Troy Custom Detectors is no longer manufacturing metal detectors. As a tribute to Troy Galloway, Graphique Du Jour is hosting a copy of his original website for his achievment in designing and bringing to market a the Shadow line of detectors, with features and performance previously unmatched. Graphique Du Jour Home
Preface: Shadow21 West Palm Beach, Fl: Going back to 2000 / 2001 we were always on the lookout for new technology that would give us an edge at finding older, deeper, more valuable targets. There was a buzz going around that an ex military communications engineer, Troy Galloway, was developing a new detector, based upon his success with the Shadow X2 manufactured by Tesoro. The new line would be several steps above that boasting extreme depth in difficult ground, lightweight and weather sealed. I was fascinated and kept up with any news regarding Troy's new detectors. There was an online weekly radio show called the Bugler's Shack Radio Hour that had Troy on as a guest to talk about this new technology. I was so enthralled with his bold venture of designing a metal detector beyond what all the big manufacturers had ever offered, that I even recorded that show and here it is. LISTEN TO THIS HISTORICAL RECORDING HERE
Obviously the forum is long gone, however I found 2 snippets of forum posts on the Internet Archive Wayback Machine. Amazing!
Both the X5 and the X3 are completely weatherproof,
are powered by a single 9 volt battery, and are backed by a solid limited