Interview with Metal Detectorist Ryan Fazekas and Co-Owner of Anderson Detector Shafts
Metal Detectorists

Interview with Metal Detectorist Ryan Fazekas and Co-Owner of Anderson Detector Shafts

Anderson Detector Shafts is a recognized name by most seasoned metal detectorists. They are a leading aftermarket parts company in the hobby. I am honored to interview Ryan Fazekas a Co-Owner of Anderson Detector Shafts to learn more about the company, products, and Ryan’s metal detecting skills. About Anderson Detector Shafts How long has the…

Interview Detectorist and Recovery Specialist Alison Walker
Metal Detectorists

Interview Detectorist and Recovery Specialist Alison Walker

Alison Walker, a metal detectorist from Ontario, Canada, has been on my radar for some time to interview. I have followed her from afar and felt she could have a lot of knowledge to share for budding and advanced metal detectorists.  Alison does recoveries along with metal detecting at beaches, lakes, streams, parks, woods, yards,…

Interview with Bert Van Heerde, Minelab Detexpert and Founder & CEO of Motley Beach Scoops
Metal Detectorists

Interview with Bert Van Heerde, Minelab Detexpert and Founder & CEO of Motley Beach Scoops

One of the things I look at when researching companies in the metal detecting space is whether or not the founders of the company truly metal detect. Do they understand the wear and tear on the equipment incurred by those who detect weekly and do long hour outings in various soil and weather conditions? Ergonomically,…

Interview Metal Detectorist Tom Tanner
Metal Detectorists

Interview Metal Detectorist Tom Tanner

For those who frequent the Friendly Metal Detecting Forum, you have probably seen Tom Tanner’s informative posts. Tom is very experienced in metal detecting on both land and beach in California, with a special niche of Central to Northern California. His knowledge and finds impress even seasoned metal detectorists. How many years have you been metal…

Interview. Metal Detectorist, DiscoveryDaisy
Metal Detectorists

Interview. Metal Detectorist, DiscoveryDaisy

When I was doing research on Predator Tool Shovels for an article I was writing a couple of months back, I was looking around to see which detectorists use them and which shovel models they were using. In my research, I came across DiscoveryDaisy on Instagram and started following her feed. After the article was…

Detectorist Chris Furr Interview, Minelab  Equinox 800 Tips
Metal Detectorists

Detectorist Chris Furr Interview, Minelab Equinox 800 Tips

I started metal detecting with a Tesoro Mojave, and while it was great, I needed a beach detector that could handle black wet mineralized sand. Good beach metal detectors that can handle badly mineralized sand often cost big dollars. I also wanted a machine that was versatile. The best price point at that time, and…

Interview with Underwater Treasure Hunter and Detectorist Steve Zazulyk
Metal Detectorists

Interview with Underwater Treasure Hunter and Detectorist Steve Zazulyk

When it comes to underwater treasure hunting Steve Zazulyk is one of the first metal detectorists that comes to mind. An Ontario, Canada resident, he travels globally, scuba diving, doing recoveries, and treasure exploration. Steve has an impressive resume. He has done over 500 ring recoveries and is a Minelab Detexpert. He has been featured on…