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    Metal detecting, treasure hunting, gold prospecting, magnet fishing, coin collecting, bottle digging, diving, and more!

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  1. I hate those rings because they always give me an uncontrollable urge to take a flat head screwdriver to them.
  2. Interesting. It looks like it's geared more toward travelers – not sure how well it would work if the coin is 120 years and caked in grime. It'd be interesting to see what it does with a Confederate half dollar.
  3. There is something about the thrill of finding lost or hidden treasure and uncovering that object that may have been left there centuries ago. Metal detecting has a real appeal to so many people but often there can be a fear that taking your child out on an unpredicted treasure hunt could result in them coming home empty-handed. Let’s face it, you never want to see your child being disappointed. However, there is a way to prevent them from experiencing the lows of not uncovering anything which is to organize a metal detecting seeded hunt. What is a Metal Detecting Seeded Hunt? A meta
  4. Thanks for the kind words Steven! I just hope someone uses this advice to find gold that I wouldn't have otherwise have eventually found myself.
  5. When metal detecting, whether you are gold prospecting, relic hunting, or water hunting; it is easy to get discouraged. However, it’s important to know that you can better your results in metal detecting if you explore some of these best practices. I prefer to call it Smart Hunting! Find a Metal Detecting Location with Google Earth Use Google Earth to search your local area for new potential spots. Start off by branching out from where you live. Sometimes there are fields hidden in woods that you can’t see from a major street or road. Keep your eye out for clear stretches of land. Yo
  6. Old bottles are the best. I wish they made glass detectors.
  7. There are many misconceptions and uncertainties when it comes to gold hunting. Gold expert and Executive Director of Development for GPAA, Kevin Hoagland, sat down with us briefly to give us a deep dive into the world of gold prospecting. The following tips are based on his knowledge and experience, and of course his success with finding gold. VLF Metal Detector vs. PI Metal Detector VLF (Very Low Frequency) Metal Detector A VLF metal detector is a single or multi-frequency machine that consists of a continuous sine wave. The sine wave(s) goes down and into the ground to find a
  8. Underwater treasure hunting is full of adventure and opportunities to find some really valuable and interesting finds. Whether you are using scuba equipment, snorkeling, or using our new BLU3 Nemo Dive System, you want to know where to hunt, what to expect to find, and what equipment you need. Continue reading for an in-depth look into the exciting world of underwater treasure hunting. The Different Ways to Treasure Hunt Underwater Underwater Metal Detecting One of the best, most consistent, and thorough ways to find lost treasure is by metal detecting underwater. Whether you wa
  9. Time might have turned the fasces into one gnarly log, but a Merc is till beautiful even when it's been through the wringer.
  10. Metal detectors can be used for all kinds of utilitarian purposes in addition to their hobby and sporting uses. From finding property line markers to finding house sewers, there are all kinds of uses that can save both time and money for all kinds of home improvement and maintenance projects. Metal Detectors and Property Lines Markers What are property line markers? At some point in time, virtually every property has four long rebar stakes driven into the property corners by either a property owner or a real estate developer. Property boundary markers are important to be able to
  11. Sorry to hear the rubies are bogus, but gold's always a nice consolation prize!
  12. I bet King Penda would be proud to know his hoard would be a tourist attraction over a thousand years later!
  13. The Anglo-Saxons were and are renowned for their metalwork. This is not the crude metallurgy of an uncultivated barbarian horde, but the beautiful design work in the noble metals of silver and gold that only a truly cultured people could produce. Nowhere is this exemplified more than with the Staffordshire Hoard, the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon metalwork ever uncovered, even larger than the famous Sutton Hoo Hoard. First, let’s talk about the tale of the tape: The Staffordshire Hoard includes 11 pounds of gold (5.1 kg), three pounds of silver, and over 3,500 pieces of garnet cloisonné je
  14. First coin that wasn't legal tender for an unlimited amount. I'm sure people would be happy if you bought something with trimes nowadays, though.
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