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 and Tricks for Advanced Metal Detecting with the Garrett ACE 400

Tips and Tricks for Advanced Metal Detecting with the Garrett ACE 400

Having used the Garrett ACE 400 metal detector for a few years now alongside my ACE Apex, I have gained a better understanding of the metal detector that is considered a beginner to intermediate-level machine.  I have uncovered some incredible relics and coins other metal detectors have missed and gained a deep understanding of how…

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…

Turn Strikeout Permissions Into Learning Opportunities

Turn Strikeout Permissions Into Learning Opportunities

Every metal detectorist has those great, historic spots, ever yielding great treasures – coins and relics – that we can’t help to go back to, over and over. Most properties don’t reach that level. Most properties yield good finds, but in shorter supply than the sacred spots full of treasure. And then there’s the properties…

When You Metal Detect… Are You Holey Efficient.. Or Holey Oblivious…???

When You Metal Detect… Are You Holey Efficient.. Or Holey Oblivious…???

In other words… is your target digging and recovery technique as good as the “Old Pros…” or… is it robbing you of MANY good finds??? Find out which by reading on. The backstory I start with will “set the stage” for what I will share about how to maximize your finds. A couple of years…

How to Find the History of Property for Better Metal Detecting 

How to Find the History of Property for Better Metal Detecting 

If there is one topic I see more often than not in metal detecting forums and on social media outlets, it is from new detectorists wondering how they can research a property they will be metal detecting. How to learn more about a property you’re metal detecting, how to find who the owners of a…

How to Handle Treasures Found While Metal Detecting a Permission

How to Handle Treasures Found While Metal Detecting a Permission

Imagine you are metal detecting a permission – you’re experiencing the thrill of finding Indian head pennies, Mercury dimes, old TootsieToy cars, and other relics out of a small part of a yard of an 1860s miner’s cottage. When you’re finished, you spread your finds out over a table to show the property owners. They…

Garrett Ace Apex: Gypsy Jewels of Zero Discrimination Answers Your Questions

Garrett Ace Apex: Gypsy Jewels of Zero Discrimination Answers Your Questions

The Garrett Ace Apex which was released mid-2020 has become a favorite among metal detecting hobbyists around the world. Lightweight, rechargeable, multi-frequency, and loaded with features not normally found on entry to mid-level machines, the Garrett Ace Apex is the pinnacle of the Ace series which also includes the Ace 200, 300, and 400 models. …