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Christmas orders

Any orders placed after 2.00pm on Friday 19th December cannot be guaranteed for Pre-Christmas delivery. Any orders received after this time we will attempt to get delivered, but as deliveries would be sent out on Monday 22nd and should arrive in time we are not prepared to guarantee this. Additionally if items sell out online over the weekend we would be unable to restock in time for pre-Christmas delivery. Please contact us by telephone to establish availability if ordering after the 19th 2.00pm deadline.


Nick, Laura & Luke at Detecnicks would like to wish all customers a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year.

We will be closed at 1.00pm on Christmas Eve & will re-open for normal hours on Saturday 27th December 2014 and the following Monday & Tuesday. We will also be closed early on New Years Eve at 1.00pm again re-opening for normal hours on Friday 2nd January 2015.

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Detecnicks Ltd
Multi-line Suppliers of
Metal Detectors Accessories &
Treasure Hunting Equipment.
The only retail premises in Sussex offering in the shop detecting sales and advice.


 How we use them is detailed on our terms & conditions Page


Based on the South Coast in West Sussex & now in our 18th year of trading. We offer a comprehensive 24Hour online shopping facility for Beginners to the hobby and metal detector enthusiasts looking for accessories or to upgrade the metal detector they are using. Prices of metal detectors available range from the budget, to those at the top end of the range. We are a fully Independent retailer and can offer impartial advice on the choices available within the ranges of all the major manufacturers.


Site last updated 18th December 2014



If you wish to ensure next working day delivery on your goods you can select the option for a £10.00 charge.This will override all listed postal charges and in fact be free of charge on orders over £100.00. We now offer Interlink Express who will on the day of delivery notify by text or e-mail a one hour delivery slot.

Accessory items are delivered using Royal Mail postal service Or MYHERMES Courier, and sometimes location permitting by Interlink Express courier where items are under 2 kilos in weight and where the Interlink Express charged options are not selected.

 Some areas in Scotland may take 2 working days for delivery with the courier.

Offshore island delivery is made using Parcel force 48 or Royal Mail 1st Class recorded delivery


9 Good reasons to use Detecnicks metal detecting shop for the supply of your metal detector and accessory equipment.

  1. You will be dealing with an established (Since 1996) family run shop premises. Located on the South Coast at Fontwell, West Sussex, we offer a full mail order service with delivery included in the cost of all machines priced at £100.00 & over. We are Dealers for all the major manufacturers of Hobbyist Metal Detectors. Our new metal detector prices range from budget detectors to the top of the range Minelabs with many in between.

  2. We take time & effort to make sure that you will go home with the Metal Detector to suit you and where you wish to go metal detecting, within the budget you have decided. We know it can be a costly decision if you get it wrong. Ideally a visit to our shop premises is preferable, but not always possible. If you come to see us we will ensure that you are given impartial advice as well as a cup or tea or coffee! If you can't and the web pages  are not giving you the answer to your question, we are more than happy to give advice over the telephone on 01243 545060 or by e-mail.
    Our prices may not show the same discount as some suppliers, but our aim is to supply information & quality customer service rather than the cheapest price.

  3. Our site is not just a retail site, all the sales sections are within the online SHOP.
    Check out the other pages:
    Useful Contacts
    Metal Detecting Abroad
    Finds Liaison in Sussex
    2nd Hand or used Machines we hope that the site will continue to grow & that more pages will be coming soon.

  4. All the items listed in the on-line shop are New Stock Items which we try to ensure are held in stock for immediate despatch, however occassionally this is not possible and where any delay would be substantial you would be advised.

  5. Any books found to be out of stock are removed from the on-line site. If you wish to enquire about the availablility of a title not listed please contact us. We do carry a large range of books so please take a look.

  6. If the model you are looking for is not listed or If you wish to "Tailor" your kit, please apply direct to the shop for  a price. This would also be necessary if you wish to Part Exchange your existing metal detector for a new or used model.

  7. 2nd Hand Metal Detectors and Coils are listed and updated on a daily basis. These can only be ordered by a call to our retail shop:01243 545060 or

  8. As well as Metal Detectors and Books relating to the hobby, we have available a large range of accessory items such as diggers, control box covers, Finds Bags & Cleaning & Restoration goods in the various sections of the on-line shop.

  9. As well as hobbyist Metal Detectors, we also stock Hand Held Body Scanners for Security Use.


    Metal Detector Retail Supplies for the Treasure Hunting Enthusiast. Call on us for the best recommendation, on the most suitable metal detector for you. Our policy is to direct you to the metal detector most suitable for your use and not necessarily the most expensive machine available. We supply to both the Archaeologist and the hobbyist detectorists alike.