MD-Hunter Blog

Coils for Garrett ACE & their distinctive features in practice

After all my years of metal detecting experience, I regret only one thing – I spent a lot of time on hunting with a Garrett 6.5×9 ACE PROformance coil. Not only time was lost, the crucial thing is that I left a good deal of artifacts behind. Even though I happened to come to some spots where nobody had hunted before – nevertheless, I missed my chance. Continue reading

Do not rap it against a shovel, and everything’s gonna be alright

“You shouldn’t have cleaned that coin – you rubbed half the price off…” Do you know how to clean finds? Let’s take a look at one example: an amazing transformation of the item from rusty metal piece into a real Viking axe. The key point is that you shouldn’t rap your find against a shovel right after digging it up, and everything is going to be alright. Continue reading

Snake XP Deus & others. New fashion among detectorists

A snaky XP Deus – you haven’t seen such a detector yet… There is a new trend among treasure hunters to make special improvements to their machines. And these are not isolated cases – things have just gone to a whole new level. Maybe it’s time to renew your metal detector’s look? How about a leopard one? Continue reading

Teknetics T2 Classic (new): recovery speed test. Video

How is it right to perform a recovery speed test – in discrimination or all metal mode? On the one hand, most treasure hunters disc out iron, so it makes sense to perform the tests in discrimination mode. On the other hand, it’s an initially flawed test. Here’s a video to watch: a Teknetics T2 Classic recovery speed test. Continue reading

Minelab sues XP