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Nokta FORS Gold
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Options Nokta FORS Gold Fisher Gold Strike
Detector Type Nugget Detector Nugget Detector
Price $699 $850
Manufactured in 2014 2002
Battery Type 4 AA Two 9V
Weight (Lbs.) 3.9 3.5
Operating frequency 15 kHz. 30 kHz.
Display Yes Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Target ID Numeric Numeric
Tone ID 5 Tones 2 Tones
Search Modes
  • General
  • Disk.
  • Boost
  • Vibrate
  • Discriminate
  • All Metal
Ability to change coils Yes Yes
Ground balance Auto, Manual, Tracking Auto, Manual
Waterproof Coil only Coil only
Warranty 2 Years Lifetime
Number of Reviews graph 1
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Avg. User Rating 1.00 4.43
Avg. Durability Rating 1.00 4.00
Avg. Ease of Use Rating 4.00 3.00
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Most helpful review for Nokta FORS Gold

No gold
I have had this detector Fors Gold+ for a year now, I use it at least 3 days out of a month. So far no gold, plenty of bullets, shell casings, old cans and even horse shoes, but no gold. I've tried every setting, changing my sensitivity from a 10 up to an 80, the higher the sensitivity the more chatter.

The machine has 3 modes, BSt, FSt and gen. I've spent equal amount of time in each setting, still no gold. No I am not hunting in parks, I am in known gold bearing areas, when I get frustrated hunting with the detector, I switch to the drywasher and usually come home with something. Do yourself a favor buy a different machine.
Bob from Tucson, Az

Thumbs up! 6
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Most helpful review for Fisher Gold Strike

Is the Gold Strike worth it... ?
I have been using the Gold Bug 2 for several years now and I thought I'd upgrade to the newer Gold Strike from Fisher. At first I thought I had made a real mistake but found that the biggest part of the problem was the operator... me...
The Gold Strike has a much more difficult learning curve than the Gold Bug 2 but if you put in the time and effort to learn the detector it works quite well. I took both detectors with me on a trip to central Az, and ran them against each other in a field test.
Result... over the course of 3 days, every time I detected a nugget with the Gold Bug 2 the Gold Strike would also find it before digging, The Gold Strike found 2 moderately buried nuggets that the Gold Bug would have missed because of hot rocks.... The Gold Strike did find a lot of Trash that the Gold Bug ignored but the final tabulation was ..
Gold Bug 2 --- 5 nuggets (very small to medium)
Gold Strike -- 7 nuggets (very small to medium)
Total gold ... about 4 Dwt.
If you take the time to learn how to use the Gold strike, it is a very good machine. For a first Detector I wouldn't recommend it but for someone willing to take the time to learn how to adjust it properly, It is worth the effort.
Glenn R. from Central Texas

Thumbs up! 237
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