Minelab X-Terra 505 Metal Detector
- Product Review (submitted on December 20, 2008):
The Minelab X-Terra 50 was my first metal detector that has a display and different audio sounds. The weather hasn't permitted me to do a lot of detecting lately, but the few times I have been out I have been surprised and excited with X-Terra 50. I will mention one outing that was fun. I went to a friend's house that I have "hunted out" and had only a limited amount of time. I came away after 15 minutes with a nickel and two pennies. My instincts were correct in that there was a least one nickel that I didn't find. I have never really bothered searching for them. However, with the X-Terra 50, you don't have to miss them as a nickel seems to ALWAYS read a 12 on the read-out.
One of the pennies that I found indicated a depth of 8 inches. Sure enough, I quickly recovered a 1916 Wheatie. This in an area I (and I alone) had searched many times. I'm still getting use to all the features on the X-Terra 50 and look forward to seeing what else it can do.