In May 1970 Pacific Northwest Instruments was founded with the goal of providing the treasure hunter with the finest quality metal detecting equipment at a reasonable cost.

With the invention of the Red Baron in 1976, Bounty Hunter became the technical leader in the metal detector industry, and on going research continued to keep Bounty Hunter on top with a new detector developments each year.

In 1978 the company changed it's corporate name from Pacific Northwest Instruments to Bounty Hunter, Inc.

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