Best VLF Metal Detectors!

Very low frequency metal detectors, more commonly called VLF detectors, are what the majority of detectorists use for their backyard searches and most of their metal detecting needs.

But all VLF detectors are not equal when it comes to performance abilities. Before you buy one, you might want to check out our top picks for the best VLF metal detectors. Any one of the detectors on this list won’t steer you wrong.

Garrett AT Pro

This is a popular detector because it comes with a feature not many detectors do at this price level – it can be submerged in up to 10 feet of water. It comes with manual and automatic ground balancing.

It’s also great at detecting coins, and it’s fairly easy to use. At just 3 pounds, it’s light enough that you’ll be able to go on long hunts without feeling fatigued.

One word of caution – this works much better in freshwater than it does in saltwater, but it’s a great all-around metal detector.

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Top 5 Beginner Metal Detectors!

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

Fisher F4 Metal Detector

Can you separate trash from treasure with the Fisher F4 Metal Detector? Well, the machine is great for beachcombers and relic hunters alike – or just about anyone who wants to dig underground for some sweet loot.

F4 Features.

The design is more of a flat control with an LCD screen that is very user-friendly. Sensitivity and Discrimination controls are on the left and right. Its controls on the bottom include the pinpoint, notch and others that let you set the adjustments in a breeze.

Its lightweight feel is also a big plus. Not to mention, the coil swing can be done quickly without worrying about the accuracy of metal detection so you can save more time that should be spent on digging. Continue reading