I went to a particular beach to metal detect and that week it was all rock; so rocky no sand scoop could handle it. I really needed a shovel and my current excursions were really highlighting it was time to upgrade my diggers and get a decent shovel.When talking to fellow detectorists I highly respect, they all suggested Predator Tools. I kept on hearing these are the best … [Read more...] about The Ideal Metal Detecting Shovel for Rocky Ground
I had the opportunity to try the XTREME X3 All-Terrain Titanium Sand Scoop. My metal detecting buddy suggested I use his new titanium sand scoop instead of my very heavy stainless steel scoop since I was getting over being under the weather and still lacking energy. Concerned about the several flights of steps down to a beach and back up to our cars, he felt it would be a … [Read more...] about XTREME X3 All-Terrain Titanium Sand Scoop Review
On Friday, the 27th of March, Marco Hautakoski was metal detecting with his best friend from high school, Jetro Minkkinen, at a large park in Helsinki Finland. Metal detecting is their passion, but also something to do since Finland like most countries were restricting peoples movement and encouraging social distance to limit the spread of COVID-19. Both using their Minelab … [Read more...] about Metal Detecting Mystery: How Did a Decades-Old Ring Travel 4,000 Miles Without Its Owner?
Yes I see you, giving me and my detectorist friends that look as we are metal detecting in your line of sight. Some of you even snap pictures, and post them on Instagram or Twitter with a comment like "Beach Better Have My Money" or some other overused phrase. Some pull your kids away like we might be Lepers or even worse, call the cops on us. But I am here to tell you … [Read more...] about Dear Person Giving Me the Stink Eye While I Metal Detect
We know there are a lot of Minelab Equinox fans in the metal detecting world. I am one of them, I have been swinging an Equinox for over a year and the machine does great in most all kinds of conditions and is my go-to detector. The stock machine is just fine but there are some accessories you can add to suit your needs better. There are a lot of excellent and not so excellent … [Read more...] about Buyers Guide: Minelab Equinox Accessories