Just like other sports require practice, so does metal detecting. When you are well-prepared and practiced, you may find that you have the extra edge that leads to exciting finds. One way to practice metal detecting, is to build a test garden. It is basically a piece of ground where you plant various metal targets at differing depths. Then you practice your swing over the targets (or sharpen your pinpointing techniques) while you become aware of the difference in alerts that each type of target makes. Read More »
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Should you or Shouldn’t you?
Guest post by Gene Knight, Director of Sales at KellyCo Metal Detectors.
Metal detecting is a fun and exciting outdoor family activity. In this, the age of video games, smart phones, and computers, it is a great activity to get everyone up and off of the couch. Moms, dad, and kids alike can participate in the adventure together as a family. Everyone enjoys the thrill of the find, and there really isn’t a limit to who can take part in this pastime. If your son or daughter is big enough to swing a detector, they are big enough to take part. How young is too young, though? One concern that younger women detectorists have is whether or not they should keep detecting as their family grows. Should a pregnant woman be detecting? Are there added safety issues that they should be concerned about? Read More »
Crawfords Metal Detectors has been doing business in the UK since 1995, where they have become a household name in the metal detector industry known for their genuine, honest professionalism and outstanding customer service.
How to Get Started in Metal Detecting
Metal detectors have been used for decades in all sorts of applications, from landmine detecting to airport security. However, as they have become more easily affordable, their use has expanded to provide an exciting, relaxing and potentially profitable hobby for increasing numbers of people. You may be wondering how you can get started in metal detecting, and become part of this growing community. Read More »
7 Safety Tips for Metal Detectorists
Metal detecting is a fairly safe activity. However, like most things, there are a few precautions every detectorist should take in order to make treasure hunting even safer. When you’re out in the field, protecting your well-being should be a top priority. Read More »
Hello everyone my name is Bill Cameron and I am a collector. Attending meetings is not required, but I do have all the earmarks of a hardened addict. Whenever I discover a “Find”, my palms sweat, my eyes dilate and both my voice and blood pressure go up an octave. Read More »
Danial Bernzweig manages MetalDetector.com in Southborough, MA (They Ship worldwide). He has written extensively on the subject of metal detecting since the mid 1980’s. He has traveled the world in his pursuit of educating, exploring and advising others in the proper use of metal detectors. Outside of the business he enjoys mentoring students, being involved in the community and spending time with his family. Read More »