Metal Detecting for Newbies

by J C Christian - Date: 2007-01-20 - Word Count: 450 Share This!

If you are interested in starting out in metal detecting or if you already own metal detector and want to learn more information you have come to the right place. Metal detecting can be a fun and exciting hobby and also can yield a lot a reward and possibly put some extra money in your pocket. Metal detecting has gained popularity over time as a technology and prices of metal detectors at both go in the direction of the everyday consumers favor.

One of the first things you need to do when getting into metal detecting is obviously buy a metal detector. When purchasing a metal detector there are a couple things you should take into consideration, the price of the metal detector and the locations you will be metal detecting. We will explore both these areas little further to make it easy for any beginner to understand exactly what they need to purchase.

There is a pretty big price range for metal detectors for metal detecting hobbyist. If you do not have a metal detector already and are not sure if metal detecting is something that you will take up long term you may want to consider getting a used metal detector. You can typically find a used metal detector in good shape for reasonable price. When purchasing a used metal detector take into consideration the name in the manufacture and if there is any warrantee available.

If you are going to purchase a brand-new metal detector you can get information online and can do the cost comparisons. Call the individual manufacturers of metal detectors and speak with someone and let them know the type of applications that you be using the metal detector for, they should be able to help you out and recommend what model is best for you. After speaking with two or three of the manufacturers and getting the best recommendation you can do some cost comparisons to see will work best for you.

Not all metal detectors are created equal and because of this you need to take in consideration the areas you will be metal detecting. Choosing the correct metal detector for your application will be crucial to your success and long-term use of the metal detector. There are a lot of forums on the Internet for metal detectors, if you go and join a couple and tell the forums, tell them that you are new to metal detecting some the more seasoned veterans will be more than happy to help you choose a piece of equipment that is right for you.

Beginning to metal detecting is an exciting experience, when first getting started just make sure you follow these tips and to increase your chances for success.

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J C Christian is an avid follower of metal detectors and how they work. He runs an informational site that follows Garret Metal Detectors, Fisher Metal Detectors, Tesoro Metal Detectors, and Kellyco Metal Detectors just to name a few. Go to to find information to help with everything metal detecting.

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