Want to Find Gold? Know Your Junk!

Its gotten a lot harder to find gold at land detecting sites.  One thing that’s helped me is testing.  I test every detector to determine: 1/ How they respond to foil / gold range targets. 2/ How some of the various targets read on the meter. While there will...

A Few Shoreline Gold Hunting Tips

A Couple of Shoreline Gold-Hunting Tips Most of the success I’ve had finding gold at the shore has come from things i learned for others. A few of the most important ones are: 1/ Stay close to shore. All swimmers and waders start at the edge. When you go out further...

Two Rare Birds

From top GQA2 and a CS6PI both in BHID cases boards shielded on all sides.  These are great cases rock solid and no condensation....

Quite a Big 22K Emerald Ring Today

Im being told that this dark stone is of a very expensive grade–likely the property of a big family because of the value.  Setting is 7.3 gr. 22K.  Spot where a nice band came up last year–it has the numbers–lots of high end cars in the parking,...

Bottlecap “Tells”

I hate to see new hunters being told to dig all caps.  Where I hunt you would be in a seniors home before you found anything.  With any detector, signals are a combination of ground and target. When something has magnetic content in it such as steel or rust–this...