X DETECT HISTORY TOP 25 USEFUL TIPS FOR BEGINNER DETECTORISTS Most often than not, beginner treasure hunters have to learn their stuff through trial and error, sometimes wasting efforts and money in vain. However, recommendations from more experienced detectorists can considerably improve the process and results of every search session. Take advantage of those 25 detecting tips by detectorists with expertise. Get emotionally ready to the fact that you will find much more trash and worthless objects than coins or any valuable targets. Don't get disappointed, just keep on searching. Negative experience is also experience. The more often you search, the more chances are you will find something of value. If you only make your first steps in detecting, pay attention to regularity of your search sessions. The more time you spend searching, overall, the more targets you hit. Consider buying the best metal detector you can afford. Buying a cheap Chinese product will result in your inability to find anything, breaking the machine in a month, or throwing it into the closet because you become aware that you need a better metal detector. Yet, do not buy the most expensive metal detector you can, when you are a newbie. The more expensive and advanced the machine is, the harder it is to 4 manage, and you risk to bump into such a steep learning curve that your detecting will end up very quickly. Assess your skills and your interest sanely, and purchase the machine that will help you find things, not manage settings 5 If you are interested particularly in Civil War relics, check out the maps first, research the topic, and find spots where such relics could remain. DETECTHISTORY.COM During your first search sessions, dig out everything you stumble across. Until you are not good enough interpreting the signals of your metal detector, it is better to dig out every target - this way, you will have more chances of finding something interesting. BEER You can start with own orchard, or with a local public park nearby, to explore the features of your metal detector and learn to tune the settings properly Go to the location after rain. Wet soil does a better job conducting the signals, and you will be able to notice a potential find deeper underground Sometimes, it makes sense to get back to locations you have already been at. This is especially true if you have improved your skills with the current machine, or purchased a new one, or can get your hands on a different detector borrowed from a friend л Always fill in the holes you have made digging, and never leave trash after 10 the search session. Moreover, always avoid searching on private property! DETECT HISTORY.COM Take a garbage bag with you, and put trash into it as you search. If 11 you dig out trash, put it into the bag, as well - the cleaner is your location, the more chances are for you to notice a potentially valuable thing Sometimes, it makes sense to go to location early in the morning, or late in the evening. If 12 you search, say, on the seashore, early in the morning the wind and waves are usually less powerful, so searching will be easier - 13– 14– – 15 – If there are any curious people Make sure the trajectory of the Move your coil slowly! Moving around you, be polite and answer previous swing overlaps with the too fast meaning more risk to their questions shortly and nicely next swing. miss a find Keep the coil close and parallel to the ground. Many 16 beginners tend to raise the coil a bit at the end of the swing. Don't do that - you lose depth of reach and ground balance sensitivity Do not ignore weak signals. Many noobs make this 17 mistake of discriminating weak signals, preferring to dig only clear and strong signals. However, weak signals can lead to a big and deep find 18 Clean the patch of soil before starting the search. You can remove the trash on it, or even remove the upper layer of soil. If you hear the signal afterwards, keep digging More often than not, one find means there are more 19 around. If you stumble across an unusual object, pay some attention to the location around it - you can be lucky and spot even more unusual thing Choose comfortable headphones. You will spend 20 many hours wearing those, so you don't want itchy sweaty ears, or headache, afterwards DETECT HISTORY.COM 21 Try ro search on the beaches, these are some of the most promising locations 22 Communicate with other detectorists, at least online. They can give a valuable tip, or give away interesting locations Keep a journal of your finds. It will allow you to manage the finds, classify them, and also 23 keep track of locations - you can either come back from time to time, or avoid the locations you've already been on 24 Searching in spring is quite promising, because everything that fell into the snow will be right on the ground 25 If you are on a trashy location, use small (smaller than 6 inches) coils, as such coils do a better job of spotting a valuable object in trash Hopefully, these tips will make your treasure hunting more effortless and at the same time, more successful! Created by XDETECT HISTORY.COM All rights reserved by Detect and secured by DMCA PROTECTED


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