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Evening all,

Had a nightmare with an ash tree recently that was full of old screws and nails.  Buggered 5-6 chains during its take-down and it nearly meant we did not finish.

I was whinging about this recently to a colleague who said he uses a small metal detector: One Allistec SC250, no less, which he bought about 10 years ago.

Looked it up but it appears as if it is no longer for sale.

It occurred to me that the milling forum might have an idea of what is good currently, maybe?

Ta muchly in advance



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Hi, There's been quite a lot of stuff on here on this subject so if you search you'll find it all but fwiw pulse induction detectors used for beech detecting seem to have the deepest reach in wet wood, I use a Cscope cs4pi which might be a bit old hat by now but it finds metal at varying depths depending on uncertain variables, cheers.

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Thank you.

Yours is still for sale, £320

Just learning about the difference between motion and non-motion detecting,,,,,




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I've just bought one of these:  


1 PC × Detector. Size: Approx. 215.5 41.5 43.52mm. Working Environm ent: Temperature -20 ℃ -60 ℃. 1 PC × User Manual. 1 PC × Leather Case. 1 PC × Pinhole. The sensitivity distance...

  to compliment my 'full size' detector, but my full size detector wasn't bought with milling in mind.

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