Best metal detector for gold coins uk

Best gold detector UK (2023)

All metal detectors to a certain extent will find gold. Some detectors however will do a superior job to others. We take a look into ability and costs.

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Garrett Ace 250

The Garrett Ace 250 – The Ace story

The Garrett ACE 250 was one of the most popular beginner metal detectors out there when launched. Now superceeded by the 300i, we look into what made the 250 so popular and also what alternatives are out there.

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Quest Q30 metal detector

The Quest Q30 – The sub £300 contender?

Quest are relative newcomers to detectors but have taken the community by storm. We look into the mid range Q30 further.

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Quest X5 metal detector

The Quest X5 – Best metal detector for beginners?

The Quest X5 has taken the entry level beginner metal detector market by storm. We look deeper into this machine and see why it’s so popular.

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metal detector harness

5 Advantages of a metal detector harness

Using a specially designed metal detector harness has many advantages. We look into them further and suggest some examples.

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Can a metal detect gold

What can a metal detector detect?

There can sometimes be confusion about what metal detectors will actually detect. We answer some of the most common questions.

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Best metal detector UK under £300 (2024)

Buying the best metal detector you can for under £300 is an important choice. We help to give you our top 3 choices.

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Can metal detectors detect aluminium?

Rejecting aluminium has pros and cons. We look into sometimes discriminating aluminium, especially foil could limit your finds rate.

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Metal detector settings – Explained!

Metal detector controls, settings and terminology can be baffling sometimes. We discuss the most common settings and what their functions are.

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Metal detector coil types – Explained!

Metal detector search coils come in various shapes and sizes. We discuss the main differences between concentric and Double D coils.

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Metal detector depth – How deep do you need?

Metal detector depth is an emotive subject which can sometimes cloud our judgement. Many factors effect depth and we explore them.

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UK Metal detectors – The choices for price?

Metal detector prices vary considerably. We talk about the price brackets and what you can expect to get within those brackets.

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Metal detector problems – Troubleshooting

Having problems when metal detecting can be one of the most disheartening things around. We look into the most common problems and solutions.

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Minelab Equinox 800 gold metal detector

Multi Frequency Metal Detectors-The Holy Grail?

Multi frequency machines have transformed the ability to detect targets at greater depths and in mineralised ground. We delve deeper into the technology.

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Metal detecting pinpointer – What is a pinpointer?

In this article, we discuss what a pinpointer is, do I need one, how do they work and what to watch out for when purchasing one!

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Metal detector discrimination (& metal conductivity)

Metal detector discrimination can be a tricky but interesting subject. We delve into it and give you advice on how to get the best from your machine.

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Beach Metal Detecting UK – Top tips!

Beach metal detecting can be one of the best and one of the most challenging pastimes. We share our knowledge to get the best from your time.

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Best metal detectors for beginners UK (2024)

Buying your first detector can be daunting. With so many to choose from, what do you go for? We discuss what to avoid and what to go for so you avoid disappointment.

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The Metal Detecting Video Vault!

This is my video vault of some old and new footage of digs. Ranging from testing, cross checking signals from different detectors and fun!

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