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Welcome to our metal detecting tips section! You will find tips and tricks in this section that will help you to better your metal detecting.

Metal Detecting For Coins, Tips And Tricks

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Metal detecting for old coins is fun and exciting. Nothing beets the feeling of pulling an historic silver or gold coin from the ground. It’s a feeling that cannot be described, but must be felt to fully appreciate. These quick tips will sharpen your coin hunting skills and hopefully help ...

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Old Newspapers Help Locate Lost Treasure

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Awhile back I wrote a small piece on a database of historic newspapers that I personally use to locate many of my more productive metal detecting sites. One of those sites turned out to be one of the best places I’ve ever located. I was tipped off to the area ...

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Digging Tools For Metal Detecting, Part 2

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In my last post I covered the two most basic types of digging tools for metal detecting. In this post I am going to cover some more specialized tools that are useful in different metal detecting situations. The follow tools are more specialized and specific to different types of metal ...

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Electrolysis, Building And Cleaning Tutorial

Electrolysis is a very effective way of cleaning your corroded and unrecognisable metal detecting finds. In this tutorial you will learn the ins and outs of cleaning your finds using electrolysis, as well as a step by step to building your own electrolysis cleaning device. This is a good tutorial for relic hunter who regularly find old iron relics that are really unrecognisable in their found state. Beach hunter and coin shooters will also find this tutorial useful. Electrolysis is a great way to clean up old jewelry and coins found with your metal detector ...

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Ebay, Tips For Buying & Bidding On Metal Detectors

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Ebay is one of the best places to buy and bid on new and used metal detectors. You wont find a bigger or more diverse selection of metal detectors and equipment anywhere! Though if you want to get in on the action there are a few things you should know to keep yourself safe and to ensure you get the exact metal detector you are looking for. Our Ebay metal detector buyers guide will help you with just that, follow along for some effective tips to buying and bidding on metal detectors at the worlds largest metal detector market place, Ebay.com!

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Find Productive Places For Metal Detecting

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The number of potentially hot metal detecting sites out there is endless. In fact I am willing bet just about everyone reading this article is just a few steps away from one or more of those productive metal detecting sites. In the beginning it may feel very challenging finding productive metal detecting spots and that's OK! We all go through it and many of us get through. In time with advice and allot of practice you will start finding bigger and better metal detecting more often. This article will give you some important insight and tips, as well as list a few common places which more often than not are good places to go metal detecting.

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Clean Your Metal Detecting Finds

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Learn how to clean just about any metal detecting find the right way. In this section of our metal detecting website we give you various techniques for cleaning those finds with step by step instructions. You will be surprised at just how easy and effective some of these methods for cleaning metal detecting finds are. But before you get started I would like to give you a fare warning! As tempting as it is, sometimes your metal detecting finds are better off left in their dirty corroded state. The cleaning of a valuable coin or relic can destroy it's monetary and collectable value. You must be very aware of what you have before you

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Digging Tools For Metal Detecting, Part 1

digging tools for metal detecting

There are many different types of digging tools for metal detecting. Each of which servers a different purpose. Knowing which to use and when will save your back and allot of frustration. If your not sure which you should be using follow along while I cover the basics of digging tools. I will first cover the most common and basic of digging tools, which most of us use. I will then follow up with some more specialized digging and recovery tools used for different types of metal detecting.

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What Do I Need To Get Started Metal Detecting?

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Aside from a metal detector there are a few other things you need to get started metal detecting. Some of the items I cover in this article are must have metal detecting accessories. There is just no way around it, you need these items if you are serious about getting started with your metal detector. I also cover a few other items that are not must have metal detecting accessories, though they go a long way in helping you get started metal detecting. I make the line between must have and optional very clear in this article, though if you have any questions concerning what you may or may not need to get started metal detecting, by all means contact us with those questions. As always, happy hunting and good luck.

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