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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 15

3 Useful Metal Detecting Tips That You Must Know

3 Useful Metal Detecting Tips That You Must Know

Headphones, Speakers, and Better Ways If you use headphones to operate your detector, apply a piece of plastic tape over the speaker grill on the box, to keep dirt out. It is amazing how much sand and other fine particulates will find its way into the speaker area, over time, and that is not a …

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Sep 15

The Disappearing Targets and Much More

The Disappearing Targets and Much More

Sometimes after I dig a target it seems to disappear. This used to happen a lot because I was not too good at discerning between good and bad targets. When the bad target was brought to the surface, the detector would then be able to detect it better and give a null sound, whereas it …

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Sep 15

Metal Detector Tuning Tricks

Metal Detector Tuning Tricks

The tuning of a metal detector is very important. Once you get good at that (And you should practice a LOT) you will start finding more right away. There are variations among metal detectors and each has its own personality. Read the instruction manual as many times as it takes, and also get as much …

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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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