice of going for the less expensive machine that seems to perform almost as good ::g
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Re: Video Etrac SEF / Ultimate and CTX3030

Postby clint » Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:52 pm

Not seen Tombs here for ages..

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