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Wire, Pipe & Stud Detector
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keithgibbo
Old 04-11-2007, 10:01 AM
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Default Wire, Pipe & Stud Detector

Hi all, I want to buy a Wire, Pipe & Stud Detector.
Does anyone have any recommendations for a good all rounder.
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Old 04-11-2007, 11:02 PM
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Have a look at QVC - they had one on their DIY prog this morning - about 50.

No idea if they're any good though!
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Old 05-11-2007, 10:46 AM
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£50 ...ouch! You really don't need to spend that much. You can pick up one made by Draper for £16 in Tesco (reduced by £4).

I use a draper one that detects metal or voltage (what's wrong with tapping with your finger for studs?!). Pretty much all thats inside them is a solenoid (wire coil on a magnet), battery, and LED light in a plastic case - it works on basic physics principles of electromagnetism

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Old 05-11-2007, 1:03 PM
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I bought this one from Ebay

Cost approx 9

STANLEY TOOLS INTELLISENSOR PRO 0-77-200 NEW DETECTOR

Very good at detecting wires and metal
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