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Old 07-04-2018, 09:37 AM
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Is tis a decent detector for relic hunting?

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Old 07-04-2018, 09:44 AM
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Relics? Its not a depth monster so nope.

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Old 07-04-2018, 10:06 AM
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Yeah, a great little cherry picking coin shooter, but not going past 5 or so inches (in my dirt) with an old 7" coiled model "tuned up", so not much of a relic machine really.

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Size of relic means everything here- but I wouldn't expect much beyond 7-8". I find tabs at the 5-6" level.
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Thanks. reason I ask is that a friend wants to start relic hunting. on a budget....
saw the Tesoro for $167 on Amazon......

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Old 07-04-2018, 06:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Bill_Ace_350 View post
Thanks. reason I ask is that a friend wants to start relic hunting. on a budget....
saw the Tesoro for $167 on Amazon......
You can buy cheaper than that from a Dealer.

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thanks.

i'll pass and let my friend know the Tesoro compadre isn't a great relic detector.

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Old 07-05-2018, 07:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Bill_Ace_350 View post
thanks.

i'll pass and let my friend know the Tesoro compadre isn't a great relic detector.
Your question lacked information.

You never mentioned a budget. Is a Compadre known for being a "Relic Hunter"? No, but it can certainly still find them. Is it better than a $69 Bounty Hunter, but not as good as a $600 Tejon? Most likely.

If a Compadre fit budget constraints, I'd pit it against any other detector in the same price range. Don't know why it couldn't be a "Relic Hunter", it's a metal detector, and many relics are metal.

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