Hoard Hunters - Metal Detectors for Finding deeper, larger targets

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Hoard Hunters - Metal Detectors for Finding deeper, larger targets

A few of the major metal detector manufacturers produce 'hoard hunting' metal detectors intended to locate larger targets at far greater depths than a conventional metal detector is capable of.

They are also of great use to battlefield diggers, gold prospectors and aviation archaeology enthusiasts.

'Two Box' Type Hoard Hunters

Fisher Gemini 3

Fisher say that as well as detecting metal, the Gemini 3 can be used to detect caves and tunnels. Fisher have been producing two box detectors for as long as I can remember and I have heard nothing but good things about them.

Specifications

Length: 49 and a quarter inches
Weight: 7 lbs
Power Source: 16 AA Batteries (That's right, 16 AA's, 8 in each box)
Maximum Depth: Fisher say that it will detect objects up to 20 feet down
Frequency: 81.92 KHz
Price:

Around $849

Whites TM-808

The Whites TM-808 (which bears a striking resemblance to the CS9000HPX)

Specifications

Length:
Weight:
Power Source: 4 C Batteries
Maximum Depth: Whites say that it will detect objects up to 20 feet down
Frequency:
Price: Around �530 - �575

C-Scope CS9000HPX

The CS9000HPX (which bears a striking resemblance to the Whites TM-808)

Specifications

Length:
Weight:
Power Source: The manual on the C-Scope web site says 4 C Batteries. However, the brochure on the C-Scope web site says 6 AA batteries.
Maximum Depth: C-Scope say that it will detect objects up to 3 metres down
Frequency: 12.5 KHz
Price: Around �579.90 including VAT

Garrett Treasure Hound Depth Multiplier

The Garrett Treasure Hound is a unique approach in hoard hunting design, rather than being a complete machine in its own right, the Treasure Hound Depth Multiplier is an add on to an existing normal metal detector.

Specifications

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