Thinking Outside of the Box with the XP Deus 9” Round HF Coil

Thinking Outside of the Box with the XP Deus 9” Round HF Coil

I know what you are about to read goes against everything we’ve been taught. Many XP Deus users, including myself, have read Andy Sabisch’s book, The Deus Handbook, or watched Gary Blackwell’s instructional videos. Some of us have turned our yards into test beds like Calabash Digger, while others hit the fields to fine-tune their…

Interview: Tough Run Metal Detecting, James Opfar’s Relic Hunting Adventures, and XP Deus Tips

Interview: Tough Run Metal Detecting, James Opfar’s Relic Hunting Adventures, and XP Deus Tips

From an early age, James has harbored a deep fascination with lost treasure, history, and relics. His initial exposure to metal detecting came through his father, who possessed a couple of older White’s metal detectors.  In 2016, as an adult in Western Washington State, James embarked on his own metal detecting journey through the acquisition…

How to Metal Detect Old Homesteads and Farm Fields With Brian Tobias

How to Metal Detect Old Homesteads and Farm Fields With Brian Tobias

When it comes to skilled detectorists who mastered metal detecting old homesteads and farm fields, I think of Brian Tobias from Michigan. He is one of the best relic metal detectorists I know. To help our readers find farm fields and homesteads to metal detect and best approach how to detect them, I have interviewed…

They are Buried in the Fence Row – Field Permissions and Lessons Learned

They are Buried in the Fence Row – Field Permissions and Lessons Learned

Disappointment to Joy, In the Same Day Some requests for metal detecting permissions don’t always go the way you want them to, well at first. In fact, this particular “quest for treasure” at this site started with a rejection!  Yes a rejection.  I have been researching this particular township near me in Michigan the better…