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General Detecting Forums

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No New Posts Detecting Talk

Discuss in broader terms this great hobby. Down the list are many theme forums to suit any specific interests, including non-detecting related hobbies & topics.

Moderator: SwingingASovren

162 1,173 The stuff dreams are made of
by georgeinsc
Aug 26, 2016 16:47:27 GMT -5
No New Posts Sharing Of Finds

One joy of the hobby besides the thrill of discovery & recovery is sharing finds. Tell your story, post pics, & even link videos of hunts, but feel free to do these things in other forums too.

383 1,987 A Dime Fine Day
by georgeinsc
Dec 2, 2016 6:17:00 GMT -5
No New Posts Once Lost But Now Found

Did you help find a lost ring or other item? Share stories, pics, & videos on how you promoted the hobby & scored some points with the big guy upstairs.

22 168 Lost, Found, & Lost Again...
by georgeinsc
Apr 27, 2015 2:46:35 GMT -5
No New Posts History & Mystery

Need help solving age & purpose of something you found? Here's the place to ask or to be the guy with the answers.

30 165 Some kind of pendant?
by Detectist
Sept 7, 2016 16:14:16 GMT -5
No New Posts Detector Comparisons

Post views or video comparisons including in field, coin gardens, staged, air testing, etc. Soil/sand type, minerals, hunting style, personal tastes, hearing abilities, settings, & even how a coil is worked means it may perform differently for you. No personal attacks on others.

38 158 What is the DD Search Coil?
by sandscrubber
May 23, 2016 8:29:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Rumor Mill

Discuss rumors such as new detectors in the works or ideas on what you'd like to see.

11 116 New Detectors .... any good?
by willee
May 31, 2016 19:53:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Matters Of Ethics - 1 Viewing

Share ethical/unethical practices, teach newbies proper recovery, how to interact with the public, gaining permission on private land, state/local regulations, & pros/cons of any impact reality TV shows might have. In voicing what you feel gives the hobby a black eye keep it civil.

25 205 Bad news for the hobby
by surfman
May 30, 2016 9:25:18 GMT -5
No New Posts Free Drawings & Contests

Guests can't view content of this forum. Stickies will be posted in all forums giving notice of new ones. They are always free. Just have to be a member & follow a drawing's rules.

18 512

Types Of Detecting

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No New Posts Old Coin Hunting

Share strategies, techniques, & other ideas in hunting old coins, or show off some keepers.

23 179 Electrolysis for cleaning coins that do not have much value
by surfman
May 10, 2015 11:58:40 GMT -5
No New Posts Water Hunting

For those who like to get their feet wet detecting oceans, lakes, rivers, streams, or enjoy dry sand. Share outings & finds, give advice, & trade info on scoops, detectors, etc.

59 341 Love the Beach
by islamoradamark
Aug 27, 2016 5:03:58 GMT -5
No New Posts Relic Hunter's Round Table

For those who feel "rust is a must" when it comes to hard core tactics used to find history's treasures.

4 21 Found - a connection to Albert Camus and Henri Bosco
by saltshaker
Feb 2, 2015 4:48:01 GMT -5
No New Posts Land Hunting Jewelry

Some concentrate on looking for jewelry on land. There's something special about seeing the sparkle of gold in dirt. Share experiences & strategies used in increasing treasure to trash ratios.

10 59 Winter Hunting For Rings From The Comfort Of Your Car
by agatemaggot
Nov 20, 2015 5:13:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Clad Hunter's Corner

Clad hunters can quickly rack up a nice jar of coins that can be used to buy accessories or even old coins at coin shops. Share ideas on clad sites, etc.

7 100 Zincolns
by trackingtreasures
Sept 13, 2015 15:37:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Gold Coin Club - 1 Viewing

Most hunter's ultimate goal is to find a gold coin but their conductivity puts many in the "trash" range. Few can say they're lucky enough to be in this club. If you are tell your story, or talk strategy to find one.

9 98 Pic of last Gold Coin
by rew
Jun 18, 2016 9:51:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Cache Spot - 1 Viewing

We all dream of finding a cache of coins or valuables with a detector. Those who have can share their story here, discuss strategies, potential hiding places, research, etc.

8 40 Anybody Watching That New Curse Of Oak Island Reality Show?
by surfman
Jan 8, 2015 17:36:56 GMT -5
No New Posts Shoot'n It About Nugget Shoot'n

For those who go nugget shooting with a detector for gold, share your excursions, tips, research, choice in detectors, & other info.

7 23 my 4 nugget day--1 3/4 oz,11/4oz,5/8oz and 1/4 oz.
by surfman
Mar 5, 2015 13:01:03 GMT -5
No New Posts Hunting For Meteorites - 1 Viewing

They fall everywhere everyday & right ones can be worth big bucks. Discuss how to go about finding one & IDing them or post objects found that you think are.

2 19 Strategies For Meteorite Hunting?
by docbeav
Jun 1, 2015 9:21:13 GMT -5

Detecting Hardware & Gear

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No New Posts Gearing Up

Discuss gear like harnesses, digging/probing tools, first aid kits, etc. Plus share homemade gear that doesn't have a forum. For non-detecting DIY stuff there's an area under the other hobbies category.

18 87 New Pouch
by updownup
Mar 24, 2016 9:36:20 GMT -5
No New Posts Coil Coverage

Pros/cons of DD, concentric, elliptical, large/small, & aftermarket coils like Detech or NEL. Also for coil building or repair info. Discuss these topics in specific detector forums too.

13 28 5 pin wiring diagram for gamma 6000
by beemer
Mar 9, 2016 4:19:33 GMT -5
No New Posts Pointing Out Pin Pointers - 1 Viewing

Compare various brands, share tips on their use, & discuss modifications or building your own.

17 132 Garrett's New Propointer
by oldfatmarriedguy
Jun 26, 2015 14:32:41 GMT -5
No New Posts Hearing About Headphones

The most important way to evaluate targets is by audio. Trade views, wireless options, what specs mean vs what's recommended for your unit, & mod or repair info. Headphone choice can also be had in detector forums.

12 65 Wireless for cheap, easy install and no lag or delay.
by alex
Apr 5, 2015 10:49:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Battery Chamber

Share info on aftermarket chargers, exercising cells, building or recovering packs, & latest in alternative cell types. Detecting seems to lag 15 years behind in battery technology & price to other hobbies. Save $$$, extend run time, & shorten charge time exploring options.

6 23 Using AA rechargables
by oldfatmarriedguy
Jun 26, 2015 14:54:26 GMT -5
No New Posts Mods & Repairs To Land Detectors

Use the other designated forum for waterproofing land detectors & mods/repairs to water units. Pinpointer, headphone, coil, battery, & PI detector mods/repairs have forums as well.

19 105 Sovereign Elite remote
by rustynail
Sept 23, 2016 16:59:32 GMT -5
No New Posts Waterproofing Land Units & Modding Water Detectors

Show off & explain waterproofing projects for land detectors or mods/repairs to water units. Done right you can save $$$ & build a water detector with performance & features you're looking for.

22 199 Excal 1000 Project.
by surfman
Nov 27, 2016 14:41:06 GMT -5
No New Posts PI Detector Builds & Mods

For pulse induction related projects. A general PI discussion forum can be found under the detector brand, model, & type category.

8 54 Ambitious, but rubbish. A try at a PIC based PI detector.
by Lunatech
Mar 12, 2015 1:47:18 GMT -5
No New Posts Camera Rigs & Software

Cameras, video editing software, shaft mounting rigs to film detecting, various ways to link videos hosted elsewhere, youtube topics, & other related info.

8 34 Baseball cap mount for the GoPro
by Uncle Jeff
Apr 18, 2015 11:31:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Counterfeit Product & Fraud Alerts

A growing threat to our hobby from overseas- Counterfeit detectors, coils, & even accessories like pinpointers. These "copies" don't perform well & do harm to real manufacturers, so if aware of a suspected fake please share.

10 33 Fraud Warning
by updownup
Nov 3, 2015 2:34:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Sell Or Trade Detecting Gear

Sell or trade detectors, coils, pin pointers, etc. By using this site you agree to assume all responsibility for such transactions. Be sure you know the person & be sure it's legit. We don't screen members. If you feel you've been wronged report it to a moderator for possible banning.

27 99 FT: Fisher F-75 LTD SE for White's Sport ...
by updownup
Jun 6, 2016 11:40:34 GMT -5

More Detecting Related Topics

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No New Posts Scientific Theory Of Detecting & Q&A

This forum serves a dual purpose- For newbies to ask questions about the hobby, & for seasoned detectorists to talk about the science behind detectors & detection fields.

6 32 Does wet ground throw a different signal?
by schpinell
Apr 10, 2015 3:21:55 GMT -5
No New Posts Cleaning & Preserving Finds

For talk about different methods of cleaning & preservation of items, coin tumblers, & related topics.

7 35 Ultrasonic Cleaners For Rings?
by agatemaggot
Jul 30, 2015 17:50:23 GMT -5
No New Posts History Of Detecting

Discuss the long rich history of detecting & milestones companies made, some of which who no longer exist. Also share stories about "the good old days" when most sites were virgin & silver was everywhere.

4 17 You Are Not the Only One Detecting
by surfman
Mar 23, 2016 17:28:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Find Local Hunters & Meet On Road Trips

Good friendships have formed by seeking others to share the hobby with. If you're looking for local hunters or want to meet up on a trip do so here. Be aware of risks involved in meeting strangers off the net. We don't screen members.

8 27 Huron Valley Detectorists - SE MI group
by kennyd
Mar 9, 2015 7:44:37 GMT -5
No New Posts Clubs, Shows, Events, & Other Activities

List clubs to join or share events like seeded hunts & picnics. We now have a category for clubs so if your's would like it's own forum feel free to ask.

4 8 Southeast Michigan Group!
by kennyd
Jan 3, 2016 8:28:18 GMT -5
No New Posts Links Useful To Detecting

Research & historical information, articles on detecting, & any other links that might be useful.

13 36 In the Treasure Corner - Dan Hughes
by danhughes
Sept 2, 2014 5:44:05 GMT -5

Other Types Of Treasure Hunting

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No New Posts Coin Rolls

Some like to do their hunting for silver while sitting at a kitchen table. Recently a friend bought several rolls of half dollars which turned out to be Walkers & Franklins.

4 9 Civil War Token coin roll hunting
by Uncle Jeff
Apr 6, 2015 7:59:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Digging Privy & Cellar Holes

Valuable relics have been found digging old cellar & privy holes including bottles, pottery, coins, silverware, buttons, old tools, etc. Talk about excavations, share research methods, & show off finds.

2 10 Digging an old burn pit in my yard.
by NH treasurehunter
Nov 25, 2013 3:18:12 GMT -5
No New Posts Bottle & Lake Glass Hunting

Bottles can be worth big $$$ to a collector. Lake glass also has it's fans. Not only for it's beauty, but also because it's a great way to get outside & enjoy a walk along a beach.

2 2 Bottle forum
by trackingtreasures
Jul 4, 2014 13:39:34 GMT -5
No New Posts Sheds, Arrow Heads, Stone Tools, & Fossils

Deer drop their antlers every year. There's also other artifacts to hunt than just relics & coins with a metal detector. These can be very "rewarding" to find in more ways than one.

3 13 Good Spots For Arrow Heads
by goldigger
Feb 24, 2015 16:57:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Nature's Bounty- Morels, Ramps, Ginseng, Etc

Hunting nature's bounty such as morels & ramps, which are popular not only for their taste but also because they look unlike most things unfit to eat. Ginseng hunting is very profitable & of course should only be done with proper permits.

2 11 A Tip An Old Timer Told Me About Morel Hunting...
by SwingingASovren
May 1, 2014 9:40:07 GMT -5
No New Posts GEO Caching

Growing numbers of people like to find modern day "treasure" using a GPS or other clues, & in the process get some great exercise outdoors.

1 6 Using GEOCaching Forums To Find Detecting Sites In The Woods
by walshconsultant
Apr 6, 2015 2:13:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Garage, Estate Sale, & Garbage Picked Treasures

Did you make a great find at one of these sales or even thrown out in the garbage? Show it off here or talk about items to watch for that many don't realize are valuable.

3 14 GoodWill Hunting
by georgeinsc
Nov 23, 2014 14:37:34 GMT -5
No New Posts Scrapping

With today's metal prices you can make some great side money hauling it to the scrap yard. Fill a 5 gallon bucket with copper or brass found detecting & it's some serious cash. Even lead is paying well. Share tips on salvaging curb side "junk" to recycle, how to ID various metals, etc.

3 25 My Scrap Run
by rew
Mar 30, 2015 11:41:45 GMT -5

Brand, Model, & Type Specific Forums

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No New Posts Pulse Induction Detector Talk

Some only want the raw power & extreme mineral punching abilities of a PI. Trade info on such units here or in model specific forums. Homemade PI detector projects or mods & repairs have their own forum in the hardware and gear category.

4 28 Anyone using a Whites TDI Pro on here?
by pryorcreekjoe
Oct 30, 2015 9:54:04 GMT -5
No New Posts 2-Box, Long Range Sensing, & Related Equipment

For specialty equipment like two box detectors used in finding objects potentially buried at extreme depths or far distances, such as large caches.

2 10 Long Range Sensing Through The Air...
by georgeinsc
Aug 10, 2014 14:56:35 GMT -5
No New Posts "Old School & Obscure" Detectors With No Forum (Yet)

For those models that don't have an area, such as vintage or rare models from companies no longer around. Please feel free to request a forum for any detector.

15 24 Treasure hunter xj9 3050
by timrunnels9
Nov 24, 2014 8:51:38 GMT -5
No New Posts AKA Forum

Arriving on the scene with detectors grabbing people's attention in things like very good depth & unique features, discuss the Signum, Sorex, & Berkut series. If message traffic warrants we'll make separate model forums down the road.

22 180 Berkut-5 newbie questions...
by sven
Jan 10, 2016 12:14:40 GMT -5
No New Posts Blisstool Forum

From over seas & pursuing performance aspects scarcely seen in American detectors.

6 16 Gotta back the V5!
by updownup
Jan 27, 2016 0:03:50 GMT -5
No New Posts Bounty Hunter Forum

Very popular among those first wading into the hobby of detecting for various reasons.

9 64 Bounty Hunter Quick Silver
by jorlitta
Apr 5, 2015 16:08:11 GMT -5
No New Posts Compass Forum

Some are huge fans of certain traits to these no longer made detectors, & as a result some models are strongly sought after in the used market.

1 3 Resource & Info Links For Compass Models
by georgeinsc
May 26, 2014 11:17:11 GMT -5
No New Posts C-Scope Forum

A brand with followers largely over seas. Share your tips, tricks, & advice with each other.

2 11 Wheres all the CS4ZX owners?
by 3pinplug
Dec 8, 2014 10:54:28 GMT -5
No New Posts DeepTech Forum

The new line up of these machines are making news with unique abilities they fill for some.

8 33 DeepTech US Dealer
by sven
Oct 25, 2015 14:45:23 GMT -5
No New Posts Desert Gold Forum

From Italy, & while classified as a gold detector, some are using it to punch through mineralized soils & sands for coins, jewelry, & relics.

1 1 Some Info On These Units
by SwingingASovren
Mar 12, 2014 0:17:24 GMT -5
No New Posts Detector Pro Forum

These machines are unique in that the electronics are in the headphones & also the price is reasonable, so here's the place to discuss them.

2 12 The New Water Unit
by danb
Jan 11, 2015 14:35:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Discovery Electronics Forum

For discussion of anything related to Discovery Electronics such as the Treasure Baron models, which are somewhat rare but unique in nature by being able to add performance features via modules.

1 3 Baron SST Field Hunt Video
by johnb
Mar 3, 2014 16:14:41 GMT -5
No New Posts Fisher Forum

Fisher brand talk & for models not listed. If certain models show high message traffic we'll split those into a separate forum.

2 7 fisher gold bug pro sound and vdi
by NH treasurehunter
Mar 8, 2014 17:14:46 GMT -5
No New Posts Fisher "F" Series

Discuss the new digital Fishers including the flagship F75 LTD model which has many talking.

3 7 F75 LTD & SE Updates, Revisions, Versions
by keepersfinder
Jan 26, 2015 16:07:53 GMT -5
No New Posts Fisher "CZ" Series

For many years & still to this day many brands of detectors are judged depth wise by how they compare to the CZ's long standing reputation.

2 13 Updownup's Fisher CZ 20
by updownup
Mar 2, 2016 11:12:32 GMT -5
No New Posts Fisher 1270 & All "X" Series

Those who know of the strong abilities of these models can use this forum to discuss them.

2 15 Fisher 1280X Aquanaut. Best starter machine for water hunt'n
by ronfrommichigan
Mar 20, 2015 15:20:03 GMT -5
No New Posts Fisher Gold Bug Series

A forum for fans of these specialized detectors in finding small gold.

2 8 GoldBug Pro Mod a Success
by updownup
Jul 3, 2015 13:40:25 GMT -5
No New Posts Garrett Forum

Garrett brand talk & for models not given a separate area. If enough interest is shown for additional specific forums they'll be created.

2 4 Charles Garrett Passed Away
by updownup
Apr 6, 2015 2:43:58 GMT -5
No New Posts Garrett AT Pro & Gold

Garrett made a big splash with these low priced dual purpose land/water units. Featuring a full function LCD screen, these machines are just as comfortable & capable on land as they are in the water.

8 51 Garrett ATpro/Gold Users
by julie572
Mar 9, 2016 16:51:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Garrett ACE Series

The ACE's performance at an "entry level" price made many stand up & take notice. Discuss the 150, 250, & 350 ACE detectors.

2 12 Who's swinging an Ace?
by FollowTheBeep
Mar 27, 2015 14:05:50 GMT -5
No New Posts Garrett GTI, GTAx, & GTP Series

Static sizing slots are just some of the unique aspects to some of these models.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Garrett Grand Master Hunter Series

Share info on these machines with a long track record in detecting.

1 1 CXII and CXII
by elki1052
Mar 26, 2014 13:59:14 GMT -5
No New Posts Garrett ATX, Infinium, & Sea Hunter PI Units

Buzz on the new ATX model along with the Infinium & Sea Hunter pulse induction detectors.

1 1 Video- Field Testing Garrett ATX In Woods
by SwingingASovren
Dec 7, 2013 3:43:16 GMT -5
No New Posts Gold Snoop Forum

Discuss these units from Australia and share tips & advice on their use.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Makro Forum

Makro & Nokta recently joined forces but appear to be keeping different names & products. Both are highly innovative & worth keeping an eye on.

3 21 New Makro Racer or Nokta Impact
by kajunman
Mar 30, 2015 3:15:01 GMT -5
No New Posts Minelab Forum

For fans of Minelabs to converse in more broad terms about their detectors.

3 9 Etrac newbie
by saltshaker
Apr 6, 2015 8:54:11 GMT -5
No New Posts Minelab Sovereign Series

Discussion of the Sovereign XS, XS2a, XS2a Pro, Elite, & GT models of these powerful multifrequency detectors using legendary BBS technology.

21 87 Help with decision trade M6 for sovereign elite or expl SE
by willee
May 29, 2016 23:02:00 GMT -5
No New Posts Minelab Excalibur Series

Thought of by many as the pinnacle of water machines & for good reason, being waterproof versions of Sovereign BBS detectors.

3 34 New member hi.
by michael
Sept 4, 2016 6:30:26 GMT -5
No New Posts Minelab Explorer Series

Discussion of the powerful FBS multifrequency Explorer S, XS, II, SE, & SE Pro models in the Minelab lineup for those who prefer a more "digital" experience.

4 15 ebay program cards
by dafox
Jul 13, 2014 12:07:43 GMT -5
No New Posts Minelab Etrac

A somewhat different FBS digital beast to the Explorer, just as some prefer Chevys & some prefer Fords.

5 17 Pinpoint mode
by updownup
Mar 30, 2016 13:35:33 GMT -5
No New Posts Minelab CTX 3030

A forum to discuss Minelab's latest FBS detector, a dual purpose land/water unit.

21 36 Setting for rings
by surfman
Dec 19, 2014 15:45:10 GMT -5
No New Posts Minelab Quattro & Safari

The FBS "little" digital sisters to the Explorer series.

1 14 Safari, my first Minelab!
by kennyd
Nov 4, 2014 2:15:32 GMT -5
No New Posts Minelab X-Terra Series

Discuss the single frequency selectable Minelab X-Terra models here.

2 10 X-terra coils
by alex
Apr 3, 2015 11:01:05 GMT -5
No New Posts Minelab Musketeer, Sterling, Tribune, Colt, & Advantage

These no longer made single frequency/single tone Minelabs have a very avid following. Many say that to this day they'll still hold their own with anything on the market in terms of depth & performance.

4 13 Got a Musky..................LOL
by sven
Apr 24, 2015 4:06:58 GMT -5
No New Posts Minelab GPX & Eureka Gold Series

Serious gold nugget hunters are strong advocates of these powerhouses. Some even use them for coin and relic hunting.

1 1 An empty board for the Eureka Gold?
by Lunatech
Feb 18, 2015 23:08:56 GMT -5
No New Posts Minelab SDC 2300

A place for talk about the new PI based Minelab, which is waterproof and folds up for transport.

2 7 Digging deeo with the SDC 2300
by bender
Dec 11, 2014 1:06:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Nautilus Forum

There's an exclusive group who live & breath Nautilus. Talk and share here about your machines.

1 1 Nautilus DMC IIb...
by charles1952
Feb 14, 2014 20:09:35 GMT -5
No New Posts Nokta Forum

A forum to discuss all Nokta detectors including the Velox One & Golden Sense, both of which are causing a stir of interest among some detectorists.

2 7 Nokta Fors Core
by surfman
Mar 13, 2015 15:42:54 GMT -5
No New Posts OKM Forum

From Germany & pursuing interesting avenues to potentially find lost treasure.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Teknetics Forum

Quickly making a new name for themselves, here's the place to discuss these detectors.

5 26 New G2+ ltd
by rew
Jun 20, 2016 21:12:05 GMT -5
No New Posts Teknetics T2 Series

The flagship model of the Teknetics line. Somewhat a twin of the F75 but with features tweaked more towards relic hunting.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Tesoro Forum

Being very light & inexpensive with strong fine gold jewelry detection ability, such as thin chains and tiny earrings, are just some reasons why these detectors have a loyal crowd of users.

11 59 Tesoro nuts?
by kennyd
Jan 2, 2016 5:42:33 GMT -5
No New Posts Whites Forum

Whites brand talk & for models not listed. If enough interest is expressed in particular models we'll create a separate board.

2 7 Dongle To Use Modern Fisher/Garrett Coils On Low Freq Whites
by Longhair
Apr 20, 2014 5:51:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Whites 5900 & 6000 Series

Widely said to be among the evolutionary peak of analog detectors & renowned for precise silver coin ID resolution, some to this day simply refuse to use anything else.

4 10 Picked up a barely used 6000 di pro.
by sven
Oct 18, 2015 14:55:32 GMT -5
No New Posts Whites Eagle Series

Among the first computerized detectors. If you know the reputation of these long defunct units then you know why they're very hard to find & that there's good reason for such a forum.

1 1 One Found At A Garage Sale Dirt Cheap
by SwingingASovren
Mar 9, 2014 3:48:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Whites Prizm Series

An affordable price is just one of the reasons why these models are popular.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Whites Classic Series

For all models of the Classic's long rich heritage, such as the Classic 1 through 5, ID, IDX, & IDX Pro.

2 8 Bought a Whites Classic ID with Mr. Bill's performance mods.
by SwingingASovren
Jun 28, 2014 16:22:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Whites Coinmaster Series

A forum to discuss these affordable & easy to use detectors.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Whites Quantum Series

The QII, QXT, & QXT Pro had unique features at the time of their release & in some ways today, such as 8 notches with assignable high/low tones, flowing sizing display, & very fast recovery speed for a computerized detector.

3 4 Whites Qxt-Pro
by arizflash
May 20, 2014 13:56:38 GMT -5
No New Posts Whites "M" Series

For the MX5, M6, MXT, MXT Pro, & new Sierra Super Trac SST model. These units are very popular for their simplicity & "fun factor" in a computerized detector combined with serious detecting ability.

5 12 How about this virtual unknown
by SwingingASovren
Mar 11, 2014 7:13:04 GMT -5
No New Posts Whites XLT Series

In many respects the first of it's kind in terms of a computerized detector with tons of tweaking parameters, & for that reason a separate forum is in order.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Whites DFX Series

White's next top end model release after the XLT in relation to extensive computer tweaking abilities, enhanced with dual frequency operation.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Whites Spectra Series - 1 Viewing

White's more recent "V" flagship models with some interesting features in several ways, such as further tweaking ability & selectable frequency choice.

5 18 V3i - fast program
by morpho79
Mar 9, 2015 9:44:55 GMT -5
No New Posts Whites Surfmaster Dual Field, TDI, Etc

For discussing any Whites brand pulse induction units, some of which have strong followings & some unique traits in a PI. Also for Whites water units like the BeachHunter 300.

1 1 Hunting in Culpeper, Va......
by charles1952
Feb 15, 2014 8:11:54 GMT -5
No New Posts Whites GMT

For those owners of this gold seeking detector to trade tip & info on it's use.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts XP Forum

Very light with unique hardware & software configurations, the XP Deus has it's fans. Also a place to talk about the Gold Maxx Power, G-Maxx II, XP Adventis 2, ADX 150, & any future XP Detectors.

9 18 Amazed once again ...
by laidback4sho
Jul 23, 2016 1:36:13 GMT -5

Other Hobbies Of Interest

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No New Posts Hunting, Hiking, Fishing, & Camping

For those who enjoy the great outdoors other ways than just detecting. Discuss gear, survival techniques, camp stories, fish & game recipes, making jerky, using smokers, etc.

26 128 The Video Of Conner's Hunt
by surfman
Dec 31, 2014 14:38:34 GMT -5
No New Posts Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, & Boats

Our hobby of detecting often takes us on long trips. Ask questions on repairs, share easy fixes & preventative maintenance advice, or show off your ride.

6 34 Before/After Pics Of Cleaned Motor & Sprayed With Protectant
by SwingingASovren
May 4, 2014 11:09:03 GMT -5
No New Posts Cooking & Gardening

Share favorite food recipes or discuss your vegetable & flower gardens.

7 31 How To Get Your Garden 'Tilled For Under 10 Bucks
by ak
Apr 21, 2015 8:13:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Computers, GPS, Home Entertainment, & Other Devices

Have questions about how to do something on your computer, using a GPS, or other topics such as the latest & greatest in TVs & other electronic devices? Here's the forum for that.

2 3 Handing Over Internet To International Community. Thoughts?
by Longhair
Mar 28, 2014 1:53:51 GMT -5
No New Posts RC Planes, Drones, Cars, Boats, & Helicopters

Low hassle & extreme power of lipo batteries & brushless motors, along with easy to repair foam bodies, has the electric RC world on fire. It has many of the same rewards as detecting, such as being outdoors & shutting out the world for a few hours.

2 6 Scouting For Detecting Sites Using RC Electric Plane/Camera
by SwingingASovren
Apr 10, 2014 0:53:37 GMT -5
No New Posts Making Coin Rings

Have you ever wondered how a ring is made from a coin? Shrouded in mystery & a well kept secret, Adam is here to share this art he learned the hard way. Also for discussing other jewelry making.

3 74 Making rings from the silver coins you've found.
by alex
Apr 3, 2015 10:40:53 GMT -5
No New Posts Collector Items

Is there something you like to collect? Be it beer cans, matchbooks, knives, marbles, or anything else that you've got a passion for, here you can share that interest with others.

1 4 Shotgun Shell Headstamps
by surfman
Feb 27, 2015 2:14:43 GMT -5
No New Posts DIY Projects & Crafts

For "do it yourself" projects not related to detecting, crafts, home improvement, & similar topics.

6 21 DIY ultrasonic sensor with LM358
by yumi
Nov 25, 2016 20:05:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Tinkering With Electronics

For all electronics projects not related to detecting, questions about electronic theory & how components work, etc.

3 16 Cheap But Good Electronic Fish Bite Alarm
by dudeman
Feb 3, 2016 1:18:45 GMT -5

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Discuss any aspects of life not related to metal detecting such as current events, family, careers, etc.

29 146 Merry Christmas everyone!
by updownup
Dec 30, 2015 12:59:43 GMT -5
No New Posts Share Video Clips Off The Web

Is there a video clip you just gotta share with others, such as a funny prank, event captured on film, etc? Post it here for others to check out.

6 18 US Army rescues 34 ISIS Sex Slaves
by dak
Mar 12, 2015 0:25:17 GMT -5
No New Posts Sports Talk

Talk about your favorite football, baseball, basketball, or other sports teams.

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by georgeinsc
Jan 1, 2015 14:31:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Man's Best Friend & Other Pets

For those among us who's best friend is their dog, & also for discussion of other pet topics.

6 33 My Best Friend
by robby4570
Sept 11, 2014 2:32:39 GMT -5
No New Posts Paranormal Happenings

For those who like to discuss topics like Bigfoot, UFOs, ghosts, etc.

2 8 Looking forward to this part of the forum!
by 9veater
Jan 9, 2015 16:37:35 GMT -5
No New Posts State Of The Union

For political talk. As per site posting guidelines, please refrain from personal remarks towards fellow members. Differ, but without resorting to such tactics.

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Ideas, comments, complaints, glitches, etc. Please don't complain about threads that don't interest you. Unless it's an obvious violation such as personal attacks, advocating unethical behavior, obscene or illegal material, infringements on copyrights, or spammers. Otherwise a thread's life is derived by it's own momentum, so if it doesn't interest you use the scroll bar.

39 201 Site has become almost unreadable!
by sandscrubber
Dec 3, 2016 5:48:41 GMT -5

Local Detecting Clubs

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No New Posts Sample Local Club Forum

Belong to a local detecting club & would like to have your own forum? Please feel free to ask for one. Moderate it & even make the forum private so only club members can view content if you want.

1 4 I'm a Member of the Houston Archeology and Recovery Club
by updownup
Dec 2, 2014 2:57:08 GMT -5

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