When Depth Matters: Consider OKM Over Traditional Hobby Metal Detectors

When Depth Matters: Consider OKM Over Traditional Hobby Metal Detectors

OKM is renowned for its innovative development and manufacturing of geophysical instruments, including metal detectors, ground-penetrating radars, 3D ground scanners, and water detectors. These tools are employed in various fields, such as archaeology, treasure hunting, military mine detection, and environmental surveys. OKM Detection Devices The company’s journey began in 1998, when founder Andreas Krauss, driven…

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…

Adventures in Metal Detecting: From Rainy Mishaps to Historic Finds in England

Adventures in Metal Detecting: From Rainy Mishaps to Historic Finds in England

You may have read my previous article, regarding a few of my metal detecting finds and some tips, during my maiden voyage to England in 2019.  If you did, I’m grateful for your continued interest and patience with my narratives.  My hat’s off to you. On my initial trip to this metal detecting mecca they…

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…

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…

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…

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…