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5 Simple Questions to Ask
Before Buying A Metal Detector

Answer these questions and find the right metal detector for the right price.

Metal detecting is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the world and can reward you with new friends, time with your family, and plenty of valuables dug up from the earth. If you’re new to the hobby, the sheer number of detectors on the market can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are a few simple questions you can ask yourself to help narrow down the field and find the perfect metal detector for you.

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