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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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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...

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The History Of Russian Steel Helmets from 1916-1945, By Ivan Karabanov (Diggers Library+)

Greetings, fellow diggers, and collectors! I continue my topic of “A diggers/collectors library”, in which I introduce you to all the books and works from my personal library, which can be useful for any digger or collector in order to expand the horizons and gain new knowledge. For all the WW2/war relics diggers, it will be interesting to know the history of the Russian steel helmet, because as it turned...

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What Metal Detector To Buy In 2019?

Hello, friends! Here I have another very useful post for the upcoming new year – which metal detector should you choose and buy in this new year of 2019? A difficult topic, because there are many models and the choice is really huge and wide. Digging through forums, watching YouTube, reading different opinions and reviews of other detectorists is usually what you have to do, but I decided to make...

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XP ORX Metal Detector – Review and Settings

The XP ORX metal detector was announced quite recently by the French company XP and this caused all diggers to have a lot of questions about its abilities and features. Let’s see a little bit what kind of device it is and what it can do because XP did not hype the fact that this model would be released and until now only a few video reviews are known, but...

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The Best Bag For Beach Detecting – A Surprise From Kellyco!

There are simple and logical solutions that, with their beauty, simplify the life for a detectorist. Especially if you are digging on the beach, you are faced with the fact that if you start putting the finds in your pocket or a regular bag for finds, then it all will be clogged with sand and then you have to spend the extra minutes shaking and cleaning your pockets/bags. I usually...

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Excavating The Attack Aircraft IL-2 Near Narva (October 2018) – Updated (Crew Fate+)

A lot of secrets are still held in the Narva land in Estonia, for example, as far as I know, in the vicinity of Narva, almost a couple hundred planes were shot down during the fighting in 1944. And if we take 1941 as an example, the number of planes fallen into the sea will be quite large. And recently, one of those secrets were uncovered, when the Narva search...