Bounty Hunter®'s Challenger metal detector is the perfect metal detector for beginning treasure hunters. The Challenger detects all metals through dirt, rock, wood, and mud. Comes with speaker, headphone jack, two-piece adjustable stem, submersible 7'' search coil, low battery indicator, and a large screen display that visually helps you see the size and strength of your "find." Customize your search with Dual-Tone Discrimination Mode, Sensitivity Level Control, two modes of operation, intensity meter system, and automatic ground balance. Runs on two 9V batteries (not included). Made in USA.
Great beginner's metal detector
Two-tone audio discrimination
7" waterproof coil
Automatic ground balancing
Dual-Tone Discrimination Mode
Sensitivity Level Control
Two modes of operation
Intensity meter system
First Texas Products, with its worldwide brand name "Bounty Hunter," is the industry leader in hobby metal detectors. Whether you're coin shooting, relic hunting, applying utility applications, or just enjoying a fun family activity, Bounty Hunter has the product you want, and its "exclusive 5-year warranty" is the only one of its kind. Bounty Hunter has gone to great lengths to ensure the best quality product in the USA. Every Bounty Hunter metal detector includes a user manual that helps the pro and novice operate and score the biggest finds. "Feature Rich" Bounty Hunter metal detectors are easy to use, and the lightweight construction makes it perfect on long hunts or searches around the back yard, underwater, on a sandy beach, or when doing a professional job.
Bounty Hunter® Challenger Metal Detector
I bought this has a gift for my husband, but when it arrived it wasn't in a box to conceal what it was and the delivery man handed it right to him. He came in the house grinning like he just won the lottery. Well the only thing I could think to say was that it was for our son in law because he's always losing his keys. He got real disappointed and went off sulking to bad he has to wait to Christmas.
November 24, 2010
nice real nice
this is very nice metal detector took 2 9v batteries . waterproof too .. this is my second metal detector. i like it more than the first one i got and it also takes headphones. which i had to buy seperate but i enjoy
August 10, 2010
Bounty Hunter Is Not A Toy
This unit is an entry level unit but it still has the same good discrimination that the more expensive BH models have. This machine will flat knock out iron if you choose to discriminate it out. I have owned White's, Fisher, and Garrett metal detectors and Bounty Hunter will discriminate as good as any other brand.
This particular model has a 7 inch coil so the depth is not as good as the other BH models. This is a good machine for a child or someone who doesn't know if metal detecting is for them. Why spend $500.00 on a metal detector if you are not sure you are going to stay interested?
My recommendation is to step up to at least the Tracker IV since it has a larger search coil and has a switch to select all metal mode which aids in pinpointing a target. Bounty Hunters cost less than most other detectors and some say that they look cheap but all of them are at least a full pound lighter than the other brands. Swing a heavy metal detector for a few hours and you will appreciate the light weight. The lower end Bounty Hunter models work well without all of the bells and whistles that frustrate some people.
November 6, 2007
The unit is able to pick up gold. What is important to understand is that it depends on the size, and how deep the gold nuggets are. The unit is able to detect a coin sized object about 6 inches deep, the bigger the item the deeper it will be able to detect it. Thanks
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