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Tesoro Founder
« on: January 20, 2015, 17:28 »
I heard that the founder of Tesoro metal detectors Jack Gifford passed away a few days ago.
The passing of a legend in metal detecting history.
R.I.P. Jack Gifford.

There is some interesting reading here re Tesoro and ML
http://www.findmall.com/read.php?17,2140231

Linkback: http://forum.kimbucktwo.com/index.php?topic=26332.0
« Last Edit: January 21, 2015, 09:58 by Adrian ss »
  • Detector(s) owned/used: Sea Hunter MK II, Safari, SDC 2300, 6000DI SL ,BHID,ML Stirling,GS 15000, Sov XS, Lobo ST, relic M 7,Fisher 553D & 555D,CX4PI,Infinium,Spectrum XLT.6000D,6000DI S 3, Gold Spear, Scorpion, CXII & CXIII,Pro Scan,Some Home Built VLFs & PIs and some others.
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Re: Tesoro Founder
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2015, 08:55 »
A man who can never be replaced condolences to the family RIP
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Re: Tesoro Founder
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2015, 13:49 »
Jack received 4 pages of tributes on one USA metal detecting forum.
I guess the history of Tesoro is not so well known here, although I know from past exp with David Bishop and Paul Nee that there are plenty of Tesoro's in Australia
  • Detector(s) owned/used: Sea Hunter MK II, Safari, SDC 2300, 6000DI SL ,BHID,ML Stirling,GS 15000, Sov XS, Lobo ST, relic M 7,Fisher 553D & 555D,CX4PI,Infinium,Spectrum XLT.6000D,6000DI S 3, Gold Spear, Scorpion, CXII & CXIII,Pro Scan,Some Home Built VLFs & PIs and some others.
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Re: Tesoro Founder
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2015, 14:07 »
His machines are better than most people think, he was a pioneer and a innovator
R.I.P



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