When you’re learning to drive, your first car shouldn’t be a Lamborghini. You won’t be ready for the power and the luxury while you’re still learning to master the basics. Likewise, when you are a beginning detectorist, you don’t want to plunk down $2,000 on a high-end machine you won’t understand. Your best bet is to start with one of the lower-end beginner metal detectors that won’t drain your bank account but will last for a long time.
As you become more familiar with metal detecting, you’ll get a better idea of what features are important to you. That way when you’re ready to purchase a serious detector, you’ll know exactly what you’re looking for. Continue reading