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Metal Detecting Gift Ideas

By James Cross

Don’t be overwhelmed by the many different metal detectors out there. I have been metal detecting for over 20 years and have owned or tested many entry level to very expensive detectors. I have learned that most people getting into metal detecting will do just fine with an affortable machine. It is true that the […]

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51 Gold Nugget Hunting Tips

By James Cross

Here are 51 nugget hunting tips and metal detecting strategies that can help increase your chances of finding gold nuggets with a metal detector. 1. Use a metal detector designed for gold nugget hunting. These gold metal detectors are worth the price. 2. Many areas noted for fine gold will also have larger nuggets. You […]

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Metal Detecting for Gold Nuggets. Secrets Revealed.

By James Cross

This guide will cover several aspects of metal detecting for gold nuggets with a metal detector. The topics covered include: vlf versus pi metal detectors, where to start, what to look for, reading the ground, search patterns, coils, and recovering the target. VLF vs PI Metal Detectors So, you want to get started in nugget […]

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What Gold Pan Should I Buy?

By James Cross

Gold pans come in a variety of sizes and shapes with several different features. However, the purpose and function of these gold pans is the same. A gold pan’s primary purpose is to classify gold bearing gravel so that the heaviest materials (such as gold) end up in the bottom of the gold pan, while […]

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What is Target Masking? Metal Detecting Tip.

By James Cross

What is target masking? Target masking occurs when one or more metal objects hide a desirable item from being detecting or alter the metal detector id response as a result of being above, below, or adjacent to a coin, relic or piece of jewelry. As a result, old coins or valuable pieces of jewelry are […]

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