Metal detecting best day ever – 26 silver coins in one day!

Just had the most insane day metal detecting ever! JD and I went door knocking together and we ended up with 73 wheat pennies and 26 silver coins in one day. Words can’t describe how awesome it was. We’ve been meeting up and doing a lot of door knocking lately and have come across some […]

Popular Metal Detecting Groups

Metal detecting groups are a great place to talk about finds, show pictures, and share your interesting metal detecting stories. Here is a list of some popular metal detecting groups on Facebook: Metal Detecting Finds (private group): Metal Detecting (public group): Metal Detecting U.S. Only (private group): Dig This! Metal Detecting Group […]

Popular metal detecting blogs

Metal detecting is such an awesome hobby and there are so many great people in the community. People from all different walks of life enjoy it which is why it’s such a great hobby. Here are some blogs I ran across that I find interesting and thought you might enjoy: Janner53’s Metal Detecting Blog: Located […]

Minelab E-Trac Deep Silver Coin Settings

A lot of people have been asking for my deep silver coin  Minelab E-Trac settings that I use in my live digs. I finally got around to putting them up so here they are. I’ve used the E-Trac with these settings and a NEL coil to consistently pull silver dimes at a measured 9-10″. Discrimination […]

How to sort your metal detecting finds efficiently

When I first started metal detecting I threw all my clad and wheat pennies in the same pouch. Later when I got home I would sort them out and wash each one individually in the sink by hand. It didn’t take long to figure out that this was a terribly inefficient system so I came […]

Old bulldozed home gives up lots of silver quarters – metal detecting finds

Dad got a tip that that an old lady used to throw change out the back door of her home. He went there and detected for an hour or so and ended up with a few silver quarters, silver dime, and abut 200 pennies from what looked like a broken jar painted red. He called […]

Huge mansion gives up 7 silvers and modern coin cache – Metal Detecting Finds

These finds were from a day hunt dad and I did and a huge mansion. There was trash everywhere but we managed to sniff out many silvers and I also got a film canister full of quarters. The little charm matches another one I found at the site. Dad found the large silver hand crafted […]

10 Silver coin day from public park – Metal detecting finds

The first place people detect at when they start out is public parks. They’re easy to access and usually have had a lot of traffic for years. For this reason a lot of parks have been hunted hard and have little to offer for the average detectorist. If you use the right equipment and look […]

Silver dime trifecta from an old residential house – Metal detecting finds

Dad and I spent the day hunting an old residential house. I ended up getting a silver dime trifecta and almost got a 2nd one. Also got an Indian head, a few rings, and old Seagrams token.

Large mansion gives up 11 silvers in one day – Metal detecting finds

These finds were from a day hunt Dad and I did at an old mansion that’s been in use since the early 1800’s. We had an awesome day and ended up with a lot of silver and other neat finds. I got a silver quarter, 1 merc, 5 roseys, a silver charm, and 3 silver […]