Entry Level Detector for Beach and Land Detecting

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Entry Level Detector for Beach and Land Detecting

Post by Dominic2708 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:51 pm

I am sure people are getting fed up with me asking questions but what is a good entry level detector for beach and land detecting. I am on a really tight budget and new to this hobby.



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Re: Entry Level Detector for Beach and Land Detecting

Post by mrix » Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:57 pm

Hello Dominic, you would need to give us some idea of your budget ::g
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Re: Entry Level Detector for Beach and Land Detecting

Post by Dominic2708 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:01 pm

It is probably going to sound pretty meagre but max of about £250. Probably a no go isnt it?

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Re: Entry Level Detector for Beach and Land Detecting

Post by mrix » Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:13 pm

I think you maybe better off going down the second hand route ::g
Makro racer red or if your lucky maybe even a racer 2
I am sure others will be along with a few more idea`s ::g
Best of luck
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Re: Entry Level Detector for Beach and Land Detecting

Post by JBM » Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:15 am

A used Minelab Sovereign might suit you.

They are as possibly the best detector out of the Minelab stable awhile back.

That comes from the man who was one of their most respected staff team of all time.

My son has only just sold his after all this time and it did win him runner up artifact at 2018 National Robin & Karolyn Hatt competition.

Best of luck.

Jerry.

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Re: Entry Level Detector for Beach and Land Detecting

Post by Bors » Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:29 am

Hi Dominic I thought you were seeing about a BountyHunter 2200 going for free off the recycling place , didn`t it materialise ?

quote dominic2708,..." On our local freecycle site, someone was giving away a BountyHunter 2200 "

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Re: Entry Level Detector for Beach and Land Detecting

Post by Koala » Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:49 am

even secondhand they are above their max budget.

£390-£500
JBM wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:15 am
A used Minelab Sovereign might suit you.

They are as possibly the best detector out of the Minelab stable awhile back.

That comes from the man who was one of their most respected staff team of all time.

My son has only just sold his after all this time and it did win him runner up artifact at 2018 National Robin & Karolyn Hatt competition.

Best of luck.

Jerry.

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Re: Entry Level Detector for Beach and Land Detecting

Post by Koala » Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:00 am

Can't think of another within budget. Even then it marginal. They start at £160 for a rough one. Most are £200-£300 even second hand.
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Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:13 pm
I think you maybe better off going down the second hand route ::g
Makro racer red or if your lucky maybe even a racer 2
I am sure others will be along with a few more idea`s ::g
Best of luck
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Re: Entry Level Detector for Beach and Land Detecting

Post by Dominic2708 » Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:11 am

Hi Bors, Yes the Bounty Hunter did happen but when i went to collect they informed me that it was non working. Thought it may be too good to be true. So am on the lookout to buy an entry level. Is the Teknetics Eurotek Pro any good?

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Re: Entry Level Detector for Beach and Land Detecting

Post by Neilycus12 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:46 pm

I have my 1990s viking 5 series 2 that I've just started using again, I suppose this poor old thing wouldn't be considered, that said its in great nick, maybe only used a few dozen times in all these years, cost me 75 quid at the time from memory, I remember my uncle saying at the time it was good for beach work that's why I bought it.

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