Interview: Unearthing Dennis Grzenia’s Secrets of Metal Detecting Mastery

Interview: Unearthing Dennis Grzenia’s Secrets of Metal Detecting Mastery

Dennis Grzenia is an avid metal detectorist in and around Wisconsin. He uses the Minelab Manticore and the Nokta Legend metal detectors. Over the years, he has honed his skills in coin shooting, but his true passion lies in hunting for relics. Dennis also owns the Minelab CTX 3030 and the Nokta Simplex, both of…

Running With the Beast -A Hard Look into the Minelab Manticore and Its Users

Running With the Beast -A Hard Look into the Minelab Manticore and Its Users

The Never Ending Desire for Depth and When and How to Use It Why is depth such a crucial factor in metal detecting? It’s not just about the detector; it’s also about the detectorist also. What are your objectives? Where are you conducting your searches? What treasures are you hoping to uncover? How much time…

First Year Detecting: A Beginner’s Journey into the World of Metal Detecting

First Year Detecting: A Beginner’s Journey into the World of Metal Detecting

I know there’s someone out there reading this who can relate! I feel like the beginning of this should start off like an AA meeting… Hello, I’m Cris, and I have an addiction to metal detecting… Normally, this would start with the around-the-room welcomes. I’ll start off with my share, so to speak. I started…

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…

Unearthing Excellence: Stef Tanguay’s Journey to Prominence in Metal Detecting

Unearthing Excellence: Stef Tanguay’s Journey to Prominence in Metal Detecting

Stef Tanguay stands out as a prominent figure in the world of metal detecting, particularly known for her exceptional skills and impressive discoveries. As one of the top female detectorists in the hobby, Stef has garnered attention for her remarkable finds, cultivated a successful YouTube channel under the name “Stef Digs,” and built a warm…

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…

Tips from Advanced Metal Detectorists to Help You Find More Relics

Tips from Advanced Metal Detectorists to Help You Find More Relics

Below are a collection of metal detecting tips from advanced relic hunters. Metal Detecting & Soil Condition Soil conditions can really make a difference when it comes to metal detecting. In highly mineralized soil, most detectors will respond erratically, causing the detector to go unstable in some cases. When the soil is super dry or…

Interview with Detectorist Truls Warhuus, Digging Norwegian History

Interview with Detectorist Truls Warhuus, Digging Norwegian History

If you follow Truls Warhuus on Instagram or TikTok, you will be impressed by his metal detecting finds. Truls focuses on detecting Viking Age relics and coins and is really good at it.  Living in the countryside of Norway, Truls is surrounded by fields, lakes, and canals to metal detect. As a result, he is…