If you know someone who owns a piece of land where an old house was built, ask them if you can go over it. It is generally easier to get permission from someone you know than someone you don’t, so start with people you know. Think about what the land looked like 50 or 60 years ago. Coins are one of the most common targets, and any U.S. dime, quarter, half-dollar, or dollar … [Read more...] about The best places for metal detecting
It used to be common practice for people to bury money, instead of taking it to the bank. They would bury coins and bills along with other valuables, like jewelry. Many metal detector hobbyists have found these “treasure caches,” and they were surely enthusiasts afterwards! Sometimes you can pay for your entire metal detector unit with the find of a single coin. 1. Anywhere … [Read more...] about 5 Best Places to Find Old Coins
When you are just starting out as a metal detector hobbyist, you want to make sure that you get a machine that will satisfy you and not frustrate you. Metal detectors come with all kinds of features, but when you are just starting out, you only need to focus on the basics. Here, I will cover the best meal doctors for a beginner. You also want the metal detector to … [Read more...] about Five Best Metal Detectors for Beginners
High-end metal detectors are advantageous because, although they cost more, they save you time and make the time you spend as a historian, archaeologist, or treasure hunter more profitable and gratifying. 1.Teknetics Omega 8000 This all-purpose detector costs about $750.00. It was designed to be simple, light-weight, and to perform with … [Read more...] about Five High-End Metal Detectors
In England, before 1980, metal detecting required a license. They did away with that nonsense though. There are generally not enough people who do it to make licensing worthwhile. Many people don’t even know that it is a hobby. Often, you do need to acquire a permit to detect in public parks and beaches. In the United States, these permits can be free, or cost from $3 to … [Read more...] about Where are you Allowed to Use a Metal Detector?