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Great Turnout at the Treasure Show!

Silver City Treasure Seekers promoted a great treasure show this past weekend. I was very impressed with the water and land finds that were on display from the vendors and detectorists! I have been metal detecting for over 30 years and I was amazed at seeing such a variety of coins, jewelry and relics from different time periods. Congratulations to... Read More
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Answers for My Popular Stock Search Coils

I’ve received so many comments on a few of the popular search coils in my shop. I always tell people that having the right search coil can make a huge difference in how you hunt and what you are able to find. Recently, I’ve seen more of this in the field watching others hunt. A search coil, to break it down, is like your compass. The search coil sends a... Read More
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Treasure Find: You Might Have This One!

Most detectorists I know, are working on their bucket list or trying to find that elusive coin. I have customers who have found gold coins, Pine Tree shillings, gold pocket watches, Spanish Reales, colonial coppers, etc.These treasure finds are very difficult to come by. You need to first find the right location and then be able to swing the coil over that... Read More
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How Exactly Do Metal Detectors Work?

I think it’s really important for those who are new to the hobby of metal detecting to understand the basics when it comes to how a detector really works. When you understand this, you will have the knowledge you need to improve your technique as a treasure hunter, as well to know what you are looking for. Throughout the years, I’ve been able to find more... Read More
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Locations are Never Truly Hunted Out

Shawn Burke started off as a customer of mine and has become a great friend to me. I frequently go metal detecting in South East Massachusetts with a group of guys. One of the best things about this is that we all communicate on different locations to go treasure hunting. We all have been pounding a small farm field that was converted into a park. The... Read More
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Successful Labor Day Treasure Hunt

It was nice having a day off this Labor Day Holiday. I have been in a slump and have not found anything exciting metal detecting in the past three weeks. I made plans to go detecting with my buddy Glenn, who happened to find some silver during our day out in the field. While driving looking for a spot, I noticed a farm field behind a row of 1800’s homes... Read More
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Metal Detecting Meteorites

When most people think of metal detecting, their minds automatically conjure up an image of Spanish gold bars and stolen pirate treasure. Some metal detecting enthusiasts will even think about digging up natural minerals such as diamonds or gold nuggets. But what else can be dug up from the ground that is naturally occurring and is much more valuable? If... Read More
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