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General Discussion / First run since repair, KUDO's to Woody!
« Last post by shepcal@sti.net on October 16, 2019, 12:30:14 pm »
Last year, I had issues, just not finding any gold. Throw a test nugget down, no problem, but did my test- bury a 1/2 gram lead nugget at 14-16", it wouldn't hear it. At end of my season, I sent it to Woody to check out. He found 2 issues on the Minelab side. Hey! I bought this like 2 years after it came out, no fault on Minelab. He fixed it and more! I thought I had the latest mod done; his paperwork said I wanted a mod so he did more. When billing came around, we reached a favorable compromise to each.
 Went to Rye Patch NV last week with some friends. First thing I did was bury my 1/2 gram lead nugget at 14". Adjusted front gain as per instructions, then set setting like I had before; had to tweek it abit, but can hear it.
Out in the field, we hit some well hit old patches. Got 1 little one with the 4500.
 What impressed me most, I run the EVO 12", that damn 4500 ran so smooth scrappy the ground and bushes as one does when hunting 'hunted out areas'. Others complained of EMI, static electricity, not me!
 If someone were to ask me, what's the best detector out there?  I would suggest the 4500 and Woody's mod! Best bang for the buck!
Thank You Sir
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General Discussion / Re: new generation coils on gp series detectors
« Last post by woody on October 08, 2019, 06:12:18 pm »
We have had it tested in WA by a professional prospector and the feedback was good, i am not sure if we have some built up, ive been busy designing the 5th generation of mods. Also had the GPZ7000 mods tsted in WA, lots of extra depth but noisy, working on that project as well, call Dave on the detectormods phone number if any of the audio processors are built.
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General Discussion / Re: new generation coils on gp series detectors
« Last post by Rockwall on October 08, 2019, 05:48:57 pm »
How is the audio "thingy" going?
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General Discussion / Re: DDX coils
« Last post by Rockwall on October 08, 2019, 05:38:21 pm »
Ok
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General Discussion / Re: GPX 5000 battery
« Last post by woody on October 06, 2019, 01:21:48 am »
The cells are available from China, just about all the batteries on ebay are fakes, you have to deal with e factories and they want to sell you 500 minimum..
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General Discussion / Re: Detector controls
« Last post by woody on October 06, 2019, 01:18:45 am »
The frequency or the pulse repetition rate can be changed on all detetors.
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General Discussion / Re: DDX coils
« Last post by woody on October 06, 2019, 01:15:04 am »
Customers are using them, not enough feedback yet.
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General Discussion / Re: Looking for Woody build info on article in gold gem treasure
« Last post by woody on October 06, 2019, 01:14:03 am »
Hi, dont think it was me but it is simple to make, get an opamp and a mobile phone vibration unit, put in your hand in a plastic tube, plug into detector audio or if you use or booster it will drive a vibration motor directly, just a series diode to convert audio to dc.
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