Bounty Hunter Platinum Metal Detector with Waterproof 8" Search Coil + Bonus Pack

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Product Overview
Discover the oldest and deepest coins, rings, jewelry and relics with the Bounty Hunter Platinum. This is Bounty Hunters' top of the line metal detector. This model features both audio and visual target identification, custom modes, an expanded depth reading and a jumbo LCD Display. The Platinum features a ground balance adjustment to eliminate the effects of tough mineralized ground. This is one lightweight, fully featured machine that lets you do it all! Now you can hunt for hours at the beach, parks, schoolyards or in the woods.

Introducing the Bounty Hunter Platinum Metal Detector

Bounty Hunter's latest, top of the line metal detector, features enhanced target identification with easy to use custom programs, a ground balance control, expanded depth reading and a jumbo LCD Display screen. At just over two pounds, this is one lightweight, modern Bounty Hunter metal detector that offers exceptional performance.

Advanced Features, Yet Easy To Use!

Tired of metal detectors that are so complicated that they make your head spin? Are you looking for an easy to use metal detector that offers top of the line features that anyone can use? The wait is over, the Bounty Hunter Platinum has arrived! Simply hit the power on button and you are ready to start treasure hunting. No complicated setup routines. This detector is ready to start finding treasure from the moment you turn it on.

Our Best Value!

When Bounty Hunter introduced the new Gold and Platinum metal detector models, we realized that they had just made available two detectors that would open up the hobby to many new treasure hunters. The Bounty Hunter Platinum model is not only easy to use but is one of the most versatile detectors we have seen in a while. This unit will help you locate the oldest and deepest coins, rings, jewelry and relics in all ground conditions. One metal detector that does it all! The Bounty Hunter Platinum is great for both the first time treasure hunter and the seasoned professional. You can turn it on and go or use the many advanced features to customize this detector for your style of treasure hunting.

An Exclusive Deal For MetalDetector.com Customers

When we heard that Bounty Hunter was only producing a limited number of these new units in time for the season, we stepped up and bought out the entire production run. We also negotiated a special package of metal detecting accessories and an extreme price discount for our customers. These units are available at this promotional price while supplies last. Compare this offer and we are sure you will agree that this is the best metal detector value on the internet!

Comfortable, Lightweight Design

Hunt for hours without fatigue. This is one lightweight, fully featured metal detector that lets you do it all! Now you can hunt for hours at the beach, parks, old home sites, school yards or in the woods. Discover the oldest and deepest coins, rings, jewelry and relics with the Bounty Hunter Platinum. This is Bounty Hunters' top of the line metal detector. The detector features both audio and visual target identification, custom modes, an expanded depth reading and a jumbo LCD display screen. The Platinum features a ground balance adjustment to eliminate the effects of tough mineralized ground.

Cutting Edge Design, Incredible Depth & Performance

The Bounty Hunter Platinum was designed under the direction of Dave Johnson, Chief Designer for First Texas Products. Dave is one of the top engineers in the metal detecting industry. He has designed leading-edge metal detectors for American manufacturers for over 25 years. The Bounty Hunter Platinum is one of his latest accomplishments for the Bounty Hunter brand. Many of his design platforms are the backbone of several companies high end product offerings today. Pictured below, you can see that the engineering team works hard and plays hard.

Pictured above from Left To Right, Mark Krieger, New Product Development Engineer, John Gardiner, Electronics Engineer, David Johnson (kneeling), Chief Engineer, Jorge Anton Saad, Electronics Engineer.

Jumbo LCD Target Identification Display

The Bounty Hunter Platinum features a large, easy to read display that will identify the target before you dig it! The display is easy to read outdoors and measures a full 3 inches by two inches. The display will identify common targets such as iron, foil, nickels, soda can pull tabs, screw caps, pennies dimes quarters etc. The Platinum will also provide a unique target identification number for every target. This additional dimension of target identification is important when searching for unusual relics or targets with a unique level of conductivity like gold coins, civil war relics including buckles, buttons and mini balls. The advanced identification features found on this detector will help you dig less trash and find more treasures. Make the most of your time in the field with the Bounty Hunter Platinum.

Features Four Custom Modes

Bounty Hunter engineers started with a clean slate when they introduced the new Bounty Hunter Platinum. The Bounty Hunter Platinum model is feature-packed yet offers turn on and go simplicity. This top model adds four custom programs: A discriminate mode, a pinpoint mode, a ground grab mode and an all metal mode. This metal detector sets a new standard for high end features and value. Feature for feature, this model goes far beyond the competition. The Bounty Hunter Platinum is lightweight, well constructed and deep seeking. This detector is easy to use and features intuitive controls.

Discrimination Mode - This mode is the default mode and is the mode most commonly used for continuous searching. Like most modern metal detectors, it requires the searchcoil to be in motion in order to detect and identify targets. In this mode, targets are identified with distinct tones, and are classified in categories at the top of the display. A two-digit numerical value, on a scale of 10 to 99, is displayed in the middle of the screen. The depth range of the target is also displayed at the bottom of the display. All menu items can be selected, customized or changed in this mode.

Pinpoint Mode - Pinpoint is used to find the exact location of a target which was previously located and identified using the discrimination mode. As this mode does not require motion over the target, you can move the coil more slowly and then narrow the detection field when near the target.

Ground Grab Mode - All soils contain minerals. Signals from ground minerals interfere with the signals from metal objects. All soils differ and can differ greatly in the type and amount of ground minerals present. This detector incorporates ground balancing algorithms which eliminate interference caused by the ground minerals found in most soils. The quick and easy to use Ground Grab feature, allows the user to more precisely calibrate the detector's internal circuitry to the specific ground you are searching.

All Metals Mode - This mode is a no-motion mode. Metal targets are detected with the searchcoil motionless over the target. Target identification is not possible in this mode. All metal objects will induce a single monotone hum. The 2-digit value in the middle of the screen represents the approximate target depth, in inches.

Made In the United States - 5 Year Warranty

The Bounty Hunter Platinum is crafted in the USA and is backed with a 5 year parts and labor Warranty. This model features an easy to read jumbo LCD display with digital target identification and depth readings. The Bounty Hunter Platinum features a ground balance adjustment that allows the detector to operate in the toughest, most mineralized soil conditions. There are no complex adjustments or settings to worry about. Just turn it on and go! Start having fun with this model from your first time out. This model will locate coins, rings, gold and relics. Use it at parks or at the beach. No matter how you look at it, the Bounty Hunter Platinum offers the best quality, price and features. To top it off, this model is backed by a full 5 year warranty.

A Deep Seeking Coil Design

The Bounty Hunter Platinum detector model features a cutting edge concentric search coil design. The triple spoke design punches down deep and cuts through iron and aluminum trash. The concentric coil winding produces smooth operation for all types of treasure hunting. The search coil is waterproof and features an 8" diameter... a perfect balance between depth and sensitivity. Experience powerful, deep target detection and easy pinpointing.

Understanding the Bounty Hunter Platinum Concentric Search Coil Design:

The Bounty Hunter Platinum concentric coil is engineered with both an inner circle and an outer circle wire winding. The search pattern produced is cone shaped and is excellent for accurately pinpointing targets with ease. This Bounty Hunter Search coil includes the latest technology and is waterproof and electro statically shielded. In general, larger search coils will give better depth with larger targets and better ground coverage. However, sensitivity to smaller objects may be sacrificed. Smaller search coils will offer greater sensitivity to smaller objects and improved target separation in trashy soil. This coil offers the perfect balance of depth and sensitivity.

Four Tone Audio Target Identification System:

While the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) is very accurate in identifying buried objects, you may not be looking at the screen as you walk over an item. The detector has 4 audio tones and will be your first alert to a buried object. This audio feedback system will first alert you to the presence of an object. Then look to the LCD display screen, to show in vivid details, what you have located. The detector has up to four different tones, depending on the object detected.

Top of The Line Features and Performance

The Bounty Hunter Platinum includes a jumbo 2 digit LCD target readout. A low battery indicator and target depth are displayed on the large LCD display. This model features a no motion ground grab and a push-button pinpoint control. There are four modes of operation. Four tone audio target identification helps you determine what is in the ground before you start digging. A built in sensitivity adjustment and volume control let you get the best depth and audio response possible. This unit includes an overload alarm system. The Bounty Hunter Platinum includes an arm strap, a built in arc stand and a padded arm rest and grip.

Standard Factory Items Included

  • 5 Year Warranty
  • 8" Concentric Search Coil
  • Velcro Arm Strap
  • Comprehensive User's Manual
Product Specifications
SKU BHPLAT_kit
Approximate Weight 2.25 Pounds
Audio Identification 4-tone
Battery Requirements 1 - 9 Volt
Battery Indicator Yes
Brand Bounty Hunter
Built-In Flashlight No
Search Coil Size 8" Search Coil
Country United States
Ground Balance Manual or Auto Ground Balance
Headphone Jack Size 1/4 Inch and 1/8 Inch
Holster Included No
Includes Bonus Items Yes
Length Adjustable
Operating Mode All Metal and Discriminate
Operating Frequency 7.81 kHz
Circuitry Type VLF
Pinpoint Mode Yes
Search Coil Shape Round
Search Coil Type Concentric
Sensitivity Adjustment Yes
Vibrating Alert No
Visual Identification LCD Screen
Warranty 5 Years
Water Resistance Waterproof Coil
Guides and Documentation
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Good Product Review by jim
I am still learning how to use it. I have not had much time to practice with it, but I am finding it Very Interesting. (Posted on November 6, 2018) Would you recommend this product to a friend? Definitely yes

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i am new to metal detecting and i will never stop Review by bobo
the bounty hunter is good for newbies and pros (Posted on September 18, 2018) Would you recommend this product to a friend? Definitely yes

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great detector Review by Al
Have had this detector for over a year now. It’s easy to use has great depth. The visuals are great. I use the 2 tone mode. Very easy to ground balance. The fact that you can even ground balance this machine at this price is worth it. Nothing negative I can say about it. (Posted on February 14, 2018)
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Perfect Review by Angie
Have taken it out a couple times, I have found coins galore, I love it! (Posted on December 13, 2017)
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Good first exposure to the hobby Review by Robert
Was recovering from surgery when I received the detector and so haven’t really used it much. Good detector for a novice like me, not so expensive that should I not take to the hobby I won’t have spent a lot. (Posted on November 10, 2017)
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Excellent Review by Tamela Shook
Night for my husband. He loves it! (Posted on July 21, 2017)
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Great product Review by Debra Jacobi
This detector is great for a beginner and with the purchase of the 11 inch coil it works even better. I'm looking forward to having some time off to spend searching certain areas around my home built in late 1800s. (Posted on June 6, 2017)
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Great Buy Review by Michael Yawin
The detector worked great right out of the box. I also received it sooner than stated. Outstanding company to do business with highly recommended. (Posted on May 8, 2017)
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Got this for Christmas Review by John Thompson
Can't wait for spring to get here so I can try it out. (Posted on January 2, 2017)
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Great machine I am finding more items in area that I have been before. A lot of the items found are 6" or more. Review by Vernon Woods
With my new machine I am finding more items at a deeper location. So far I have found three silver rings, 1919 Republic of China Twenty Cash coin, One silver earring and approximately $30.00 in loose coin. (Posted on January 2, 2017)
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Great package unit!! Review by Jon K.
I found items in our yard christmas morning!! Easy to use and effective. No treasure yet but cleared my yard of cans!! (Posted on January 2, 2017)
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Bucket List - Check! Review by Cynthia Minota
I have wanted to detect for decades and I finally received this for as a gift! I had it together and outside beeping in no time! Due to MS, my muscle strength and endurance is limited but I am able to swing this due to its lightweight; and I love the adjustable length so even my very tall husband can use it when I tire! I am learning something new every time I head out to the yard and can't wait for my first real find. (So far just hidden metal junk but it's all good!) (Posted on December 31, 2016)
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Looks like fun! Review by Sherri Shoop
I gave the metal detector to my husband for Christmas but we can't use it yet. We have at least 24" inches of snow. Not easy to dig frozen ground. Can hardly wait to give it a try. (Posted on December 29, 2016)
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quick review Review by Tom Algiere
Took the detector out yesterday and searched for arrows (bolts) I found one of the five I lost and the general area they should be in. Found one and had some signals but if the arrows are in the ground they are lower than I expected.

Tom (Posted on December 28, 2016)
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Great value, quick service Review by William Frankum
I ordered the Platinum model and before ever receiving it I decided on the Platinum Pro model. I liked the features of the larger coil and overall capabilities. I plan on retiring next April (2017) and expect to get lots of use out of it. (Posted on November 29, 2016)
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Works well. Review by Skip Bertolino
Hi, the controls were a little confusing at first as is all most everything. Good price and unit. (Posted on October 17, 2016)
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Bounty Hunter Platinum Review by Teddy R
Excellent price, great product easy to use. My young grandson can even use it. We look forward to do some exploring and searching. (Posted on July 6, 2016)
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Awesome Detector Review by Paul G
I've had this detector for about a month and a half now and absolutely no complaints at all. I love the features it has and the ease of use. Pretty self explanatory. I haven't found a lot with it yet, a few Wheaties, some memorial cents, a 1916 mercury dime and some odds and ends trash. It is spot on with discrimination, if it says it's iron it's iron, if it shows dime, it's a dime. Great value for the money and shipping was fast and problem free. Would highly recommend the Bounty Hunter Platinum! (Posted on June 14, 2016)
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Very fun and accurate Review by Wm. B
This is our family's second metal detector. The old unit would just tone and was not very sensitive. Our new BH Platinum did a wonderful job. Our first weekend out with it we found small change, a small wagon wheel, and the front end of an antique car with a license plate from 1942 still attached. Needless to say we did quite a bit of digging on our farm. Having the ability to change sensitivity and block certain frequencies was really helpful in filtering out trash nails and small iron bits. (Posted on May 19, 2016)
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Best buy for money Review by James O
Since buying my Bounty Hunter I am very seldom home anymore and have been happy using it as it has lived up to all my expectations. These guys are the best and have the best knowledge in my opinion. (Posted on May 18, 2016)
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Better than expected Review by John A
UPS just delivered my new unit about an hour ago. I was surprised at the quality of the "kit". The bag is thicker and nicer than I expected, the composite trowel is heavy duty and made by Fiskars, a top brand, and the headphones are quite comfortable. I live in Western Washington State where it rains 200+ days a year, so I also ordered an "Environmental Screen Cover" which was MUCH nicer than I expected: it's Neoprene with several Velcro closures, including a nifty headphone jack cover, and a crystal clear plastic window. (They should describe it better because I almost passed it up, save $15 bucks and just use a baggie. It's way worth the price.) I'm very pleased and can't wait to get out "Dirt Fishing"! (Posted on January 20, 2016)
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Awesome Detector Review by David
This detector is easy to use. I have found many clad coins in just the two weeks I have had it. Would highly recommend this detector! (Posted on November 28, 2015)
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Great quality at a great price Review by Joe A
The only thing I found that I wasn't totally happy about the Platinum was you can't turn down the sensitivity below 4. This only causes a problem when detecting close to playground equipment. Other than that, the platinum is a great detector! I found coins around 8" deep with no problem and the pin pointer works great. Did not take but a few picks to determine the numbers of what you were detecting and it is very accurate.

Light weight, easy to read and adjust, and with all the freebies you guys threw in, this was an incredible deal. Will but again from you! (Posted on October 25, 2015)
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Fast shipping and price was right Review by Arturo Arcaute
My friend got one not too long ago. I went with him since he is not too technically savvy. I got his detector set up and let him go while I was using my Teknetics Gamma 6000. He asked me to confirm a target that he was not sure of. His detector picked it up but mine didn't.

I like the way the handle is located vertically to make it more comfortable to swing. My Gamma is about $200 more than the Platinum. They are almost the same, but the platinum has ground grab and mine has only manual ground balance. I got the platinum as a backup for my Gamma, but it might become my favorite. My only concern is the power button that can be easily touched accidently, but that's the same problem I have with the Gamma. I read somewhere that someone put a plastic ring around it so it wouldn't stick out so much. Arturo
(Posted on October 22, 2015)
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Purchased and surprised. Review by Luis
I have had the Bounty Hunter Platinum for about 3 weeks and found more stuff then I could ever imagined. I found 18th century relics, coins and items accurately. I was surprised that it read zinc pennies accurately and found a bridge token from 1934. Also found dimes, quarters, nickels and much much more. I still need to figure it out but with the discriminator mode and ground grab.

The Bounty Hunter Platinum is a metal detector that limits almost all ground garbage which in turn allows you to focus on what’s important, and helps with less digging. So my advice, try the Bounty Hunter Platinum, you won’t be disappointed. (Posted on October 12, 2015)
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Excellent Review by Monte H
Very happy with my purchase!! (Posted on July 28, 2015)
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Good detector Review by Daryl L
The Bounty Hunter Platinum is actually a very nice metal detector. It is easy to learn and operate, it is extremely light which allows you to swing it for a long time. Well balanced. The features are excellent. It will find coins and relics at a very good depth.
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Excellent Review by Heriberto C
Much better quality than expected for a very reasonable price. I reviewed various models on the market and I understand that I got a great deal. (Posted on June 30, 2015)
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Very happy with my new Platinum metal detector Review by Jon D
I am very happy with my new Platinum metal detector. I’ve had it for 4 months, and have found more goodies than my big name brand detector, which cost more money. I think the Platinum is the best metal detector or at the top of Bounty Hunters line and doesn't cost a fortune. (Posted on May 22, 2015)
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Love my detector and learning to use it Review by Michael R
I am learning to use my Bounty Hunter detector. It’s very accurate and on my first use I quickly found some steel things. It accurately detected an old crushed aluminum can, the sound was distinct and the accuracy was amazing. I can’t wait to get out and find some cool stuff. My puppy liked it too and enthusiastically dug in the hole I found the can in. He got the idea quickly, it was too funny and I wish I had a video to share of it.

Thanks for a great deal on a great product. I have already referred a few folks who expressed interest in a detector when I told them I bought one. I hope it turns into a sale for you all. Great Company (Posted on May 22, 2015)
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A very good buy Review by Kenneth D
I seldom give this sort of review to items bought. I have owned six or seven detectors over the past 25 years. This is similar to a metal detector I used 15 years ago but the other one cost me two and a half times more. Was pleased with finding coins in places I considered "hunted out". KD (Posted on April 29, 2015)
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Great detector for the price Review by Jon D
The BH Platinum is a good metal detector, and at a good price. The detector has a little more depth than a name brand that I have, also a much faster recovery time, which is one reason why I purchase it. I only wished I had extra money to get the DD search coil; you can’t go wrong with this metal detector. (Posted on March 6, 2015)
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Best all around detector Review by Dan B
Have owned since last September and have found a lot of coins and trinkets. My buddy has top model from another brand and I find just as much if not more than he does. (Posted on January 23, 2015)
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Works great! Review by Justin H
I have only been metal detecting for 2 years with the bounty hunter platinum. It has not let me down. I have found more coins than I ever expected to. The detector is lightweight and battery life is exceptional. If you want a real good detector but don't want to spend a lot, I recommend getting this detector. You will not be disappointed! (Posted on December 14, 2014)
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Loved it for the short time we had it! Review by Meryl B
We were just starting to use it. My husband really liked it a lot and he is picky. After owning it for just a month and a half, it, along with many other items was stolen from our locked travel trailer in our driveway.

So sad.
(Posted on November 8, 2014)
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Love it Review by Glen U
I purchased the bounty hunter after looking at several. For the price I believe it's the best. I have a 100 year old home so I wanted to check the yard. It's filled with coins old and new. Even a few silver coins!

I'm having so much fun and the neighbors are really good about letting me search their yards. Service and personal attention has made metaldetector.com my go to company for all future needs. (Posted on October 19, 2014)
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Great unit Review by Paul F
Unit was delivered in a timely manner. I am satisfied with the price and value. I haven't had time to utilize the unit due to other plans. (Posted on September 28, 2014)
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It sees everything metal that I can't see Review by Martin B
It's very sensitive and loud without the headphones. First you introduce it to the ground, so it recognizes it, and then you train it and train yourself to discern the junk from the good stuff. Not all discrimination is bad; otherwise you'll be spending more time and getting more exercise than originally intended. A 9 volt alkaline battery lasts 18 hours of use so it's thrifty and nifty and should be fun when there's enough time. My wife and I should work as a team; she can find stuff, I can dig it up.

The reason for 4 stars for value is because it has not paid for itself in finding buried treasure yet. It's still too hot to be working outside. (Posted on September 4, 2014)
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Great Bargain, Great Service!! Review by Ray J
I am extremely pleased with the Bounty Hunter Platinum Metal Detector that I purchased from Michael and Daniel Bernzweig and the folks at MetalDetector.com.

Even before the purchase, suggestions were given to me about how to adjust the sensitivity to better utilize the detector. The folks I talked to were extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and pleasant.

I will be going back to MetalDetector.com to purchase accessories after I "experiment" a little more to determine what else I will need for my new hobby.

Don't hesitate to call these folks. You won't regret it!! (Posted on September 2, 2014)
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An Excellent Detector for the Novice Review by Sid R
This past July I purchased The Bounty Hunter Platinum Metal Detector with 8" Search Coil. As a novice of this hobby, I quickly learned how to use it. Results, close to $50.00 in change and silver items including a money clip, bracelet and other objects. Several relatives have voiced an interest in purchasing one. My suggestion, the Bounty Hunter Platinum Metal Detector with 8" Search Coil!

Lastly, the customer support I received is excellent! (Posted on August 24, 2014)
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Easy to use Review by David S
Originally I bought it to locate my water main. Having done that, I went on to discover my back yard was loaded with lost classic metal toys. Minimal skill is required to operate it. (Posted on August 20, 2014)
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Great Review by Donny
Great detector and fast shipping. (Posted on August 5, 2014)
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Better than I ever hoped it would be Review by Ronald K
I just got to use it and it is great. It was so accurate, it is unbelievable . Thanks for such a great product. (Posted on July 20, 2014)
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Wonderful value product Review by Donna Z
I bought this for my husband for his birthday. I looked at others but kept coming back to the Bounty Hunter. I'm so glad I made this choice. He is having a ball and is able to find a lot of great "treasure". It is easy to use as a beginner and has all the bells and whistles that the more expensive metal detectors have. We have a new home in Florida and will be taking this to the west coast of Florida to see what beach treasure we can find. (Posted on July 14, 2014)
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Satisfied Review by Tim G
My review on the Bounty Hunter Platinum Metal Detector. I am satisfied with the product. It's easy turn and go, that is great! It was out of the box and out in the yard in ten minutes.

Customer service at metaldetector.com was superb. The representative I spoke with on the phone was helpful and made the overall transaction easy and seamless. This company is the real deal and will get my business in future sales. (Posted on July 11, 2014)
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Good product and speedy delivery. Review by Pete S
I have tested the unit and it works very well. I have yet to actually hit the field and go treasure hunting but I am certain I will have a fun and productive time. (Posted on June 30, 2014)
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Best Metal Detector Ever Review by Glenn W
Since Memorial Day 2014 I've found $56.00 in change and two rings in the sand by the ocean. One of them was a platinum anniversary ring with 8 diamonds, nice! It has paid for itself in three weeks. Awesome metal detector for the beach. (Posted on June 26, 2014)
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Works great! Review by Jorgen P
Very intuitive to use! Have had great success with it from day one! (Posted on June 19, 2014)
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Just Started Review by Sharon H
Still learning how to use the detector. A storm came so I only had time to find a dime. So many people stopped me to ask questions. I would recommend this detector. My sister has a metal detector and said compared to hers, hers is a toy. I wil be going to an Island soon where pirates were 600 years ago. I will let u know how it turns out.

I thought I needed a pinpointer, but I realized there is one on the machine. I will try this feature and let you know. Thanks, looking forward to more beach time. (Posted on June 17, 2014)
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Love it to death... Review by Michael F
In two 20 minute prospectings behind my house, I've found $3.88 mostly in dimes, an old pocket knife and a buried grave marker under about 6 inches of dirt. I love my Bounty Hunter to death. Mike (Posted on June 9, 2014)
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Great detector for the price, I'm very pleased with my purchase! Review by Alex
The Bounty Hunter Platinum is my first metal detector. I have to say it has it all and for the price you’re saving hundreds of dollars and still getting the quality of a high end detector. You can't go wrong with this model! (Posted on June 6, 2014)
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Love it! Review by Gary S
This is a great deal. It works as it should. (Posted on June 1, 2014)
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Excellent Metal Detector Review by C Paris
I purchased two Bounty Hunter Platinum’s for me and my wife to spend time together relaxing and being outside. The first week I found a civil war buttton, 1917 liberty silver quarter, two civil war lead bullets, and a piece of Spanish eight, all in a local corn lot. The second week I found a 1787 state of Connecticut one cent colonial coin in a 1700’s old farm house garden.

This machine is light weight and easy to use for hours at a time. I talked to Moe at the store and he was just great to deal with and great service. If you’re looking for a great machine, look no further, this is it!! (Posted on May 27, 2014)
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Great! Review by Mary C
Hi,

I recently purchased this metal detector as a gift for my husband. He loves it. He was impressed by the carry bag, also volume control, and the headphones. The first time out in our yard he made a discovery within 10 minutes. He found a brass nozzle for the garden hose. We have a park near our home that holds many events and I'm sure once they get started, he will too after he's done exploring our yard. Great value, great fun, happy husband! (Posted on May 7, 2014)
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Great first detector Review by David S
I use this around old homesteads that are iron laden. Being new to the game, I pretty much dig everything. This detector has located pea sized objects 7"-9" deep. (Posted on May 4, 2014)
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Great new toy and hobby Review by James S
We have found over $80.00 in coins, a World War One military button and a 1900 dime and great other odds and ends. Easy to use and hours of fun. (Posted on May 3, 2014)
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Very nice machine for the money Review by Joe R
This is a light weight, well built detector. It is reliable, accurate and simple to use. (Posted on May 1, 2014)
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Enjoyable Review by Charles J
I enjoy using the Platinum detector very much. Easy to use and very powerful. I recommend it. (Posted on April 28, 2014)
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Best Buy For Your Money Review by James F
This is my first metal detector. Just great in every way. Can't wait to go on the beach with this. Thank you Bounty Hunter for this detector. (Posted on April 28, 2014)
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Great Price, Great Detector! Review by Will
I have had this for quite a while; it's my favorite detector out of my four detectors. The price is well worth it, great quality. (Posted on April 25, 2014)
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Good Price, Great Features Review by Dan D
I'm new to detecting but must say this model is easy to use and transport. Took it on vacation to the beach and found many coins and some jewelry. Can't wait to explore more of the features. Would most definitely recommend this detector. (Posted on April 20, 2014)
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Excellent Metal Detector Review by Glenn W
I got this Bounty Hunter Platinum for Christmas! I have found that it is great in sand and in and around the dunes and beaches, lots of coins found, great machine. (Posted on April 12, 2014)
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Great value for money Review by Robert A
Great shipping, took five days to get to my remote location, however that's the way it goes out here. The detector works ok, still fine tuning but have got it all under control. I did a couple of hours on a beach and got two coins. Quite happy with the detector.

I have this day ordered the 11 inch search coil which I believe should improve performance. Over all, very happy the wife bought this for my birthday. (Posted on March 31, 2014)
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Fun Machine Review by Paul A
Light, well built and a killer with the 5" DD search coil. (Posted on March 25, 2014)
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Great Review by Debra K
It is a lot of fun. (Posted on March 25, 2014)
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Notch mode is terrific. Review by Jim D.
I've been detecting since 1970 and have used three other brands of metal detectors. This detector is by far the lightest and easiest to use. Using the notch mode makes coin hunting easy and the depth to target is accurate.

Only been out a couple times since receiving the detector for Christmas and have found 3 rings and about $15 in coins, some as deep as 6 inches. Really impressed with platinum detector! (Posted on March 18, 2014)
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Good Price for Good Product Review by Robert B
I have enjoyed my detector what few times I have used it. Certainly would recommend it to anybody who likes to look for treasure and other valuables. (Posted on March 18, 2014)
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Easy to use, lightweight and readable screen. Review by Claunch
I am a novice at metal detecting as a hobby, and I'm just learning to use my detector. However, I am super satisfied with the ease of use, and sensitivity of the detector head. I'm totally satisfied so far. (Posted on March 17, 2014)
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Looking forward to using My Bounty Platinium Review by Harold M
Received item about a week after ordering. Everything was packed safely. Looking forward to learning how to use it. We still have mountains of snow here and very cold temps, so it will be a while. (Posted on March 5, 2014)
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Lots of Fun Review by Terry
Had my detector about four months now. I thought it would be complicated, however it's easy to use, you just have to get used to it. Haven't had any issues, and others with older models have checked it out and thought it was a good product. (Posted on March 4, 2014)
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Does What It Says Review by Jason M
So far to date: I have had my Bounty Hunter Platinum since December 2013. I have enough bottle caps and pull tabs to sink a battleship! One and a half tons of scrap metal including a horseshoe, 75 cents to date and one ring with four small stones. I am impressed with the depth it can locate, I am still learning about ground balancing.

Over all I am happy with the unit, just stick to dry soil or sand. (Posted on March 1, 2014)
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Works Very Good Review by Kenney P
I have seen other detectors working and this one is better. I have found things that they went over like pennies, dimes or something else. Like it very much. Use it on the salt water beach and found 3 or 4 dollars in an hour or two. Dug as deep as a foot on beach and also in yard or down by the river. I might need a double d search coil, not sure yet. I have the 8 inch round coil that came with it. Service was great and shipping was good.

THANK YOU METALDETECTOR.COM. (Posted on February 25, 2014)
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Thrilled with the Product Review by Jacque H
This is my first time purchasing a metal detector. It was a gift for my husband and we both love it. It's easy to use and understand. I was especially impressed with how light-weight it is. We have lots of fun with this and enjoy it every day. (Posted on February 23, 2014)
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Platinum Detector Review by Terry M
I'm not new to metal detecting since I used to do this with my father when I was a young teen. I have several detectors and by far the platinum is the best for the price range.

It's lightweight which some would consider to be junk. Let me tell you don't let the light weight fool you, this has all the bells and whistles that anyone could want in a detector.

Out of the box it has impressed me, I went back over my back yard just to see if I could find anything that my other top end detector left behind. I found six pennies, nickel and a Kennedy half dollar dated 1963. The half dollar was 12 " down, I love this detector, you couldn't go wrong keeping one of these in your inventory! (Posted on February 11, 2014)
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Great Detector Review by Dave L
I love the design and how effective it is in locating deep items. Sometimes you have to use a shovel to get at the object. Found many coins and odd items. My wife uses my older version Bounty Hunter detector and she did find a ring. I think she is one up. So as you can see I like the Bounty Hunter products. (Posted on February 9, 2014)
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Great Review by Lew T
This is my third detector and was somewhat discouraged with metal detecting, but since got my Bounty Platinum I am encouraged again. Found more coins in one month than I did in two years with the other detectors. Went over heavily searched sites and found no silver but plenty of dimes and nickels apparently what other detectors didn't find. I can't wait till spring. (Posted on January 27, 2014)
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Easy to Use. Found Gold Chains Review by Sam F
I have found gold chains and other items making it worth my time. The best of the best for first timer and an old timer like me. It won't break your bank, but it will put money in the bank for you. (Posted on January 18, 2014)
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Machine as advertised Review by Bruce G
In October last year I purchased a Bounty Hunter Platinum Detector from your company. I have been using a Garrett A.D.S. Deepseeker since they were first introduced in the late '70s. I found this machine covered all my needs for all these years.

However after using the platinum machine, the modern technology is obvious. On previously searched ground on the first day out I found pre 1950s pennies and other items that the old machine did not find. The levels of discrimination with the 4 tones is excellent and the depth very good. One of the pennies was at about 9 inches down.

For the price, the machine is excellent.

I would highly recommend this machine to anyone considering this hobby. The machine arrived on time with no damage. Thank you all at MetalDetector.com (Posted on January 5, 2014)
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Wow nice Metal Detector for the money Review by Glenn W
The Bounty Hunter Platinum is a nice metal detector, no tools needed to put it together and I did it in 5 minutes. Nice, long and adjustable to any height, even tall persons.

High quality machine with lots of options, four sounds and digital readout of items. Very nice package as well as great delivery and packing job. I love it and can't wait to use it.

Thank You, Glenn

PS Delivered it in three days and that was with free shipping!
(Posted on December 26, 2013)
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Great Design, Great Detector Review by Dave
I like the Bounty Hunter products and this detector is outstanding. In regards to detecting my yard, I needed a shovel to uncover the historic items I found coins at pre build depths on my 23 year old house. (Posted on December 14, 2013)
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Great Detector for the Money Review by Paul E
I bought the Bounty Hunter Platinum for a vacation trip to Florida. I have never hunted before. Out of the box the detector worked as good as they say, easy to use and very accurate. Hunting at the ocean headphones are a must have. GREAT!! (Posted on December 9, 2013)
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Great Review by Kenney P
Great metal detector that worked right out of box. First day found 3 quarters, 3 dimes, 1 nickel, 6 zinc pennies, 2 copper pennies, a few nails and other finds. Shipping was great and was one day off but that was caused by a train derailment. Having fun. (Posted on December 5, 2013)
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Great Product Review by Leslie D
The product did everything I expected, after talking with your people. I ordered an extra search coil head which worked great. It seems more sensitive than the one that came with the unit. I was in an old gold mining area. I proved that even a first time user could find things from right below the dirt to 10 inches down. Your service on the order as top notch. (Posted on November 12, 2013)
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First Timer Review by RCL
Metal detecting always interested me so when my friend showed me his old model, I decided to give it a try. Being new at it, it took me a while to figure out what all the beeping was about. Nothing wrong with the detector, it located all kinds of things. The unit is light and very easy to use. I wasn't sure how it would work, being so light and powered only by a 9 volt battery. Not to worry, it works great. I can't compare it to any other models as this is my first one, but why try. Again it works great. Great unit for a first timer. Sorry, have to run. There's a gold piece out there calling my name. (Posted on October 3, 2013)
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Success Review by R. Griggs
Had the opportunity to hit the beach. A resident flagged me down and asked if I could help find a lost ring. I was given a general area and began my search. Within a half hour I found a nickle and the ring. Turns out the nickle was lost the day before too when they threw one in the sand and tried to retrieve it with a cheap metal detector. They lost the nickle too.

They were grateful and gave me $200 dollars. I returned their nickle too. (Posted on September 20, 2013)
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Excellent Review by Alvin R
Excellent Service. I enioy using detector. (Posted on September 18, 2013)
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I REALLY love my Bounty Hunter! Review by Jonah M
I got my Bounty Hunter metal detector for my 11th birthday. I bought my Garrett Pro Pointer with my own money. I think they are awesome! It is easy to use and finds things. I found a silver necklace, pearl earrings and money. I like it better than video games! (Posted on September 13, 2013)
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Great Machine Review by David G
I am new to metal detecting have been having a lot of fun with this detector. I took it camping and found a bunch of coins. I then went to a local lake with it at a small park and found a bunch more coins. I was amazed to find a 1902 half dollar and a 1905 dime right next to each other under some roots of a tree. I have a Garrett pin pointer that helped a lot to find them under the roots. (Posted on September 13, 2013)
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Highly recommended Review by Richard
Very accurate and sensitive. A lot of fun to use. I have seen metal detectors that did not signal on metal in the ground but that is not the case with this bounty hunter detector. (Posted on September 4, 2013)
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Great product and Lots of Fun Review by Jeff M
I looked forward to the detector coming in and when it did, I was not disappointed. I had such a great time with it, I bought my father one for his Father's Day as a last minute gift.

Your delivery and service were great and it arrived two days before Father's Day!! He has been staying busy using his detector.

Thanks for the great service. (Posted on August 25, 2013)
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Great Machine! Review by Pat O
I have found 11 quarters and 22 dimes...no silver yet...but finding coins is a lot of fun! It truly is a "Coin Hawg." I can't wait to find my first silver and gold pieces. Thanks much! (Posted on August 25, 2013)
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Great all around Review by DJB
I must say, easy to use right out of the box. I found clad, silver and copper. my most significant find is a 1730 King George copper. Great detector for a beginner or intermediate detectorist. (Posted on August 10, 2013)
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Great Review by DJ Hart
I love it! (Posted on July 30, 2013)
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Been doing this a long time Review by Joe C
I have digging things up since the early 1970's so I'm not new to metal detecting. I have owned a lot of equipment from the 1970's & 80's and swore by them. I also swore at them because my arm got so sore and didn't want to change. Those light, flimsy detectors... how could they be any good and who would buy a Bounty Hunter.... weren’t they for kids and people who just played around?!

Well my favorite dinosaur of a detector had to go to the shop yet again for a tune up. My friend let me borrow a Bounty Hunter 3300 [now Legacy 3500], the thing weighed nothing. This thing won't find squat said I! Boy oh boy was I wrong. I dug up plenty of stuff, the learning curve was about 10 minutes and my arm didn't hurt!

The very next day I stopped by the dealer and bought the Bounty Hunter Platinum and I've never looked back! I just purchased an 11 inch DD search coil from Metaldetector.com, price was great, shipping was fast and this coil rocks my machine.

So you old codgers out there still swinging those detector dinosaurs, do your arm and hunting a favor, buy a new light machine. They really, really work and if you're smart, buy it from Metaldetector.com!
(Posted on July 19, 2013)
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Great Overall Review by Michael V
Great value, no problems. (Posted on July 14, 2013)
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Excellent Review by Joe L
Well, I have had MANY metal detectors, right up to mid-upper models of various lines. Some I liked some were.......alright. Well I don't detect as much as I used to and just wanted an inexpensive detector around the house. I purchased a Bounty Hunter Platinum from Metaldetector.com. Its fantastic. Not as much adjustments as some I've had but, this thing rocks. I am so happy I went with a "bounty hunter" and I will for sure hang on to this one.

Now, for MetalDetector.com and all I can say is I ordered this on a Saturday evening, real late, they opened Monday AM, confirmed my order and I HAD THE THING TUESDAY NOON. OMG Great Service. I have used them for a few detectors in the past and they ALWAYS impress me.

Thanks, Joe (Posted on June 27, 2013)
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Beginner Review by Mary Lou M
I am new to metal detecting and am pleased with my purchase. Great product and better service! (Posted on June 27, 2013)
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Quite Pleased Review by Joe Linden
With each use of my Platinum I become more adept. I haven't found that "Pot o' Gold" yet, but am quite pleased with my unearthed discoveries thus far. (Posted on June 22, 2013)
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This detector can't be beat for the price! Review by Joe C
The platinum does a nice job on coins and has great depth, I recently dug a dime at 11 inches. It is a great starter machine. Has a few quirks but nothing that can't be overcome. (Posted on June 19, 2013)
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Great fun Review by Jeff G
My Wife and I both Purchased the platinum Series and we love them. We were new to the hobby and we were very surprised how easy they were to use. We have found many coins and my wife found a gold ring. We have also found many other interesting objects. So we are hooked and always look forward to our next excursion. Thanks for the great deal and fast shipping. (Posted on June 19, 2013)
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Great! Review by Richard D
As a new user I have had no problems. I watched YouTube and learned some tricks. The Bounty hunter Platinum works. So far a lot of junk bunch of pennies and couple of dimes. I'm still learning and love it. Good product.

(Posted on June 12, 2013)
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Great value and very easy to use! Review by Joe Van A
This is my first metal detector and I am very satisfied with the product. Simple to use and getting started was easy. I appreciate the reviews found here as they were honest and helpful in making my decision.

I did compare the price and it was over $200 cheaper here than elsewhere, plus there were free goods to boot. The product was received on time and MetalDetector.com delivered as promised. (Posted on June 12, 2013)
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Good quality, easy to use, great price and good battery life Review by Randy K
This was my first metal detector and I thought it might be too complex for a beginner to use but it was easy to understand. The manual was easy to read and understand. I was impressed on how well it worked.

I have had no false readings, if it sounds off, there is something there. I have found a lot of junk. I have found nails over 4 inches deep. I have also found some good stuff. In my first 4 times out, I have found 2 gold rings and a couple of coins, some old toy cars and a silver butter knife. (Posted on June 12, 2013)
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Great Detector Review by Way M
Good product and fast delivery! (Posted on June 5, 2013)
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Bounty Hunter Platinum Review by Dave S
Hello Everyone,

Just a quick two cent review of my recent Bounty Hunter platinum Purchase. First, this is my first metal detector. That being said, I spent a considerable amount of time researching all the makes and models that I thought would serve me best at my entry level. I can tell you that I made the right choice with the Bounty Hunter Platinum.

When I contacted the Metal Detector.com sales associate, he informed me that I was getting intermediate equipment at a beginner price. He was right on the money. I'm very pleased with this detector and the service I received. Shipping was fast, and the communication was real and not misleading. I felt like i was treated like a customer should be. I will be making metal detector.com my home for metal detecting. (Posted on June 5, 2013)
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Homerun Review by Corey R
Easy to use for a beginner. Discrimination quite accurate. Battery long lasting. Light enough to use for extended period of time. Has opened up a new hobby for my best friend, my wife and myself to enjoy. (Posted on May 26, 2013)
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Great Value Review by Shawn F
Detector works great although a pin pointer is a must to narrow down targets. Great unit for the money. (Posted on May 22, 2013)
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Amazing Review by Nathan
I lost my keys in the snow in a field. Replacing them would have meant a tow and then about $300 for the electronic coded key. This thing came through and has spurred a healthy new hobby. (Posted on May 16, 2013)
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Platinum by Bounty Hunter Review by Allen M
Service was great, delivery was on-time and we couldn't be happier. all we need is more time to use it. (Posted on May 15, 2013)
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Good Product Review by Robert W
Easy to use out of the box, good instructions. I bought the kit which was nice to have all of what was needed to start with. So far I'm using it on an old plantation site and have found numerous objects and am continuing to find more! (Posted on May 15, 2013)
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Very satisfied Review by Howard
Great detector, light weight and reliable, found a few nice items. (Posted on May 14, 2013)
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Works very well Review by C Sahlberg
I have only used the Bounty Hunter Detector a hand full of times but on my first try, I found a lot of items about 1 to 4 inchs down. Then I got a hit and kept digging and kept getting a hit deeper and deeper. At 15 inches I found a set of old NJ license plates from 1960. Very cool...so yes I would recommend this detector..very good. Thank you. (Posted on May 12, 2013)
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Great Detector! Review by John R
I have already used this detector several times, and have found some coins, and other items of interest. I also purchased a pin pointer at the same time, which I highly recommend, as it will save you a lot of time looking for your target. Happy Hunting! (Posted on May 12, 2013)
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Good Review by C Carnes
I am a first time metal detector user. It is pretty easy to use and I like that it is light weight. My family has had fun using it. No big finds yet but one never knows. (Posted on May 8, 2013)
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Great Company Review by Mike D
Best price, great product and great customer service.

Thanks (Posted on May 8, 2013)
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Christmas shopping done! Review by Douglas P
I have had my Bounty Hunter Platinum for a few weeks now. I have only had it out a couple of times and have been able to locate with it every time. Ground grab is easy once you read the instructions. Took it to my grown son's house and was showing my granddaughters how it works. They were excited at the few coins I found in a matter of minutes. They even enjoyed finding a pull tab and a small square of aluminum siding (they said it was a piece of a UFO - I played along and let them have their fantasy - they're kids). Now they want one of their own metal detectors. I'm thinking that this is the earliest that I've known what I am buying them for Christmas. (Posted on May 6, 2013)
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Buy it, you won't be sorry Review by Mike B
I ordered on a Tuesday, had it Friday afternoon. Service at www.metaldetector.com / Detector Electronics is second to none, now to the metal detector...

I'm a 20 year detecting veteran. I wanted an easy to use machine with ground balance and reliable discrimination. This machine is the best I've used from an ergonomics and overall ease of use and setup standpoint. We were finding coins 15 minutes after box opened.

Very accurate predictor of what we were digging, very accurate pinpoint and comfortable to detect with.

Thanks a million Dave, you exceeded my expectations from a product and service standpoint. (Posted on May 5, 2013)
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Great Review by Ray S
This metal detector is very good for the money. (Posted on May 1, 2013)
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My first detector Review by James F
Really love this coin hunter. I have had a blast learning how to use it and have found some great finds my first time out. Easy to use, sensitive and lightweight. Worth every dime...(excuse the pun). (Posted on April 24, 2013)
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WOW Review by RMP
Talk about customer service, Fantastic! I just ordering the unit and the delivery was quicker than anticipated and for free no less. The price beat all around even the big box stores. The first day out I found a silver flask within one hour around an old out house. This is one easy unit to understand. Hats off to all involved!!! (Posted on April 23, 2013)
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You'll Be Amazed!!! Review by Steven D
I bought this machine a few months ago and i love it. Very simple to use and easy to understand. Absolutely a coin killing machine if I had to say based off of my short time with the platinum. Today I found my first gold ring with this baby and I can't wait to see what the Platinum will find for me next time. Get it, you won't be disappointed!!! (Posted on April 17, 2013)
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Nice Review by Keith L
Good product! (Posted on April 15, 2013)
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Fantastic Product Review by David D
This is my first metal detector but I’m retired and want a new hobby. I live in a highly dense relic area, civil war & Lewis & Clark eras plus ww1. As a totally new operator, I have found over 5 quarts of items from my searched areas. Best finds were a $10 gold piece, victory nickel and a deteriorated coin purse wrapped in something like waxed canvas with silver dollars inside.

I could never have accomplished this without outstanding support of the MetalDetector.com staff, both in selection of and later usage questions after the sale. Such support is outstanding. (Posted on April 13, 2013)
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Easy to set up and use Review by J Norris
This was a gift for my 9 year old son. A parent needs to help put this together but it was very easy to set up and use. We have never owned a detector before and found this one very easy to learn. We found lots of coins, nails, and bottle caps (my son was happy to find anything). We could tell when they were not coins but he wanted to dig the nails up anyway. We used this on the beach (dry sand to lightly wet) and he impressed lots of people on the beach with how easy it was to use and find things. The metal detector is very light too! (Posted on April 13, 2013)
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Great detector Review by Marvin U
Researched many similar detectors and kept returning to this one. Easy to use out of the box, good value and quality. (Posted on April 11, 2013)
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Good Review by Richard N
Simple to operate, light weight and it works. What else would you want? (Posted on April 1, 2013)
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No Buyers remorse Review by Dennis F
I have never owned a metal detector before. Been in my blood since my uncle had one 40 years ago. I was going to get another brand and found this one at 1/2 the price. I received it 2 days ago and played with it all day yesterday.

This is the simplest to operate electronic device I have ever owned. I really feel like after 1 hour I got a real grasp of what is under it. The pinpoint is spot on. Fact is, I found first piece of garbage 1 min after starting. I played with it in pinpoint and cut a hole in my lawn, that is still frozen by the way, the size of a drinking glass and it was there. At 7 inches down like it said, I even measured it. Sorry for being long winded but I am sold on this with no buyers remorse what so ever. (Posted on March 27, 2013)
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4 1/2 stars Review by Robert Hess
I got the Bounty Platinum for Xmass live in Massachusetts at the companies metal detector store and showroom. With the winter, we haven`t been able to use it yet. Learning to use it, I have found every nail in the floors of the house :)

Good digging to all this year. Bob H (Posted on March 27, 2013)
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Number One Review by David M
Great Product at a Great Price. Can't beat'em! (Posted on March 27, 2013)
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Such a great product, such a great company Review by Sherri P
I can't say enough good things about this Bounty Hunter metal detector. I bought it for my son, but everyone else in the family always wants to borrow it. Great quality and easy to use. Metaldetector.com is great to deal with. (Posted on March 26, 2013)
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Excelent product Review by Gilberto M
Excellent product and good price. I have recommended it to all my friends. (Posted on March 17, 2013)
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Nice Detector Review by Bob B
I am new to this so i expected a learning curve but didn't think it would be that easy of a curve. I haven't found anything of great value but the first quarter i found was exciting. The wife and i like searching together so it is a great way to spend quality time together. (Posted on March 6, 2013)
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Delivery of merchandise Review by Glen D
I had to wait longer than average for my detector to arrive. UPS used the excuse that the prior snow storm was the reason, after they told me it was on the truck. It finally arrived three days later. That is my only complaint.

I haven't used it yet but I must admit I am impressed with the quality of the material and workmanship included with this detector. I think I am going to like it a lot. It is so light weight too. (Posted on March 1, 2013)
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Easy to use Review by Douglas
I have had my BH Platinum for a few weeks now. I have only had it out a couple of times and have been able to locate with it every time. Ground grab is easy once you read the instructions. Took it to my grown son's house and was showing my granddaughters how it works. They were excited at the few coins I found in a matter of minutes. They even enjoyed finding a pull tab and a small square of aluminum siding (they said it was a piece of a UFO - I played along and let them have their fantasy - they're kids). Now they want one of their own metal detectors. I'm thinking that this is the earliest that I've known what I am buying them for Christmas. (Posted on February 25, 2013)
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Awesome Review by Raymond
My Bounty Hunter metal detector was delivered today.

Although it was 25 degrees and 50 mph winds today, I had to try it out in the yard before the snow arrives tonight. Thirty minutes later I had four quarters, two dimes and one nickel. One quarter is silver. My yard is a treasure chest. Come on warm weather, me and my Bounty Hunter and of course my dog will be will be treasure hunting.

I cannot speak any better about this product and the excellent service from www.metaldetector.com through reviewing, purchase and delivery.

Thanks,

Raymond (Posted on January 31, 2013)
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Price, quality and service can't be beat Review by Doug M
I did a lot of research before I purchased the Bounty Hunter Platinum and I wasn’t disappointed. Great, knowledgeable and fast service. I was able to put the unit together in just minutes with no tools. Right now it’s 5 degrees with a dusting of snow but I had to try it. I found a coin in my back yard in a matter of a minute. Now I can’t wait for warmer weather. The stuff you get with the detector ... I figured it would be cheap but was surprised. It’s quite good and usable stuff. I’m very happy with my purchase. Wanted to metal detect for years and finally I’m going to do it. (Posted on January 23, 2013)
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Platinum detector is an exceptional value. Review by KB
I first viewed the performance of the Bounty Hunter platinum on you tube and decided to try it out myself. It has extreme target sensitivity even when in discriminate mode as well as the all metal mode. Besides extreme target depth it finds very small targets as well. In trashy areas you will get many targets so I got the 11 inch double d search coil which helps to separate the targets a bit better than the 8 inch concentric coil. Both coils still target very deeply. The BH platinum is also very light so a lot less fatigue and only one 9 volt battery. So far I am very happy with this detector. A good detector and a good metal detector dealer. Thanks. (Posted on January 10, 2013)
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Quick shipping Review by Dave G
Wow that was fast, got it in a couple of days. I am new to the hobby. Everything was packaged great and I can’t wait to use it. Snow on the ground … any ideas! The same detector was priced at $529 at one of the major outdoor stores, what a deal!! (Posted on December 29, 2012)
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Great item for the value and quality. Review by Jake C
This was my very first purchase of a metal detector. After shopping around numerous places on the internet, this was by far the best metal detector for the price, value and quality.

Customer service was also excellent. I had a few questions concerning the proper use of my new metal detector, and was very pleased with the willingness of the staff to help answer my questions. Thank you!! (Posted on December 21, 2012)
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Very good Review by Dennis B.
This is a very good metal detector for the money. (Posted on November 30, 2012)
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100 Percent Satisfied Review by Top Cat
Pain free ordering and speedy delivery. I bought a Bounty Hunter metal detector 12 years ago and it still works great. This Platinum is so easy to operate, it should be a new standard for all metal detectors. (Posted on November 15, 2012)
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Staff knowledgeable and an excellent value Review by Rich
I've used the metal detector and found it works well. I priced your product against others and found it to be the best product for the price.

I found the sales person at metaldetector.com to be very knowledgeable and helpful in my purchase process.

Thank You,

Rich (Posted on November 2, 2012)
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Great metal detector Review by Kirk R
I only used the Bounty Hunter Platinum once, for about 20 minutes, before my son borrowed it. I may have to buy another one as he does not want to bring it back! (Posted on October 17, 2012)
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The Bounty Hunter Platinum is a great detector for the money - accurate and reliable. Review by Gunner
I had the Tracker 4 by Bounty Hunter and got this detector as a backup. This detector has turned out to be my front runner in metal detecting. (Posted on October 13, 2012)
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Fun to use Review by A.J.
I have only used the Bounty Hunter platinum once. Took it to the beach and found a number of items and a few tabs. It was fun. (Posted on October 10, 2012)
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Metal Detector Review by Dallas
The Bountyhunter Platinum is an excellent detector, I am very satisfied with it. (Posted on October 9, 2012)
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Lots of power in a small package Review by S. Smithl
The first time I picked up this detector I was not impressed. It felt too light to me. My other detector is a garrett infinium. But once I began using it, I was blown away by how sensitive the bounty hunter platinum detector is. I was finding the tiniest smallest targets at a depth of several inches! The depth indicator is very accurate as well as the discrimination option. I do recommend this detector for the first timers as well as using it as a backup detector for more experienced detectorist! (Posted on October 8, 2012)
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Very good machine for the money. Review by Fin Pond
I happened to find your site by chance, AM GLAD I DID. Your deals are great and your site is easy to maneuver. This detector is everything I figured it would be. I read up on all the good detector companies and Bounty Hunter is a good company. I have been having a lot of fun with this detector and figure I will have much more fun in the future. Thanks for being there for us rookies at metal detecting with not a lot of money to participate in this fun and rewarding sport. (Posted on September 13, 2012)
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great detector Review by joey
Great website, great staff that will answer all your questions. Love this metal detector. Purchased about two weeks ago and have been finding coins and other relics ever since. Great buy! (Posted on September 12, 2012)
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Can't go wrong by buying this detector Review by David M
I have found many coins and gold and silver rings with my detector. If you are looking for a very good metal detector, you can't go wrong by getting one of the platinum metal detectors. (Posted on September 11, 2012)
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Outstanding Customer Service! Review by Todd B
My machine had issues, I'll leave it at that. The folks here at MetalDetector.com did everything possible to take care of me and they did! Very personable and helpful, thank you! (Posted on September 7, 2012)
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I would recommend the Bounty Hunter Platinum, it's so lite and easy to use! Review by Romie
This is my 1st purchase of a metal detector. Thanks to Moe for taking the time on explaining the purchase price and what kind to buy for a first timer! I found a wheat penny 1936 on my 3rd try! Also I found something every time my Bounty Hunter Platinum detected metal, about 10 times so for! So much fun! Very satisfied with purchase, delivery time and price! (Posted on September 3, 2012)
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Platinum - Best Value Review by RL Ohio
I have used every high end detector made so, I have a very good idea who makes a great detector. I wanted a light-weight ID type detector to tot lot hunt and cherry pick the public places I hunt. I quickly found out that the Platinum is more than a starter detector, as a matter of fact; it is a better detector than many that cost twice as much. The first hunt produced 50 coins with many as deep as 6 to 7 inches. The audio tones and ID were “spot on”. I have found some wheat pennies, but no silver yet. One particular target absolutely astounded me. I found the back to a very small pin like pendent which was about 3/8 of an inch in diameter. It locked hard with the tones and numbers and before I pinpointed it, I was sure it would be just below the surface. It turned out to be nearly 7 inches deep! I also found the ground grab to be effortless and quick. There are many features for an inexpensive detector. I have no doubt that if this was my only detector I could make some amazing finds. In my opinion, the Platinum is the best bargain in the hobby. (Posted on August 31, 2012)
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Very Happy Review by Hunter
This is a great metal detector for the money. Does not discriminate as well as I thought it would but all in all I'm very happy. Just takes some getting used to. (Posted on August 30, 2012)
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good machine for the money Review by Maurice
This metal detector does a good job especially in areas of intense trash using the 4 inch search coil. (Posted on August 29, 2012)
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Extremely happy with it! Review by J. Gilmore
I received my detector and I am extremely happy with it. I have been detecting since 1975 and have owned many detectors and this is the easiest one to use I have ever owned. Many thanks for a great detector, fast shipping and great communication. I started detecting as a youngster in Manassas, VA (Civil war artifacts) and have retired to Florida where I will be detecting the beaches here in Pinellas County. (Posted on August 20, 2012)
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Great machine! Review by C. Colorado
I received my Platinum a couple weeks ago. It is sooooo lightweight; I could hunt all day with it. Ground grab wasn't hard...figured everything out pretty easily. It pin-points very nicely...found every object I got a beep on. Have not found coins, but I tested it with hidden coins in back yard, so I know it works. Works nice too on the wet fresh water sand at the lake. I have not taken it to salt sand yet. Love this machine! (Posted on July 31, 2012)
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An excellent price/performance value! Review by New to the hobby
First it must be said that I am a complete novice to this hobby. I have spent considerable time reading postings for beginners and reviews of many detectors and brands from actual users of the products. I believe the best knowledge can be gained from real world users, both novice and expert. Their opinions are honest with the intent to inform not sell. One thing that quickly became clear, there is no one perfect do-all detector! Another is that most detectors from an established company provide a serviceable product.

I picked out about a half dozen detectors from different companies, based on my intended use which is primarily a weekend /evening coin, jewelry hobbyist. One desire was to have as much visual info as possible. If a setting wasn't right or a desired notch on or off etc., to me a novice, a visual display is best. That eliminated the Tesoro. All knobs and no display is probably more useful to an experienced detectorist.

When I narrowed it down to price/features/user reviews the Bounty Hunter Platinum stuck out. Bounty Hunter products, in most information I could review, did very well in customer satisfaction. Comparable to Garrett, Fisher, etc. It amazed me that the Teknetics Gamma 6000, a nearly identical machine to the Bounty Hunter Platinum, was so much more expensive. It also got good reviews. Good machine, bad value. Bounty Hunter seems to be targeting the entry to medium level detector market. I believe they are quite successful, as to me that seems to be where most customers are. They have been around awhile.

Now to my review! After reading the directions, I went to my backyard, not with the intent of finding anything, but to get to know the workings of the machine. After successively performing the ground grab function on the first try, and setting the sensitivity to 5, a post 1982 penny was detected at 4 inches on about my tenth sweep. It surprised me! I tried the pinpoint function and it was very accurate. When recovering the find, the depth turned out to be very accurate also. I continued for about fifteen minutes. I found two clad dimes, two more pennies and a nickel; all with accurate depth and target identification.

I have since operated the Platinum for about 6-7 more hours at swimming areas and playgrounds. I have found several dozen clad coins, a Christmas Bell charm with a small diamond striker, and a 10kt gold ring. The suggestions to dig all hits paid! The reading was in the lower range as I had read such items would be. I couldn't be happier! The Platinum has performed better than I even expected as a total novice. The functions work as advertised. Only a couple of times, when encountering abnormally large metallic object, i.e. monkey bars, pipes etc. did it act erratically. As one would expect, when moved away, it immediately calmed down. I encountered a common problem of which I have read in other reviews, when I was pressing the pinpoint button I accidentally turned it off several times. Not a big deal, but something that must be remembered. For a novice like me, I honestly believe the price/performance level of the Platinum is excellent! When my abilities catch up to those of the Platinum, things look promising! The package offered by the MetalDetector.com people was a great value. It included headphones, case, a digging trowel and others for 299.95 with no shipping fee, a great value. (Posted on July 24, 2012)
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Cat's meow Review by R. La
A first time detector user and found the machine very user friendly. The pinpointing feature is right on, and when combined with the Garrett Pro Pointer you need dig only a small plug. Really like this new hobby and machine. Glad I spent the extra dollars for a top grade unit. (Posted on July 23, 2012)
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Upgraded to the Platinum Review by Abingo
Just bought a Bounty Hunter Platinum; upgraded from a BH Discovery 1100. The Discovery was a nice starter metal detector, but the Platinum is a great metal detector. It has enough bells and whistles to keep me exploring. Tested the Platinum, and it goes deep almost 10" with the stock 8" coil; more than twice the 1100. I also tested the Bounty Hunter 4" Gold Nugget Coil with the Platinum and it works perfectly. It was not as deep as the stock coil, around 3-4" with the highest sensitivity. I don’t like to dig too deep anyways. I’m very happy with it. The shipping to Canada was very fast. It was packaged in a nice secure box. It is the best metal detector for the price. (Posted on June 20, 2012)
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Lord of the Rings Review by G. Keepr
The Bounty Hunter Platinum is a great land detector. I mostly search parks, school yards, and athletic fields. I’ve been using it for about six months. I’ve found several rings. A 2012 class ring I returned to its owner, a ladies emerald diamond ring, a silver band, a nice stainless steel spinning ring. I’ve also dug up around sixty dollars in change. Various other items like a good knife and other items such as charms and key fobs. Then there are the relics like old bus tokens, and odd items like silverware and a lead ingot. I’m not sure why someone would carry around 25 pounds of lead.

There are lots of places I’ve randomly searched. Once i was searching a park near an old World War II orphanage. I think I found the old burn pit. There was lots of old broken glass and dishware mixed in with metal bits. After searching it, I left everything in place and reburied it. i hope this helps you get the idea where this machine works well and what you can find with it. About the detector, operating it is a breeze i turn it on. Turn down the sensitivity to 5. Then change the mode to all metal, turn its sensitivity down to 4 or 5. Then hit the menu button that highlights the volume. I then turn the volume down to 4 or 5. I then hit the mode button and I’m now back in discriminate. I swing the coil over some metal and adjust my headphones, now I’m ready to go. It’s a little quicker setting the volume that way rather than scrolling thru the menu and then still having to set the all metal sensitivity.

Overall it’s a great machine its light, has excellent battery life, it's very responsive, lots of times it will get a sniff of something and I have to slow down and find what caused the machine to chatter at me. Make sure to read the manual and pay attention to terms like drift and EMI. Those can be a problem and are not exclusive to the Platinum. I hate to leave you on a bad note, but I have not had good success with it in wet sandy areas like lake edges. Aside from this, it’s a great gadget. About metaldetector.com the transaction went smooth. The item was well packed and they shipped right away. They also sent some extras. I enjoyed the reading material. The scoop i was sent is great as were the gloves. On the downside the finds bag was not useful to me. In conclusion I think the bounty hunter platinum is a great general purpose land detector, and metaldetector.com is a good seller. I hope you find something precious. (Posted on May 28, 2012)
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This metal detector is better than i expected Review by Allen
This is a great detector, I have used all the major brands in the last twenty years and this one really impressed me. Goes super deep and the ID is dead on for coins. Adjust the sensitivity to a lower setting in all metal (5) then set sensitivity to (7) in discriminate and it will find the coins if they are there. Pinpointing is very good too, recovery speed is very fast. I have found coins in my own back yard that i know i have missed many times with my other detectors. You wont be disappointed. (Posted on May 22, 2012)
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Fantastic Product with Tons of Extras!! Review by James B.
I shopped around for quite a while looking at metal detectors because my wife was interested and we had no clue what to look for. Most advice said to buy cheap the first time just in case you don't like it, but when I found the Bounty Hunter Platinum I felt like it was the happy medium between great detector and great price. It's fairly light-weight and has a really easy to understand interface to help you find exactly what you're looking for. I'm 6' tall and with it fully extended I found it to be a little short for me, but it was the perfect height for my wife. Buying from MetalDetector.com allowed us to get one of their great packages that included a FANTASTIC head set as well as a few other tools of the trade. All-in-all this was the best detector for us, and this was the best website for metal detectors for us because of the fair price of the detector as well as the starter kit we got. (Posted on March 29, 2012)
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Excelllent machine for the money... Review by Wade
This is an easy detector to work with, it's very well balanced, and the screen is so big it is great on the eyes. The key pad is laid out just right for thumb movement. I did have a problem with the 1/4'' inch headphone jack, it was not mounted in the unit straight, it was really off set. Sent it back to MetalDetector.com and they are going to send me out a new detector. Excellent customer service with no run around, A+++ all the way. Buying this machine from them was an excellent move. The battery stash in the back is easy to get to and holds a single 9v, and is easy to ground balance. “Got to read the manual it is very clear and easy to understand for all programs.” Depth is ok for an 8'' inch stock coil, depending on what your detecting for, give or take + or - . The unit is very loud and sounds out every time you turn it on, but is adjustable. It pin points really well and identifies very fast for a machine of this price. All metal mode has the same tone but you can go a bit deeper, but remember you will also dig a lot more unwanted stuff. This is an excellent first detector for some one, or a second for a back up. Remember this is no $800.00 dollar machine, but is a joy to use. (Posted on March 14, 2012)
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A lot of machine for the money Review by C. Digger
First off I’d like to say hats off to metaldetector.com on their excellent service and lighting fast shipping. I had my detector in two days after ordering, and the shipping was free. Since I have received the detector, I’ve spent the last two days putting it through its paces. Overall it’s a very good detector. It compares a lot to the Teknetics Gamma 6000. The Bounty Hunter would be like buying a car with hub caps and roll up windows and the Platinum would be the same car with power window, mag wheels and a/c. The build quality is excellent and it’s so light that you can swing it all day with no fatigue. It’s very easy to setup, ground balance and go. Very short learning curve, if you’ve owned other detectors you’ll find this machine to be a snap to learn. It locks on hard to coins and gives very stable ID numbers. So far I’ve only found clad with it but then again that’s what I expected to find where I was hunting. I found it easier to only discriminate out iron and foil because you could see the junk targets ID’s jump around plus in 4 tones you could hear the changes. I also found that a target that wasn’t round would cause bouncing numbers. The machine was finding dimes at 7 inches with ease and would correctly ID them. It also has lighting fast target response and very good target separation. Ground balancing is different than any other detector I’ve owned. You have to follow the manual on this one. Switch to all metal, hold the coil 2 feet off the ground, press pin point, when ground grab lights up, lower the coil to with in 2 inches of the ground and wait 3 seconds until the machine starts beeping and you’re done. I tried pumping the coil like I have with other machines and it never locked on and acted erratic. At first I thought I had a bad unit but it was operator error not ground balancing properly. It’s also the first machine I’ve seen that has 1/8 and ¼ head phone jacks. There are two things I think would be an improvement, one is the need for a back light and the other is to move the power button away from the pin point button. I shut it off a few times while pin pointing. I generally know after a few hours of use if I will like a detector and I like this one and plan on adding it to my stable of detectors. (Posted on November 13, 2011)
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