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Whites Beach Hunter 300
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Options Whites Beach Hunter 300 Minelab Excalibur 800
Detector Type VLF Beach Detector VLF Beach Detector
Price $1000 $800
Manufactured in 2008 1998
Battery Type 8 AA Sealed
Weight (Lbs.) 5.7 4
Operating frequency 3, 15 kHz. 1.5 - 25.5 kHz.
Display None None
Backlight No No
Target ID Audio+3 LED Lights Audio
Tone ID 3 Tones Multi Tone
Search Modes
  • Disc.
  • All Metal
  • Discriminate
  • Pinpoint
Ability to change coils No No
Ground balance Manual Auto
Waterproof 25 feet 200 feet
Warranty 2 Years 1 Year
Number of Reviews graph 12
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Avg. User Rating 4.00 4.43
Avg. Durability Rating 4.71
Avg. Ease of Use Rating 4.00
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Most helpful review for Whites Beach Hunter 300

Works great when they work...
Bought four of these and within 6 months all four had to be returned. TWO were DOA right out of the box. I can't believe the quality control there.
Bob from New Port Richey,FL

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Most helpful review for Minelab Excalibur 800

Excalibur 800 dream machine.
Just so easy to use. I don't mind the weight that seems to bother others. Great depth, perfect pinpoint. The one and only problem I have had (and I assume everyone does), is pull tabs and other aluminum gives such a nice tone. I have been using this machine for about 3 years and am amazed by the sensitivity. Also with practice the tone variation lets me guess the target 80% of the time. So far it is maintenance free and I use it in fresh and salt and on the beach. A Classic!
Thom from Pennsylvania

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