[x]
We are happy to see you on THunting.com!

THunting.com is a place to entertain as well to spread knowledge around Metal Detecting, Treasure Hunting & Prospecting.

We would like you to Join us at the THunting.com

Why to join THunting.com Forums?

  • Be part of one of the fastest growing Metal Detecting Communities
  • Show your Finds to other people from around the world
  • Stay informed about the latest Treasure News and Events
  • Talk about hot topics and issues related to Treasure Hunting
  • Ask questions and get answers from our Experts
  • Download free Treasure Hunting Software & more in our Member Download Area
  • Participate in our free Member Competitions and Lotteries to win great Prizes such as Metal Detectors, Books etc.
  • Receive virtual "Gold" for writing on our boards which can be exchanged for real Treasure in our exclusive Member Board shop
  • Find new Metal Detecting Friends from all over the World

Register Now - Its FREE & EASY

Already a member then CLOSE this window and Login

JOIN US          CLOSE

THunting.com
Minelab
Treasure Hunting & Metal Detecting Community
   
Advanced Search
*
Welcome, Guest! Please login or register HERE - It is FREE and easy.
Only registered users can post and view images on our message boards.

Login with email, password and session length
News:
Pages: 1    Go Down
Print
Share this topic on FacebookShare this topic on Del.icio.usShare this topic on DiggShare this topic on RedditShare this topic on Twitter
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Offline IronmanTopic starter
Bronze Member
*


Activity
0%
Male
United States
Posts: 225
Referrals: 0

945.00 Gold
View Inventory

Awards

White's GMT,  Minelab SD2200V2,  White's Coinmaster, Coinmater 6000/Di 3
« on: June 15, 2009, 07:42:31 pm »
Go Up Go Down

Hello all,

Can anyone give advice on what a nine year old might use for a first detector?  He is by no means new to metal detecting and has used my White's GMT to hunt for meteorites since he was six years old.  So basically he does know how to swing a detector.  He has asked to hit the parks, schools and similar areas.

Any out there that won't break the bank but will still find Coins, rings etc?

Thanks                 Ironman 

Linkback:

You are not allowed to view links.
Please Register or Login

http://www.thunting.com/smf/index.php/topic,5871.msg36082.html#msg36082



Logged

Those who say it cannot be done.....
should not interrupt the person doing it!

You will never find Treasure.....
unless you hunt for it!

Offline PaulSRQ
Copper Member
*


Activity
0%

United States
Posts: 49
Referrals: 0

280.00 Gold
View Inventory

Awards

Fisher F75, Garrett ACE 250, DetectorPro Pistol Probe
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2009, 08:34:45 pm »
Go Up Go Down

Garrett ACE 150.

It's an amazing machine and a heck of a value. I paid $137 for mine at Sports Authority using the free shipping and 10% off online coupon. I get a solid 6" depth out of it on coins and rings. I plan to upgrade to the larger coil for about 9" of depth. It doesn't have the pinpoint function like the 250, but I can still locate the object well without digging a large hole.

Hope this helps.

Linkback:

You are not allowed to view links.
Please Register or Login

http://www.thunting.com/smf/index.php/topic,5871.msg36086.html#msg36086



Logged
Offline tyler
Bronze Member
*


me Activity
0%
Male
United States
Posts: 284
Referrals: 0

385.00 Gold
View Inventory

Awards

Minelab
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2009, 08:36:15 pm »
Go Up Go Down

definety nothing like a minelab probley somthing simple like one that beeps. like a troy or somthing.

Linkback:

You are not allowed to view links.
Please Register or Login

http://www.thunting.com/smf/index.php/topic,5871.msg36087.html#msg36087



Logged
Offline outback
Internet Pirate
Gold Member
*


Internet Pirate
Activity
0%
Male
Canada
Posts: 3367
Referrals: 9

1500.00 Gold
View Inventory

WWW Awards

Tesoro Cibola
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2009, 08:42:23 pm »
Go Up Go Down

I would check out the Tesoro Compadre or the bounty hunter junior

Linkback:

You are not allowed to view links.
Please Register or Login

http://www.thunting.com/smf/index.php/topic,5871.msg36090.html#msg36090



Logged
Offline IronmanTopic starter
Bronze Member
*


Activity
0%
Male
United States
Posts: 225
Referrals: 0

945.00 Gold
View Inventory

Awards

White's GMT,  Minelab SD2200V2,  White's Coinmaster, Coinmater 6000/Di 3
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2009, 09:53:59 pm »
Go Up Go Down

PaulSRQ, Tyler, Outback,

Thanks fellas, for the advice.  We will start looking at the metal detectors mentioned.                            Thanks again.

Linkback:

You are not allowed to view links.
Please Register or Login

http://www.thunting.com/smf/index.php/topic,5871.msg36096.html#msg36096



Logged

Those who say it cannot be done.....
should not interrupt the person doing it!

You will never find Treasure.....
unless you hunt for it!

Offline Beachcomber
Bronze Member
*


Activity
0%
Male
Belgium
Posts: 253
Referrals: 0

1305.00 Gold
View Inventory

Awards

Sovereign GT C Scope 550 Minelab Quattro Compadre
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2009, 10:53:29 pm »
Go Up Go Down

+1 on the Compadre. Will outclass any digital unit in the same price range. Simple, but very efficient : I found almost 700 coins on the beach and twice gold the very first two weeks I had it (I have more than 16.OOO hours detecting, so if I bought one, I knew what I was buying.)

HH

Linkback:

You are not allowed to view links.
Please Register or Login

http://www.thunting.com/smf/index.php/topic,5871.msg36097.html#msg36097



Logged
Offline IronmanTopic starter
Bronze Member
*


Activity
0%
Male
United States
Posts: 225
Referrals: 0

945.00 Gold
View Inventory

Awards

White's GMT,  Minelab SD2200V2,  White's Coinmaster, Coinmater 6000/Di 3
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2009, 11:26:40 pm »
Go Up Go Down

HH,

   Thanks for the advice.  After talking to several friend as well as forum members, the choice will be a Tesoro Compadre.

Thanks every one for the time and the input!

Ironman

Linkback:

You are not allowed to view links.
Please Register or Login

http://www.thunting.com/smf/index.php/topic,5871.msg36894.html#msg36894



Logged

Those who say it cannot be done.....
should not interrupt the person doing it!

You will never find Treasure.....
unless you hunt for it!

Print
Pages: 1    Go Up
Jump to:  

Powered by SMF 1.1.16 | SMF © 2005, Simple Machines | Sitemap
Copyright THunting.com