The Greatest Metal Detector Never Used… (To Its Full Potential)the THM-PS-1OO

The Greatest Metal Detector Never Used… (To Its Full Potential)the THM-PS-1OO

Whether or not you have purchased your first metal detector… you already own one… and it is so powerful that it can surpass any other metal detector ever made hands down in determining how much treasure you find in your life.   If you are a grizzled veteran and own a dozen or more metal detectors,…

Rules of Metal Detecting: What You Need to Know

Rules of Metal Detecting: What You Need to Know

In the world of metal detecting, the endless allure of unearthing hidden treasures and artifacts is matched by the responsibility to respect history, property, and the environment. As metal detecting technology advances and the community of enthusiasts grows, adhering to a strict code of ethics, or rules, becomes paramount.  In order to understand the ethics…

Metal Detecting Tips: Anatomy of a Swim Beach

Metal Detecting Tips: Anatomy of a Swim Beach

Are you a beach detectorist? Swim Beaches and Swimming Holes can be rewarding yet challenging for treasure hunters and lost-and-found specialists alike. What is the anatomy of a swim beach? What are the principal areas on which to focus? Do they each have special properties? Are there strategies for metal detecting each one? Let us…

Interview with Mark Dayton, the Expert Metal Detectorist Behind YouTube’s Brass Medic Channel

Interview with Mark Dayton, the Expert Metal Detectorist Behind YouTube’s Brass Medic Channel

Mark Dayton, a distinguished metal detectorist renowned for his popular YouTube channel, “Brass Medic,” is a stalwart figure in the realm of educational metal detecting content. Proficient across all facets of metal detecting, including relic, gold, park, beach, and meteorite detection, Mark’s comprehensive expertise is evident in his detailed how-to videos and captivating finds. Whether…

Tips for Metal Detecting Burned Down Houses or Stores. The “Phoenix Syndrome” Or… How to Make Silver and Gold “Arise” From the Ashes…!

Tips for Metal Detecting Burned Down Houses or Stores. The “Phoenix Syndrome” Or… How to Make Silver and Gold “Arise” From the Ashes…!

The Phoenix was a mythical bird that caught fire, “crashed and burned” and then, according to legend, arose from its own ashes to live again. While not about a bird that arose from the ashes, this article is about making gold and silver “arise from the ashes” of burned down and long abandoned old house…

Exploring the Minelab Manticore and Minelab Equinox: In-Depth Insights from Ryan McKnight on Differences and Optimal Settings

Exploring the Minelab Manticore and Minelab Equinox: In-Depth Insights from Ryan McKnight on Differences and Optimal Settings

Metal detecting with the Minelab Manticore, Minelab Equinox, and Garrett ACE Apex in Northern California, particularly in the Gold Rush area, Ryan has become highly proficient with all three metal detectors. The location where he lives and detects is rich in history. Ryan’s favorite relic that he has found is a military button. He also…

Can’t Find a Certain Site… or a Treasure…??? Look Where It Isn’t!

Can’t Find a Certain Site… or a Treasure…??? Look Where It Isn’t!

It’s pretty much inevitable… very few of us who research the location of new coin, relic, and treasure cache sites will escape having to deal with this problem. Sooner or later… and probably sooner… we are going to grab our metal detectors and head for a well-researched site that has the promise of great finds……

How to Find Older Parks to Metal Detect Using Zillow

How to Find Older Parks to Metal Detect Using Zillow

If you enjoy metal detecting in parks and are keen on finding old coins or relics, it can be challenging when you live in a city, like mine, which was incorporated in 2000. Additionally, the surrounding cities incorporated in the late ’80s and ’90s, making it difficult to locate older parks and greenbelts suitable for…

Interview Metal Detectorist Axel Macon: A True Explorer’s Journey from Coastal Carolina to Smithsonian Stardom

Interview Metal Detectorist Axel Macon: A True Explorer’s Journey from Coastal Carolina to Smithsonian Stardom

Axel’s story begins in the charming coastal town of Carolina Beach, North Carolina, a place steeped in history as the home of Fort Fisher, a legendary fort that stood strong during the Civil War’s final days in the southern United States. In his youth, Axel’s days were filled with surfing local waves and embarking on…