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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 04

Useful Tips For Choosing A Metal Detector

Useful Tips For Choosing A Metal Detector

When you first get into metal detecting the choice of metal detectors and the jargon that you’ll come across may seem very daunting, so I thought it might be helpful if I added a short introduction with some basic help and advice for beginners on choosing the right metal detector. Having been “out of the …

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Jul 18

TOP 5 Best Batteries For Metal Detector Review

Best Batteries For Metal Detector

Very often treasure hunters do not know what batteries are better to buy for their metal detector. In new metal detectors (such as Minelab Equinox, XP Deus, Quest and etc.) use built-in batteries, but there are metal detectors (like updated Garrett ACE Series) that using AA batteries. TOP 5 Best Metal Detector Batteries Batteries Types There are some …

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May 24

Where to Metal Detect?

Where to Metal Detect

Believe it or not, you can’t metal detecting everywhere you wish. Every bit of land is technically owned by somebody and we have to gain permission to use that land to detect on before we head out in the field. As much as this should not be the case for public land, parks and beaches …

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