Metal Detecting, Reading Saltwater Beaches, Tips for Finding More Gold – Interview Gerard Gannon

Metal Detecting, Reading Saltwater Beaches, Tips for Finding More Gold – Interview Gerard Gannon

When an advanced metal detectorist I have already interviewed suggests I interview their mentor, I take note. This is how I came across Gerard Gannon, who detects South Jersey beaches. Someone, I interviewed, who is a very skilled beach detectorist, said I have to interview Gerard for Focus Speed, stating, “He is a Gold Machine…

Interview with Author and Detectorist Terry Shannon

Interview with Author and Detectorist Terry Shannon

Terry Shannon is a recognized name in the metal detecting community. His love of the hobby shines through the books and videos he has authored. Recently, he released his fourth and fifth books titled “Turf to Surf” and “Metal Detecting a Beginner’s Guide“. If you haven’t read “Turf to Surf” yet, it highlights Terry’s detecting…

Hints and Tips Using the Nokta Legend Metal Detector for Park and Relic Detecting. Interview Clark Army

Hints and Tips Using the Nokta Legend Metal Detector for Park and Relic Detecting. Interview Clark Army

The Legend metal detector by Nokta is an excellent machine for the price. Its build, quality, and tech put it in the class of the Minelab Equinox line and XP Deus and Deus II.  A multi-frequency detector for detecting parks, relics, beaches, and gold prospecting. From easy-to-understand stock settings or very customizable settings, The Legend…

Interview with Metal Detectorists Amanda AKA Instagram @More_Than_Ore

Interview with Metal Detectorists Amanda AKA Instagram @More_Than_Ore

It is always important to have metal detecting buddies for safety. It is especially important if you are a female detectorist. Amanda reached out to me on Instagram to see if we could detect together. I heard about her through another local detectorist about six months earlier, but didn’t know much about her. The first…

A Metal Detectorists Guide to Finding History in Places that Lack It

A Metal Detectorists Guide to Finding History in Places that Lack It

The key to success in metal detecting is the research you put into picking the spots you choose to detect. The majority of intermediate to advanced detectorists already know and use Topo Maps and Historical Aerials. However, we are going to discuss taking the research beyond the common ways most detectorists use and discovering the…

Tips for Cache Hunting – Interview Treasure Hunter Dennis Wynne

Tips for Cache Hunting – Interview Treasure Hunter Dennis Wynne

Have you been asked to find a treasure cache, either coins or jewelry or both, with your metal detector because a family member or local told you about a treasure cache that needs to be found on their property? Or could it be that you are chasing one of the many documented, lost treasures that…

Relic Hunting with the Garrett Axiom, Interview Rusty Curry

Relic Hunting with the Garrett Axiom, Interview Rusty Curry

Even though the Garrett Axiom was engineered as a gold nugget metal detector, detectorists have successfully used it as a relic and coin hunting machine. The Axiom detector does well in mineralized soil, sand, and clay, where many standard detectors would struggle. Two advanced recognized detectorists who have good things to say about the Axiom…

Garrett Axiom Technology, Interview With Steve Moore 

Garrett Axiom Technology, Interview With Steve Moore 

The Garrett Axiom detector, designed for gold nugget hunting, is also used by relic hunters as a relic detector. I am interviewing Steve Moore, Director of Marketing at Garrett, to learn about the Axiom. As most know, Steve is an avid detectorist and, in his spare time, has authored over 20 books on World War…

Advanced Tips for Metal Detecting Park for Older Coins and Targets – Interview Jason Flicker

Advanced Tips for Metal Detecting Park for Older Coins and Targets – Interview Jason Flicker

When it comes to metal detecting, not all parks produce old coins and targets. To find them, especially in newer urban areas, one must seek out older parks and, even more so, older ground in those parks. Learning where the older parks are isn’t enough, especially in areas with a larger population of good detectorists,…