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  • Handheld Metal Detector

    I recently purchased this scanner to check lumber prior to planing and am very pleased with its performance and quality. I realize its from China, but hey what isn,t nowadays. Overall its very sensitive and easily scans a width of 8 inches. The price was great and although shipping take a few weeks I,m very impressed with the quality of this product and highly recommend it to others here. Heres the listing at E-Bay,.., http://cgi.ebay.com/Handheld-Metal-D...item2eadee66d9

    • tommyt654
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      tommyt654 commented
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      I realize now it may be hard to picture the actual size by the photo on e-bay so heres a photo of mine.It also works as a stud finder I just found out as well.
      Last edited by tommyt654; 03-24-2013, 12:57 PM.

    • sweensdv
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      sweensdv commented
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      What is the world coming to.......someone has cloned a Harbor Freight tool. And it's even cheaper(ooops.....less expensive) than the HF one.


    • tommyt654
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      tommyt654 commented
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      Naw you don,t get the pack of smokes or the handy belt loop with the H.F. one, but seriously you can spend a lot more for an overpriced scanner like some folks here will probabaly do, but it performs the exact same function at a great price, and this things probably weighs 2 1/2 lbs give or take so its built fairly well,also has a vibration sensor and adjustments for sensetivity. We all know sween will like that
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