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Metal Detecting Accessories
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Metal Detecting Accessories

 So…You bought a metal detector?  Now you may be wondering what other essentials you will need to get you on your way to finding treasures.  Let’s Start With the Basics Accessories You Will Need for Metal Detecting First and foremost, you need a digging tool.  Your collection of digging tools will grow over time according…

Metal Detector Coils, Does Size Matter?
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Metal Detector Coils, Does Size Matter?

Coils for your metal detector come in many sizes. You may have wondered why and does the size of the coil you use really matter. Or, does the terrain you are hunting play a role in the choice of the coil you use? I’d like to share with you an example of how and when…

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…

Choosing a Metal Detecting Shovel
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Choosing a Metal Detecting Shovel

One of the most valuable pieces of equipment that any detectorist can purchase is a metal detecting shovel. While some will argue that the metal detector itself is more important, however, I disagree. Pretty much any metal detector on the market will find buried treasure, but there is nothing worse than having a sub-par shovel…

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…