Nov 25, 2010
Wherein your brave correspondent sticks his neck out and dares
to make specific recommendations.
Four entry-level detectors are compared feature-by-feature, to help you make an informed choice.
The machines in question: Fisher F2, Garrett Ace 150, Tesoro Compadre, and White's Coinmaster.
P.S. Here's the site that offers the Fisher F2 with the 4" coil, AND a pinpointer, for $215:
Also, several internet dealers are offering an F2 package with the 4" coil and the 10" coil for $275.
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