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Metal Detecting Accessories

Metal Detecting Accessories

Whether you are new to the sport or a seasoned detectorist, the sheer quantity of metal detecting accessories out there can be daunting. So we've put together this guide to help you get to grips with what you actually need, including some of our top recommendations for all the must-have kit...

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The ULTIMATE Metal Detecting Glossary

Metal Detecting Glossary

If it's related to METAL DETECTING... It's here in our GLOSSARY! All the terminology you might encounter as a detectorist, compiled in alphabetical order for your convenience. From technological terms to colloquial slang, we've tried to cover it all! ACCU-TRAK A kind of technology which continuously measures the level of...

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Detectorist's Q&A

Detectorist's Q&A

The idea of this page is to feature questions and answers with detectorists who have recently made the news following a great find. Our first Q&A is with Sean Sandercock, who recently made the news following his exciting gold half-sovereign find in Devon. 1.  How long have you been metal...

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Surprising Survey Results? (February 2020)

Surprising Survey Results? (February 2020)

Summary of Metal Detecting Survey Results Between 31st January - 3rd February 2020, professional survey firm Populus conducted an online nationally representative poll among 2,071 respondents. The aim of the survey was to gain an insight into how the public perceive the hobby of metal detecting. The survey results confirm...

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Metal Detecting For Kids

Kids metal detectors

Metal detecting is not a hobby limited to the experts- it can be a fun and affordable activity for the whole family. So drag your kids away from the screens, get them out of the house and into nature, and introduce them to this fascinating outdoor hobby. We bet you...

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Cleaning Your Metal Detector Finds

Cleaning your finds

So you've found yourself a hidden gem... Now it needs to be polished up! There are multiple methods of cleaning your finds, and all detectorists will have their own techniques, but there are a few things to take note of to avoid damaging your spoils. It's worth bearing in mind...

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Gold Panning

gold panning

So let's just say you think you've struck gold.. literally! Gold panning is the quickest way to shift through soft grounds or water beds to find out what sent your metal detector into over drive! So what is Gold Panning?! Gold Panning is a traditional form of placer mining that...

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Treasure Trove Law

gold coin treasure trove

Treasure Trove Law Is it not the dream of all new detectorists to find their very own buried treasure?! If you are going to use a metal detector in the UK and you are lucky enough to get lucky with a find, you need to know the rules of treasure trove...

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The 10 Best Places to go Metal Detecting

The 10 Best Places to go Metal Detecting

The 10 Best Places to go Metal Detecting Who doesn't love a treasure hunt? If you know the best places to look, the possibilities of what you might find are endless! But before you set off into the wilderness, metal detector in hand, it's important to check out the local...

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Metal Detecting News 2018

Metal Detecting News 2018

The world of metal detecting never stands still. There’s always some new controversy with which members of the community must contend.  Here, we present a rundown of the top metal detectorist news stories from 2018, month by month. We’ll cover everything from the latest complaints from landowners to detectorists unwilling...

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