Exploring the Intey Level Metal Detector!

The Intey metal detector is a good option for beginning detectorists who don’t want to shell out a lot of money to get an introduction to the world of metal detecting. For a small investment, Intey gives you a decent entry-level machine that will acquaint you with the basics of metal detecting.

What It Offers

The Intey detector offers two modes for you to use – all metal and discrimination mode. As the name implies, the all metal mode will find every type of metal that passes underneath your metal detector.

It will alert you with a beep every time, whether that metal is gold, silver, an aluminum can, or a worthless nail.

If you turn on the discrimination mode, however, it can help you weed out less desirable signals that you might not want, like iron. Continue reading

Tips For New Detectorists!

New detectorists; here’s how to avoid junk in the trunk. You’ve done the research, ordered your metal detector, and now you’re ready to begin your quest to find treasure beyond your wildest dreams.

But before you head out, hit the pause button for a second, newbie. Don’t go out into the field with unrealistic expectations. Instead, learn from my first hunt mishaps.

I was over-the-top excited because I had wanted a metal detector for years before I finally bit the bullet and purchased one. So excited to be finally realizing my dream. Continue reading

Top 5 Beginner Metal Detectors!

When you’re learning to drive, your first car shouldn’t be a Lamborghini. You won’t be ready for the power and the luxury while you’re still learning to master the basics. Likewise, when you are a beginning detectorist, you don’t want to plunk down $2,000 on a high-end machine you won’t understand. Your best bet is to start with one of the lower-end beginner metal detectors  that won’t drain your bank account but will last for a long time.

As you become more familiar with metal detecting, you’ll get a better idea of what features are important to you. That way when you’re ready to purchase a serious detector, you’ll know exactly what you’re looking for. Continue reading

Fisher F4 Metal Detector

Can you separate trash from treasure with the Fisher F4 Metal Detector? Well, the machine is great for beachcombers and relic hunters alike – or just about anyone who wants to dig underground for some sweet loot.

F4 Features.

The design is more of a flat control with an LCD screen that is very user-friendly. Sensitivity and Discrimination controls are on the left and right. Its controls on the bottom include the pinpoint, notch and others that let you set the adjustments in a breeze.

Its lightweight feel is also a big plus. Not to mention, the coil swing can be done quickly without worrying about the accuracy of metal detection so you can save more time that should be spent on digging. Continue reading

Tesoro Compadre

tesoro-compadreHaving a moderate price for those who want to get into metal detecting, the Tesoro Compadre works well for beginners and intermediate level detectorists treasure hunting and relic hunting with the simplest controls.

It uses the ED-180 discrimination method for an easy but vast searching. You get less knobs but with more functionality, hence their premise of “less is more”.

Features Tesoro Compadre.

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