All Purpose Metal Detectors

Many metal detectorists have a hard time deciding exactly what type of detecting they like. They might like gold prospecting, relic hunting, coin shooting, and looking for jewelry on the dry sand. For these people, the best option is to get an all purpose metal detector. It might not be able to find tiny gold flakes at a foot deep or be effective in saltwater, but for most detectorists, these metal detectors are the best choice. Here at Kellyco, we have a wide selection of metal detectors that can be used on all metal objects with great efficacy.

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  1. Minelab Equinox 800 Metal Detector

    $899.00
    Minelab Equinox 800: a versatile, submersible, Multi-IQ metal detector with a sensitive DD coil adaptable for varying targets & ground conditions Learn More
    ★★★★★
    SKU: 3720-0002

    In Stock 63

  2. Garrett ACE Apex Metal Detector - Preorder

    $0.00

    In Stock 0

  3. Garrett AT Pro Bundle

    $924.53

    $869.00

    Out of stock

  4. Garrett AT Max Bundle

    $875.23

    $819.00

    Out of stock

  5. Minelab Equinox 800 Bundle

    $1,251.21

    $1,181.99

    Out of stock

  6. XP Metal Detectors Deus RC WS4 Metal Detector

    $1,259.00
    SKU: DEUS22X35RCWS4

    In Stock 4

  7. White's TDI Hi-Q Camo Metal Detector

    $1,099.00
    Designed for propecting relics, White's TDI Hi-Q Camo Metal Detector is lightweight and sensitive. Learn More
    SKU: 800-0332-CMO-X

    Out of stock

  8. White's TDI Hi-Q Metal Detector

    $1,099.00
    White's TDI Hi-Q Metal Detector features a dual field coil for maximum depth and accuracy. Lightweight and versatile. Learn More
    ★★★★★
    SKU: 800-0332-Hi-Q-X

    Out of stock

  9. Minelab Vanquish 540 Pro-Pack Metal Detector

    $499.00
    Minelab Vanquish 540 Pro-Pack metal detector with a 8" and 12" DD Coils & custom search modes for coin, relic, jewelry, and more Learn More
    ★★★★★
    SKU: 3820-0004

    In Stock 12

  10. Minelab Vanquish 540 Metal Detector

    $369.00
    Minelab Vanquish 540 metal detector - 12x9" DD Coil, custom search profile, Multi-IQ operating frequency, variable terrain capability & more Learn More
    ★★★★★
    SKU: 3820-0003

    In Stock 15

  11. Minelab Vanquish 440 Metal Detector

    $279.00
    High precision Minelab Vanquish 440 metal detector with Multi-IQ technology, waterproof V10 coil, audio control and more Learn More
    ★★★★★
    SKU: 3820-0002

    In Stock 9

  12. Minelab Vanquish 340 Metal Detector

    $199.00
    The Minelab Vanquish 340 metal detector packs a waterproof 10x7" DD Coil, Multi-IQ VLF operating frequency and standard Multi-IQ technology Learn More
    SKU: 3820-0001

    In Stock 13

  13. Garrett AT Max Metal Detector / Pro-Pointer AT Z-Lynk Special

    $722.45
    This Garrett AT MAX Metal Detector comes complete with Pro-Pointer AT Z-Lynk, and 8.5x11" PROformance DD Search coil. Learn More
    ★★★★★
    SKU: 1142062

    In Stock 40

  14. Garrett AT Pro Metal Detector 55-Year Anniversary Special

    $599.21
    Take advantage of the Garrett AT Pro 55th Anniversary Special! Free extras such as a pinpointer, treasure box and a favorite finds book. Learn More
    ★★★★★
    SKU: 1140455

    In Stock 67

  15. Minelab Equinox 600 Metal Detector

    $649.00
    Rugged, lightweight & submersible Minelab Equinox 600 Detector with 6 custom search profiles & intelligent SMF To ensure frequent finds Learn More
    ★★★★★
    SKU: 3720-0001

    In Stock 1

  16. Garrett AT Max Metal Detector with Z-Lynk

    $722.45
    The Garrett AT MAX is one most advanced all-terrain VLF metal detectors on the market today, now with Z-Lynk Wireless technology. Learn More
    ★★★★★
    SKU: 1142060

    In Stock 7

  17. Garrett AT Pro Metal Detector

    $552.45
    This Garrett AT Pro Metal Detector package includes 8.5x11" PROformance DD Search coil and FREE detecting and treasure hunting accessories. Learn More
    ★★★★★
    SKU: 1140460

    In Stock 21

  18. Nokta Makro ANFIBIO 14 Metal Detector

    $679.15
    Use the Nokta Makro ANFIBIO 14 Metal Detector when depth, sturdiness, and unmasking matter. Waterproof. Includes USB cable and coil cover. Learn More
    SKU: 11000611

    In Stock 32

  19. Nokta Makro ANFIBIO 19 Metal Detector

    $679.15
    Use the Nokta Makro ANFIBIO 19 Metal Detector when depth, sturdiness, and unmasking matter. Waterproof. Includes USB cable and coil cover. Learn More
    SKU: 11000612

    In Stock 32

  20. Nokta Makro Kruzer Metal Detector

    $551.65
    The Nokta Makro Kruzer Metal Detector combines depth, performance, and cost. Perfect for all types of hunted out terrain, including beaches. Learn More
    SKU: 11000513

    In Stock 2

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Features of the Best All Purpose Metal Detectors

While many metal detectors are excellent with most metal objects, there are some features that a prospector might want for their all purpose machine. The first feature that is important is ground balance controls. The best metal detectors usually feature manual ground balance controls, which let you adjust for mineralization in the soil and difficult ground conditions. Another important feature is a waterproof coil at the very least. While a waterproof detector would be great, many detectorists don’t plan to go any deeper than the search coil. Target ID is a must for an all round metal detector, as it is great to be able to use discrimination on unwatned targets. If you keep these features in mind, you’ll find the best metal detector that will give you great all round performance.

Best Metal Detector for the Money

For many detectorists, both beginner and veteran, picking the right metal detector comes down to their budget. Luckily for budget hobbyists, Kellyco offers a wide variety of both entry-level and high-end metal detectors. From brands like Garrett, Minelab, Fisher, and Bounty Hunter, there is simply no way you won’t be able to find the right all purpose metal detector for you. Some of Kellyco’s most popular metal detectors that provide the most bang for the buck are the Garrett ACE series, the Garrett AT Pro, the Fisher F22, and the Minelab Equinox series. These are all great entry-level to mid-level machines that provide excellent detection depth, LCD displays, and can be used for all kinds of treasure hunting.

Best All Round Metal Detector

There are many loyal customers all over who have their preferences about certain brands and models. With today’s cutting-edge technology, you simply can’t go wrong when searching for a very low frequency (VLF), metal detector that can be used on all metal objects. Metal detecting can take place in a wide variety of environments and conditions, so it is important to have a machine that can handle all of these. Being fully submersible and waterproof is a great feature, as even shallow water hunters sometimes have accidents. A big DD coil with all metal mode can be one of the most effective for every kind of metal detectorist. Having a built-in pinpointer is excellent, as you won’t tear up as much ground, and headphones are a must for windy days and public areas.

Garrett is well-known in the industry for making excellent machines for an affordable price. You simply can’t go wrong with the Garrett AT Pro, the Garrett AT Max, the Garrett ACE 300, or the Garrett ACE 400. Minelab also makes excellent all round machines such as the Minelab CTX 3030 and the Minelab Equinox 800. Teknetics makes an excellent all purpose machine in the Teknetics T2. If you are looking for a Fisher metal detector, consider the Fisher F75 or the Fisher F22. You can’t go wrong with any of these detectors.

What Is the Purpose of an All Round Metal Detector

If you are someone new to the hobby of metal detecting, or have been doing it for some time, an all purpose metal detector is a great option for you. You will have equal chances of success on dry sand, most wet sand situations, shallow water, parks, crop fields, and homesites. This is a great way to find all kinds of metal objects while treasure hunting.

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