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I have no idea what is a good beginners detector is. I have about £70 that I'm willing to use to buy one just to start on the local beach. Any suggestions ?
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I'd suggest looking at the s/h market to meet your budget and In order to prevent the potential for disappointment, avoid on-line auction sites.
Contacting your nearest dealership would be my advice - Good Luck Regards ss47
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I hope you enjoy the hobby when you do get set up
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i have to agree with everyone, you would do better to save up your money,
and as your new to the hobby it is probably best to visit a metal detector shop, if there is one near you,
that way you can have a look at what is available and handle the machines see whats ones are more comfortable for you( your the one that's going to be swinging it for hours on end ) and the ones that you get on with the settings of better, plus you can talk to them most detector shops have refurbished and used machines available, and can you give you lots of helpful advice.
in todays market £70 wont get you a lot maybe one of the garrett machines or maybe if your lucky a 30 or 40 year old used machine.
and as your new to metal detecting definitely dont buy one from an auction site as you wont know if you getting a dud or not, there are some unscrupulous people out there
Hope you do find a machine it can be a great hobby