Mega Scan Pro!

Metal detectorists are always on the lookout for more gear. Just because we already have one or more detectors doesn’t mean we ever stop looking for upgrades or detectors that offer different features than the ones we already have.

The Mega Scan Pro 2018 might be different and high-powered enough for you to consider adding to your bag of metal detecting tricks.

If the name sounds familiar, it’s because the Mega Scan Pro 2018 by Orient Technology Group is an upgrade of an earlier machine, which as you probably guessed by now, was called the Mega Scan Pro. Continue reading

All the Great Metal Detecting Caches Haven’t Been Found!

It seems like our world gets smaller every day. Centuries ago, our world was filled with mysteries and exotic places most people had never seen and had only read about in books.

With each passing decade, our world has become more familiar to us. We can see images from anywhere in the world simply by logging onto our computers.

The air of mystery surrounding this planet has begun to vanish. We know so much more about the earth than we ever did before.

It can sometimes seem like all the great discoveries have already been made.

But in metal detecting, we’ve barely scratched the surface regarding the amazing treasures and historical artifacts that have been buried and hidden by the earth. Continue reading

Check Out The Deteknix Scuba Tector!

If you’re a fan of metal detecting underwater and you want to go deep while you’re down there, the Detenix Scuba Tector might be an option for you.

It might look like a spatula, but it’s actually a powerful tool to have in your arsenal while detecting.

This metal detector can be submerged up to 200 feet underwater.

It has a rechargeable battery, and when it’s fully charged, it provides 10 hours of continuous use. That’s longer than you can dive anyway.

So you can take your dive and still have plenty of time left for searching shallow ground when snorkeling.

Let’s look at some of its best features.

What The Deteknix Scuba Tector Does!

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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

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

Lesche Mini Sampson 18″ T-Handle Shovel

If you need a hand shovel for your treasure hunting, relic hunting, and metal detector digs don’t consider anything unless it’s built well and can endure tough digs.

The Lesche Mini Sampson 18″ T-Handle Shovel is a good tool for those times you’ll get on your hands and knees and dig and sort through the roots, brush, rocks, and mud. The ‘T’ handle portion of very handy indeed. It provides a good solid grip.

Look at the welds. It’s built to last.

Features Of The Lesche 18″ T-Handle Shovel.

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Finding Gold In The 21st Century!

Let me help you dig up your best chances for finding gold (sorry I couldn’t resist).

It’s been more than 160 years since the Gold Rush ended in the U.S. But our fascination with gold didn’t end with that time period.

Today’s society is just as excited by the lure of gold as our ancestors were. It remains a hot commodity that people can’t get enough of.

Because so much gold has already been found in our country, you might be tempted to believe that there’s not much left. Continue reading

Tips for Metal Detecting in a Park!

If you’re looking for an excellent location to use your metal detector, you should head to the nearest park. You’ll always want to check if it’s okay to dig there, but if it is, you’ll find lots of great signals while you’re there.

The key rule to metal detecting is that you want to go where the people are. Because parks are popular with every age group, they are the hotspots in their communities. And if it’s an older park, you stand a great chance of finding all kinds of things, both modern and decades old.

But when you’re hunting in a park, there’s a few things you’ll want to remember. Continue reading

Taking Your Metal Detecting Hunt Under Water!

If you’re a detectorist who lives near a coast, you’re lucky. You have access to some of the greatest places to metal detect.

Beaches are an amazing place to find coins and rings that people have dropped, but getting into the water to hunt can offer even greater finds.

You don’t have to suit up with scuba gear to find quality targets in the water – although you certainly can if you want to. There are several affordable detectors that can be submerged up to 100 feet.

But if you’re not comfortable going too deep, you can slap on some snorkel gear and stay in shallow water. Even at that depth you have the potential to find modern-day treasures or some long-submerged shipwreck treasure. Continue reading

Tips for Finding Coins with Your Metal Detector!

No matter what metal it’s made out of, there’s nothing more exciting than finding a coin when you’re metal detecting. Once you see that telltale circular shape, your heart starts beating fast until you can get your hands on your find and determine what kind of coin it is and when it was made.

It’s easy to get excited about coins because they can be worth a lot of money if they’re rare and they’ve managed to stay in good condition. The other exciting thing about coins is that they have the year on them, which means you don’t have to guess what time period your find comes from.

The good news is that you don’t have to have a high-end metal detector in order to find coins – even entry-level detectors will locate them. If you’ve got coin fever, you can increase your odds of finding coins by following a few simple tips.

Go to Areas Where People Congregated

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