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How is the metal detectors made by XP? (Video)

I can’t say about you, but when I see the robotic manufacturing process I can just stuck for a long time. Same goes here – have you ever thought how is the XP Detectors made? When I firstly tried the X35 type coil I was impressed by the quality of this coil – it has no false signals at all. So stable work! Now I know the reason and see...

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Detecting On The Bottom Of The River – What Could Be Found There?

Sometimes it is nice to return to your home city. Every time you go to where your childhood and youth passed, you are overwhelmed with memories from the past. In my case, it is also memories of digging, the first finds, the first find pits and many other “firsts” in the addition. You drive through all the native roads and everything pops up in your head as if in reality...

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Svarog 106 – Universal Wireless Headphones For Any Metal Detector! Our Review!

Perhaps it is impossible to underestimate detecting in headphones, this is exactly the rule that is learned over the years of detecting, and if one of you still thinks that headphones for detecting are garbage, then give me your “empty” detecting spots and I will go there with pleasure, in headphones! New finds are guaranteed, the only question is their number. Since the beginning of this year, the manufacturer of...

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Fisher F70 Detector – My Favorite Settings

I recently had a chance to chat on one of the most popular treasure hunters forum on the topic of our beloved Fisher F70. As always, in such cases, the discussion began about measuring the depths and the sensitivity to other well-known brands of metal detectors. Well, we are not people or what? And so, immediately a reader turned to me, saying that he recently had acquired the Fisher F-70,...

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The Air Metal Detector – A Very Interesting Novelty Of 2019! (Photos, Specifications, News+)

The modern metal detector was invented in the 1920s and have been in development ever since. From first being a device for finding landmines to becoming a device for archeologists and hobby enthusiasts, the detector has gone through many stages of development and technology leaps. Today we have everything from wireless and compact to waterproof and lightweight detectors, and it would seem that we get more improvements every day. But...

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Nokta Makro 9″ Mono Coil – Our Review!

DD coils have been dominating the metal detector market for almost a decade, and it would seem that you can put an end to concentric or mono coils, but this is not the truth! Have you ever dug with a mono-coil? I remembered those glorious times when mono-coils were popular and no one wanted to think about anything else … But this story is not about that, but about how...

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Two WW2 U.S. Aircraft Carriers Found At Depths Of More Than 4000 Meters! (News, Photos+)

Underwater images show virtually undamaged aircraft, cannons, and tractors aboard the aircraft carriers that have been lying on the seabed since World War II. (Press on the images to see them in full screen plus description) Spectacular wreckage of the USS “Hornet”. The two 225 meters long aircraft carrier USS “Wasp” and USS “Hornet” were found in January, but only now is the news released that both have been discovered....

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Fisher Impulse AQ – A New Pulse Metal Detector With Metal Discrimination! (2019 Novelty, First Photos!)

Yes, fellow detectorists, it has happened! Fisher Labs has announced its new product – the Fisher Impulse AQ metal detector! Fundamentally a new development and, it seems, a revolutionary device in the world of metal detectors. It was not possible to test much of the novelty, it was hidden at the Fisher Lab stand at IWA Outdoors 2019. The “fishers” do not like to give away too much information, but...

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Luftwaffe Heinkel-111 Bomber Plane At The Bottom Of The Black Sea (WW2 Finds, Photos+)

There are a lot of different objects and finds left on the earth, and especially underwater, from the largest war in history. And the Black Sea is no exception. The Heinkel 111 bomber plane, the workhorse of the Luftwaffe. They went through the whole war – they bombed Warsaw and Gdansk in 1939, London in 1940, Kiev, Minsk in 1941, Moscow and Leningrad. They were often shot down and it...

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Restoring German Helmets With Wax! (Diggers Tips, Photos+)

I recently acquired a very fine piece, an original German M42 Stahlhelm. Now this helmet was in a good condition with the original paint and everything, but I had one question: was there anything I could do to make it look better and add some value to it without destroying it in any way? And does it work for a “dug” German helmet? The answer is: yes! As some of...