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…

Build a Super Metal Detector “Test Garden” to Learn Your Detector and Target Response Quickly!!!

Build a Super Metal Detector “Test Garden” to Learn Your Detector and Target Response Quickly!!!

An important subject related to improving one’s success with a metal detector that does not receive much attention on social media is that of the Test Garden.  Many detectorists will go “out back” and bury a few coins in their yard to see what their detector reads out and sounds like when they pass over…

Detectorist Ethics – Ensuring the Longevity of Metal Detecting for Years to Come

Detectorist Ethics – Ensuring the Longevity of Metal Detecting for Years to Come

For all of us reading this site, this is probably common sense, and as well it should be, but we all detect with, mentor, and know other detectorists (new to the hobby or seasoned) that might need this gentle reminder. So here it goes. When this hobby started gaining popularity in the early 70s with…

Interview with Metal Detectorists Amanda AKA Instagram @More_Than_Ore

Interview with Metal Detectorists Amanda AKA Instagram @More_Than_Ore

It is always important to have metal detecting buddies for safety. It is especially important if you are a female detectorist. Amanda reached out to me on Instagram to see if we could detect together. I heard about her through another local detectorist about six months earlier, but didn’t know much about her. The first…

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…

Interview with Detectorists R Dogg Treasure Hunter

Interview with Detectorists R Dogg Treasure Hunter

One of my metal detecting buddies said I need to interview Detectorist and YouTuber R Dogg Treasure Hunter. Of course, I had to reach out with my British Columbia, Canadian roots, knowing R Dogg, and detecting a lot on the west coast of Canada. I definitely was delighted he responded and was open to being…

Finding Lost Rings and Jewelry – Recoveries with Expert Metal Detectorist John Favano

Finding Lost Rings and Jewelry – Recoveries with Expert Metal Detectorist John Favano

Detectorist John Favano is often the first one they call in South New Jersey if a ring, necklace, keys, phone, or other metal item is lost and needs to be found. John has been doing recoveries for over 6 years, reuniting over 185 items with their owners. He has been featured in several news broadcasts,…

Tips from Advanced Metal Detectorists to Help You Find More Treasure 

Tips from Advanced Metal Detectorists to Help You Find More Treasure 

The metal detecting tips below are a collection of quotes from advanced detectorists. Enjoy and happy detecting. Advice on Purchasing and Learning a Metal Detector Buy a metal detector that suits the needs of what you want to find. Don’t go cheap. For example, if you want to find silver coins, buy a high-end detector…