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Tips to succeed in learning your new detector

Over the years I have been fortunate enough to use many metal detectors. From my years as a metal detector dealer and getting the opportunity to borrow different detectors for articles has given me some insight on how best to learn a new detector. On both social media and forums I often see bad questions and answers when it comes to learning a new detector and I hope this article will shed some insight and help you to learn your metal detector quicker and better. Social media/forums – I often see people with a new detector posting a very vague…

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Wiping away the value – Part two

I am not sure why but the first article created some negative feedback and a little bit of drama. Maybe my first article was a little harsh and for anyone I might have offended, I apologize. This article is not to call anyone out, offend anyone but rather explain a little further, take some of those comments and respond to them a little in depth. I do not wish to upset anyone and I hope I can accomplish that and at the same time not piss anyone off. I want to share some of the responses to the first article…

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Finding sights by reading the land

If you have ever talked to me you know that I love field hunting. If you listen to Josh Kimmels podcast, beyond sight and sound, you have probably caught one of the episodes I have done about field hunting. It’s something I have enjoyed doing for years and it is my favorite type of metal detecting to do. What is field hunting? Field hunting is finding old sites, long gone that are just farm fields now. I don’t just pick a field, get permission and go walk it hoping to find something. I overlay old maps, talk to farmers about…

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In depth- How to overlay maps

This article is something I have wanted to do for a long time but wasn’t sure how to go about it. I knew it would be difficult and before even I started typing here I have about four hours in getting all the pictures together and figuring out exactly how I want to do it to make sure it’s easy to understand. I don’t know how well this will work but follow along and I think by the end you should have enough understanding to do it on your own. This is my method. There are other methods out there…

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