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Detector Type Coin and Relic Detector Coin and Relic Detector
Price $699 $800
Manufactured in 2014 2000
Battery Type 4 AA 8 AA
Weight (Lbs.) 3.9 4
Operating frequency 15 kHz. 6.5 kHz.
Display Yes Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Target ID Numeric Numeric+Icons
Tone ID 5 Tones Custom
Search Modes
  • All-Metal (GEN)
  • 2 Tone mode (DI2)
  • 3 Tone mode (DI3)
  • Conductive Ground (COG)
  • Vibration Mode
  • Coins
  • Coin/Jewelry
  • Relic
  • Prospecting
  • Custom
  • Pinpoint
Ability to change coils Yes Yes
Ground balance Auto, Manual, Tracking Auto
Waterproof Coil only Coil only
Warranty 2 Years
Number of Reviews graph 3
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Avg. User Rating 5.00 4.56
Avg. Durability Rating 4.67 5.00
Avg. Ease of Use Rating 4.67 4.83
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Most helpful review for Nokta FORS CoRe

Impressive
A friend of mine recommended it. I didn't know it was Turkish, but it did the job, was great at the beach, I am now experimenting with it in the Israeli forests near historic sites etc.... Great detector for the money....
Ido from Israel

Thumbs up! 22
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Most helpful review for Whites Spectrum XLT

Great Deep Relic Machine
I used the Spectrum XLT for about 4 years crawling the hill of Vicksburg. Bought it used for $350 from a preacher and it was the best machine I ever owned.
I've dug tons of relics and shells with it. Very hot on iron and shell. Darn good on brass and lead too.
Made my best find in 2000 with it, a medium lead filled CS buckle pictured in E&W Treasures April 2000. Found in a CS camp beat to death with all kinds of machines. Whites even used my pic in their add that month.

Just scroll on down to Relic Mode and do a little tweaking and just glide that coil all over and up next to trees and gullies ever so smoothly and listen. Just an awesome machine. You don't have to whip it like a step child like other machines. Best deal going these days with everyone claiming to have the best and selling over priced plastic junk for upwards of $800-$1000. Its like they set their detector prices like gas prices at the pump, future digging I suppose.

A good used XLT can be had for a realistic price of $300-$400. If your like me and are sick of every detector maker claiming theirs is the best nowadays just because they put a bigger than 8" DD coil on their new machines and call it "revolutionary", then get a XLT. It was way ahead of its time and its better than a lot of the top of the line crap today. Get one, you won't regret it.
James R. from Hohenwald TN.

Thumbs up! 140
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