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Offline stingraysteve

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metal detectors
« on: Thu 5 Mar 16:22 2020 »
Hi Guys,
got me the gold bug !! Na just joking- however I am pretty interested in buying a metal detector and having a crack- had a look on ebay- they rang from $150 upwards to over 3 grand. Anyone got any idea on brands, specs or anything that could help me find a nugget or two??

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Re: metal detectors
« Reply #1 on: Thu 5 Mar 18:13 2020 »
Most of the sub $1000 detectors are not great on gold, more suited the relic hunting, but will still find nuggets. Minelab Gold Monster, Fisher Gold Bug are two of the better sub $1000 detectors, Google a bit and you'll see the options. Or join Detecting Terra Australis on Facebook, they have several raffles a week where you can win one :) I've got a heap of detectors dating back over 30 years but not one of them is a dedicated gold machine, I chase relics in ghost towns etc.