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Metal Detecting Etiquette
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Metal Detecting Etiquette

This article might not inspire you to get out metal detecting and there are no pictures to make you drool over, but in my opinion, it’s the most important article in this issue, if you only read one I hope it’s this one. The truth is, the metal detecting hobby has been under attack since…

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….

Hunting for Sunken Treasure
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Hunting for Sunken Treasure

Real hunting for sunken treasure is not as fictional or fantastic as you might think.  There are many scuba centers and guided tours that allow a tourist to scour some of the best sites where treasure might be found.  And while many of these scuba centers are located in exotic places like off the coast…

Property Research Using the BLM
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Property Research Using the BLM

There are several reasons I use this site to research. One being to see how old the property is. Two, see if the person named on the plat map is the property owner let’s say back another 50 years or longer. (example; 1870’s plat map is the oldest you have. So, what if you could…