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#6626336 - 01/10/17 04:36 PM Metal detectors
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Can anyone here suggest a good all around metal detector. Thanks
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#6626351 - 01/10/17 04:42 PM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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https://metaldetectingforum.com/

I've been interested in the hobby myself. Haven't taken the plunge yet though.
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#6626358 - 01/10/17 04:55 PM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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Me either, but seriously thinking about it
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#6626359 - 01/10/17 04:57 PM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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Mine are White's MXT's.
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#6626959 - 01/10/17 10:29 PM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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Originally Posted By: N-Rut
Me either, but seriously thinking about it


Me too. I just seems like a fun thing to do.

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#6626973 - 01/10/17 10:46 PM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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Good luck. I can't help you but it always did seem very interesting. The guys that go fishing in the rivers with magnets also seemed like a really neat thing to do too!!
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#6627006 - 01/10/17 11:35 PM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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I've got a Bounty Hunter that's not bad. Garret or Whites are really good.

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#6627010 - 01/10/17 11:46 PM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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Still fairly new back into the game after several years.
My research best for the money all around detector, I went with the Garrett At Pro package with Double D coil. Been very happy with it. You would need a digging tool stronger than the one with the package deal. And a pointer is a must. Been very happy with a Garrett Pro Pointer. Once I add a Sniper coil for a second coil, I'm good for most anything I want to do. Google up Garrett AT Pro on various forums and read the reviews.

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#6627016 - 01/10/17 11:54 PM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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Garret AT Pro and never look back.

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#6627148 - 01/11/17 07:53 AM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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Second on Garrett

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#6627280 - 01/11/17 09:28 AM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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#6627443 - 01/11/17 11:11 AM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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Got my pops the Garret AT Pro for Christmas, and he loves it.

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#6628025 - 01/11/17 06:11 PM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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Thanks for the input. I've been watching a few videos of guys hunting with them. It looks like a fun way to pass the time between seasons. Hope to pick one up this weekend.
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#6629275 - 01/12/17 01:37 PM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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#6630583 - 01/13/17 09:23 AM Re: Metal detectors [Re: N-Rut]
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I have been looking at the Garret AT Pro as well. Thought the kids would love to use it (toy really bought for dad but used under guise of kids), and they would probably fight over it too.

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