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Fisher F-Pulse Pinpointer – First Impressions (Kit, Settings, Design+)

Recently I got my hands on a relatively new pinpointer from Fisher, namely the Fisher F-Pulse! I can’t wait to really try it out for what it’s worth out in the fields, but meanwhile, I will tell you about my First impressions from testing it so far. The Kit The kit is pretty simple and straightforward. It is delivered in a compact and good-looking box from Fisher, which includes all...

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XP MI-6 And Garrett PRO Pointer AT Z-Lynk Wireless Pinpointers: Which One Is Better?

Wireless pinpointers are now beginning to become very popular among diggers. Or more correct, pinpointers with a wireless connection to the detector headphones. At the moment, this system is supported by XP MI-6 and Garrett PRO Pointer AT Z-Lynk. The other manufacturers are on their way, it’s possible that Minelab and maybe Fisher/Teknetics is working on something? But it is known that the Nokta-Makro company has almost released such a...

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Garrett Pro-Pointer AT Z-Lynk and MS-3 Headphones – Our Review!

I remember the time when we were digging without a pinpointer and, moreover, we did not even know what it was and why we needed it. And I won’t even mention wireless headphones – for us it was a completely different world and we did not even think about it. Detecting then was something special, at the level of semi-legal business and movement, when everyone was hiding while digging, and only...

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Nokta Anfibio – Our Review Of The New Detector! (Tips, Thoughts, Experience, Finds+)

Recently, at the last worldwide diggers meeting “Detectival 2018” in the UK, the Turkish manufacturer of metal detectors Nokta/Makro announced the merging of brands. Now there will not be a separate Nokta or a separate Makro – there will be a Nokta-Makro. Everything is very simple! In addition, the first product of the joint brand is a novelty of 2018 – the series of metal detectors Nokta-Makro Anfibio Multi, Nokta-Makro...

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ORX – A New Metal Detector From XP Detectors!

At a large event – at the Detectival rally of diggers, XP Detectors showed its novelty, a new metal detector – the ORX. As you can see, a lot of things were taken from the DPR model, which was made especially for the distributor in Africa and the Middle East, but now it’s time for the rest of the countries where you can look for gold. So, what’s new? A new...

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“Kaliningrad” Finds (Digging In Königsberg)

At times it is interesting to see at times what fellow detectorists find from other places in the world, and one such interesting place is Königsberg (Kaliningrad). East Prussia is full of history, it is not surprising that some detectorists there find items from ancient Rome, very rare finds in the Baltic region! From a conversation with an old digger: “We used to go through the woods and German helmets...

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Update 1.7.5 Available For The Minelab Equinox! (News + Link)

So, friends! It is now known that the company Minelab has released an update for the metal detector Minelab Equinox. The link to the file with descriptions can be found here. To install the update and reprogram your metal detector, you need to download the Minelab Update Utility program, download link here. What’s new? Identification of silver targets – indicators for silver coins have been improved. Depth indicator – it...

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Homemade Grenade – A Dangerous Find!

On the one hand – a usual story, but on the other – no! This all began when some fellow detectorists went detecting in a field next to the old tavern, the field was repeatedly plowed by a tractor. They searched, dug and found, as they say, such a miracle: An ordinary cylinder of non-ferrous metal – it would see, what could it be? On closer inspection, it turned out that...

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Minelab Equinox 800 – Our Review Of This Professional Metal Detector!

I welcome all my fellow detectorists, readers and visitors to my blog! It is true that we have a lot of reviews, and that is, of course, good. Detectors and other detecting equipment should be checked, tested and written about, and there will be drawn conclusions, which someone might not like. But what can we do about that? We really need to write reviews so that you, the detectorists, know...

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Digging On A Construction Site (With Finds+)

Choosing a detecting location is always difficult – you need to work with maps, archives, location visiting (sometimes in vain), unjustified expectations, and other loss of time, which at one point will turn out to be a great success (Or maybe not). In our “business”, this is always the case. However, do not forget that good finds and locations can be very close to you and that you don’t always...