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The ultimate detector depth shoot off
« on: January 01, 2012, 11:26 »
check this out
multiple detector depth test


http://www.staffsmetaldetectors.co.uk/george_111_halfpenny.htm

Units tested


 

DETECTOR
 
                             
MINELAB EXPLORER SE                             
MINELAB EXPLORER 11
                             
MINELAB RELIC HAWK                         
MINELAB EXPLORER XS                         
MINELAB QUATTRO
                       
TEKNETICS T2                       
FISHER F75                       
C-SCOPE CS 4PI                       
TROY SHADOW X5                       
MINELAB SOVEREIGN GT                       
MINELAB SOVEREIGN ELITE
                       
RED HEAT LIGHTNING 1V                     
SAXON X1                     
MINELAB EXPLORER XS-F/W JOEY COIL 5 X 10                     
C-SCOPE NEWFORCE R1
                     
MINELAB SOVEREIGN (COINSEARCH 8'' COIL)                     
FISHER 1265 X (SOLID 8'' COIL)
                     
FISHER CZ 7A PRO                     
WHITES M6                     
RED HEAT XD 17
                     
TROY SHADOW X3
                     
GREY TESORO TEJON (12 X 10 DD COIL)
                     
XP GOLDMAXX POWER
                     
MINELAB ADVANTAGE (800 COIL)                   
MINELAB SOVEREIGN XS 2 A PRO(BBS 10'' Coil)
                   
MINELAB QUATTRO (Joey Coil)                   
MINELAB SOVEREIGN XS (Coinsearch Coil)                   
MINELAB ADVANTAGE (800 Coil)                   
MINELAB ADVANTAGE (1000 Coil)                   
FISHER 1266 X (10'' Coil)                   
FISHER CZ 5                   
FISHER CZ 6 A                   
FISHER CZ 6                   
FISHER CZ 70                   
FISHER 1266 X(8'' Coil)                   
FISHER CZ 3D                   
FISHER F70                   
TESORO CORTES                   
TESORO VAQUERO (Web coil)                   
                   
TESORO DE LEON
                   
TESORO TEJON BLACK (9''X 8'' COIL)                   
 TESORO TEJON GREY (9X 8 COIL)
                   
TESORO LOBO SUPERTRAQ ( 8''X 9'' Web Coil)                   
TESORO LOBO SUPERTRAQ (8'' CONCENTRIC COIL)                   
                   
LASER TRIDENT 1                   
LASER HAWKEYE
                   
XP 200
                   
XP 100
                   
TROY X2 (9''Spider Coil Fitted)                   
                   
                   
                   
WHITES EAGLE SPECTRUM                   
 
                   
                   
                   
C-SCOPE CS 2MXP                   
C-SCOPE CS 5MXP                   
RED HEAT TORNADO
                   
 
                   
WHITES PRIZM 1V
                   
MINELAB SOVEREIGN (Coinsearch Coil)                 
MAPLIN PRO DETECTOR-PRECISION GOLD
                 
TESORO EUROSABRE                 
C-SCOPE CS 3MX                 
TROY X3 (9'' WEB COIL)                 
WHITES CLASS ID PRO                 
TESORO TOLTEC 80                 
WILSON COIN AND RELIC                 
FISHER 1236 X2                 
                 
WHITES X.L.T
                 
GARRETT GTI 2500                 
GARRETT GTP 1350                 
GARRETT GTI 1500                 
TESORO SILVER U MAX (WITH WEB COIL)                 
TESORO CUTLASS 11-U MAX                 
TESORO ROYAL SABRE(Polo Coil)                 
TESORO SILVER U-MAX (POLO COIL)                 
WHITES IDX PRO
                 
NAUTILUS DMC 2B 11                 
C-SCOPE CS 1220 XD
                 
TROY X 2  (SUPER 7'' COIL)                 
TROY X 2  (SUPER 9'' WEB COIL)                 
 
                 
LASER POWERMAX 11 (8'' Polo Coil)                 
XP GOLDMAXX
                 
C-SCOPE CLUBMAN
                 
LASER POWERMAX 11 ( 8''Concentric solid coil)                 
GARRETT TA 250                 
C-SCOPE CS 2MX (8'' Solid coil)
                 
NAUTILUS DMC 2B                 
TESORO CIBOLA
                 
GARRETT GTAX 1000
                 
TESORO LOBO SUPERTRAQ (8 X 9 WEB COIL)
                 
C-SCOPE 950 D
                 
C-SCOPE CS 1220 XDP                 
TESORO SILVER SABRE U-MAX                 
TESORO SILVER SABRE PLUS
                 
FISHER 1225 X                 
 
                 
TESORO ELDORADO U-MAX                 
LASER B1 HI POWER (Polo Coil                 
MINELAB X-TERRA 70-(Standard coil)
                 
FISHER 1270                 
MINELAB X TERRA 30
                 
MINELAB X TERRA 50 (High Freq Coil)
                 
MINELAB X-TERRA 50 (Standard Coil)
                 
BOUNTY HUNTER LAND RANGER                 
LASER B3  (8'' Polo Coil)                 
C-SCOPE CS 4ZX                 
WHITES D.F.X                 
 
                 
 
                 
LASER RAPIER ( 8.5'' WIDESCAN COIL)                 
LASER RAPIER ( 8'' X 9 WEB COIL)                 
LASER RAPIER ( 8'' POLO COIL)
                 
TESORO GOLDEN SABRE 11 (8''Con solid coil)               
TESORO LOBO SUPERTRAQ ( 8'' WIDESCAN COIL)
               
TROY X3 (10'' X 5'' ELLIPTICAL COIL)               
LASER B2               
BOUNTY HUNTER DISCOVERY 2200               
COMPASS X100 CHALLENGER               
               
C-SCOPE CS 1M               
VIKING VK 30               
WHITES COINMASTER 6000 DI SERIES 3               
TROY X2               
C-SCOPE CS 2M (Two switch model-Solid 8'' coil)               
LASER B3 (10'' POLO COIL)               
TESORO EURO SABRE               
LASER B2 (7''WIDESCAN COIL)               
GARRETT GTAX 550               
MINELAB X TERRA 50( Elliptical High Freq  Coil)
               
TESORO BANDIDO 11 U-MAX
               
LASER SCOUT (7''WIDESCAN COIL)               
PILLAR I REALE
               
WHITES CLASSIC 1               
TESORO SIDEWINDER
               
WHITES 6000 XL             
GARRETT GTA 500             
BOUNTY HUNTER DISCOVERY 1100             
GARRETT GROUNDHOG PB             
FIELDMASTER 55             
FIELDMASTER SEARCHMAN X8             
GARRETT TA 150             
BOUNTY HUNTER LONE STAR             
WHITES PRISM 11             
TESORO AMIGO
             
VIKING 6 DX             
VIKING 6D             
BOUNTY HUNTER JUNIOR             
BOUNTY HUNTER BIG BUD PRO             
GARRETT MASTER  HUNTER CX 111             
RED TREASURE BARON             
C-SCOPE TR 400             
COMPASS XP PRO             
LASER POWERMAX 11 (8'' Widescan Coil)             
C-SCOPE 990 D             
C-SCOPE 770 D             
VIKING 5(MK 2)             
SMART M6 (VIKING TYPE)
             
RADIOSHACK (QD11)
             
TESORO VAQUERO- WITH WIDESCAN COIL
             
C-SCOPE CS 2M (One switch model-Solid 8'' coil)
             
VIKING 5 (Old type)
             
BOUNTY HUNTER FAST TRACKER           
SCAN MASTER SILVER           
GARRETT SCORPION GOLD STINGER           
C-SCOPE CS 1220 B           
C-SCOPE CS 750 D           
CELTIC TFX           
C-SCOPE CS 850 D           
C-SCOPE CS 950 D           
C-SCOPE TR 440           
C-SCOPE 330           
FIELDMASTER SEARCHMAN 20
           
C-SCOPE 660
           
PROSPECTOR 100         
C-SCOPE IB       
C-SCOPE TREASURE SEEKER

Thanks for posting 6666,   Rwork
     
« Last Edit: January 01, 2012, 15:48 by Rwork »
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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #1 on: January 01, 2012, 11:32 »
    THATS NOT A BAD IDEA


    We have enough Detectors on this forum to do our own tests in Australian Conditions
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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #2 on: January 01, 2012, 11:33 »
    ...as I thought  ;D...most of us are digging around the same depth  ;D ;D..
    having said that, if I was looking for depth, it is a great guide...thanks for the hyperlink 6666

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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #3 on: January 01, 2012, 13:07 »

    Pretty thorough test, eh! :)

    Didn't notice a DFX or an AT PRO. ::) ::)
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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #4 on: January 01, 2012, 14:00 »
    No problems CP we can have a mini test next week with the only machines that matter ;)
    • Detector(s) owned/used: Minelab CTX3030, Minelab E-trac, Garrett Pro Pointer
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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #5 on: January 01, 2012, 14:19 »
    Too right, Buttsy! ;)
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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #6 on: January 01, 2012, 15:40 »
    I see on the tests he has a GT sov ,deeper than the xs2pro which i have both. They are the same machine re depth(using same coil) and both have 10" BBS coils but the coils are of different design which must be why he rates one an inch deeper.I always thought they were the same in performance but the newer coil is lighter. I seen a Xs Sov recently sell for $650 which is a good price for a unit that could be 10 or more years old.
    • Detector(s) owned/used: Owned,Two Mlb 5000. Sovs,GT and XS,Ace 250.Waiting on the Minelab long pulse Pro series.
    • Oldest find: Ancient gold and 1797 cartwheel penny.
  • My Awards Awarded for winning a leg of "Play it forward" Award for finding a gold nugget Awarded for finding a Penny Award for finding a Florin Award for finding a threepence Award for finding a sixpence Award for finding a Half Penny

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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #7 on: January 01, 2012, 16:32 »
    I have asked them for more details on their testing, method etc
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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #8 on: January 01, 2012, 16:52 »
    Trouble is it doesn't state what mode was used, which coil in all cases and type plus what sensitivity settings or whether it was in ground or air testing.

    By my reckoning , the tester is deaf.

    My Scorp (using standard coil)in All metal And sens at preset will detect an Aussie 10 cent (25mm diam) at 11.7 inches
    in Auto tune, deeper in Manual.

    My Lobo ST in All Met Auto with standard coil and sens at 8 will detect the same coin at 15 inches and in disc mode at 8 inches.

    I will try to find an Aussie half pence (25mm dim) similar to the 2pee.

    Air testing only.

    Found a half pence and test figures are near enough the same as the above readings.

    My Sov XS with the Little Joey 5 x 10 DD can detect this coin in All Met and Disc at 11 inches and I know that it will go better than 15 inches with the 15 inch Wot .

    Just brousing throught he chart it seems to me that the readings are way understated for all machines.
    I havw used a lot of the listed detectors and have 12 here on hand and you can take it from me they are much better than what the chart suggests.
    « Last Edit: January 01, 2012, 17:50 by Adrian ss »
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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #9 on: January 01, 2012, 18:13 »
    This is from another part of the same link from the original tester.

    DETECTOR TESTS

    A Question I am asked on a daily basis is  ''How deep does it go''? - '' What's it like near iron?''  I can only guess the answer to this question. I know roughly if one detector is better than another but that's about it. Most detectors fit in to the ''mid range area'' where they are all very similar.

     

    This is a very rough guide , I do not spend hours turning knobs and pressing buttons, nor do I take in out for day in the field.

    All detectors are set up to be stable and reject nails and small iron, which is what suits most people.

    I get e-mails on a daily basis saying '' you will get another 2 '' if your run it in all metal '' or similar

    Quite a few detectors would give better results  if I ran them ''over sensitive'' or in ' All metal'' making them very unstable but I would not normally do this in the field.

     

    The conditions reproduced are average - all the big iron has been taken out of the ground  and small nails left in - The ground is disturbed but compact; similar to detecting on stubble.

    Most detectors will go a bit deeper if the ground has been undisturbed for 100's or 1000's of years.

    But of course these conditions cannot be reproduced.

    I had a few shocks while doing the tests but mostly it was as I expected.

    As most of you know, -you rarely get two detectors that are the same make and model to perform the same. You get good or bad whatever you choose.  Most of you will never know because you have nothing to compare it to.

    Some of the detectors below may have been good examples or bad.

    Some makes of detector work better on some fields than on others, whilst some makes of detector work anywhere without picking and choosing.

    Some detectors may not be very deep but are very fast responding so they would be better in iron infested sites.

    But I have found if you have a detector that is not the fastest at responding you just simply slow down.

    Depth is not the 'be all and end all' - but it helps, the more powerful the detector the more it normally finds
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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #10 on: January 01, 2012, 18:23 »
    The same bloke sells detectors and will ship overseas. I haven't looked at the pound conversion to see if his prices are ok or dear compared to what we pay.

    http://www.staffsmetaldetectors.co.uk/secondhand1.htm
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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #11 on: January 01, 2012, 20:34 »
    OK that qualified the tests and results quite a bit and does point to some fairly rough and ready testing. I would suggest that people do not take the chart as an accurate guide.
    • Detector(s) owned/used: 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: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #12 on: January 01, 2012, 22:05 »
    I do not take much notice of tests done with large Copper and silver coins.
    To say "it's arguably the commonest coin found by detectorists in the U.K" make you think.
    George III ( 1760-1820 ) I would expect a Half Penny at that time to have been widely circulated but to have had some considerable value or at least enough not to be worth picking up if dropped, so how can it be a common coin to find.?
    Well if people have dialed in high level of discrimination towards coins with lower conductivity, then it could be possible.

    It looks like a guide, made to impress...............at least it's impressively long.

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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #13 on: January 01, 2012, 22:14 »
    no etrac
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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #14 on: January 02, 2012, 00:59 »
    yes no etrac, no at pro
    with depth i put it to you this way, my soil is hard to dig, so going down about 10 inches at moment with at pro is killing my back! not sure i could handle the 2ft i used to get with my PI anymore.
    so depth is just that, what ever you are happy to dig and can dig, the clay around here needs more than just a pick to get depth, it needs rain
    which puts me onto next thought, moist soil gives more depth, today i was in a house ruin in the middle of a salt lake, the first 3 inches are rock solid hard salty clay, after that its softer than butter, moist salty clay, i have found in past few months 5 coins their, none deeper than 3 inches, even the 80 year old coin only got down 2 inches, soil just to salty, to hard to allow coin to sink far. the moist salty clay is so sticky i dont think a coin would go into it very far.

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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #15 on: January 02, 2012, 05:29 »
    Jack, the coins may be deeper but you just aren't getting the deeper signals because of the salt environment, and being in Disc mode.  if you could stand the noise from the target feedback, it would be interesting go over the same ground in "all metal mode" (no discrimination), watch for targets with repeating nonferrous ID numbers and take a punt and dig them, you may find some deeper coins.

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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #16 on: January 02, 2012, 11:12 »
    Looks like an old test

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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #17 on: January 02, 2012, 11:38 »
    No test is ever complete without a Fisher F2

    and as he said, he did not set up each machine using any standard test procedure.

    All tests in my HOO  :P

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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #18 on: January 02, 2012, 12:00 »
    No test is ever complete without a Fisher F2

    and as he said, he did not set up each machine using any standard test procedure.

    All tests in my HOO  :P

    What is your deepest threepence with the Fisher on an oval or park

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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #19 on: January 02, 2012, 12:20 »
    hahahha
    all in good fun.
    (at Markoss)
    I was being sardonic in my comments for a bit of a larff
    obviously the F2 is only an entry machine but is great fun in modern parks for a bit of a surface to 5 inch hunt
    with that sixpence is that pre 45 or post 45? hahhaha Joking
    but I will do an air test just for fun.
    Some of you my not be aware but Markoss and I have not seen eye to eye on some topics
    but he is one hell of a good detector driver. A real pro. probably in the top 3 on this site.
    credit where credit is due.



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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #20 on: January 02, 2012, 15:39 »
    ross i do use all metal mode in some sites, such as old homes/ hospital ruins
    but the hall i used the half metal mode tip. garrett said to not tune out all 40 notches of iron or as you say you miss targets that are coins hidden by metal. to only tune out 36 notches. that seems to work.
    i will put my hand up, honestly i know very little about at pro, had her 3 weeks, had 7 months of watching heaps of at pro videos but only had 3 weeks daily on the ground swinging it.
    so far i have changed modes, style etc almost every other day. its a great machine but yes horses for courses, in a council park heavily discriminate as i chasing modern shallow coins but in a old home/hospital i want the relics as much as the coins so i dont discriminate.
    real test will come later today or tomorrow. that hall i posted a few videos about now, i am certain one area of it 5 metre by 15 metre roughly, which i gone over three times now, is clear of all coins, metal, junk any items a detector can register. so i will try the PI on it later with 14 inch coil. that can get greater depth than my at pro vlf can reach. see what and how deep it finds stuff.

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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #21 on: January 02, 2012, 20:29 »
    When you look at it; almost all the detectors are capable of detecting the halfpenny, which is 1 inch ( 2.5 cm) diameter, down to 5 inches deep ( 12.5 cm)....
    Not bad really!
     

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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #22 on: January 03, 2012, 11:08 »
    Just got a reply back from the fellow who did the tests

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    Re: The ultimate detector depth shoot off
    « Reply #23 on: January 03, 2012, 11:53 »
    Well, that sounds good....
    He certainly put a lot of effort into doing those tests !
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