I’ve enjoyed many hobbies over the years and one of the things that separates metal detecting from all the others I have been involved with is most other hobbies all you do is spend money. With metal detecting there are a lot of opportunities to make money and there is always the chance of finding something really valuable. A lot of years have passed since I got into metal … [Read more...] about Strategies for Making Money With Your Metal Detector
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.
Although I consider myself more of a relic hunter, spending most of my time metal detecting in fields and woods I still metal detect houses from time to time. When I started detecting the first two years I mostly detected old houses and homesteads. This article is pretty specific to metal detecting older houses, I am talking about houses that were built before modern … [Read more...] about Tips for Metal Detecting Old Houses
Many years ago when I discovered the internet, It wasn’t long after that I discovered a metal detecting forum. I spent a lot of my free time in that forum learning all things metal detecting. Reading posts about, what metal detectors people were using, what kinds of things they were finding and even met some detector buddies. A forum is a place to share and store information … [Read more...] about All Metal Mode Metal Detecting Forum
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
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