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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3 Best PI Metal Detectors!

Finding the metal detector of your dreams is never easy. That’s because the perfect metal detector doesn’t exist. They all come with their own set of pros and cons, and the most you can do is find the one that will work best for your particular needs.

If you’re sold on the idea of getting a pulse induction metal detector because you want to go detecting in the saltwater and you know VLF metal detectors don’t do a good job in those conditions, you might be overwhelmed by the options out there.

Hopefully, this list can help you find the machine that will meet all your demands so you’ll be out searching for treasure in no time.

White’s Surfmaster Dual Field PI

The 12-inch search coil and powerful technology this machine has makes it a great choice for finding those deeper signals. Continue reading

Whites Coinmaster!

Being a multipurpose metal detector, the Whites Coinmaster is something that you will find very useful for a lot of things – from rings to jewelry to coins and many others. But as the name says, it is most likely the best thing to use when hunting for coins.

Coinmaster Features.

When it comes to the maximum depth of detecting metals, the Whites Coinmaster can go for as much as 8 inches, which is the average if compared to a lot of similar devices. It is also quite the lightweight metal detector at only 2.5 pounds, compared to other brands.

Its weight is not too heavy but not too light. However, it only has 8 target ID segments so it might not be that precise compared to similar metal detectors. It has a 3 tone distinction that allows you to detect and distinguish different kinds of metals.

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Pros and Cons Of Whites Coinmaster!

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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