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White's Electronics is looking forward to working with Michael, Daniel and the MetalDetector.com team. Their experience in the metal detecting industry is unmatched.
I have enjoyed working with Michael, Daniel and their team at Detector Electroics Corp. They have done a fine job representing the Detector Pro line since it was first introduced in 1996. One of the things I see them do is go the extra mile for their customers. It is always nice to see a family run business endure and we wish them many years of continued success.
We appreciate the partnership from Michael and Daniel at MetalDetector.com. As a family owned business, we choose our partners carefully. We have found that their team has done a fine job of representing our line. With thirty years of success under their belt, we expect that they will be a partner for many years to come.
We at Treasure Products, manufacturer of the Vibra-Probe and Vibra-Tector, want to congratulate Daniel and Michael on the admirable milestone of being in business for over three decades. The dedication and product knowledge that your staff exhibits has been a great benefit to us. We offer our best wishes for your continued success.
I have found that the team at MetalDetector.com has done a fine of job representing the entire JW Fishers line. They have partnered with us in helping to bring our products to both individuals, larger corporate and governmental organizations. Michael and Daniel have established a knowledgeable team that has done the job of getting the correct product in to the hands of each consumer. I wish them continued success as they represent our products in the years to come.
I have been impressed by the professional approach and the experience of Daniel, Michael and the entire team at Detector Electronics Corp. Three decades of superior customer care has been the key to their success and large sales volume.
We have enjoyed working with Michael, Daniel and their esteemed team at Detector Electronics Corp. We feel that they have been the best choice for representing the good reputation of the Makro Detectors in the region. They have been working towards 100% customer satisfaction ever since they started their cooperation with us as our exclusive Distributor in the USA and Canada. We are pleased to see both their business and the sales in their region continue to grow. It is nice to see both our family business and theirs growing together. We see our companies moving forward together for many years to come.
Garrett has a longstanding quality relationship with Detector Electronics Corp since the 1980s. I have seen them grow from a regional dealer to one of the largest internet dealers yet they have maintained that special care for the customer for over three decades. Their team of knowledgeable, helpful and friendly staff and family make their dealership a first choice for the treasure hunter.
MetalDetector.com has been a valuable business partner to Fisher Research Labs for many years. They continue to grow while still offering the best in customer service and after sale support, which is very important to FRL. We wish to congratulate them on 3 decades of business and stellar service to our mutual customers. Having known Michael and Daniel along with their parents for 2 of the 3 decades they have been in business, I have seen their company grow year in and year out without sacrificing what’s important to all of us …customer service before, during and after the sale. Their entire staffs knowledge of our product helps to ensure the customer gets the right detector for their needs regardless of what they might be. We look forward to our future relationship and continued success of MetalDetector.com and their entire staff.
I recently had the pleasure of meeting with the team at MetalDetector.com at their newly expanded facility in Southborough, MA. I have to say that I was impressed with their operation and knowledge of the Teknetics product line. When the Teknetics product line was recently re-launched, MetalDetector.com was one of the first partners we contacted. They have had a long standing relationship with the brand as one of the original Teknetics dealers in the country. We value long standing relationships and are excited to have them as a member of our team.
It's been an honor and privilege working with the fine folks at Detector Electronics for over 25 years. Having a family owned and run business ourselves, we know the "attention to detail" it takes to keep a business running smoothly with an emphasis on customer service. It's no surprise that Sondra and David's fine sons, Michael and Daniel have continued in their parents tradition of being exemplary businesspeople who take the time and care enough to really know their clientele. It's always been a pleasure working with you!
DRS Electronics, GmbH is proud to have Detector Electronics Corp. represent our products. I have known Michael and Daniel for over a decade. Their team is genuine and knowledgeable. They provide exceptional support and service to our customers. They are a recognized leader in the industry. Internationally their business is known for excellent customer support. Their presence is a great confidence for treasure hunters.
CEO White's Electronics
Treasure Products, Inc.
XP Metal Detectors
Former Sales & Marketing Manager
Makro Metal Detectors
Garrett Metal Detectors
Director of Hobby Sales
Fisher Research Labs
VP of Sales & Marketing
Steve & Rosemary Anderson
People's Publishing Co., Inc.
Western & Eastern Treasures Magazine
DRS Electronics, GmbH
Dear Sondra, ...in addition to being the first metal detector company I found (after contacting several) which actually seemed to care about my order and which treated me like a valued customer, you also really worked hard from your end to make sure the purchase went through and the detector arrived at its destination on time. By the end I felt I was dealing with a friend rather than a faceless company on the net. Well done!
And, by the way, my 7 year old son Juanito found a nickel yesterday when he took his detector out for the first time! If things keep going this way the detector will have paid for itself within a few short decades! But seriously, he is really enjoying it and hoping to find his long-dreamed-of buried treasure some day.
Ordered 2 Garrett ACE 250's on 09-14-09 at noon… Received 09-15-09 at noon… You folks should be proud that you hold true to all you say, do and promise. It's very refreshing to work with a company that keeps the “old-world” values going, not too many people / companies out there that can even come close to what you provide.
Happy to do business with you,
Remember me? I bought my Tesoro Tiger Shark from you... It came just when you said it would, and works just as you told me it would.
Thanks for your help in sorting through the maze of detectors.
1160 GRAM Meteorite! found 3 " underground. Don't ask where. One of many! As far as being excited I all most had a stroke. Here's a photo of one Meteorite I found on the surface, over 800 grams and a 447 gram one! The one in the middle is my first. The bar magnet has some small Iron meteorites on it.
Dear Detector Electronics,
I received the Tesoro Sand Shark today...and want to thank you. Tried it, love it, looking forward to many enjoyable hours with it. Knowing that it is a "rare" domestically made item gives me double pleasure! Also...doing business with pro's (such as yourselves) was also a pleasure I will tell others about! Forwarded a "glowing review" to you. Thanks again.
Dear Customer Service,
Just wanted to thank all involved in a recent shipment to me that was a gift for my grandkids. I ordered 2 detectors but for some reason only one was shipped. After calling your company you bent over backwards to get the second detector to me on time for giving to my grandchildren. I explained that we exchange gifts a week early so my children and their families can be in their homes Christmas morning since some travel distances are involved. The second detector arrived last Friday in time for our celebration last Saturday. --THANKYOU. I order quite a few things online and have experienced some terrible companies but you are the best.
Best regards and have a wonderful Holiday Season
I have just come in after spending an hour or at my local beach with my son, which is only a 5 minute walk from my home called Deception Bay. This is the first time i have ever used detector. The very first thing it detected in less than a minute was a two dollar coin, boy we were so excited! Not by the amount, but by the fact that on its maiden voyage it detected a coin. We then detected a ten cent piece. We can't wait to take it to a popular beach and I will practice more with the settings.
I would like to thank you for your prompt service. My detector arrived at my door In Brisbane Australia in less than a week. This is the first time I have used any service like this outside of Australia, but with this kind of service and ease of buying and your range of goods this will be the first of many transactions.
I just wanted to say thank you to Scott who made my recent purchase so pleasent! I am enjoying my Tesoro's and have found lots of cool stuff so far. Just waiting for that first gold find! Thanks agian for all the help that was provided in making my decision!
I was amazed at how fast I received my BOUNTY HUNTER. The order arrived in perfect condition, and in only three days after I placed the on line order. The four part series about selecting the right product was also appreciated and helped me to make the right decision for my purchase. You are truly a company that takes care of business and most importantly your customers. It is a pleasure doing business with you and I will gladly recommend you to anyone that wants to buy a metal detector. Thanks for the GREAT SERVICE.
Dear Customer Service,
I am a very happy camper. Yesterday I took my Garrett Ace 250 out for the first time to some local parks. My total find was about 150 coins. The detector works so well and so easily. It only took me about a half an hour before I new what every button did. I am also very salified with the support I got from Dan & Sondra.
PS I plan on buying my next detector from you.
I purchased an Ace 250 from your site for my 7 year old son and now I am hooked! This is our first metal detector and the Ace does every thing it says it will. Thanks for the fast delivery and introducing my son and I to a great new hobby.
Coin shooting in Pensacola, Fl
I got the detector-my husband was thrilled.... Thank you so much. You and Daniel have been so helpful. I am a first time buyer and am feeling very lucky to have found your website. Daniel helped me to locate a really great detector and you have been extremely courteous and prompt in seeing my order through. I look forward using my new metal detector. Hope you have a wonderful holiday season....overall my experience ordering off of your website was convenient and customer service was great. Thanks again.
I just want to thank Sondra and the rest of the gang for my Minelab Explorer SE. It was a pleasure doing business with you and I will recommend your fine business to my other detecting buddies.
Anita S. and Juan G., United Kingdom
Mike T., Rockport, MA
John B., San Diego, CA
Dana, Mystic, CT
Nick V., Churchville, PA
Duane B., Springville, NY
David and Josh
Lori G., Bessemer, AL
Jason R, Massachusetts
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Pieces of History
Beep beep. Another signal coming through the headphones. As I rest the Tesoro Cibola against a tree and get my shovel ready, I wonder what can be waiting for me in the hole I am about to dig. I cut a plug and in the first shovelful, I see a three-ring bullet shining white against the dark Virginia soil. My mind wonders. Who touched it last? What was this doing on the side of a hill? When was this piece lost and why did I get the signal and not someone else? One other question is also on my mind, "Are there more of these in this area?" I walk a few more steps and get an odd reading that stirs my curiosity. I repeat the above process, but this time in my shovelful, I get a square head nail. I recheck the hole and get a clear signal that surprises me due to the fact that the original signal was so broken. I dig deeper into the hole and pop out an 1814 2 Reale at seven inches. What a find! My mind again starts to wonder-who, what, when and why? More bullets, square head nails, and miscellaneous brass items make their way into my pouch this day but tomorrow is another day and the best is yet to come.
Waking up early the next morning, we (David Keith, Terry Burnett, Dean Gaylor, and I) load up in the SUV and head off to the Civil War site we had hunted yesterday. Visions of more bullets, buttons, and projectiles flash through my mind like a kaleidoscope. We begin the day by hunting through a stand of small pines in hopes of running across a campsite. We find some shrapnel but do not locate the elusive camp. We load back up and drive to the fort site in hopes of digging a Confederate button. As I work my way over to a small hill that produced many buttons in the past, my mind begins to visualize what this place may have looked like back in the 1800s. Beep, beep. I am brought back to the hereand-now by a new signal. I dig down about seven inches and check the dirt I have just taken out of the hole. No signal. I check the hole and the target is still there. I dig down another seven inches, check the dirt, and find I have a piece of cannonball. I think to myself how cool it is to be out here and finding history.
I reach the hill and stand for a minute trying to decide where to start my hunt. I begin working on the opposite side of where most of the buttons have been found. I see a log on the ground that has not been moved in a long time due to its decomposed state. I decide to use my shovel to roll sections of the log out of my way so that I can search under it. After moving a section of the log about four feet long, I run my coil over the ground and get a faint broken signal. I dig down and at about eleven inches, I pull out a 1797 8 Reale with Chinese chop marks all over it, front and back. Who, what, when and why? My mind is racing trying to comprehend the piece of history I am holding.
A couple of guys come up and ask to see the coin. Others ask if they can take a picture. Me….I'm just sitting on the ground enjoying the feeling of digging such a nice piece of history.
After all the handshakes and pictures, everyone starts hunting my side of the hill in earnest. I recheck the hole and find the reason for the broken signal-two square head nails. I end up moving the rest of the log but find no other targets.
What a weekend. I end up digging 38 bullets, 1 button, 2 pieces of shrapnel, horseshoes, square head nails, spikes, camp lead, an 1814 2 Reale, and the 1797 8 Reale. I also make new friends.
During all the above hunting I used the Tesoro Cibola. What a great detector. Thank you Tesoro for making such a good machine.
* - Reprinted with permission from Tesoro, "Metal Detector Information" - 22nd Edition