Metal Detecting Checklist

Metal Detecting ChecklistThere’s nothing worse than your detector batteries going dead or being thirsty on a hot day because you forgot your water bottle. The following checklist will help ensure you have everything you need for a productive day of metal detecting.

  • Metal Detector + headphones
  • Extra coils if you have them
  • Finds pouch
  • Pinpointer
  • Gloves
  • Diggers
  • Dropcloth
  • GPS/Maps..
  • Leatherman/Multitool – One time I used wire I found in an old barn to hold an arm cuff together after the screw fell out. Also good for tight connectors
  • Extra Batteries for detector and pinpointer
  • Lots of Water and a packed lunch or snack
  • First aid kit (include a snake bite kit if woods hunting)
  • Bug spray
  • Chapstick
  • Sunscreen
  • Warm cloths including hat, scraf or neck warmer, extra set of dry gloves if cold out
  • Rain cover for your detector
  • Rain suit