Safari to Etrac

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Safari to Etrac

Post by Steve Dixon1968 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:00 pm

I have a Safari which I'm really getting the hang of. Finding lots and digging deep coins etc.
My questions to you all:

Would it be worth moving up to an Etrac?
Would it be a step up in performance?
Will any of you be buying a Equinox?

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Re: Safari to Etrac

Post by Bargeman » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:16 pm

Just a curve ball here, but if you are thinking of upgrading to the etrac why not go all the way, and get a CTX, you can pick up a good used CTX with warranty for less than a new etrac ::g


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Re: Safari to Etrac

Post by Adam17 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:22 pm

must say, I'm loving my CTX! It will be worth it. its not as complicated as they make out.
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Re: Safari to Etrac

Post by mart61 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:52 pm

Bargeman wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:16 pm
Just a curve ball here, but if you are thinking of upgrading to the etrac why not go all the way, and get a CTX, you can pick up a good used CTX with warranty for less than a new etrac ::g
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That sounds like a good idea. Any ideas where I might pick up a good used CTX from?

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Re: Safari to Etrac

Post by Bargeman » Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:04 pm

I would phone around the dealers, I got mine used from LP, but the used section in the back of the mags usually have one somewhere. Buying from a dealer you get peace of mind, and a short warranty. ::g


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Re: Safari to Etrac

Post by cammann » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:19 pm

...Or in a month or so the new Equinox will be out and at under £700 it'll be cheaper than a used CTX.and not far off a kilogram lighter too.
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Re: Safari to Etrac

Post by Bargeman » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:27 pm

cammann wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:19 pm
...Or in a month or so the new Equinox will be out and at under £700 it'll be cheaper than a used CTX.and not far off a kilogram lighter too.
But it won't be a CTX ;)


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Re: Safari to Etrac

Post by Buriedbytime&dust » Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:10 pm

Bargeman wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:27 pm
cammann wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:19 pm
...Or in a month or so the new Equinox will be out and at under £700 it'll be cheaper than a used CTX.and not far off a kilogram lighter too.
But it won't be a CTX ;)


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True, and it'd be a leap into the unknown too, whereas the capabilities of the CTX are proven ::g

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Re: Safari to Etrac

Post by cammann » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:40 am

...true - and I dont believe for one minute that Minelab would being out a detector costing half the price of the CTX and equip it with a faster processor (the CTX processor is 5 years old), lighter weight etc. It has to be inferior to the CTX does it?
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