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,…

Tips for Metal Detecting Gold Nuggets – Interview Matt Savage

Tips for Metal Detecting Gold Nuggets – Interview Matt Savage

Metal detecting for gold nuggets is one of the most challenging types of detecting to do. Learning to run a Very Low Frequency (VLF) detector in very mineralized ground challenges even the best of detectorists. Matt Savage lives in Northern California and enjoys gold nugget detecting. Using the Minelab Equinox 800 and the Gold Monster…

Key Dates and Mints of Modern USD Common Coins

Key Dates and Mints of Modern USD Common Coins

When you are organizing your clad coins found from your metal detecting adventures, consider putting the following coins to the side, rather than depositing them in a bank, dropping them into the local Coinstar machine, or using them for a purchase. The list below is key dates and mints of clad coins and wheat cents,…

Anderson Detector Shafts Carbon Fibers Handles for Motley Sand Scoops

Anderson Detector Shafts Carbon Fibers Handles for Motley Sand Scoops

Even though many American and Canadian metal detectorists wanted the colorful, sleek Motley Sand Scoop, it wasn’t affordable to ship the handles that came with the scoop from Holland. With some brainstorming and the right introductions, Motley Digging Tools teamed up with Anderson Detector Shafts. Anderson now makes a carbon fiber handle specifically for Motley…

How the Detecting Community Comes Together, Interview Teen Detectorists Linden with a Minelab Go-Find

How the Detecting Community Comes Together, Interview Teen Detectorists Linden with a Minelab Go-Find

This metal detecting story and detectorist melts my heart. It shows the compassion and selflessness of the metal detecting community on many levels and across countries. Linden is the son of Cheryl, and the nephew of Drew, who I went to high school with in Vancouver, Canada. With classmates keeping connections over the years through…

Tips for Metal Detecting in the Surf

Tips for Metal Detecting in the Surf

It takes practice to get used to metal detecting in the surf and retrieving targets. One must learn how to work with the waves, shoddy visibility, and sometimes moving targets. Personally, because of the risks, I tend to detect the surf when it is safer to do so, small none fears waves if recreationally detecting….

Did You Know Anderson Detector Shafts  Sells More Than Shafts?

Did You Know Anderson Detector Shafts  Sells More Than Shafts?

Anderson Detector Shafts is well known for their carbon fiber shafts, but did you know they sell other metal detecting and detector accessories? From quality replacement arm cuffs to coil bolt kits and more. A couple of items besides shafts that detectorists should take note of Anderson selling are as follows: Metal Made Arm Cuffs…