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Fake Golden Mask from China already available for sale

Counterfeit Golden Mask machines made in China have already gone on sale. The dealers selling original detectors name fake ones the electronic junk. Is that so? For example, fake Minelab GPX units from China are real remakes of calculators. Although the same cannot be said of the Chinese Garrett ACE and Teknetics T2. Continue reading

Fake Bounty Hunter TID from China. It’s all bad

China’s counterfeit metal detectors have been taken to a whole new level – fakes come less than a year after originals first saw the light. By comparison, the Chinese Garrett ACE 250 went on sale 7 years after the original was released. Here’s a video review: the Bounty Hunter Junior Target ID from China, a quickly produced fake. Continue reading

Deteknix is gone! Just got sued by its competitor

The war between MD manufacturers is running its course. First Texas, the American corporation producing Fisher / Bounty Hunter / Teknetics metal detectors, has sued Deteknix, the American-Chinese manufacturer. The latter has announced its demise, and… a newly established trademark — Quest Metal Detectors. Continue reading