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How to find Gold with a Metal Detector

How to find Gold with a Metal Detector

Forget about dusting off the old metal detector that’s being in your garage for years, or buying second-hand, out-dated metal detectors. Metal Detector technology has increased dramatically in the last few years. It is ever evolving. Technology is moving faster and faster. Every year now, it seems a new improved model is release, across all brands. If you have a bit…

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Secrets of Detecting Failure

Secrets of Detecting Failure

In the old detecting days of the eighties, the failure rate for beginners was much higher than it is today. That’s because detectors were cantankerous and difficult to use. Modern detectors by comparison are very user friendly; however some unfortunately do give up this alluring hobby. In this article I want to analyze some of the reasons why some people…

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Keeping Goldfield Friends

Keeping Goldfield Friends

Nugget and Hotrock (pseudonymous of course) had been mates for years and decided to try their luck on the gold fields. They purchased a metal detector each from my shop and went interstate looking for gold. I never heard from them again until Nugget told me about their amazing experience. Later Hotrock told me his side of the story and it…

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The confusion over coils

The confusion over coils

Which coil is the best for you? Will they help you get more gold? The advantages and disadvantages of the various coils presently available. FOUR BASIC RULES  There are four basic rules involved in understanding the different types and sizes of coils available. 1. The bigger the coil, the deeper it will detect the bigger nuggets, but the shallower it will…

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GPS Systems

GPS Systems

This brief guide is intended for those who have never used a GPS or for those who have had very limited experience only, so I have kept it brief and simple. The Advantages Of A GPS For The Prospector You can mark the spot where you left your car and find your way back again so you will not become…

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