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  • How Deep Can a Metal Detector Go? (Updated 2021)

    In this article, we’ll dive into just how deep a metal detector can go. We’ll explain how the size, shape, and orientation of the thing you’re looking for affects how deep you can detect it. Next, we’ll explore the different types of metal detectors available. We'll cover everything you need to know, from frequencies to search coils. Finally, we’ll cover how minerals in the ground can affect search depth.
  • What are State Quarters Worth? [Updated 2020]

    At some point while metal detecting, you will run into at least one state quarter. There were more than 34 billion state quarters released into circulation, making them fairly common. However, there are a couple instances in which certain varieties of the 50 state quarters are worth much more than face value.

     

  • How to Find Lost Keys in the Snow

    Each year, more than 20 million people lose their house or car keys in the United States. And if you’ve lost your keys in the snow, it can be frustrating. It’s cold, wet, and you’ve got warmer places to be. But don’t panic. You can find your keys.
  • 607 Places You Can Use a Metal Detector in New Mexico

    Looking for places to use a metal detector in New Mexico? We've got you covered. Read about 607 places you can use a metal detector in New Mexico, from private property to public parks to national forests and BLM lands.
  • How to Find Underground Cast Iron Pipes with a Metal Detector

  • 1849 Places You Can Use a Metal Detector in Colorado

    We've expanded our '4 Places You Can Use a Metal Detector in Colorado' article with thousands of additional places you can use a detector throughout the state, ranging from public parks to national forests.
  • Can a Metal Detector Find Property Markers?

    Whether you’re putting up a fence, building or planting near the edges of your land, or settling a dispute with a neighbor over a fallen tree, you need to know where your property ends and your neighbor’s property begins.
  • Pinpointer Metal Detectors

    In this post, learn what a pinpointer metal detector is, what different kinds there are, and whether you need a pinpointer to go metal detecting.