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Welcome to DiggersandDetectors.com, the ultimate resource for all things metal detecting! Here you'll find everything you need to improve your skills and get your questions answered. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, I've got something for you. So dive in and explore everything this site has to offer!

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what sets off tsa groin alarm

What Sets Off the TSA Groin Alarm?

So it’s gotten to the point where Googling “why do I set off airport body scanners groin” has gained popularity—what a world. You’ve got to be sick and tired of counting on the inevitable alarm and subsequent TSA groin pat-down. I know I would be.

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Top 3 Best Metal Detectors for Property Pins

Did you know that metal detectors can be used to find property pins? Property pins are survey markers that are placed within the ground by property owners and surveyors. Property pins can be found on almost every property.

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How to Identify a Cannonball: The Surest Way for Accurate Identification

The surest way to identify a cannonball is to determine its weight, diameter, material makeup, and location it was found. While unique markers would be helpful, these aren’t traditionally found on the majority of old cannonballs.

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Sand Scoop With Long Handle: Your Thorough Roundup

As someone who’s no stranger to physical labor and its toll on your body, I’m confident that a long-handled sand scoop is a metal detecting necessity! The strain in my back is a regular reminder to let my tools do the job they’re meant to do. So which sand scoop should you consider for your next hunt?

can a deaf person use a metal detector

Can a Deaf Person Use a Metal Detector? Your Best Option

If you had asked me this question fifteen or twenty years ago, the answer would have been more complicated. But thanks to modern technology and the growing need for metal detector brands to become more adaptable, metal detectors are no longer made for a single population group.

does stainless steel set off metal detectors

Does Stainless Steel Set Off Metal Detectors: Finally, the Truth

To keep it simple, yes, stainless steel will set off a metal detector, but not always due to the threshold of the metal detector. Not so convincing? I get it. You need a more in-depth look at this mysterious alloy. So let’s go!

does copper rust

Does Copper Rust? No, But…

Copper won’t rust since it’s not a subgroup of the ferrous metal iron, which all rusting metals possess. However, copper does experience another form of corrosion that could be confused with rusting.  If you want the details about its effect, how fast it takes, and safety concerns, here you go.

does aluminum rust

Does Aluminum Rust? The 10 Ways Aluminum Corrodes

Rust? Rust!! Aluminum doesn’t rust, does it? Well, maybe not. But there are plenty of recognized corrosion forms out there; unfortunately, aluminum isn’t escaping all of them. So come along and find out what dangers are out there for our shiny friend.