Metal Detector Blog | May 2016

Toy Guns from the Past

Over the past several years that I’ve been metal detecting, I have come across a lot of toy guns. The gun I found last year seems to be in better condition than any of the other ones I have located.Often times, the guns break apart when removing them from the soil. I think a major factor is the soil type and the metal the gun is made from. Frequently, I... Read More
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Giveaway Winner and Great Vintage Ring!

I have a different kind of story for you guys this time. I ran a giveaway last week to do something fun for International Metal Detecting Day which was on Saturday, May 14 th. I asked everyone to name their best metal detecting find. Boy, did I get some amazing entries from all kinds of people! I’m so grateful for the participation and stories as well as... Read More
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Amazing WWI Ring Found

On Mother’s Day weekend I had an hour to go out for a quick hunt. Everybody was tied up, so I went by myself. I decided to go to a spot where I found 2 colonial coppers a few weeks ago. The area was a small patch of woods behind a few old houses. I was using the Garrett AT Pro again for this hunt. I found a nice WWII military button, a silver Washington... Read More
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1787 Common Wealth of Massachusetts Coin Find

I go metal detecting with a group of seven guys who are customers from my storefront. We all get together for group hunts and sometimes they bring their friends along, so it turns out to be a fun and interesting hunt with many different personalities. I recently did a blog entitled Satisfied Customer Becomes Detecting Buddy about Glen from Holbrook, MA. He... Read More
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