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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Most detectorists find a lot of buried coins during their searches, and the dollars can quickly add up. But, some coins may be too dirty to seem spendable. If they are dirtier than what soap and water can clean, there is solution: a rock tumbler.
Please keep in mind that we are talking about the coins that you find that are not of any value above their denomination. If you find old, rare, or silver coins, you shouldn’t try to clean them because it may lower their value significantly. Instead, consult with an expert before you damage that is potentially valuable. Read More »
When we think about metal detecting treasure, it is often old coins and metal relics that come to mind first. Those finds are always exciting, but imagine coming across something that is rarer and more valuable, and that, quite possibly, no human hands have ever touched. The discoveries that I’m talking about are meteorites. Read More »