[meteorite-list] Another Metal Detector Question

From: Southwest Meteorite Lab <swmtlab_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:41:56 2004
Message-ID: <LPBBKJHEJKEOHFJDBHJKOEFKCDAA.swmtlab_at_goodnet.com>

I am a Fisher dealer (as well as White's) and use many of the products. The
CZ6 is great for some things like coins and gold and irons. Our meteorite
experience occurred when a good friend just had to have the CZ6. Our
philosophy is give operators what they want. If they do not believe in it,
it becomes a closet model. So he took delivery at Gold Basin. It was sooo
So bad that Marvin said if he walk around randomly digging holes he would
just as good a chance of finding a one. It just discriminates them out. Sad
but true because for less money a Gold Bug II will find just about anything.

Marvin and Kitty Killgore
Southwest Meteorite Laboratory
PO Box 95
Payson, AZ 85547
520.474.2474 FAX

-----Original Message-----
From: meteorite-list-admin_at_meteoritecentral.com
[mailto:meteorite-list-admin_at_meteoritecentral.com]On Behalf Of Kelly Webb
Sent: Friday, January 05, 2001 10:59 PM
To: Meteorite List
Subject: [meteorite-list] Another Metal Detector Question

Hi, List!

    Can anyone comment on the suitability (or lack of it) of the Fisher
M-Scope Model CZ-6 for hunting meteorites specifically? This particular
one has a nine-inch coil. As the ground is frozen solid, I can't test it
burying a Sikhote-Alin in my front yard! Although it does a fine job of
finding all the nails in my kitchen floor, this is not a very
test. It also picks up a 100-gram H5 at about 18 inches away (no dirt,
just air space). It seems to like the gromets in my tennis shoes, too.
More unsophisticated tests, and I don't know any sophisticated tests.
    Anybody familiar with this model? Is it worthwhile buying this used
one (which is what I am contemplating here)?

Sterling K. Webb

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