50 Years of Garrett Metal Detectors with Mr Vaughan Garrett.

On the first leg of our U.S. tour, we visit the Garrett Metal Detectors factory in Garland, Texas. Senior Vice President Mr Vaughan Garrett outlines the history of the company and demonstrates the historic prototype detectors developed by Mr Charles Garrett that lead to the first Garrett Hunter in 1964. In further episodes, we will be visiting the factory floor to see how the detectors are manufactured, and speak to Mr Brent Weaver, Senior Engineer at Garrett. Brent is responsible for the design and development of the AT series of detectors, the AT Pro, AT Gold and ATX.

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NQ Explorers: Metal Detecting in the USA with Garrett Australia.

These holidays join with us as we search for Civil War relics in Tennessee, and prospect for gold in the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. We will also be visiting the Garrett Metal Detectors factory in Garland, Texas and speaking with key personnel, along with a tour of the factory floor where all the Garrett detectors are manufactured. We hope you enjoy this upcoming series of videos from our visit to the USA with Garrett Australia.

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Metal Detecting ‘Malaytown’ 1888 (Part 3) + Bottle Dig: Garrett AT Pro.

In Part 3 of a 3-part series, we visit the scant remnants of ‘Malaytown’, which existed up until the late 1880s. In June 1888, following 3 brutal murders, this was the scene of violent anti-Asian race riots where all Asian immigrants were driven from the area and ‘Malaytown’ was burnt to the ground and completely destroyed. The local constabulary held around 80 immigrants, mostly Malays and Chinese, on a prison hulk for their own safety while the riots continued for 3-4 days. On this outing we unearth some interesting relics and coins and return to the nearby bottle dump to see what lies hidden. Thanks for watching and subscribing! Warren and Colleen.

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Metal Detecting ‘Malaytown’ 1888 (Part 2): Garrett AT Pro.

In Part 2 of a 3-part series, we visit the scant remnants of ‘Malaytown’, which existed up until the late 1880s. In June 1888, following 3 brutal murders, this was the scene of violent anti-Asian race riots where all Asian immigrants were driven from the area and ‘Malaytown’ was burnt to the ground and completely destroyed. The local constabulary held around 80 immigrants, mostly Malays and Chinese, on a prison hulk for their own safety while the riots continued for 3-4 days. On this outing we unearth some interesting relics and coins, in addition to a pristine pre-Federation Queensland Colonial Forces Mounted Infantry tunic button. Thanks for watching and subscribing! Warren and Colleen.

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Metal Detecting ‘Malaytown’ 1888: Garrett AT Pro International.

In Part 1 of a 3-part series, we visit the scant remnants of ‘Malaytown’, which existed up until the late 1880s. In June 1888, following 3 brutal murders, this was the scene of violent anti-Asian race riots where all Asian immigrants were driven from the area and ‘Malaytown’ was burnt to the ground and completely destroyed. The local constabulary held around 80 immigrants, mostly Malays and Chinese, on a prison hulk for their own safety while the riots continued for 3-4 days. We make some interesting initial finds on the site, with more to come in Parts 2 and 3. Apologies for the wind noise on the audio – we need to upgrade our recording equipment! Thanks for watching and subscribing! Warren and Colleen.

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Relic Hunting 1890 ‘Silver Town’: Garrett AT Gold & AT Pro International.

Join us in glorious North Queensland winter weather for a visit to a tiny silver mining town which existed for just a few years in the 1890s. Pocket watch relics, harmonica reeds and old buckles are just a few of the finds. The real ‘prize’ of the outing was an incidental find – a pristine Hamilton Patent ‘torpedo’ soda bottle, manufactured by Ross’s, Belfast, in the 1880s. We hope you enjoy our day out and the excessively lengthy ‘drive-in, drive-out’ sequences. Happy Fossicking everyone! Colleen and Warren. www.nqexplorers.com www.garrettaustralia.com.au www.outdoortactical.com.au

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1880s Relic Hunt & Bottle Dig: Garrett AT Pro International.

We make a return visit to an 1880’s hotel site and following a spot of metal detecting with the Garrett AT Pro, discover an ‘undiscovered’ bottle dump where we unearth some nice 19th century bottles and relics. On the journey out, we explore some abandoned Victorian-era steam relics left over from the gold rush. We hope you enjoy this outing in the beautiful Gulf Savannah of North Queensland. Happy Hunting! Colleen and Warren. www.nqexplorers.com www.garrettaustralia.com.au www.outdoortactical.com.au

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Garrett ATX & Minelab GPX: Detecting Gold under EMR.

Join with Warren from NQ Explorers with his Garrett ATX and Professional Prospector Campbell with his Minelab GPX under power transmission lines in very highly mineralized W.A. goldfields conditions. As a professional, until recently Campbell has been a long-time Minelab user but now uses the ATX as his principle prospecting detector. The ATX operates with characteristic stability and easily detects sub-gram gold directly under power lines. We also use the ATX in a pit on an active mining lease detecting reef gold alongside operating excavating plant. Once again the ATX demonstrates superior shielding to EMR. www.nqexplorers.com www.garrettaustralia.com.au www.outdoortactical.com.au

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Garrett ATX in Australia: A Professional Prospector’s Viewpoint.

Join with us for a couple of beers around the campfire with two Western Australian Professional Prospectors – Matt and Campbell, who now use the Garrett ATX as the primary pulse induction metal detector in their arsenal. Matt and Campbell explain their reasons for converting to the ATX, discussing such features as threshold stability in the highly mineralized W.A. goldfields, detecting W.A. salt lakes, EMR shielding and the usefulness of the Iron Check feature. This is Part 1 of a series of videos filmed entirely on location in the beautiful Eastern Goldfields of W.A.

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