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Old 11-12-2017, 04:52 PM
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Default Cheap old Detector - Make ?????

I picked up this detector for free, does anyone know what kind it is?
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Old 11-12-2017, 05:20 PM
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An old, low end Bounty Hunter unit.

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Old 11-12-2017, 06:59 PM
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Looks like the harbor freight 9 function

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Old 11-12-2017, 07:29 PM
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I had one I got at Wally World- a spinoff of the Tracker series. With the disc turned off, you have all metal. Rotating the disc knob from full left changes the tone ID segments. Best setting is to rotate until a nickel gives a solid low tone. Then, a low tone is nickel segment, mixed tone is tab ID, and high tone clad coins. I actually enjoyed mine, even tho the shaft/handle setup was awkward and my arm rest finally broke.
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Old 11-12-2017, 09:34 PM
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Radio shack brand?
not sure but it looks exactly like the one that I first ever saw,
that sparked my interest years ago, (about 1978) but didn't persue....
My dad borrowed one like it from a friend,
and we did some Thanksgiving day treasure hunting
on my Uncles' farm in the woods of Missouri.

Interesting... my brother in-law that drives a garbage truck,
found a detector last week, a Garrett GTA 350 complete !
With the box and directions, ( minus head-phones )
I put it all together, some one left the batteries in it
the to battery clips were cracked, and corroded
I cleaned up the insides, put in my extra AT PRO clips & it fired right up!!
A friend of mine has an old Garrett ground hog
He believes the coil on it has gone bad,
maybe he'll want to upgrade ?

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Old 11-13-2017, 06:47 PM
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Originally Posted by DIGGER27 View post
An old, low end Bounty Hunter unit.
Yep it's a BH

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Old 11-13-2017, 07:28 PM
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Bounty hunter gold digger
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Old 11-13-2017, 07:35 PM
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Thanks guys for the replies. Any specific year these were made?

The detector works but I will just keep it around for fun.
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Originally Posted by demyansk1942 View post
Thanks guys for the replies. Any specific year these were made?

The detector works but I will just keep it around for fun.
It's still produced today.

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