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Pinpointer

Post by Tizabi » Tue May 21, 2019 9:22 pm

can any1 help looking for a good pinpointer around the £100-150 mark or cheaper if i can get same kind



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Re: pinpointer

Post by Easylife » Tue May 21, 2019 11:57 pm

Garrett carrot is my favourite, it works well with the Nox. ::g
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Re: pinpointer

Post by Junior » Wed May 22, 2019 4:59 am

Carrot...????? .....but I find it's easy to change sensitivity tooo easily...thinking of giving a minelab 35 a go ..... got the mi 6 but hf coil out performs it...coil gets minute stuff and the probe be it the carrot or the mi 6 they both struggle to find it so thinking try the minelab 35 next going by vids on fool tube the 35 finds silly small stuff :-/

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Re: pinpointer

Post by beaubrummell » Wed May 22, 2019 6:30 am

I like the Deteknix Wader Li myself. Charged via a USB connection so no more faffing about with batteries and it never falses. Waterproof to 3 metres too. Check out Youtube for reviews. ::g
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Post by Roughwood » Wed May 22, 2019 7:42 am

I've got a Nokta pointer. Excellent. ::g
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Re: pinpointer

Post by mrix » Wed May 22, 2019 8:03 am

So many really good pinpointers around at the moment ::g
To give you some idea these are what we have listed at the MDFShop - Pin-Pointers

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Re: Pinpointer

Post by fred » Wed May 22, 2019 9:32 am

I love my Pro-find 35. Like most things Minelab it can be used simply but it also has hidden depths. If you take the time to learn how to use it properly it can also gives a lot of information about a target, like how far it is away, it's size and whether it's iron. It initially seemed a bit clunky but I've got used to it now and can use it one handed. Mine has lasted 18 months of heavy use and seems virtually indestructible.

The Carrot is light and fits comfortably in the hand and is easy to use with one hand. It is much more robust than the earlier (black) versions. I occasionally still take out mine by mistake and it doesn't worry me at all.

As MRX said please support the forum by buying through the forum shop. ::g
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Re: Pinpointer

Post by Bors » Wed May 22, 2019 9:52 am

Deteknix Wader Li ,for value for money.

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Re: Pinpointer

Post by SuperRed » Wed May 22, 2019 10:24 am

Carrot for me. Simplicity (although I agree with the sensitivity changes above). If you lose it in the field you can see it from the next county, but... so can the horses (nearly lost mine once).

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Re: Pinpointer

Post by Oxgirl36 » Wed May 22, 2019 10:36 am

Look for waterproof ones and then consider if you want battery or rechargeable. You could use rechargeable batteries though ::g

What detector do you have and do you want one that could wirelessly connect to your headphones? The new Garretts connect via z link and the Mi6 connects to the Deus wireless system. Not sure if Minelabs connect to their wireless system or not :-/

The Garrett carrot was the market leader but that was before the market was flooded with lots of new options. The Minelab one gets great reviews. The XP Mi6 I adore (or the Mi4 without wireless is the same). There are loads of others. Like detectors most of us will only have experience of a couple of models and very few will have used the new ones.

Good luck with whatever you chose ::g

Edit: if you do a lot of beach detecting the new convertible ones look very impressive so also state if you beach detect.
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Re: Pinpointer

Post by dig-dog » Wed May 22, 2019 11:57 am

I decided on the wader LI and after roughly 2 years of use, every weekend, it is still perfect. It’s waterproof and rechargeable which is great. You can wash it under the tap without fear and I don’t have to remember 9v batteries. It’s loud enough to hear without removing my headphones. Ive got no complaints about this sturdy piece of equipment whatsoever and the thoroughly recommend it to anyone who asks.

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Re: Pinpointer

Post by ROCK HOPPER » Wed May 22, 2019 12:00 pm

Tizabi wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 9:22 pm
can any1 help looking for a good pinpointer around the £100-150 mark or cheaper if i can get same kind
Depends where you detect!

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Re: Pinpointer

Post by Tizabi » Thu May 23, 2019 1:24 am

thanks for the report im lucky where i live i have option to beaches sea rivers a walled historic town couple permissons on arable sites which has roman fort remains and a roman path ( no luck finding anything on here yet)

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Re: Pinpointer

Post by ROCK HOPPER » Fri May 24, 2019 9:48 am

As I have said loads of times before, I use a Vibra probe I think 580 which I have been using on local beaches for over 6 years with the only problem being that I tend to dig down into the sand with it so am wearing down the tip but I put a type of resin putty on the tip which lasts about 12 months before having to do it again. the best thing is that it only detects on the tip.
I is a Pi and waterproof down to 100ft and has automatic on and off, there is a copy on sale on the web for much less money but don't now anything about it

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Re: Pinpointer

Post by garrettoldboy » Fri May 24, 2019 9:57 am

fred wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 9:32 am
I love my Pro-find 35. Like most things Minelab it can be used simply but it also has hidden depths. If you take the time to learn how to use it properly it can also gives a lot of information about a target, like how far it is away, it's size and whether it's iron. It initially seemed a bit clunky but I've got used to it now and can use it one handed. Mine has lasted 18 months of heavy use and seems virtually indestructible.

The Carrot is light and fits comfortably in the hand and is easy to use with one hand. It is much more robust than the earlier (black) versions. I occasionally still take out mine by mistake and it doesn't worry me at all.

As MRX said please support the forum by buying through the forum shop. ::g
hello, that must be like having another detector Fred,

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