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DR TEK Metal Detector for Adults Professional Pinpoint Metal Detector Waterproof Gold and Silver Higher Accuracy Bigger LCD Display Strong Memory Mode 10 IP68 Coil New Advanced DSP Chip

Last Updated: October 5, 2022 (Refresh Now)
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Detailed Mode
Usage
 250
fun, easy to assemble, instructions, kids, put together
+98%
-2%
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" ...  I bought this on a recommendation from my brother who loves it and says it’s easy to use. ... He bought this for his grandkids but and for his personal use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use. ... Easy to put together. ... A great product for beginners.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  but this one is always in my car!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to put together and use. ... Can be used by Adults and kids alike.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to assemble and very easy to figure out the controls.  ...  "
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" ...  Very lightweight, accurate, loud, and simple to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble and very simple to use.  ...  "
Body
 228
metal, weight, light, beach, dr otek
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Taking it to play on the beach eventually!  ...  "
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" ...  My husband and I were target practicing with metal tipped arrows.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for beginners and experienced on a budget and easy to carry and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Also very adjustable length wise for kids or adults,can break it down into 3 pieces also to fit in a larger backpack.  ...  "
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" ...  You will not be disappointed if this is your first time getting a metal detector or just buying your own personal metal detector for the first time.  ...  "
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" ...  The DR. OTEK MT-XR is a five-star metal detector, well constructed and the fetchers can compete with metal detectors much more expensive. ... After the assembly was complete, I noticed how solid and stable the MT-XR is. ... Ten, twenty-five, and fifty cent coins test down to six inches, A gold ring laid flat and a rusted bolt were detected at four and a half inches. ... I would recommend the MT-XR to anyone interested in metal detecting.  ...  "
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" ...  I have tried it out on all types of metal and its accuracy has been right one!  ...  "
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" ...  If you're a beginner or a pro this is a wonderful product to have in your metal detecting arsenal. ... Durable, lightweight, easy to function, and most important of all its very accurate and has plenty of sensitivity to go 10+ inches in clay  ...  "
Price
 63
money, detector, worth the money, price range, point
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Best bang for the buck in my opinion.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend this - good quality and value.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a great buy for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price the device is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice detector and I purchased it at an amazing price. ... More features than most in this price range.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome machine at amazing price  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing metal detector for a even more amazing price.  ...  "
Accuracy
 43
easy to use, accuracy, accurate and easy, metal detector, use and accurate
+98%
-2%
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" ...  The unit is nice and lite and is so far accurate in ID of the object and how deep it is and of the size of it and what material  ...  "
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" ...  The accuracy on this is almost spot on.  ...  "
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" ...  I live the on-board pinpointer, which is quite accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  The Pin Point mode seems to be very accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  As my first metal detector I was a little concerned that this was the most accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to use and accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  it's pretty accurate once you learn about it . ... but on all silver mode it's pretty accurate .  ...  "
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" ...  Accuracy may be pretty good if doing a slow back and forth swing.  ...  "
Size
 37
weight, found, bag, put together, lightweight and easy
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Very lightweight, can use it all day and not get tired.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Light, easy to put together, has a case to put it in when not in use.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that the telescoping shaft extends far enough to let an adult stand straight while using the device  ...  "
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" ...  The MX-TR seemed to fit the bill perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  It even comes with a nice carrying bag.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight on this unit is perfect!  ...  "
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" ...  Great leoduct, lightweight, seems to find things okay  ...  "
Features
 34
mode, pin point, pinpointer, pinpoint, detector
+97%
-3%
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" ...  BETTER, in fact I am beyond amazement how this company can afford to offer all the features--all of which work flawlessly-- at the price.  ...  "
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" ...  As a more seasoned Detectorist,I looked for something, with many features of higher priced detectors,yet affordable, that I could use as a backup.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the features for the detector and the fact that it’s very light and easy to use, I will recommend it to friends and family  ...  "
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" ...  Having been hooked on the hobby, I was looking for a "step-up" unit which was affordable and added some features like a larger coil, VID, and depth detection.  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality with almost all the features of the expensive ones.  ...  "
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" ...  More features than most in this price range.  ...  "
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" ...  Depth finder is a great feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Pinpoint mode works very well!!!  ...  "
Display
 32
metal, lcd screen, lcd, depth, screen
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The display makes it super simple to see the type of material you're detecting, the depth of the item and the pinpoint of it.  ...  "
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" ...  The numbering and chart on screen is tremendous again for those who never had it before.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the screen layout.  ...  "
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" ...  The LCD panel is well lit and easy to read - even in very bright daylight.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen has a lot of info, but it is easy to find the particular info you want to focus on.  ...  "
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" ...  The CONTROL PANEL is well designed, very clear, and easy to use. ... The coin depth display is very accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  Found coins instantly in deep sand nails in ground ,display identified each .  ...  "
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" ...  My daughters have found it easy to use with both the display and three different tones to identify buried metal.  ...  "
Comfort
 26
arm, lightweight, strap, handle, adjustable
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Adjust to fit any user.  ...  "
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" ...  It's comfortable to hold, not too heavy, and swings easily without tiring.  ...  "
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" ...  This allows the detector for a more lightweight feel while still being sturdy, solid and well-built.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to put together and use and looks and feels durable!  ...  "
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" ...  Comfortable to hold, pretty easy to understand and work.  ...  "
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" ...  Found an ET wind up wrist watch in my back yard.  ...  "
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" ...  I really liked that it is not too heavy, is comfortable to use and seems to be strong and durable.  ...  "
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" ...  I feel very comfortable using this machine.  ...  "
Marketplace
 25
quickly, received, product, arrived, delivered
+88%
-12%
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" ...  What i received was exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  DR.OTEK arrived well packaged.  ...  "
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" ...  delivery was ahead of time.  ...  "
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" ...  Some images are hard to tell what they are.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipped quickly great product  ...  "
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" ...  It was packaged securely.  ...  "
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" ...  And it was delivered in time for Christmas which was a very pleasant surprise!  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for a Great Product!  ...  "
Marketplace / Delivery
 16
quickly, received, arrived, delivered, box
+100%
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" ...  Product was delivered quick, is very easy to use and accurate!  ...  "
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" ...  delivery was ahead of time.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipped quickly great product  ...  "
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" ...  Works as expected and was received quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  What i received was exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  The packaging was very well done and survived shipping in perfect condition.  ...  "
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" ...  The box was delivered 6 days before the expected, that was a plus!  ...  "
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" ...  The item came quick, and was packaged very well.  ...  "
Battery
 16
included, life, 9 volt battery, batteries, 9v
+94%
-6%
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" ...  It was easy enough to assemble, and came with a battery.  ...  "
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" ...  The included battery was a bonus!  ...  "
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" ...  This is a Nice Machine,Easy to use quick set up built pretty well,love the fact it only takes (one 9 volt battery). ... one 9 volt battery lasts roughly 3 full days metal Detecting if you use top brand batteries .  ...  "
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" ...  Very convenient that it included the 9-volt battery.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is pretty good too.  ...  "
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" ...  :) I appreciated that a battery was included!  ...  "
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" ...  It is very light and a 9v batt lasts a very long time!  ...  "
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" ...  Good battery life. ... 8 hours on and off first day amd still had 3/4 of my battery life left. ... Use good quality batteries.  ...  "
Sound
 13
sound, loud, tones, makes, lowest
+77%
-23%
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" ...  It makes different sounds and it determines how far depth and what the object is.  ...  "
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" ...  The pin point function is very good, with a very different sound which helps target exactly where the item is.  ...  "
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" ...  The detector accurately located all with no noise interference.  ...  "
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" ...  It worked great, kept on finding lots of stuff, different sounds for different items.  ...  "
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" ...  Volume is plenty loud even without the included headphones (which also seem decent enough to do their job).  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, well constructed, overall a sound product priced to be a bargain.  ...  "
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" ...  I the meantime he is getting used to the functions and what the various sounds mean. ... Would highly recommend for thrill speakers as you never know what you may find.  ...  "
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" ...  There are 3 kinds of sound frequency indicating different metals.  ...  "
Reliability
 13
couple, year, weeks, detector, days
+77%
-23%
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" ...  it has been a long lockdown year.  ...  "
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" ...  On a nice day a week later, we went to the park.  ...  "
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" ...  But the best test was one my 9 year old came up with.  ...  "
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" ...  I used it for about an hour after getting it and it does work. ... One last thing .  ...  "
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" ...  I've been wanting one for years finally got me one!  ...  "
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" ...  Have been wanting one for yrs.  ...  "
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" ...  We've only had this for a couple of weeks but so far it's perfect for our 16 year old.  ...  "
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" ...  Contacted the company and they quickly got us a replacement unit that works great.  ...  "
Marketplace / Marketplace
 11
time, received, quickly, described, treasures
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Shipped quickly great product  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for a Great Product!  ...  "
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" ...  Received it very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks for the quality product.  ...  "
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" ...  What i received was exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Some images are hard to tell what they are.  ...  "
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" ...  It's as described!  ...  "
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" ...  It came complete as described.  ...  "
Design
 8
silver, looks, like, well, use
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Tested it on both silver and gold, and it performed excellent. ... Really liked the design, as it accommodated a 6'-4" tall person like me.  ...  "
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" ...  It super easy to use and it does locate gold!  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't figured out yet if it will detect gold.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to put together and use and looks and feels durable!  ...  "
Video
 5
videos, watching, game
+100%
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" ...  I am new to the detecting game and became excited about it from watching YouTube videos.  ...  "
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" ...  I choose this one after reading positive reviews and watching YouTube videos about it.  ...  "
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" ...  I watched a couple of YouTube videos before starting but I really didn't need to.  ...  "
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" ...  there are plenty of youtube videos showing how to assemble and operate it.  ...  "
Cable
 5
outside, even, cable, put, metal detector
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I got it for metal I placed above outside wire to locate it.  ...  "
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" ...  But I was impressed it detected the tiny amount of wires in an earbud.  ...  "
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" ...  I took the metal detector outside to test out it's functionality, within minutes I was digging up various metal objects including nails, barb wire and even a couple coins.  ...  "
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" ...  VERY well packaged and secured, outstanding documentation in their enclosed manual, even a advisory tag attached to the head unit advising of the proper cable wind and a note about indoor use, for those who don't read instructions, LOL.  ...  "
Storage
 4
feature, like, features
+100%
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" ...  I really like The memory feature.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the features I like because it will help as I grow as a detecterist, and that is the memory feature.  ...  "
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" ...  It is so easy to use with the memory features and pinpoint feature.  ...  "
Performance
 4
recovery, job, easy, assembly
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Not tough but get the job done. ... Collets are not great but do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  The recovery speed is acceptable.  ...  "
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" ...  After easy assembly it was time to see if the true test Performance, was as good as it looks.  ...  "
Network
 4
signal, finding, yard, stakes, property
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I use it for finding the underground property line stakes which are 10 to 12 inches in ground.  ...  "
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" ...  Soon we were sweeping the yard and finding great signals.  ...  "
Marketplace / Product As Described
 4
received, came
+100%
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" ...  Some images are hard to tell what they are.  ...  "
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" ...  It's as described!  ...  "
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" ...  It came complete as described.  ...  "
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" ...  What i received was exactly as advertised.  ...  "
Gaming
 4
something, games, computer, youtube, watching
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I am new to the detecting game and became excited about it from watching YouTube videos.  ...  "
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" ...  Holds interest for quite a while and gets them doing something healthy--moving around, digging and away from playing games on the computer 24/7.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this to get the grand kids interested in something besides computer games all the time and to get them outside.  ...  "
Software
 3
new, made, error
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I thought the learning curve would be larger, but the accompanying visual displays really made the interface more user friendly.  ...  "
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" ...  As good as many more expensive units for most applications.  ...  "
Programs
 3
pinpoint, mode, different
+100%
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" ...  There are several different modes to use but the explanation of these modes in the booklet is very slim.  ...  "
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" ...  You can set jewelry mode, pinpoint mode, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Has numerous modes for detection.  ...  "
Cleaning
 3
grass, disappointed, soil, present, metal detector
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Regardless of the type of soil or dirt it just does not work.  ...  "

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