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Volcanic Rock

Volcanic Rock: What is It and Why Did I Find It?

Finding nothing but rocks might seem like a metal detecting nightmare, but it doesn’t have to be, especially when those rocks are volcanic. But what are volcanic rocks, or hot rocks for that matter? Well, settle in. I’ve got those answers for you.

can you metal detect with just a pinpointer

Can You Metal Detect With Just a Pinpointer: The Proven Facts

Can You Metal Detect With Just a Pinpointer? I wouldn’t. But to get all the facts and decide for yourself, read this post. You’ll get a lesson on what a pinpointer is, what it does, and why you need it. You’ll learn what makes a good pinpointer and how you should use it. So dive in and get all the ins and outs of this awesome tool to have.

backyard metal detecting finds

Backyard Metal Detecting Finds: Treasure Hunting for the Homeowner

Do you love the thrill of metal detecting? Have you ever wondered what sorts of treasures you might find in your backyard or garden? Or, maybe you’ve found a treasure just ten feet from your backyard? What do you do now? In this post on backyard metal detecting finds we cover all that and more. So what are you waiting for?

metal detector brands

Top 5 Metal Detector Brands: Sneak Peak from An Insider

What’s in a name anyway? Well, a lot actually. Listen up, Diggers. Ever find yourself arguing the merits of a particular metal detector brand over another? Of course, you have. Who hasn’t? But here’s the secret about this debate. If the brand is worthy of an argument, it’s likely a brand deserving of a top spot on a ‘best of list’.

Ultrasonic Coin Cleaning

Ultrasonic Coin Cleaning: Ultimate Guide for Reluctant Diggers

Ultrasonic coin cleaning is an effective way to clean coins, requiring very little interaction from you. If you haven’t tried it before, don’t be nervous. It’s easy and better yet, I’m here to walk you through everything you need to know. From the right frequency to use to the perfect solutions, I’ve got your back with this 2022 guide.

Do You Have to Ground Balance Equinox 800

Do You Have to Ground Balance the Minelab Equinox 800? Find Out Here

Do you have to ground balance the Minelab Equinox 800? Hmm, well it’s a little yes and a little no. But together we can narrow it down and figure it out. If you’re a new owner of the Equinox and the whole ground balancing thing is confusing, read this post. Trust me.

Do Metal Detectors Work Better When the Ground Is Wet

Do Metal Detectors Work Better When the Ground Is Wet?

Do metal detectors work better when the ground is wet? We’ve got the answer here.
Most experienced pros agree on this popular question but it isn’t always so clear-cut when you get down to the science of it.
To get your answers today and start to take advantage of a natural resource like rain, start reading now.

Is Harbor Freight Metal Detector Any Good

Is Harbor Freight Metal Detector Any Good? An Honest Review

Are you looking for a beginning metal detector? Maybe you’ve seen the ads in your Harbor Freight mailer and the price seems too good to be true. In this article, we review the Harbor Freight 9 Function metal detector and give you our honest opinion on how it holds up.

clean metal detector

Clean Metal Detector: The Ultimate Procedure and Best Practices

In our final article of the cleaning series, we take a look at cleaning as the most important part of your hunting adventures. Your metal detector! While most people neglect this simple yet important task of regularly cleaning their metal detector, you shouldn’t be sucked into that trap.