Door knocking for metal detecting permission is one of the most stressful things to do for most of us. Unfortunately, if you are not asking permission to metal detect private property you are really missing out! Without gaining access to private property you are really limiting yourself to places that have surely been detected previously if not many times over. Here is a … [Read more...] about Tips on Gaining Permission
Metal Detecting Tips
Metal detecting tips and techniques that will help you find coins, relics and precious metals. Learn how to find places to detect, what kind of detectors to use for specific soil conditions and how to clean your finds.
Recently, in the All Metal Mode Facebook group the question came up asking, is it better to use your metal detector’s discrimination or your brain to discriminate? There is not a simple answer to this question. This depends on the metal detector you are using, your skill level, the site you are detecting, and the level of patience you have for analyzing the different signals … [Read more...] about Discriminating With Your Brain or Metal Detector
Many times people have asked me how to listen to the All Metal Mode Metal Detecting Podcast and it can be a little confusing. I figured an article is long overdue on explaining all the ways you can tune into the Podcast. First, for now at least the Podcast is every Monday and Tuesday night at 8 p.m. EST. Every Monday night you can catch hosts Amanda “Digger” Degaz and Gypsy … [Read more...] about How to Listen to the All Metal Mode Metal Detecting Podcast
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
Image Credits - Rutus Metal Detectors I have always enjoyed learning new metal detectors and for the most part I’ve found it pretty easy. Over the years I’ve been surprised to learn many people have no desire to learn the settings. I’ve literally installed a few programs in people’s metal detectors for them and that’s all they ever use and they’re clueless on the settings or … [Read more...] about Metal Detector Terminology Explained