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Old 08-22-2019, 04:59 PM
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Types of hunting- old house places fields parks. No particular targets in mind, just coins jewelry, buried trunks full of gold coins & bullion, etc
Experience - very little

Started out looking at the ace 400 then decided GB would be nice to have so i started looking at the F44 and extera 505. And then i started considering the at pro Anniversary bundle. And now dont know what to do.

Also noticed a MXT with garrett carrot in the classifieds for what seems like a good price even though I'm not sure what a good price on a used mxt is

What do you think would be the best option?

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Old 08-22-2019, 05:11 PM
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Old 08-22-2019, 05:25 PM
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Welcome from PA!
Thanks. Im in MS BTW

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Old 08-22-2019, 06:02 PM
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I'm a Fisher nut so I'd say go with the F44. Very light and very quick. On paper is it the best? no. but once you learn it the thing will be a beast for you.

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Old 08-24-2019, 12:07 PM
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Check out the XP ORX. Very light weight deep and fast recovery.
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Old 08-24-2019, 01:16 PM
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Welcome to the forum.

Your Mississippi soil conditions are probably fairly mild and you being new to this hobby, I would go with the F44 as an excellent starter detector. It is really lightweight, has a backlight, weatherproof for rainy conditions, has plenty of features and adjustments, tons of coil options and will work well in your area. There are used ones for sale online and the new price isn't bad either plus if you buy new you get a 5 year warranty.

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Old 08-24-2019, 07:27 PM
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Welcome to the forum from dusty SW New Mexico!
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Welcome to the forum from Southern California. Good luck!

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Old 08-25-2019, 01:07 AM
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Thanks for all the welcomes and advice. I decided to splurge a little and now have a nox 600 &garrett carrot on the way. Now I've gotta figure out the best way to research areas to hunt around tupelo ms

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Old 08-25-2019, 10:02 PM
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Thanks for all the welcomes and advice. I decided to splurge a little and now have a nox 600 &garrett carrot on the way. Now I've gotta figure out the best way to research areas to hunt around tupelo ms
I think you will be very happy with your choice of detectors. Good luck!

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Old 08-25-2019, 10:30 PM
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We're glad to have you, and hope to hear about your finds!

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