A Review of the BeaverLAB Darwin M2 Digital Microscope: Perfect for Identifying Coins and Examining Smaller Relics

A Review of the BeaverLAB Darwin M2 Digital Microscope: Perfect for Identifying Coins and Examining Smaller Relics

For metal detecting enthusiasts, uncovering hidden treasures and unearthing relics is an exciting and rewarding hobby. However, the challenge often lies in identifying and closely examining the small, intricate details of their finds. This is where the BeaverLAB Darwin M2 Digital Microscope becomes an indispensable tool. By combining advanced digital microscopy with portability and ease…

Adventures in Metal Detecting: From Rainy Mishaps to Historic Finds in England

Adventures in Metal Detecting: From Rainy Mishaps to Historic Finds in England

You may have read my previous article, regarding a few of my metal detecting finds and some tips, during my maiden voyage to England in 2019.  If you did, I’m grateful for your continued interest and patience with my narratives.  My hat’s off to you. On my initial trip to this metal detecting mecca they…

Enhancing Metal Detecting Adventures: A Review of the GO TERRAIN App from XP Metal Detectors

Enhancing Metal Detecting Adventures: A Review of the GO TERRAIN App from XP Metal Detectors

In the past, I used to use the Google Maps app, on my phone, to track the locations of my finds, while metal detecting.  I would mark the location by dropping a pin, and then select “Add Label” to save a custom name.  In this example, I found an 1855 Large cent and named the…

Thinking Outside of the Box with the XP Deus 9” Round HF Coil

Thinking Outside of the Box with the XP Deus 9” Round HF Coil

I know what you are about to read goes against everything we’ve been taught. Many XP Deus users, including myself, have read Andy Sabisch’s book, The Deus Handbook, or watched Gary Blackwell’s instructional videos. Some of us have turned our yards into test beds like Calabash Digger, while others hit the fields to fine-tune their…