Bounty Hunter Discovery 3300 Metal Detector Review

The bounty hunter discovery 3300 metal detector, at the moment seems to be a real flagship killer as the bounty hunter has intended its products to be. It has a variety of unique features that other metal detectors don’t provide. It is an ideal pick for treasure hunting, coin shooting and locating lost items. It is lightweight, provides easy handling and has an ergonomic build that guarantees absolute comfort for all treasure hunters.

When it comes to detecting metals that are buried very deep in the soil, the discovery 3300 metal detector is the ideal product. Or better, the bounty hunter manufacturer has incorporated a preset ground balance that helps the metal detector to differentiate between the valuable items and the iron in the ground.

Moreover, it can eliminate unwanted metals and a sensitivity control that curbs the effects of electromagnetic interference. What makes Bounty Hunter Discovery 3300 Metal Detector a great purchase? Find out:

Bounty Hunter Discovery 3300 Metal Detector Review

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Waterproof

Are you living near any public beach and you want to find silver and gold jewelry? Well, the Discovery 3300 will help you out. Gold and silver metals are very expensive these days and if you have access to a public beach, consider investing in metal detector.

The search coil of this gadget can look for lost items in water without being damaged or decline in efficiency. Also, your gadget may get rained on by accident. You don’t have to worry about it being damaged because the water proof feature will protect it against damage.

Deep-seeking pinpoint mode

You can only tell the exact location of a particular metal (buried object) with the help of an excellent metal detector. Usually, long-buried metals look alike with the surrounding soil, and they cannot be isolated easily. The Bounty Discovery 3300 features a Digital coin depth indicator that helps you know how deep to dig before reaching the buried object.

Moreover, it features a digital segment target ID that helps you to identify the value of the target in numbers.

With the water-proof search coil, you can detect metals that are either in damp places or shallow water. Also, the tone audio feedback makes the pinpointing process easier; it guarantees accurate target verification.

Generous warranty

Defects in parts and workmanship are inescapable. Sometimes, you can invest in a metal detector only to realize that it is not working as expected. In such instances, you will waste your money on something that is not worth. Fortunately, the bounty hunter discovery metal detector comes with a whopping 5-year limited warranty on workmanship and materials.

This will give you some peace of mind; you will get what you have paid for. Some manufacturers offer a very short warranty period that may lead to loss of investment if you realize a fault immediately after the expiry of the warranty period.

4-modes of operation

The Discovery 3300 features four operational that are controlled by a touch pad. These modes make the metal detection experience easy and enjoyable. The four modes include:

All metal modes – this mode can detect all types of metals that are hidden in the soil or water. Even when the objects are buried so deep, this gadget can trace them.

Discrimination mode – if you want to look for specific metals such as gold only and eliminate iron and other unwanted trash, the discrimination mode will help you. You will command the device type of metals to look for, and it will just obey.

Notch mode – the mode allows you to eliminate a given range of items manually.

Pinpoint mode –this mode helps you to find the exact location of each metal that is buried in the soil.

4-Tone audio identification

While the LCD is accurate in detecting buried objects, you may not look at the screen always while in the field. The manufacturer of the Discovery 3300 has incorporated the audio target identification system to alert you the nature of the hidden metals. The sound system alerts you to the presence of the metal object before you confirm it from the LCD.

While the audio identification feature is an ace, a downside is it only operates in the motion modes only; it does not work in the pinpoint mode. It only emits a monotone sound when it is in this mode. The detector produces four different tones depending with the nature of the metal identified.

Replaceable batteries

The discovery 3300 operates on two 9v replaceable batteries. The batteries can be in a good condition for a reasonable period before calling for the replacement. This makes it cost-effective. You don’t have to carry so many pairs with you when you are going out to treasure hunt for relics and gold.

Additionally, installing the batteries is relatively easy compared with other products in the same range. However, if the batteries are not installed correctly, you use discharged or non-alkaline batteries, problems may arise, and functionality may be limited.

Headphone jack

This metal detector features a headphone jack that allows you to use headphones. The use of headphones improves the life of the battery and ensures that the beep does not disturb the by passers or bystanders. You don’t have to “shout” to the whole world that you are looking for metals or lost jewels.

Also, the use if headphones make your treasure hunting quest easy in noisy places. You can hear the changes in sound precisely in those environments.

It is worth noting that headphones should not be used near traffic or in locations that may spell doom for your life; headphones can lead to road accidents if they are not used cautiously.

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What We Liked

  • Large LCD.
  • It is water/fog proof.
  • It is lightweight and hence easy to carry around.
  • It comes with an easy to follow manual for easy assembling instructions.

What We Didn’t Like

  • It is made of plastic and vulnerable to break if it is not handled carefully. The material needs some tweaking for enhanced durability.

Features at a Glance

  • Made in the USA.
  • Digital 11-segment target ID.
  • Digital coin depth indicator.
  • Touch sensitivity control.
  • Low battery indicator.
  • Touch discrimination control.

Product Specifications

  • Product Dimensions: 28.3 x 10 x 6 inches.
  • Item Weight: 4.2 pounds.
  • Shipping Weight: 4.2 pounds.
  • Operates on: (2) 9V alkaline batteries.
  • Operating frequency: 6.6 kHz.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there a warranty period?
A:
Yes, this metal detector features a whopping five-year limited warranty. Returning faulty products is easy..

Q: Is it waterproof?
A:
The search coil is water resistant but the electronic components are not.

Final Verdict

It is always sweet to compare functionality and price. Sure there are many seductive metal detectors available, but they are not user-friendly as such. However, the discovery 3300 is a great value for your money. If you are price conscious, then this is the perfect pick. In my opinion, the Discovery 3300 is the only product you can get in this price range. The quality of service it offers is incomparable.

If you are looking for gold nuggets or you want to hunt for specific metals, consider this gadget. So, if you are interested in finding everything but you don’t want to dip so deep into your pocket – go for the discovery 3300, it is a beast!

Oren Liebermann
 

I started metal detecting 4 years ago as my hobby. I think it’s the smartest hobby for the people of any age. I also get benefited many times by finding expensive and ancient metals. So I decided to start my blog to motivate you guys in metal detecting hobby.

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