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coatsie
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beach hunting

Post by coatsie » Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:11 pm

Hi, Your opinions please on the Garret AT Pro or the Minelab 705 for beach use. Look forward to some interesting replies.
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Re: beach hunting

Post by 12GoldBars » Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:53 pm

Hi Coatsie
Never used a Garret. However I have used a Minelab 705 on a rather trashy beach up here in NE Scotland and it does give off a lot of false signals. You do have a beach mode on the 705 but I find you do have to ground balance a bit more. Having said that, I have found quite a few old coins on this beach I visit with the 705. I am seriously thinking of using it again as I use a Whites Dual Field PI Machine and its starting to do my back in! The 705 also takes a while to pinpoint also. I suppose it depends on the beach you are on.

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Re: beach hunting

Post by fred » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:03 pm

Why on earth make things deliberately hard for yourself? :D

We aren't really supposed to compare different makes on these forums but there is a huge amount written about the capabilities of all the various individual detectors.
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