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View Poll Results: What's a good detector for a beginner?
Tesoro Compadre 79 7.96%
Tesoro Silver uMax 46 4.64%
Fisher F2 209 21.07%
Garrett At Pro 115 11.59%
Garrett Ace 250, 350 254 25.60%
Bounty Hunter Tracker IV 74 7.46%
Xterra 305, 505 33 3.33%
Whites Coinmaster, Coinmaster Pro 75 7.56%
BH Discovery 1100, 2200, 3300 19 1.92%
Other 88 8.87%
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Old 11-14-2017, 08:15 PM
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I'm new to the group and to metal detecting but have always wanted to get into it. I live in Kansas so hoping to find some great stuff! I purchased a Garrett ACE 400 for my first detector and can't wait until it gets here so I can start the hunt! Anybody else hunt with the ACE 400? If so, how do you like it?
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Old 12-19-2017, 03:18 PM
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This poll should maybe be updated =p

Don't think they even make the Fisher F2 anymore

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Old 12-19-2017, 05:31 PM
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Originally Posted by ZR2guy View post
What about the Teknetics Delta 4000
The Eurotek Pro is on special last I looked with 8" concentric coil for $149. It flashes iron when you hear it so you don't get fooled as easily.You just need to get a coupon on Tekneticsdirect.com/ They'll tell you to select your closest or favorite dealer that is participating. This one IDs my 5" deep dime pretty accurately in my moderately mineralized ground. Large numerical ID.

I think the Teknetics Digitek was $179 is still on sale for $129. This is a model for kids as the pole doesn't allow those over 5' 5" to stand up straight and have the coil on the ground. Air tests at least 8" on a dime. A 26" rod can be ordered for use by adults. Simple to operate and has big numerical ID. Again you pick a participating dealer's code for the discount.

Also, check their current price on the B.H. Land Ranger Pro and its Teknetics equivalent. It has high discrimination programs with preset ground balance & programs rejecting iron only with manual ground balance.

I had the Delta 4000, thought it OK but ID numbers seemed to wiggle more.
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Iím newer (last 3 weeks) and got the Garrett Ace 250. I love it, simple to understand and Iíve gotten a lot of stuff. The depth meter seems to be a little inaccurate but itís not too bad. I bought mine used for $190 and someone texted me a week later with one for $130. (Mine does have a DD coil which is apparently better) but I love it. Iíve gotten some nice coins, my oldest being a 1941 French 10 Centamine which was around 6 inches deep.


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Old 05-29-2018, 01:00 PM
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I started off with the Bounty Hunter Land Ranger Pro, and love it!!! I just got the AT Max, and talk about a learning curve!!!
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