Author: Mike Haer

Learning Your New Metal Detector
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Learning Your New Metal Detector

I am so often adding a new metal detector to my arsenal that it is to the point that I have to hide it from my wife. I have metal detectors stashed everywhere from under the bed to behind clothes in the closet. Even the kids are sick of my obsession and from time to…

How to Find Field Sites to Metal Detect
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How to Find Field Sites to Metal Detect

So, you’re interested in trying out field hunting how do you get started? First, you need to find places to metal detect! Again, I would advise against just randomly walking farm fields, you want to find where houses and activity was going on.  One of the easiest, if available in your area is map overlaying….

Garrett Apex: Interview with Gypsy Jewels
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Garrett Apex: Interview with Gypsy Jewels

Like many of you, I watched the live feed where Garrett came out and told us about the Apex Metal Detector. Like most I was pretty surprised to find out it was part of the ACE series, somehow, I wasn’t nearly as excited. Don’t misunderstand me, the line-up that makes the ACE series are great…

Nautilus Metal Detector Review
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Nautilus Metal Detector Review

Over 20 years ago, for a few years, I had the opportunity to work on a 1963 corvette that had been stripped down and made into a full-blown race car. The owner raced it at road course tracks and his competition had much deeper pockets. It didn’t stop him from competing and even winning many…

How to Lose Permission to Metal Detect
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How to Lose Permission to Metal Detect

While trying to gain permission to metal detect a site, it is always a letdown when you get turned down. Unfortunately, it will happen from time to time, and it can’t be avoided. However, what is very frustrating is not getting permission due to someone else’s lack of respect. Years ago, I had just finished…

Adam Sellers a Metal Detectorist on Wheels
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Adam Sellers a Metal Detectorist on Wheels

Recently I was contacted through Facebook by someone who told me I need to take a look at Adam Sellers. I was told he was a detectorist in a wheelchair. Armed with such little information I reached out to Adam through Facebook messenger to see if I could talk to him over the phone. Although…