What have I done.....

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Said a while back I was gonna upgrade to a Nox 600.
Well......I lied......got me the 800.
Now all I've gotta do is navigate the myriad of everyone's settings,this may take a while......


People don't change when they see the light.....
......they only change when they feel the heat.
Nox 800,that is all.
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You're gonna love it
This machine talks to you if you are prepared to listen ::g

Plenty of topics and settings discussions too on the forums, loads of help and advice waiting

My first trip out with it when i got it was just field 1 with default settings, then after a couple of sessions i was tweaking to my liking and the fields i go to
Kind of an intuitive learning curve
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You will grow into it fast, itnisvone hell of a versatile machine.
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600 does everything the 800 can do only difference is wireless head sets for 800 and two gold programs what not for uk so no punt in having them gust to pay an extra £300 for 800 that’s gust my way in seeing it lol ::g
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I got my equinox 600 new with free 6” coil and the wm08 wireless module for £675 the customers all ways right lol ::g
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Blackadder43 wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:07 pm
This machine talks to you if you are prepared to listen
Yep,and in 50 tones that language is Clangers......😂😂😂
People don't change when they see the light.....
......they only change when they feel the heat.
Nox 800,that is all.
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You soon get ya head around 50 tones gust have a play with it with different coins all the best noxhunter ::g
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It’s the simplest machine I’ve used in 27 years , once you’ve set your own personal audio and break settings, there are only 2 settings to adjust ..recovery and iron bios
Anything else like sensitivity backlight all metal etc is common sense

I’ve seen the 600 miss targets the 800 hits on many occasions, I’d not waste money on the 600.

Just kidding about the last bit :)) :))

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u;@
Light the blue touchpaper stand well back, then Ruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuun. =))
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How can the 600 miss it’s the same machine lol there no different between the two lol they do the same thing they go no deeper iv got the two 600 and 800 lol
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Bors wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:42 am
u;@
Light the blue touchpaper stand well back, then Ruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuun. =))
Always use 1 mtr of safety then the det chord.. ::g

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NoxHunter wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:23 pm
How can the 600 miss it’s the same machine lol there no different between the two lol they do the same thing they go no deeper iv got the two 600 and 800 lol
Why ! ? x;
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I gust like to have the two machines but been using the equinox 600 more gust lately I think it’s gust more uk friendly but that’s probably gust in my head lol 😂 ::g
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Well done. The 800 is a more versatile in that you can fine tune it to your taste and your sites a bit more than is possible with the 600. If you possibly can get somebody to show you the ropes, it really does save a lot of angst. If not don't be too impatient, the basic Field 1 is fine but it doesn't handle iron particularly well so you will dig more iron to start with. Best of luck. :D
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Great choice and one that I'm sure you won't regret. I purchased the 800 last October and very rarely do I revert to my other machine (but on occasion it has been known). ::g
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