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Metal Detector Loan Out Program

The Hopkins Engineering Division offers residents of Hopkins the loan of a metal detector for locating property irons, cost is $5. Use is normally limited to overnight. If longer use is required, please check with staff on availability.

Deposit required for loan of equipment:

  • $100 check or cash deposit at time of request (will be returned)
  • $5 fee (will not be returned)
  • Copy of a Minnesota ID

You can call the Engineering Division to reserve a metal detector, but be advised that during busy seasons, exact dates and times of returns are hard to determine.