Motley Digging Tools New Hand Beach Sand Scoops

Motley Digging Tools New Hand Beach Sand Scoops

Motley Digging Tools has added four new beach scoops to their line of digging tools. Named the Daytona Shovel, Pompano Excavator, Ponte Vedra Grabber, and The Buccaneer. The metal detecting hand scoops can be ordered in a variety of colors: blue, red, pink, yellow, and iridescent color coined “oil slick,” which is showcased in the…

How Metal Detectorists are Portrayed on Television and Movies

How Metal Detectorists are Portrayed on Television and Movies

Dear television and movie producers, can you please avoid portraying metal detectorists as uneducated villains, or looking like we came from the backwoods or are buffoons?  A few shows did us right, and one that did it the best and showed the nuances of the hobby was the BBC series Detectorists. Thank you, Mackenzie Crook,…

Want to Recover More Treasure? Read The Ring Finder by Steve Zazulyk

Want to Recover More Treasure? Read The Ring Finder by Steve Zazulyk

Have you always dreamed of finding buried treasure with a metal detector? Underneath the surface, there are endless possibilities of what you may dig up. The Ring Finder by Steve Zazulyk is full of helpful tips from a professional treasure hunter to ensure you too will be successful with metal detecting. From getting comfortable with…

Have You Considered a Mini Shovel, Model 58(s), Little Eagle Shovel From Predator Tools

Have You Considered a Mini Shovel, Model 58(s), Little Eagle Shovel From Predator Tools

The size is between a hand digger and a shovel. It makes nice, clean plugs better than a hand digger and is lighter to carry, and doesn’t draw as much attention as a full-size metal detecting shovel. Recently, I have been metal detecting for older coins. Because of the vast number of detectorists locally, the…

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…

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…

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…

The Ideal Metal Detecting Shovel for Rocky Ground

The Ideal Metal Detecting Shovel for Rocky Ground

I went to a particular beach to metal detect and that week it was all rock; so rocky no sand scoop could handle it. I really needed a shovel and my current excursions were really highlighting it was time to upgrade my diggers and get a decent shovel. When talking to fellow detectorists I highly…