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Bounty Hunter Quick Draw II Metal Detector

Bounty Hunter Quick Draw II Metal Detector

Product Review (submitted on March 18, 2008):
I am involved with both coin hunting and gold nugget hunting. Although I am new to the fields of hunting, I feel that there are many brands on the market that are better suited for both fields. The Bounty Hunter (Quick Draw II) I have is quite cumbersome and awkward to handle and to use. The detector is economical to buy, but there are other brands better I think for the same or for a little more money. I have used the Gold Bug II that a friend has, and it is a very good machine, both easy to use and easy to handle. The price of this detector a quite a bit higher but the rewards are greater with it.

I have researched some into buying the Garrett Ace 250 and also the Garrett 2500. The 250 is a lower end, less expensive unit. I think for the money it is a very good machine, and it has some very good features that make it easy to use. The Garrett 2500 is quite a bit more expensive, but it has a lot more features to go along with it. The thing I would like to have is a unit that will be waterproof on the search coil for shallow water work (probably no more than 12" to 18".) This would be great for stream-bed hunting along with shallow beaches. The second thing would be that the unit is rugged enough for transporting on four wheelers. A person tries to be careful with the units, but accidents happen. Along with the units being dust proof. I will continue to check out detectors until I find the one that I feel is the best for me.