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Difference between the Minelab Pro-Find 15 and Pro-Find 35

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Minelab Pro-Find 15 - $99 Although protected from rain and wet weather, the Pro-Find 15 is not fully waterproof. It operates with a fixed sensitivity, has no vibration mode and no LED flashlight. Powered by a 9V battery, it should last you about 30 hours of detecting time. It comes with a belt holster and is equipped with a lost pinpointer alarm.  Minelab Pro-Find 35 - $129 - Get it here Approximately $30 more than the Pro-Find 15, the Pro-Find 35 is waterproof to 10 feet, has 5 sensitivity adjustments, Target Discrimination for ferrous and no ferrous tone-ID, vibration signal...

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Found treasure at Narragansett Town Beach with Minelab Metal Detector

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Robert Sullivan has been searching for metallic treasures on Narragansett Town Beach for the past 25 years. During that span, the Wakefield resident has enjoyed no shortage of interesting finds buried deep below the beach’s sands and waterline, from skeleton keys of passing ships to sealing rings used to secure correspondence in the 19th century. While he has kept, cleaned and publicly displayed his many discoveries, Sullivan is hoping an item he recently dug up will make its way back to its rightful owner. “I was out on Narragansett Beach detecting two weeks ago and was approached by a man...

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What is Multi-IQ? Watch Video

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When Minelab started developing our EQUINOX detector, we looked very closely at all of the current market offerings (including our own) to reassess what detectorists were really after in a new coin & treasure detector. A clear short list of desirable features quickly emerged – and no real surprises here – waterproof, lightweight, low-cost, wireless audio, and of course, improved performance from new technology. This came from not only our own observations, but also customers, field testers, dealers and the metal detecting forums that many detectorists contribute to.While we could have taken the approach of putting the X-TERRA (VFLEX technology)...

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Difference Between Minelab Equinox 600 and 800

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Source: Minelab.com - I have seen some confusion on the internet regarding the differences between the Minelab EQUINOX 600 and EQUINOX 800. I think that the EQUINOX 600 is being somewhat overlooked because it’s not the “top model” but, in my opinion, it is incredible value for a remarkably low price. I hope this blog will clear up any confusion and, in the process, show why I think the EQUINOX 600 deserves a second look by some people…The most obvious difference is what comes in the box. The EQUINOX 800 comes with Bluetooth headphones and the WM 08 wireless module,...

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Watch Video - John Ruth Metal Detecting History

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In 1881, as President James Garfield lay dying from an assassin's bullet, Alexander Graham Bell hurriedly invented an electromagnetic device in an unsuccessful attempt to locate the fatal slug. This would become the predecessor to today's metal detector.More than 100 years later, John Ruth was living in northern Wisconsin when the urge first hit to pick up his dad’s old metal detector — the one gathering dust in a far corner.The machine dated back to the 1960s when burgeoning hobbyists discovered they could be used to do cool things, like prospect for gold.“It worked for about two weeks and then...

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