Metal Detector


Ashburton U Hire’s metal detector is often used for people that have lost jewellery while gardening. rings being the most common thing. Also, the farmers use Ashburton U Hire’s metal detector for plough shears or missing bits of machinery that have come off somewhere in the paddock., even water wells covered over by soil.  Know two circumstances are the same, so the degree of success of finding the missing item varies from each customer. A metal detector detects the presence of metal nearby. Metal detectors are useful for finding metal inclusions hidden within objects, or metal objects (buried shallow) or hidden in grass suitable for looking for your lost rings or other metal objects. A beeping noise indicates when metal is located.

Safety equipment required.


1/2 day (4 hours): $45
Full Day (8 Hours): $65
Extra Charge if Returned Dirty, (Prices include GST)


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