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First look at the Teknetics T2+ kit (promo code+)

This year Teknetics anounced it’s new Teknetics T2+ metal detector. What is new? It is the same legendary Teknetics T2 green, but with added Boost mode – for more depth to small targets and updated software. So for the reasonable price we’ve got a very deep T2 metal detector and Boost more to get a more small finds from the already detected spots! What is a great deal, guys! Promo...


Makro Kruzer – The First Update Is Available For Installation! (Instructions+)

The metal detector manufacturer Makro have released their first update for the detectors Makro Kruzer and Multi Kruzer. You can download it from the link in this picture, just click on it: This update affects small changes in the functionality of the metal detector: 1. With a low battery charge, the warning indicator now flashes to attract attention. 2. The detected object depth is now displayed longer on the display....


Minelab – News From The IWA Exhibition 2018 (Photos+)

This will be the final post about the IWA exhibition 2018 in Germany will be about Minelab. No more detecting manufacturers were present on this exhibition, and therefore there is nothing more to write about. Minelab arrived with a very large stand this year. I managed to visit them and talk with the team about future developments and their plans to create new models of metal detectors. However, let’s start in...


MI-4 – A New Pinpointer From XP! (New For 2018!)

The company XP Detectors seems to have decided to enter the pinpointer market more fundamentally and have released a simplified version of the MI6 pin-pointer. What is the difference? It’s simple – the MI4 is an ordinary pin-pointer without the ability to connect to the XP Deus detector. Basically, all the same settings, it is still possible with underwater detecting down to 6 meters, 6 search programs, 3 sensitivity levels...


Nokta/Makro – IWA 2018 News (Nokta Invenio, Anfibio, SimpleX and Scuba Pointer, Photos +)

The IWA 2018 has ended, and we write news about this exhibition; we tell you about which of the producers showed what and what plans they are building for the next years. This time, let’s talk about the company Nokta/Makro Detectors, which, in addition to working prototypes, brought a number of non-functional prototypes to show what they are working on and what will come of it as a result. The...


Fisher/Teknetics – News From IWA 2018! (Novelties, Photos+)

Last week in Germany there was an IWA 2018 exhibition, which was originally an exhibition of only arms and for the civil market, but then it evolved into a regular outdoors exhibition in which manufacturers and major players in the civilian products market for active outdoor lifestyle are exhibited. This also includes the manufacturers of metal detectors. Let’s start, perhaps, with the company First Texas Products. As it is known,...


Detecting In Germany Part 1: The 1866 Austro-Prussian War! (Diggers Story, Finds, Photos+)

I recently went to Germany for the purpose of visiting my friend Marco and decided to bring my detector with me, just in case we had some spare time for detecting. And luckily it turned out that we had, and that brought us some really cool finds and an unforgettable experience! So, let’s get to the story itself: I decided to bring with me my XP Deus detector, as I...


9 “Elite Mono – A New Coil From Coiltek! (New For 2018!)

The Australian company Coiltek announced a new product just today: a new coil mono coil (not DD) with the size of 9 “; the Elite mono coil.   Thus, the company expanded their line of Elite coils, adding a small “pancake” of a rather unusual size – 9 “. They promise to begin the deliveries by May 2, 2018. More details, if there will be, will be added later.


Golden Mask 5+: Is It Worth It, And How Good Is It? (Our Review!)

The company Golden Mask originates from the brand Banditto. But after the discovery of the golden mask of the Thracian Tsar, the company changed the brand name to the already familiar Golden Mask. The step was made right – after this incident, the Golden Mask began to creep across Europe and gained great fame in one of the largest markets for treasure hunters, in a country where detecting is strictly...