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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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Oct 02

Metal Detecting on Public Property

Metal Detecting on Public Property

When just starting out metal detecting I would suggest to first try out your new detector in your own backyard.  This will allow you to dig holes and learn the proper way of filling the holes back in.  Another reasons to first start out in your backyard is because it is at your house (no …

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Sep 14

Safety Metal Detecting: Basic Rules for Beginners

Safety Metal Detecting Basic Rules for Beginners

Safety is fun because it doesn’t hurt which means safety is fun when its done right. Always be aware of the many things that can mess up your day while out metal detecting, and like ALL trouble, do your best to avoid these things. Rest assured that no matter how hard you try though, there …

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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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Aug 02

Best Beach Metal Detector 2018

Best Beach Metal Detector

The huge comparison of the best beach metal detectors! This is the really perfect comparison for those who want to upgrade the old metal detector or buy a first metal detector for beach metal detecting. The main task of this test is to see how to get the best performance for each machine for the …

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