Nokta Makro FORS Gold Standard Package Metal Detector
- Product Review (submitted on June 11, 2015):
- Purchased the Nokta Fors Gold based on other good reviews on forums. I wondered if the gold version could still do well in parks, etc. as a coin/jewelry hunter AND still do really well in the gold fields. I just got this a few days ago so I haven't hit the gold fields yet, but it does GREAT in parks. There are 3 general search modes - Boost (gold fields), General (gold fields or...), and DI3 / Discrimination. Using DI3, I hit the local park and found it VERY capable as a coin shooter. I was having a lot of fun with this machine, much more so than my erratic ATX and even my Elite 2200. The ground balance (and auto ground balance) work great, the built in pin pointer IS SPOT ON and gives depth (very surprised at how accurate the pin pointer is). There is a built in light (which came in handy because it got late) and worked fine. The discrimination feature works pretty good, just enough to know when to dig. I hit about 10 coins in about 20 minutes and relatively few pieces of trash. What really got me excited was hitting hard on tiny tiny pieces of foil at 4 inches deep. My other detectors generally missed these, and if it can hit those, it will hit gold. So far, very excited about my new machine, build quality, functionality, and overall "fun factor". Time will tell in the gold fields, but a few Youtube videos show it very capable.