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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...

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IL-2 Attack Aircraft Raised In Russia, 2018! (Photos, History+)

Recently, in the town of Luostari, in the Murmansk region, in the extreme north of the once-passing front of World War II, the searchers from a Russian search group raised an early-modification of the IL-2 attack aircraft, quite rare, to date. The rarity lies in the fact that the first version of the famous IL-2 attack aircraft, considered one of the best ground-attack aircrafts of the Second World War, was...

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Reviewing The New X35 Coil For The XP Deus!

Greetings! Finally, the new X35 coils began to appear on the market. So far, only a small amount in Europe could be pre-ordered, something which we did. We decided to look at the biggest coil for the XP Deus – the 13″ DD. The differences are immediately noticeable when you take a coil in your hand. Did it just seem to me or is the plastic material different? This is probably...

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In Search Of A Forester’s House (Digger’s Story Of An Ordinary Day)

What is detecting? Do you really think that if you bought a metal detector, you will at once start finding gold and treasures? Now that’s not exactly the case, as most detectorists know. The place where you dig has a lot to say, and I will tell you about just one such time where I searched for the right spot. On the maps available on the Internet, there is very...