Admin nuggethunting Posted July 2, 2021 Admin Report Share Posted July 2, 2021 Hello All, I haven't had much time to post, but did manage to get about 4-5 hours on the new Minelab GPX 6000 metal detector. I didn't download and read the manual, just charged the battery and headed out with it. I figured it was so simple to use, didn't need to really read about it. It was pretty simple to set up, about 10-15 seconds and I was off detecting. A few things I noticed right away was the super lightweight and the fact it can compact down very small with the 3 piece carbon fiber shaft. I took it back over a few spots I worked with the GPZ 7000 in the past. There was still targets left behind, as it was originally a very trashy placer area. I was finding small pieces of wire, bits of iron and tiny pieces of lead and birdshot. There is no question, it's a bit more sensitive vs. the GPZ 7000 with the NF 12" Z Searchcoil. After about 4-5 hours of detecting and digging probably a hundred small targets, I managed to pull 6 small nuggets out. I didn't even get to weigh them, one is super tiny (far right on the coil), maybe a grain in size. All the nuggets combined might be a 1 to 1 1/2 Gram total. I didn't do any side by side comparison for anyone wanted to know how it does vs. other GPX detectors or the GPZ 7000. I can see this unit being very useful for prospecting & exploring due to the high sensitivity, lightweight and how it can compact down very small to fit into a backpack or even a quad box. I was fortunate to get a good batch of them, all pre-sold prior to the arrival. I'm expecting another batch soon, so if anyone is interested in one of these great new Minelab detectors, give us a call. I'm sure there will be many great reports on them, hopefully more when it cools off a bit. Wishing you all the best of success and stay safe out there! Rob 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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