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  1. I appreciate the feedback Fred. So Ill make sure they work correctly before buying. A deal on a GP3000 came up for $1200, I may jump on that over the $1700 GP3500. I read the main difference between the 2 is the manual frequency tuning (not a major concern for the area) and the button that was added to the handle to allow easy switching between the manual and automatic ground balance modes. I used to have a Fisher Gold bug 2 and I loved the manual ground balance so the Gp3500 handle button (toggle switch sounds more appropriate) seems overrated. Regards, Chadron
  2. Hey Jim, I hear you are the expert on the area and topic. Out of the following detectors, which is the best for the area around the Rands Mountains in Kern county. Minelab SD2200 (d or v2), Minelab GP3500. These are the models I have found available in the price range I can afford. Based on online reading, I believe the GP is the better for various reasons but it also costs 2x the SD models. Let me know and thank you. Maybe we can meet up one day when it gets cooler out. We were at our claim today (early hours 7am-noon) to haul a ton but the roads were washed out so bad we only ended up gettin
  3. What about Ezebreak micro blasters? http://www.atlasminingandmanufacturing.com/micro_blaster.php The vendor page says you dont need special permiting to use them. If that's the case, are they an affordable replacement to larger explosives; for the small miner?
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