older 150 or newer 150?

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Re: older 150 or newer 150?

Post by ozzy1977 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:54 am

There is no difference between to an old one or new, also the 150 has been superseded by the 200i



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Re: older 150 or newer 150?

Post by Mud Max » Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:13 pm

Pretty sure it's the same machine it always was. An old 150 will be no better than a new one IMHO. For £80 you have a cheap option to see if you like the hobby.
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Re: older 150 or newer 150?

Post by Jamesy636 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:28 pm

I have the older 150 and brother in law has the newer.
I swear mine picks up more signals! Not sure if the tones are ever so slightly different, can't tell for sure as I have blu tac over the speaker holes to muffle the ridiculous noise when detecting on my own. Cracking little machine, love mine to bits, I guess you just get used to what you know. Bargain @£80

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Re: older 150 or newer 150?

Post by smudge.g » Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:22 pm

Also bear in mind that you can add a Nel or similar larger coil (Tornado etc) that will make the 150 into a more capable machine for a beginner! (I did exactly that and also used the tornado on my Euroace to great effect) Good luck. :)
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