Updated August 18, 2018 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Metal Detectors For Beginners

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. We won’t lie and say you’re guaranteed to find long-lost treasure, but if you pick up one of these metal detectors for beginners, you will get plenty of other benefits. This hobby is an unusual form of exercise, a fun way to potentially pump up your coin collection, and a great way to dive into history. We’ve included models for everyone, including kids and those on a tight budget. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best metal detector for beginners on Amazon.

10. New Home Innovations Classic

9. Bounty Hunter Junior

8. Urceri Outdoor Gold Digger

7. Fisher F22

6. Pyle Pro Pinpointer

5. Garrett Ace 200

4. Garrett Pro Pointer AT

3. Tesoro Compadre

2. National Geographic Pro Series

1. Bounty Hunter TK4


Melissa Harr
Last updated on August 18, 2018 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.


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