XP Deus Trash Program Killing It

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So, I went to a super trashy and difficult spot today.  It was my third choice, but I figured time to master this stuff.  I started in areas where they had removed honeysuckle.  It is a public park location.  I got a modern penny and an unusual button, which I am trying to get identified.  […]

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XP Deus Continues To Do Well

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I have been retracing my steps in different sites.  Some are very difficult and others are hard.  These photos are from the last 3 hunts.  I found a bit of wheaties, a silver rosie, some play money, and an indian head penny.  I found the Indian head penny at a location that is very stingy.  […]

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XP Deus Sifting in the Trash

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Soccer has finally ended, and now it’s time for me to get back into the hobby I so love.  I got out Saturday to a small, hidden park in an old spot.  Unfortunately, they had added a layer of soil on top and all good finds were out of reach.  Just ended up with clad. […]

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Silver, Gold, Copper Father’s Day Hunts

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My gracious wife fully endorsed these hunts.  She knows I get a lot of happiness from the hobby.  My plan was to get up early and try to get gold at an old school sports field.  So, at first’s light I headed out.  Upon arriving, I discovered that the field was gone and they were […]

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Metal Detecting an Old Schoolhouse

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So I have trying to get permission at this old schoolhouse for a while now.  As luck would have it, their daughter played on my a sports team I coached.  That finally led to an okay on the permission.  As soon as I started hunting, it was obvious a lot of dirt had been moved.  […]

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Learning to Hunt for Gold on the Deus

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So, I decided it was time to start learning how to find gold on the Deus.  I know there are lots of strategies for this.  However, I wanted to concentrate today’s hunt on using zero discrimination with full tones.  I wanted to see if I could glean as much information hunting the mid range, as […]

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XP Deus Kills in Trash Again – 1877 S Seated Quarter

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So I have been touting the awesome ability of the XP Deus in the iron and trash.  Today I went to a newer school and was pretty much skunked.  The ground was like concrete and the signals were deep clad.  I think they made several additions and moved dirt.  On the way home, I debated […]

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XP Deus Amazing in Trash

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So, I am getting more and more confident that the XP Deus is everything I have wanted in a detector.  I know that’s saying a lot.  But I think it’s true.  When I first got the detector, I really wrestled with everything.  I came from the Garrett AT Pro.  I was used to making judgment […]

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Found the Old School in the Woods

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So I found an older map that has shown a few areas of promise that I didn’t know about.  Again, it’s all about the research.  One of the areas had “Sch” on it.  I presumed that “Sch” stood for school and research played that out.  The placement was odd, as it is a wooded area […]

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Hitting Old Sites Gives Me a First

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I’m not gonna lie, I am impressed with the XP Deus.  I went to a site that I have pounded and not had much luck at.  I previously got a WWII collar pin at this spot, but that was about it.  It was frustrating, because I thought I had nailed down the location of a […]

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