Conquering Your Fear of Metal Detecting in Public

Metal detecting may be your favorite hobby, but not everyone understands the appeal. Knowing that some people may be laughing at you can suck some of the enjoyment out of metal detecting. If you’re a beginner and your fear of public ridicule is strong enough, it may be enough to keep your hunts confined to the safety of your own backyard.

Gray Ghost HeadphonesBut if you’re wondering if you’ll ever muster up the courage for a public hunt, don’t worry. With a few tips, you’ll be waving your detector at your local park in no time. Continue reading

3 Best PI Metal Detectors!

Finding the metal detector of your dreams is never easy. That’s because the perfect metal detector doesn’t exist. They all come with their own set of pros and cons, and the most you can do is find the one that will work best for your particular needs.

If you’re sold on the idea of getting a pulse induction metal detector because you want to go detecting in the saltwater and you know VLF metal detectors don’t do a good job in those conditions, you might be overwhelmed by the options out there.

Hopefully, this list can help you find the machine that will meet all your demands so you’ll be out searching for treasure in no time.

White’s Surfmaster Dual Field PI

The 12-inch search coil and powerful technology this machine has makes it a great choice for finding those deeper signals. Continue reading

Pulse Induction Vs VLF!

When you’re looking at purchasing a metal detector, you’re going to notice right off the bat that you need to decide between a pulse induction metal detector and a very low frequency, or VLF, metal detector.

What’s the difference? And how do you know which one you should choose?

Advantages of a VLF Detector

VLF detectors are the preferred choice for most hobbyist detectorists. They are extremely versatile and they have great discrimination capabilities.

Let’s look at some of the biggest benefits of using VLF detectors and which locations they really shine in. Continue reading