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Welcome to the Minelab resource page from Garys detecting, I am not claiming to be a minelab expert and this minelab information page is not the font of all knowledge, it is here to help people along with their new metal detector and give you a better insight into the most up to date set up guides and minelab products. The Minelab CTX is the newest edition to the Minelab stable, it boasts some very impressive cutting edge technology including GPS and a colour screen.
The Minelab E Trac is still the best selling multi frequency machine on the market and has been responsible for many great finds world wide, it can be set up and used in many ways to suit all different types of terrain and selected targets.
The X Terra range is not to be ignored, it is packed with the very latest technology and like all Minelabs it works very well on wet sand, the X terra 705 is my favourite "Terra" when used in all metal or prospecting mode can pick up the tiniest Roman or Medieval coin from impressive depths, the X terra has a nice large screen and several user options all built into a well priced package.
Finally the Minelab GPX what an animal of a machine ! the GPX is a pulse machine, originally designed for finding tiny nuggets of  Gold in places where mineralisation is so bad a metal detector should never work. Over recent times UK detectorists have discovered that this machine can be adapted to find targets such as hoards and single coins at fantastic depths providing you take the time to learn this machine as it will be different to anything you have ever used. Providing you have the sites and mineralised soil, the GPX may be the only machine you will ever need !
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Minelab CTX information

Minelab CTX 3030 help and information, this section will be my CTX 3030 diary, it covers my early days with the metal detector getting to know the features, as I progress with the machine the articles become more detailed along with comprehensive metal detecting video's with different set ups and aftermarket search coils.

The pages below are my Minelab CTX 3030 reports, you can see how my journey progresses and how I very quickly adapt to the machine.

Minelab CTX 3030, the journey starts here

Minelab ctx 3030 information

Getting started with the Minelab CTX
Minelab CTX 3030 introduction

My early day's with the CTX
minelab ctx 3030 review

CTX 3030 first outing
Explaining advanced menu's and features
minelab ctx 3030 advanced information

Minelab CTX 3030 Advanced Features
The minelab CTX workshop
minelab ctx 3030 workshop

Minelab CTX 3030 workshop

Gary's CTX Review
Garys minelab CTX review
Gary's CTX Independent Review

Latest minelab ctx 3030 hints and tips
Gary's ctx top tips
Gary's top ten CTX tips

CTX 17" coil information
Minelab accessory coils

CTX 17" coil review initial test

More CTX 3030 action to follow soon
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The Minelab GPX 5000 information

The GPX 5000 is a very complex metal detector, it has been designed to find tiny Gold nuggets in extreme soil conditions, recently people have discovered how this machine can be adapted to suit their own detecting requirements, such as hoard hunting in the UK or finding deep hammered coins.
The iron rejection is limited, but a skilled operator can really unlock worked out sites with the GPX 5000

Minelab GPX uk settings

Metal detecting video's and help
Who said the GPX can't reject iron !!~ I am no expert but it appears to be very simple to tell good from bad targets
Watch this video and see how it deals with iron on my contaminated test bed
 Minelab GPX 5000
testing the iron rejection
Testing the minelab GPX 5000

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Minelab GPX 5000 UK settings
Minelab GPX 5000 basic information part 1

Minelab GPX 5000 field guide for UK searching
UK field guide for the GPX 5000

The Beginners guide section
If you are having problems getting to know your machine first you must learn the basics, this section will show you how to get you started with your new Minelab, with precise pictures you can learn all about the minelab's menu's so you will soon be confident in the field.

Beginners guide to the Minelab X Terra 705

Minelab X Terra beginners guide
Minelab X Terra 705 review
For new users and prospective buyers here is some Minelab X Terra 705 information
Beginners guide to the Minelab X Terra 705
Beginners guide to the Minelab E Trac

minelab e trac beginners guide
Minelab e trac review
For new users and prospective buyers here is some Minelab E trac information
Beginners guide to the Minelab E trac
Minelab Explorer II tricks

Minelab Explorer depth settings

Have you ever wanted to squeeze that little extra out of your Explorer, here are some ideas well worth trying
Minelab Explorer maximum depth settings

Metal detecting video's and help
The Minelab video section

Sometimes video's explain things better than words, here are some of my "in the field"  Minelab clips for you to watch

Latest Minelab CTX 3030 video
Understanding the Auto Reject feature
Minelab ctx auto reject feature

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Testing the 6" concentric coil from Coiltek
New coil for the Explorer range
Testing the new coiltek coil
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Minelab CTX 3030 explaining features
A beginners guide to the CTX
Minelab CTX 3030 beginners guide
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Minelab CTX 3030
understanding the menu basics and setting up the tones

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Minelab CTX 3030
Out in the field showing the coin harvester program in action
Minelab CTX 3030 field test

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Minelab GPX 4000 review
Pasture test
Testing the Minelab GPX 4000
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Minelab CTX 3030
Small 6" coil test on a well worked Roman site
Minelab CTX 3030 testing the small coil

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Minelab CTX 3030 small coil test
Working a Roman site
Testing the minelab ctx 3030 with the 6 inch coil on a roman site
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