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iconnumber posted 04-26-2018 11:27 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for cbc58     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
If someone was considering purchasing equipment to test for metal content of silver items, what would be the best product to buy ?

Is an XRF gun the way to go -- and if so -- is there anything you should know about using one in terms of safety, maintenance and upkeep ? If shopping for a used one - are there things to watch out for ?


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iconnumber posted 05-01-2018 10:24 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for asheland     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
My friend has an XRF gun, they have to be registered and you must take a radiation class (online)
So they are kinda high maintenance. Plus they are the price of a small car. frown

However they are VERY cool to have if you are willing to deal with those costs.

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