“Time and experience helps to know what you are listening for; the tone of the machine will sound different each time,” Lee said. Lee said once people had the hang of it most metal detector hobbyists would have a good ear to know whether they had come across something worth digging for before turning the soil. “There are hundreds of metal detector groups around Australia, but I only knew of a handful of people here who were interested,” Lee said. Lee said the Bundaberg Area Metal Detecting Group started three weeks ago and the community started to discover it almost immediately.

A concentric coil emits a cone-shaped search field, which means the search field narrows to a point. We know you’re not supposed to use this post inside because other machinery can interfere with readouts, but we grounded each machine and made sure it wasn’t picking up any extraneous metal.

Whether you’re a metal-detecting expert or novice, we keep it simple. And, by the way, my 7 year old son Juanito found a nickel yesterday when he took his detector out for the first time! I have been impressed by the professional approach and the experience of Daniel, Michael and the entire team at Detector Electronics Corp. I am looking for Gold flakes/small nuggets in a very mineralized iron ore area and quartz veins also to search in shallow streams. I was curious if a low end Garrett would be good for detecting underground pipes and water lines.

This is the best metal detector for young budding treasure hunters, and it’s one of the top rated metal detectors for children. This machine has discrimination control, depth indication and a battery warning light all displayed on a bright easy-to-manage LCD display.

With a two-year warranty, you can guarantee that this metal detector is going to last for a while. We are a team from Ukraine who have been doing treasure hunting and selling metal detectors for the last 10 years. For instance, some people think of combing a beach in search of coins or buried treasure.

There’s gold in them there hills, rivers, beaches, and deserts but to stand the best chance of finding gold a specialist gold detector pays dividends. Ok, so unless you’re an experienced diver detecting a shipwreck is a bit far out, but gold nuggets are buried in many places especially rivers. When you’ve made a proper sweep of your yard offer metal-detecting services to friends and family.

Once you’ve settled into metal detecting and know what metals you want to find, upgrade to a coil size that best suits what you’re searching for. Control Box – the metal detector’s brain is located here alongside the power source.

Metal detecting has been around since the late 1800s and is more popular in the Bundaberg Region than first thought. We’ll point you to the metal detector that’s right for you.

Joan Allen control box and handle cover for the CTX 3030. Nokta waterproof pinpoint probe with 360 detection tip and LED light. The Minelab Pro-Swing 45 is designed for ultimate convenience and functionality.