Interview. Metal Detectorist, DiscoveryDaisy

Interview. Metal Detectorist, DiscoveryDaisy

When I was doing research on Predator Tool Shovels for an article I was writing a couple of months back, I was looking around to see which detectorists use them and which shovel models they were using. In my research, I came across DiscoveryDaisy on Instagram and started following her feed. After the article was…

Recommended Products for Water or Beach Metal Detecting

Recommended Products for Water or Beach Metal Detecting

What is the right equipment for getting into water or beach metal detecting? Or what should you look for when wanting to upgrade your current equipment to something better? It doesn’t take much research to know that water can do a lot of damage to metal detecting equipment. Add ocean salt to the mix and…

Detectorist Chris Furr Interview, Minelab  Equinox 800 Tips

Detectorist Chris Furr Interview, Minelab Equinox 800 Tips

I started metal detecting with a Tesoro Mojave, and while it was great, I needed a beach detector that could handle black wet mineralized sand. Good beach metal detectors that can handle badly mineralized sand often cost big dollars. I also wanted a machine that was versatile. The best price point at that time, and…

What to Consider When Buying Your First Beach Sand Scoop for Metal Detecting

What to Consider When Buying Your First Beach Sand Scoop for Metal Detecting

For a beach detectorist, a sand scoop is just as important as a good metal detector. New beach detectorists realize quickly the design of a scoop adds to factoring whether a day at the beach is good or bad detecting. When people first get into the hobby, they often start with a plastic sand scoop…

Why Metal Detectorists Need to Be Cautious Handling Lead and How Lead Exposure Harms You

Why Metal Detectorists Need to Be Cautious Handling Lead and How Lead Exposure Harms You

A Little Lead Never Hurts Anyone — or Does It? Exposure Harms You  As a beach and water metal detectorist, you will be exposed to lead when you find lead fishing weights also known as sinkers. Handling them improperly can result in elevated lead levels.  The absorption of lead into your body will affect your health….

Tarsacci MDT 8000 Metal Detector

Tarsacci MDT 8000 Metal Detector

Ideal for coin, beach, and relic hunting the Tarsacci MDT 8000 Metal Detector excels where other detectors might struggle with very mineralized ground. It is lightweight, durable, waterproof (IP68 rating, up to 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes), and made in the United States, California. First, of its kind, the Tarsacci MDT 8000 has Mixed Domain…

Interview with Underwater Treasure Hunter and Detectorist Steve Zazulyk

Interview with Underwater Treasure Hunter and Detectorist Steve Zazulyk

When it comes to underwater treasure hunting Steve Zazulyk is one of the first metal detectorists that comes to mind. An Ontario, Canada resident, he travels globally, scuba diving, doing recoveries, and treasure exploration. Steve has an impressive resume. He has done over 500 ring recoveries and is a Minelab Detexpert. He has been featured on…

Using Google Lens to Identify Metal Detecting Finds

Using Google Lens to Identify Metal Detecting Finds

Identifying metal detecting finds can sometimes be easy and sometimes extremely difficult. For those metal detectorist who use Android or iPhones phones do you know there is a free app called Google Lens to help you identify detecting finds? Google Lens app is an AI-powered technology that uses your smartphone camera and deep machine learning…