‘Metal Detecting Tips’ Posts

 

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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Metal Detecting Research Continues to Pay Off

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As I have stated many times, I love finding things in public places.  When you can find a virgin site in a public place – that’s something special!  I recently found a virgin site on public park lands.  It took a lot of research and hunting to find this spot.  Between me and a buddy, […]

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First Silver Watch Back

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There is a park that is a go-to for me.  It has produced a lot of coins.  I have had to be patient hunting areas, but it has been well worth it.  I have hunted with the NEL Big there, the stock large coil, and am now working it over with the 5×8.  As you […]

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Another Good Day with the NEL Big Coil

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  This past weekend, I decided to head out to a new location that is somewhat old.  I’m sure it’s been hunted as it is on a prominent road.  In any case, I wanted to get out into the awesome spring weather and let the NEL Big breathe a little. When I first got to […]

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NEL Coil AT Pro 1825 Large Cent

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So, as I have stated previously, I recently purchased the NEL Big coil for the AT Pro.  My justification was that I was going to be hitting large, open fields this year in search of gold.  But I also wanted something that would allow me to get deeper targets that I, and others, have missed. […]

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NEL AT Pro Big Coil Field Tests

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Boy, it has been an incredibly long winter.  I have had very little chances to get out to detect.  So, that part has been depressing.  However, the temperatures have been periodically broken as of late, and so I have been getting out with every chance. One of the things I did this winter was invest […]

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Silver Cross And Child Junk Ring

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The title says it all.  I went back to a park that has been very good to me.  Small but old.  I finally got an opportunity to start on an outfield that I’ve been dying to rehit.

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Went For Gold, Got Merc and War Nickel

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So, I headed back to an old ballfield area where I know gold rings have turned up.  I know so because I talk to local detectorists.  I have found some neat stuff around this area as it used to have an old farmhouse nearby.

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Susan B Anthony meet Sacagawea

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After failing miserably in my strategy to find silver on land and gold in water, I have rekindled my search for the mid tones.  Well, I should say I have done very well in searching for silver on land, but gold in the water has been a horrible failure.

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Silver Washington Quarter and Checking Old Finds

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I haven’t had much time at all to hunt lately.  Life has been way too busy.  But, I did steal out for a quick lunch hunt.  I went back to a park that has produced silver for me in the past.

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