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Do I need to buy a pinpointer? 3 interesting reasons you should get one

pinpointer needYou have been metal detecting for a while or you are interested in joining this hobby.

You made a lot of research and you always see that the users have, in addition to the metal detector, a small device on their side.

After they get an audio signal from the detector, they kneel and grab that device which they call a pinpointer(it is usually orange: the Garrett carrot). read more

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What is the best battery for metal detectors?

metal detector batteries Many metal detecting enthusiasts are wondering what the best batteries for metal detector are.

You should have asked this question at least once. Because we have to replace the detector’s batteries frequently.

A metal detector is not like a remote control where you only have to replace the batteries once a year. read more

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How to wrap the coil’s cable around the metal detector’s shaft?

wrap coil cableOne of the most frequently asked question by metal detectors’ users is what is the best way to wrap the coil’s cable around the stem?

Every user has his own preference. In this article, I will try to get some answers.

Why wrapping from the first place?

Before answering the main question of this article about the best way to wrap the coil’s cable, we should wonder why should we wind the cord around the shaft from the first place? read more

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metal detecting for gold in creeks – best device and tips

metal detector for creeksOne of the most common places to find gold is creeks. There are many ways to look for gold. One of them is to use a metal detector.

What is the best metal detector for creeks?

In order to look for gold in creeks, you do not need a fully waterproof metal detector because creeks are usually shallow.

You only need a device with a waterproof search coil. If this is the case, the detector is, usually, waterproof up to the control box. (so be careful, don’t drop your device into the water because the control box will be damaged) read more

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Which one to buy? the Garrett ACE 250 vs ACE 300

Garrett ACE 300You want to buy a metal detector. You spent a lot of time researching. And now, you are confused. Do you get the Garrett ACE 300 or the ACE 250?

In this article, I will start by mentioning what these two models have in common. Then, I will list the differences between the two.

Features in common

Both detectors are easy to assemble; you do not need any tools to do that. The stem length is adjustable manually (40″ to 53″). But, to adjust the arm cuff, you need a screwdriver. read more

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Can you go metal detecting in the snow?

snowMetal detecting is an outdoor activity so the best time to do is when the weather is good.

However, some people are so passionate about the hobby that they do not care about the extreme weather conditions.

So, they are ready to go out with their metal detector even if it is freezing cold.

Can the metal detector be used in the snow?

To cut things short, yes you can do that… read more

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best metal detector for coins, rings, jewelry and relics

You want to find the best metal detector for coins, rings, jewelry, relics…

To cut things short, you want universal metal detector that detects and identifies certain types of metal.

Then you should certainly pick the Garrett ACE 300.

Garrett ace 300

No tools are needed to assemble the Garrett ace 300 metal detector. But if you want to adjust the position of the arm cuff, you need a screwdriver. read more