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What is better the Garrett Ace 250 or Fisher F2?

By James Cross

The Garrett Ace 250 is still a great entry level metal detector. At this time, however, I would lean more towards the Fisher F2 vs Garrett Ace 250 for a number of reasons. The response of the F2 is quicker. The audio response of the F2 is not so annoying. Depth between the two detectors […]

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Garrett Ace 250 versus Tesoro Compadre

By James Cross

Both the Ace 250 and the Compadre are excellent beginner metal detectors. Which one you should buy is completely dependent on your location, goals, and preferences. Each has its strengths and weaknesses so don’t buy into bias and exaggerated claims of one being way better than the other as there are die-hard groupies with tunnel […]

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Garrett Ace 250 vs Ace 350 Metal Detectors

By James Cross

Perhaps the most noticeable difference between the Garrett Ace 250 and the Garrett Ace 350 metal detectors is the new 11 inch DD PRO-formance coil that comes stock on the Ace 350. Two of the traditional benefits of DD coils are increased target separation and better handling of ground mineralization. In mineralized soils, the new […]

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How to Find Gold in A River

By James Cross

When gold prospecting a new stretch of river, it can at times be difficult to pick a place to start gold panning. There are a number of places that are good starting points for any search. I will cover how to read a river for gold and how to sample a stretch of river. Placer […]

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Eurotek Pro Metal Detector Review

By James Cross

The Teknetics Eurotek Pro is a nice entry level metal detector. The weight and ergonomics make it easy to swing for long periods of time. The settings and button controls are easy to learn. This is not a very complicated detector. It allows for linear discrimination in which all targets below the chosen point are […]

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