Gene Knight, Director of Domestic and International Sales for Kellyco Metal Detectors, gave me the opportunity to try out and report on the Anderson Carbon Fiber Straight Shaft for the Garrett AT Pro and AT Gold.
My first impression when Gene handed it to me was that it is noticeably lighter than the Garrett factory shaft. I could tell that even with it still in the plastic bag! My second impression was the absence of a stand–it had no way to stand upright when laid on the ground. Gene fixed that by giving me the bi-pod attachment also manufactured by Anderson… more on that later.
The shaft itself comes with an [...]