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…

High-Performance, Budget-Friendly, Waterproof Metal Detecting Boots for Mud and Snow Conditions

High-Performance, Budget-Friendly, Waterproof Metal Detecting Boots for Mud and Snow Conditions

I’ve been on the hunt for affordable metal detecting boots, a task made incredibly challenging by having a small foot size as a woman. I explored various options, from non-metal toe boots designed for logging, construction, hiking, motorcycle, to cowboy boots. Given the demanding conditions I face while metal detecting, I’ve gone through numerous pairs…

Nokta Simplex Ultra: A Comprehensive Review of the Budget-Friendly Metal Detector

Nokta Simplex Ultra: A Comprehensive Review of the Budget-Friendly Metal Detector

An affordable metal detector that has quickly gained a reputation for its simplicity, affordability, and impressive performance – the Nokta Simplex Ultra.  With its user-friendly design and advanced features, the Simplex Ultra detector is making waves among both beginners and experienced detectorists. In this comprehensive review, I will delve into the key features, performance, and…

Minelab X-Terra Pro Review – Interview Amanda More_Than_Ore

Minelab X-Terra Pro Review – Interview Amanda More_Than_Ore

Detectorist Amanda, known as More_Than_Ore on Instagram, uses a Minelab X-Terra Pro. She already has and uses an XP Deus II, Minelab Equinox, and Nokta Gold Kruzer.  Previously, she swung an AT Pro and Bounty Hunter Quick Draw II. We discussed why she bought the Minelab X-Terra Pro since she owns an XP Deus II…

Nokta PulseDive Series Review, An Excellent Pinpointer, and Underwater Handheld Metal Detector.

Nokta PulseDive Series Review, An Excellent Pinpointer, and Underwater Handheld Metal Detector.

Five years ago, in 2019, trying to limit what I packed for a month-long vacation, where I would be metal detecting daily, I bought a Nokta PulseDive, the 2-in-1 model. I felt it was a smart decision that I could use it for snorkeling in freshwater lakes and also use it as my main pinpointer…

Motley Digging Tools Metal Detecting Shovel Review

Motley Digging Tools Metal Detecting Shovel Review

Motley Digging Tools, the Dutch company that makes innovative, colorful metal detecting beach scoops and hand diggers, has released a new shovel. Designed by a team of detectorists and engineers, the new shovel is portable and durable, with the right weight to break into tough grounds to retrieve finds.  The Motley Digging Tool Shovel weighs…

Interview Metal Detector Aftermarket Coil Leader Coiltek

Interview Metal Detector Aftermarket Coil Leader Coiltek

Coiltek is a recognized name in the metal detecting community for making aftermarket coils for metal detectors. The company, which was established in 1996 out of Australia, is well respected by detectorists, serious prospectors, and large mining companies around the world. Trevor Ferraresso, who holds the title of Sales & Technical Director, and has worked…

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…