Garrett ACE 350 Reviews, Price and Specifications

All-Purpose Land Metal Detector

Retail Price: $349.95

Number of Reviews: 13

Avg. Rating (4.3 Stars) average total

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Specifications:

Garrett Ace 350 is new in the world's most popular family of metal detectors and optimized for maximum detection depth on small relics and coin-sized targets.
Operating Frequency - 8.25 kHz. Higher Frequency offers improved ability to detect small, conductive targets such as small gold nuggets.
Search Coil: Powerful, large 8.5"x11" PROformance DD search coil (interchangeable ACE series search coils are available)
DD configuration provides greater detection depth and performance by significantly reducing the negative effects of heavily mineralized ground and saltwater interference.
Long, narrow detection field provides excellent scanning coverage and target separation ability, as compared to conventional coils.
Garrett exclusive blunted tip and tail design further extended coil's total scan area and offers improved searching along obstacles (walls,fencing,etc).
Excellent ground visibility through coil
Rugged, Rhino-Tough epoxy-filled construction
Waterproof design; near-neutral buoyancy in water
Enhanced Iron Resolution allows more control of iron discrimination levels; helps separate good target from adjacent junk iron.
Volume control headphones - Garrett Clear Sound Easy Stow headphones are included with ACE 350
Electronic Pinpointing to speed target recovery
Accept/Reject Discrimination to modify discrimination patterns
Iron Discrimination Segments - 4
Five Search Modes: select pre-set discrimination patterns or create your own
Continuous Coin Depth Indicator to determine target depth
Battery Condition Indicator shows battery life continually
Pushbutton Controls with One-Touch operations
Target ID Cursor Segments - 12
Sensitivity/Depth Adjustments - 8
Audio Tone ID Levels - 3
Length (Adjustable) - 42" to 51" (1.06m-1.29m)
Total Weight - 2.8Ibs. (1.27 kgs.)
Batteries: 4 x AA (included)
Warranty: 2 Year, Limited Parts/Labor

Great detector

Chuck R. in Grand Rapids, MI - best
This is a great detector. Like any detector, it takes practice to learn how to use one, and learn how to use a specific model. The pinpointing feature is handy, but it is not as precise as a Garret Pinpointer Pro. It still gets you closer than the coil alone.
This is a very sensitive detector and I've found large items down to 12-14 inches. After that I stop digging.
People who have complaints about this do not know how to use a metal detector. One thing they may not tell you in the manual is, when you turn on the detector, you MUST have the coil 12 inches away from ANY metal object, so it can self-calibrate. Otherwise it may beep all the time, or not beep at all.
Some people also need to be aware that it will find "ghost metal", i.e. a spot of high mineralization, where a nail has rusted away and left a high concentration of rust, not a solid nail. The detector will find this but when you dig it up, there is nothing solid there.

Jan 03, 2015
31 people found Chuck R.'s review helpful.

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CHEAP

Kevin Strahan in Natchez,ms - one star
This thing is cheap, not deep. You might get 3-5 inches but that's it. Also it feels like they spent abount $50 making it.

Apr 17, 2013
12 people found Kevin Strahan's review helpful.

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Great starter to more advanced machine!

Taylor in Milton, MA USA - best
Being new to metal detecting, I was looking for a simple starter machine with and LCD screen, great coin identification, and good depth. I then bought the ACE 350, having starring reviews, with better iron discrimination then the ACE 250 and better depth. So after receiving my machine, watching the helpful instructional DVD, and reading the manual, I went for my first hunt. I had no trouble detecting one quarter, one dime, and four pennies in less then 45 minutes! So far I had no problems and I would recommend this to anyone. Happy hunting!

Aug 12, 2012
41 people found Taylor's review helpful.

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Very Pleased

Rick in Philadelphia PA - best
I purchased the Ace 350 three months ago and have been searching local parks here in PA. I had an old White's detector and had many finds in these same parks 30 years ago. I have been searching the same parks and am amazed at what I am finding. I so far have found: over 1500 clad coins, 6 silver rings, 2 silver charms, 20 silver coins, a buffalo nickle, and a 1917 statue of liberty watch fob. It took me a while to learn the machine but, with practice, I am finding items easily in the 8-12" range. I highly suggest that anyone who wants to do this hobby should get the Garrett pinpointer. Without this vital piece of equipment, I am sure I would have given up on many good finds. I tried other pinpointers and the Garrett seems to work the best. Good luck

Jul 15, 2012
37 people found Rick's review helpful.

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One Must Read the Directions!

Timothy G. Alden in Pennsylvania,AMERICA - best
Hello All! In the 90's,up to now,I have owned a Whites IDX pro.I bought it barely used for 475.00. Got much years of pleasure with some decent finds: Civil War/Indian War musket balls in Idaho and Pennsylvania, horseshoes, clad/silver coins, rings. The IDX didn't detect as deep with accurancy as I'd like, and missed deep targets also. I just bought the Garrett ACE350 . The dealer/expert told me it's sure an upgrade from the 90's technology. Paid under 300.00. I am a firm believer that the complainers with these reviews are not getting to know their machine, and not understanding the directions fully. The Ace 350 is a relic hunters' marvel. The discriminators and the depth are top knotch. When it says "pulltab/ring possibility", I'm pulling them up from 10-12 inches down with accuracy. That's needed to locate rings consistantly. Why pay the mucho-Cashola? They are digging up tabs and junk also. The good finds aren't going to jump out in your till. It takes work and knowledge of your unit. The Garrett 350Ace will be the only one anyone needs. If you are at a 1800's stone foundation, expect some digging. Folks who do the best are optimistic, and not afraid to put the time in. These are wonderful machines. I'm not a salesmen, just a dreamer like any other enthusiast. Enjoy!

Apr 12, 2012
72 people found Timothy G. Alden's review helpful.

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Piece of junk

Mark in Vermont - one star
I received my Ace 350 in the mail a week ago and I have never been so disappointed. This thing beeps constantly, even with the sensitivity set at the minimum. it beeps while laving on the ground and even when I hold it in the air with nothing around. The graphic ID bounces all over with every beep.
I thought I had found a quarter or dime at 2". I tried pinpointing but nothing happens with the pinpoint. So I did the pinpoint wiggle and started digging. I soon noticed that I had a 12" round hole 8" deep, and the Ace 350 is telling me the same thing, quarter or dime at 2".
Needless to say, this junk will be going back to Garrett ASAP. Guess I should of stayed with Whites. I have owned many with no issues EVER!!!

Feb 19, 2012
16 people found Mark's review helpful.

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Don't be fooled by the inexpensive price!

Rick in Virginia - best
I have been in and out of this hobby for the past 30 plus years and have owned machines from inexpensive to very expensive. After deciding to get back into the hobby just before Christmas, I purchased the Garrett Ace 350. I wanted something that was light weight and not too expensive. Have I ever been surprised with the results of this machine!
First off, I am absolutely amazed at the depth of the 350. I am getting readings on quarters at depths of up to a foot. I found a sterling silver earring on the beach at a depth of about 9 inches. It is nothing to go to a schoolyard and pick up 40-50 coins in a couple of hours.
The discrimination works very well, and with 3 separate audio tones, it is pretty easy to know when you have a coin, trash or something in between. Battery life is excellent on the four supplied AA cells and you should be able to get about 40 hours on them. The only qualm I have about the Ace 350 is that when searching in "wet sand" you will get multiple readings. Just cut the sensitivity back and this will eliminate the problem, and still give you decent depth.
I would definitely recommend this metal detector to anyone just starting out in the hobby as well as seasoned veterans. I believe you would need to spend several hundred dollars more to do much better. The secret, I believe, in this detector lies in the coil. It is an excellent coil, waterproof, and works extremely well. I have no regrets about purchasing the Garrett Ace 350, it has served me well, and I would highly recommend it to anyone not wanting to spend a great deal of money on a detector.

Feb 14, 2012
58 people found Rick's review helpful.

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GREAT!

Dayton in Maryland - best
This is a #1 rated detector, and nothing else comes close for $500.00 or more... LEARN to set the auto reject and NO more pop tabs or junk! Folks, read the instructions! I have found 100's of dollars worth of items and NO JUNK after learning how to setup the auto reject... fantastic! NO MORE JUNK FINDS!

Jan 08, 2012
35 people found Dayton's review helpful.

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