25 Gift Ideas for Metal Detector Fans

Updated on September 23rd, 2021
By Louise
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There are many people that enjoy metal detecting. It can be a fun thing to do as you never know when you might find some hidden treasure or other valuable items. If you know someone that enjoys metal detecting then you might be interested to know that we have put together a list of items that we feel might make great gifts for them. Take a look at our list and then when you want to buy them a gift, you will have some good ideas of what you might want to buy them. There is a good range of things at different prices, which should be useful to you.

25 Presents for People With Metal Detectors

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This is a SurmountWay metal detector. It is fully waterproof and can therefore be used on land in all weathers, in water or in sand. It has high sensitivity and automatic tuning to sense things even at depth. It is designed to be hard-wearing due to its rugged construction and it is very easy to use as well. It is easy to carry as well with a belt ring and wrist strap.

This is a book called ‘Metal Detecting: All you need to know to get started’ by Dave Crisp which is available in a paperback and Kindle edition. The author is the finder of the 2010 Frome Hoard and so knows what he is doing. It has information for those new to metal detecting as well as those with years of experience. It has an easy-to-read style and has information on the history of the hobby, testing basic detectors, where to search, where to get permissions and the sorts of things that can be found.

This is a short-sleeved t-shirt which says on it ‘Never mess with a metal detectorist we know places where no one will find you’. It comes in different colours and in sizes small – 3XL. It is made from a cotton and polyester mix which will feel soft to wear and will keep its shape well. It can go in a washing machine and tumble drier so will be easy to keep clean after getting messy when detecting metal.

This is a waterproof pinpointer which can be used to detect metal. It can find buried treasure up to 10 meters underwater. It is waterproof up to 10 meters and so can be used below the surface of the water and can detect items that other detectors will not be able to find as many will only be able to go down by 4 meters. It uses vibration and flashing LEDs when it detects something rather than a noise that could be disturbing.

This is a backpack for a metal detector and accessories. It fits almost all popular metal detectors. It is comfortable to wear and has adjustable, padded shoulder straps. It has a large main compartment and a smaller outer compartment as well, so there is plenty of room for accessories too. There are also side mounts for a shovel and small compartments as well. It is 55cm x 31xm x 18cm in size.

This is a funny wooden sign which says on it ‘I Would Rather be Metal Detecting’ with a funny cartoon picture on it. It is in a shabby chic style and measures 8 x 4 inches. It has a cord attached to it so that it can be easily hung up. It is a fun sign that would make a great gift for someone that loves to go out metal detecting and it is a good price as well.

This is a fun hoodie which says on the front of it ‘The Detectorist’. It comes in different colours but the writing is always in white with a picture of someone metal detecting on it. It has a drawstring around the hood and a kangaroo pocket on the front. It is available in a unisex fit in sizes small – XXL and is made from a cotton and polyester mix fabric.

This is a metal detectors finds box. It is a double-sided box which has eight compartments for storing items that have been found. It is dark and looks good and conceals the items within it, once it is closed. It has a secure fastening so items will not fall out. It even has a hole for a cord or string so that it can be tied to a metal detecting rig or bag.

This is ‘The Metal Detecting Bible: Helpful Tips, Expert Tricks and Insider Secrets for Finding Hidden Treasures’ by Brandon Neice. It has information for beginners and more experienced hobbyist including choosing equipment, practising your swinging technique, choosing a site to search, integrate advanced GPS technology, getting permission, identifying finds, cleaning and preserving finds and selling finds for a profit. Touches on everything that a metal detector will need to know.

This is a ceramic mug which says on it ‘I bloody love metal detecting’ with a picture of a stick man with a metal detector. You can choose from different colour rims and handles and the print is on both sides. It is microwave and dishwasher safe. There are other items that you could also choose such as travel mugs and water bottles which have similar designs but are handwash only.

This is a metal detecting log book. It has a colourful cover with a photo on it and inside the pages are printed with tables so that you can note down where you were and when and what you found. It is a really useful way to keep track of your progress. The book is 6 x 9 inches in size so handy for carrying about and has 120 pages so plenty of room to write.

This is a Garrett Ace 250 metal detector. It has a graphic target ID cursor with 12 segments. It is microprocessor controlled and has eight settings for sensitivity and depth. It is 28.2 x 56.1 x 13cm in size and weighs 1.2 kg. It has electronic pinpointing which makes it quick and easy to locate things. There are five search modes or you can make up your own.  Has a battery life indicator.

This is an LED digital metal detector. It has a double detector search coil and flashing white and blue LED indicator lights. It has an audio alert as well with a volume control. It has a sensitivity control and it is lightweight and easy to handle. It comes in a box and is therefore ideal for giving away as a gift as it is really easy to wrap up first.

This is a National Geographic branded metal detector for children. It has a 7.5-inch waterproof dual coil and a lightweight design. It has good sensitivity to help avoid false detections and there will be a beep and flashing light if it detects metal up to 6 inches deep. It has a telescopic arm which means that t can be adjusted according to the height of the user and a padded arm strap.

This is a metal detector harness. It is an ergonomic harness which distributes weight evenly across the shoulders which means that your detecting swing is lighter. There are eight adjustment points which means that it can fit really well and there are also eight attachment points to fit in all of your detecting accessories. It has a bungee support harness to allow easy one-handed operation of the detector. It has a padded back cushion so it is comfortable.

This is a National Geographic brand trowel and sifter toolset for metal detecting and treasure hunting. The scoop has sifting holes to make it easy and efficient to use. They are both ultra-durable and lightweight but still made of heavy-duty plastic which means that they are suitable for adults or children to use. The trowel is 29.2cm long and the scoop is 19.7cm tall with a ½ gallon capacity.

This is a professional metal detector which is lightweight. It has an 11-inch waterproof coil and headphones. It has a max detection range of 1.5m deep and there are lots of modes to choose from to customise it to your requirements. It has an advanced chip which allows for quick response detection so you will never miss any metal with this device. It has an easy to recognise sound type when metal is near as well as a screen display.

This is a stud finder for wood. It is used for scanning walls to find beams and joists. It has a bright LCD display screen to help you to be able to easily see the results of your scan. It has high accuracy and consistency. There are five scanning modes which can scan up to 60mm in depth. It can locate metal studs, pipes, wires and things like that in walls behind stud walling.

This is a handheld metal detector. It has high sensitivity with sound and vibration modes. It can detect small, hidden metal objects and red and green LED lights will alert the user when these are discovered. There is also a vibration mode for detection if this is easier. It is very portable and just takes one 9V battery to operate it and it could use a rechargeable battery if you wish to use one.

This is a baseball cap which comes in a selection of colours are says ‘The Detectorist’ on it with a person metal detecting also pictured on it. It is an adults sizes hat and has an adjustable strap which means that it can fit people with different head sizes, It is made from 100% cotton fabric which is sturdy and can be wiped clean with a damp cloth if necessary. Has high-quality printing.

This is a pair of safety boots. They have a coated leather upper and are black. They have a non-metal toe cap and penetration resistant midsole. They have a manmade sole with a good grip. They come in sizes 4 – 12.5 and have a medium width. They have a lace-up closure which means that it is easy to attach them to the feet securely so they stay in place and are comfortable.

This is a metal detector and earphone kit. It can detect up to a depth of 220mm and is designed to find gold, silver and jewellery as well as coins and other metal including land mines. It has an adjustable height to make it comfortable to use. The speaker volume can be adjusted and you can play it through a speaker or headphones. It has a large LCD display which is easy to read.

This is a drawstring bag which has ‘The Detectorist’ printed on it and a picture of someone metal detecting. It is a black bag with white print and measures 37 x 46cm and has a 12-litre capacity. The drawstring design allows it to be carried on the back using the strings that close it and so it stays securely shut as you carry it. Great for carrying gym kit, swimming kit etc.

This is a metal pencil tin which has a picture of a gnome with a metal detector on it. The tin is made from metal and has a silver colour and the gnome picture is on the top and printed in black. It is 180mm x 75mm but there are other sizes available as well. It is coated with a food-safe lacquer and fits lots of pencils and pens inside.

This is a pencil case which says ‘the detectorist’ on it with a picture of someone with a metal detector. It is available in a choice of colours and has a zip fastening which is part the way down the case. It is made from 600D polyester and us 21 x 14cm in size and has a 0.5-litre capacity. It is useful for school, college or university or maybe even for when you are at work or to keep things stored away at home.

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