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Minelab E-Trac – Though Outdated, But Still A Serious Professional Detector! (Our Review, Photos+)

In our time, when more than 50% of the professional detectorists (read – professional), go detecting with the metal detector XP Deus, some other detectors go down in history. But this does not mean that they are completely bad and they allegedly do not dig anything, as some newcomers think. There are still many diggers who walk with the so-called “ancient” detectors, or professional models, time-tested. For example, as one...

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A Man Found A Gold Nugget Worth More Than $50,000! (Photos+)

You know this saying – “Better safe than sorry?”. This story is well characterized by such a saying. In Queensland, Australia, one of the diggers, who wished to remain anonymous, was walking with a metal detector. Judging by what device he had – Minelab GPX 5000, then he walked with one goal – the search for native gold. Otherwise, there is nothing to look for in Australia’s wilds, there is...

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Finding Roman Gold Coin! (Photos+)

Even though that many people say that all the good fields and the perfect finds are dug up, I do not believe it. On one hand, it’s true, on the other – there are still many places where life once bubbled and people lost coins, buried their goods and hid their jewelry. Everything made of metal can be found and dug up with a metal detector. Usual story –  a...

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Manufacturers Joking About Each Other (Teknetics Vs. Minelab, Battle Of The Pinpointers, Funny!) – updated!

Sometimes, the different detector manufacturers love to make jokes about each other for promotional purposes, and for us to have a good laugh. This is one funny example of that, and what do we see here under the advertisement of the new pinpointer? A little hello to Minelab! Update! Sometimes such jokes are finishing not as good as planned, but as the final result of that story – two comments...

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New Pinpointers From Minelab – PRO Find 15 And PRO Find 35! (News 2017!) – Updated!

Minelab from Australia recently presented its new pinpointers to the world: the PRO Find 15 and PRO Find 35! This novelty was very much liked by the local diggers, because the price of the model “PRO Find 15” is only 90 euros, and the model “PRO Find 35” is only 120 euros! The PRO Find 15 is a water resistant model, and the PRO Find 35 allows immersion in water...

Tek-Point - a new pinpointer by Teknetics announced! (photo and video+) 0

Tek-Point – a new pinpointer by Teknetics announced! (photo and video+) – Updated!

Finally it is announced – a new pinpointer by famous manufacturer and designer of metal detectors and equipment! We still have no any specs or data about it, only video, but I have tested that pin in September 2017 and to be honest, I was impressed by its airtest results on 1 EUR coin. What is your opinion? Does pinpointer need such a performance on depth? Overall, it is going...

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Fisher Camo Backpack, Is It Worth The Money? (Review, Thoughts, Experience, Photos+)

Greetings fellow detectorists! A little while ago, I bought myself the Fisher F75 detector (amazing detector, by the way, a review about it coming soon!), and together with the detector I decided to buy the “Fisher Tall Camo Backpack”. I have now been using this backpack for a while now and gathered experience about it to share with you all. At first, I will introduce you to the specifications and...

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Weekend Out With The Makro Racer 2 (Diggers story, Photos+)

Many fans of this hobby usually go out to do what they love only on weekends. I agree that I almost only go detecting on weekends. The first day of the weekend I went out to dig on a Saturday, I got an hour and a half. I took with me the Macro Racer 2 with a regular coil. In the settings, I set it to the “three-tone” mode, while...

New secret technologies by Minelab? New info about Equinox Multi-IQ and how does it work! (pictures and schemes+) 0

New Secret Technologies By Minelab? New Info About Equinox Multi-IQ And How It Works! (Pictures and Schemes+)

Have you heard about new metal detector Minelab Equinox? Looks like only lazy detectorists had no idea what is it, but, as for now it is not in the sales yet, only available for preorder, we can only guess what is it and how it works. But don’t worry, Minelab guys already posted a short guide about what technology Multi-IQ is and how does it work. Minelab post available here....