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Good deal Metal Detector Wanted!

Discussion in 'Wanted' started by Marky-Boy, Aug 29, 2019.

  1. Redcap 114

    Redcap 114 Donator (Les)

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    Good for you Drake,

    And enjoy your time with your dad, it’s precious mate believe me. It’s great that your dad has good permissions and even better that they will be your shooting permissions. You are a lucky man in all respects.

    Enjoy mate and I wish you the very best of luck.

    Best regards.
    Les.
     
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    Redcap 114 Donator (Les)

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    Try the Garrett Ace 250 mate, that sort of range, you can’t go wrong.

    Best regards.
    Les.
     
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    Marky-Boy Just The One + 1

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    Thanks Les
    Food for thought
     
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    Take a look at the "Golden Mask" , I bought one after I couldn't figure out how to use my Minelab Xterra 705 :confused:

    The golden mask is very well respected, cheap and importantly easy to use for a novice ;)
     
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    Cheap?

    Thanks mate

    I was hoping someone was going to find an old dog they didn’t want Cheaper the better
     
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    Hi mate,

    I had the 705 as well, an awful machine, just couldn’t get on with it.

    Regards.
    Les.
     
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    Thanks Les

    No 705’s please lads

    Anything else considered
     
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    Slipknot88 Person of interest

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    Iv been detecting over 40 years and my advice would be a Fisher 1266xpro this IS the hw80 of detectors:thumb:
     
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    hello, what is your maximum £££££ ?
     
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    Pm me what you got and I’ll have a chew
     
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    hello, i do not have one for sale but could give you an idea of what detector that might be suitable, if you have not used one before a switch on and go is ideal but there are so many makes to choose from,
     
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    Cheers buddy
    If someone offers me a bargain on here I’ll have a google and go from there
     
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    I've been on look out for one for a while now and a couple of really experienced detectors have recommended the makro racer as being the best all rounder. It's what I'll most probably end up getting once I can get it past the wife. Still trying to convince her that my drone and all my carp tackle cost next to nothing. My mate uses a garret ace 250 with some success so might be worth looking at. :thumb:
     
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    Hi mate, if you don't fancy a garrett ace 250 or euro ace new then I might be able to get you an old tesoro or something like that. These were our main machines years ago for detecting roman settlements and the likes. Very good but don't go very deep. If I were you I'd seriously consider the ace 250, £190 new from regtons, though you would need a coil cover to protect the coil and some headphones of your choice. Plus a spade to dig with. Even getting you something older and used you would pay as much. I could probably get you a tesoro silver sabre for around 150 or so but no point really when you can get the ace 250 for £190. Something old may break at anytime, at least you would have a warranty on the new one.
     
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    Actually mate, if you could I'd spend the extra on a euro ace, it has a double d coil, basically a wide scan, plus it's settings are more for our European soil. It looks to be a decent machine.
     
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    Thanks buddy I appreciate your help
    I told the old man I was looking at metal detectors and guess what he is looking at a Golden Mask1 this afternoon
    I’m still reading reviews etc online so much choice
     
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    There is mate and depending on what you're doing then a certain type of machine may suit you better. A very good all rounder would be an xp goldmaxx power v4. Obviously v4 is version 4. This would do you for everything and come up reasonably priced used. My mate may even have one for sale I think. He has the equinox 800 now too. You could if you wanted too buy a nice new machine from Joan Allen. Get it interest free over 12 months. Nice way to get one to be honest. My dad did with one of his.
     
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    Go chat ya mate up and pm me
     
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