Metal Detector Reviews

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Minelab X-Terra 70
*****
Scott Michels writes "I bought this Minelab x70 in the state of p.a. I was using a Garrett 750 and I was missing some things..."
Garrett ACE 250
****
Earl Peterson writes "I have been using my Garrett ACE 250 for about 5 years and enjoy it very much. Mostly I search for relics..."
Garrett ACE 250
***
Randall Fedeluk writes "I first started out metal detecting one and a half years ago when I picked-up a Radio Shack Discovery..."
Garrett ACE 250
*****
Ron Mayer writes "Well, it all started when I put on my new 10 x 14 DD Excelerator coil. Wow! What a difference that made...."
Fisher 1236-X2
****
Tom Kamrowski writes "I have used a Fisher 1236 X2 for over four years, and find it to be a very versatile and easy-to-use..."
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Who Needs Metal
Detector Reviews?

You do! Those who are new to the hobby -- as well as experienced hobbyists -- will benefit from reading reviews before purchasing a metal detector. Written by real users, these metal detector reviews are completely unbiased and can help you decide which metal detector is perfect for your needs. In addition, you'll see that some reviewers include personal tips and techniques for certain metal detectors! If you have a review, please submit your article here.

Metal Detectors are for Everyone.

Metal detecting is the perfect hobby for outdoor enthusiasts, history buffs, beach combers, treasure hunters, amateur archaeologists, relic and coin collectors, and Family Metal Detecting bargain hunters both young and old. Popular with people both young and old, metal detecting gives anyone the opportunity to get outdoors and hold history in the palm of their hand. However, there is one similarity among all metal detectorists; they love to find rare and valuable coins, jewelry and relics!

What Kind of Metal Detectors are Available?

Looking at the vast selection of metal detectors can be overwhelming but rest assured that the perfect machine for you is out there! Basic metal detectors are literally "turn on and go," while more complicated detectors have seemingly endless adjustable features.

Man on the beach with a Metal Detector

All-purpose metal detectors are the most popular, versatile, and easy to operate. But there are metal detectors specifically made to find gold, go to depths of 200ft. underwater, or search specifically for relics and caches. What one person considers the "best" may not be the best for you.

This is why reviews are so important – learn from the experiences shared by others.

Which Detector Would We Recommend?

All-purpose metal detectors are a great introduction to the hobby and there is a plethora to choose from. The most affordable beginner models that are extremely popular are the Garrett ACE 150 and ACE 250, the Bounty Hunter Pioneer 505, the Titan 1000XD and 2000XD, and the White's Classic 4 I.D. and Classic 5 I.D metal detectors