Category: FINDS

Oct 02

Metal Detecting Halo Effect: Real or Myth?

Metal Detecting Halo Effect Real or Myth

There is a long standing debate between seasoned metal detector hobbyists over the topic of the Halo Effect and whether it is a real phenomenon or if it is just made up by metal detector manufacturers.  The Halo Effect supposedly causes an undesirable target (i.e. junk iron) to appear to be a desirable target (silver).  …

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Sep 16

How to Preserve Your Finds

How to Preserve Your Finds

Metal Detecting leads to many other things. A knowledge of metals and their properties is just one of the more obvious by products of metal detecting. After digging up a thousand targets or two thousand, or ten thousand even, you will pretty much become a specialist in what time does to metal when it is …

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Sep 14

Collecting Civil War Relics

Collecting Civil War Relics

The Civil War still holds a great deal of fascination for many people in America. Some family members fought on opposite sides to uphold their beliefs.  Because of the continuing fascination with this war, collecting relics from this period has become a popular hobby. From 1861 to 1865, the Civil War was fought on more …

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May 23

The Ancient Coin Was Found In Yorkshire Region

Venetian Grosso of Pietro Ziani

How often do we arrive on a previously undetected club site, full of eagerness to discover what lies beneath? Only to find that the initial enthusiasm fades as pieces of lead and buttons etc seem to be the only trace of any previous activity. Such was the case on a recent Yorkshire Region post meeting …

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