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Which one to buy? the Garrett ACE 250 vs ACE 300

Garrett ACE 300You want to buy a metal detector. You spent a lot of time researching. And now, you are confused. Do you get the Garrett ACE 300 or the ACE 250?

In this article, I will start by mentioning what these two models have in common. Then, I will list the differences between the two.

Features in common

Both detectors are easy to assemble; you do not need any tools to do that. The stem length is adjustable manually (40″ to 53″). But, to adjust the arm cuff, you need a screwdriver. read more

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Can you go metal detecting in the snow?

metal detecting snowingMetal detecting is an outdoor activity so the best time to do is when the weather is good.

However, some people are so passionate about the hobby that they do not care about the extreme weather conditions.

So, they are ready to go out with their metal detector even if it is freezing cold.

Can the metal detector be used in the snow?

To cut things short, yes you can do that… read more

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best metal detector for coins, rings, jewelry and relics

coinsYou want to find the best metal detector for coins, rings, jewelry, relics…

To cut things short, you want universal metal detector that detects and identifies certain types of metal.

Then you should certainly pick the Garrett ACE 300.

Garrett ace 300

No tools are needed to assemble the Garrett ace 300 metal detector. But if you want to adjust the position of the arm cuff, you need a screwdriver. read more

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best metal detector for hiking

man hikingThe best metal detector for hiking should be lightweight and foldable or easy to disassemble so that it fits inside the backpack. I think the bounty hunter 4 is the best affordable option. The lightweight is important so that you do not get tired when swinging a heavy detector for many miles.

Why the bounty hunter 4 is the best?

If you are going for a hike, not for treasure hunting, the bounty hunter is the best affordable option. read more

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Best metal detector for deep coins – Guess what?

Deep coins detectorIf you are looking for the best metal detector for deep coins. And, you mean by deep something more than 8 inches underground. The answer may surprise you.

Depending on the type of soil and other environmental factors, coins lost 200 years ago won’t sink on the ground more than 8 inches. So, coins don’t sink as deep as many people think. A mid-level affordable metal detector like the Garrett ACE 300 could easily detect coins at this depth. You do not need any fancy expensive model to do that. read more

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Best metal detector for logs

logs metal detectorYou got a nice log. You started cutting it and then bam! Your tool is damaged because of a metal object inside the log. So you need to find tramp metal before your saw does (this will not be good). A metal detector like the bounty hunter 4 could save a lot of time and money.

Do I need a metal detector?

Tramp metal can damage your saw badly (and buying a new one is not fun) depending on the machine you are using and the type and the size of the metal inside the log. One nail stuck in a tree could damage 3 to 5 teeth of your saw. read more