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The new CORS Butterfly Coil

The CORS Labs, manufacturer of aftermarket coils for almost all popular metal detecting brands, presented the new  coil model, called “Butterfly”! Size 11″ x 12″/28 cm x 30 cm Weight: 14.8 oz/420 g *weight set without coil cover weight may vary slightly, depending on the model of detector and coil to safely be used without cover Looks like this coil is a perfect replacement of stock coil of your detector,...


NEL FLY – new coil by NEL company! (New for 2020!)

Hey, do you know about the NEL Coils company from Ukraine, who designs and makes the best aftermarket coils for the almost every metal detector in this world? Now you know. Looks like there is a new model of coil coming out very soon, called NEL Fly. What do we know about this model for now? Its size is 11×12″, which makes it the perfect replacement for the stock coil...


XP MI-6 pinpointer – features and settings (must know!)

The brand new XP MI-6 pinpointer, the best choice if you have the XP Deus metal detector. I’m using it for about the year and very satisfied with the quality and ease of use. Pinpointer really helps to locate the targets, even the smallest ones. New video about the features and settings, really helpful, when you bought the MI-6 and looking for some tips and tricks.


Time Ranger PRO – new metal detector by Bounty Hunter! (New for 2020)

Hey, guys! What do we see here with the new Bounty Hunter Time Ranger PRO? Looks like it is a fresh update to the Bounty Hunter metal detectors line. Finally. Bounty Hunter is a well-known brand in the metal detecting industry, but for the last years, we haven’t seen any updates to the product line. And now it has come! Time Ranger PRO – means the ranger who will hunt...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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...