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Tagged With: metal detecting

Helpful Metal Detecting Accessories

Universal Rapid Battery Charger Stop wasting so much $$$ on batteries! Yes, even those throwaway alkaline batteries! It charges AA, AAA, C, D, N, 9V, Ni-MH (Nickel Metal Hydride), Ni-CD (Nickel Cadmium), RAM (Rechargeable Alkaline Manganese) and even Alkaline (previously Non-Rechargeable) batteries. Now you can save money spent on single use batteries by actually re-charging … Continue reading »

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Every Find Tells A Story

So, I've been metal detecting now for about 10 years and I always am amazed at the things I dig up and I never take a find for granted because every find is unique. Everything I dig up while metal detecting has a story behind it and I often try to imagine what that story … Continue reading »

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Metal Detecting Beach Finds 2013

                                                                                                                                         

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How to use your metal detector (proper swing)

The following is a video showing proper metal detecting swing technique. It is not intended to cover all aspects of how to use your metal detector but to help beginners and others understand the importance of proper swing technique. Notice in the video how the detectorist keeps his coil to the ground, makes a wide … Continue reading »

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Lost Wedding Ring found August 2013

I was contacted by “Lost my Stuff” that someone in Ipswich, Massachusetts was looking for help finding a ring that he lost about a year ago. He had previously searched for it but had no luck. My detecting buddy Jeff & I responded to the request and met up with Jeremy at the house where he lost the … Continue reading »

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Glossary of Metal detecting Terms

All Metal: a non-discriminate control setting that  accepts detection of all metal objects, including ferrous (i.e.  iron-containing) ground minerals. Audio ID: also known as tone ID, this metal detector feature  identifies targets via a tone that corresponds to their conductivity. Cache: a group of objects that has been  intentionally hidden or buried. Clad: a term … Continue reading »

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How to cut a plug

I want to talk a minute about how to cut a proper plug when digging a target that you found with your metal detector. It is very important that you take a careful and respectful approach to recovering targets especially when metal detecting on manicured lawns, public parks, or anyplace that is visible to the general … Continue reading »

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3 Hour stroll on the beach tonight

I took a 3 hour stroll on the beach tonight with my metal detector. It was a beautiful evening with a light breeze and temperature in the 70's. Not too many people on the beach, there were some folks just hanging about and about 3 wind surfers, a few stragglers in the water. I was … Continue reading »

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More of my recent Metal Detecting finds

925 sterling silver ring found in the wet sand while beach metal detecting Religious medal found on the beach, made of copper Found this Alex & Ani pendant on the beach   Tungsten & 14k gold ring found in the wet sand while beach metal detecting   Small silver pendant found in a school field 1941 Mercury Dime … Continue reading »

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To Tumble or not to Tumble?

To tumble or not to tumble, that is a question that I consider a lot. Obviously the answer for key-date coins is a big NO but clad and other finds, I tumble all the time. In fact when I have coins that I can't see the date on no matter what I do, I will … Continue reading »

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