Digging These 5 Metal Detecting Shovels!

You need a metal detector to give you a good target, but once you’ve found that signal, you’ll need more than your detector to retrieve it. You’ll need sturdy hand trowels, digging knives and shovels at your disposal.

You don’t want to try to get by with the rigid plastic hand trowels you see advertised for a dollar each. On the surface, this might sound like a great deal. You could buy a handful of these and keep them in your vehicle or in your metal detecting bag and you’ll always have one handy when you need one.

You should scratch that plan. I’m living proof those hand trowels won’t work for metal detecting. I used those for more time than I care to admit when I first started detecting. I could only dig three or four inches into softer soil with them. Continue reading

Using a Pinpointer to Find Treasure!

If you’re new to metal detecting and you’ve dug a few targets, one of the first things you probably noticed was how hard it can be to spot metal in a freshly-dug hole. Unless it has the gleam of gold or silver, it can be like playing the world’s most frustrating game of hide and seek.

I spent a mind-boggling number of hunts carefully sifting through the dirt in my holes for minutes on end before I’d eventually find the little piece of metal that looked just like every other clump of dirt I had encountered. It dulled my passion for detecting for a few months because I felt like I was bad at it. I wasn’t – I just wasn’t properly equipped. Continue reading

Garrett Retriever II!

If you are very much into prospecting then you will definitely like the Garrett Retriever II. It is a very handy metal detecting recovery tool that makes a great companion with your metal detector and other treasure hunting tools in your bag.

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Garrett Master Sound Headphones!

Gone are the days when headphones used to be a thing for music lovers and DJs only. Nowadays, headphones can be used for non-music stuff and industrial work such as metal detecting, in which high quality sound and low noise features should be present to accurately detect treasure.

This field-tested Garrett Master Sound Headphones can be compatible with almost any metal detectors and will be able to enhance even the weakest signals out there for better output.

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Top 3 Hand Diggers For Metal Detecting!

A hand digger is a helpful tool when it comes to treasure hunting and gold digging, especially in places where you only need to dig through the top soil and not too deep. You don’t necessarily need a big shovel or a pick to dig through if your metal detector only says that the item is around 2-4 inches below the ground, so a hand digger may be necessary. Here are the top 3 hand diggers that will be worth your time and money.

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Treasure Products VibraQuatic Pinpointer!

Want to go treasure hunting under the sea but don’t want the extra luggage? The Vibra-Quatic Pinpointer by Treasure Products (#2) is a recommended tool because of its waterproof design, vibration mode, light flashing and pulse induction that allows for any surface possible. It’s also well constructed.

Waterproof Design.

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Metal Detecting Sandals

With the technology of today’s time advancing and people moving towards automated machines, the metal detecting sandals being invented and marketed is no surprise.

Basically metal detecting sandals are specialized sandals that alert you if they find something underneath all that sand and / or soil while you walk along the beach or almost anywhere.

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Best Sand Scoops for Metal Detecting

Metal detecting at the beach can be troublesome because of having to dig all that sand, which doesn’t really work like thick soil. In this case, you will need a sand scoop to help you sort through the sand quickly and get to that coin, relic, treasure, or pull tab (a curse) you have found using a metal detector or a pinpointer.

Here are quick reviews of some of the best sand scoops for metal detecting.

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DetectorPro Gray Ghost Headphones

Headphones are a very essential thing when it comes to metal detection. Having very sensitive yet great filtering headphones in treasure hunting is just like in music production – you have to get down to the teeny bits of frequency to hear the sounds you want with less interference from the background.

The reason why the DetectorPro Gray Ghost Headphones is so named because it is able to detect the “ghost” signals underground that you might have missed with regular headphones, making it a totally compatible gear for metal detection and treasure hunting.

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Bounty Hunter Custom Carry Bag Review

bounty-hunter-custom-bagWhen youíre engaged in the hobby of metal detecting, you might choose to cover many different areas in order to find the most treasure in the shortest amount of time. When youíre moving from site to site, you want to make sure that you have all of the gear you need with you in one handy container.

The last thing you want is to have your detector get damaged when youíre traveling around scouting treasure sites. In order for you to keep your valuable metal detector safe during travel, Bounty Hunter has made this metal detector custom carry bag that guarantees your metal detector will remain protected no matter how wet or dirty the area is. Continue reading