Metal Detecting a Beginner s Guide

Author: Mark Smith
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1494964414
Release Date: 2014-01-15
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Old coins, lost jewelry... there is an entire world of buried treasure right under our feet. Smith shows you how to claim your share. Fully illustrated diagrams and real life pictures describe in detail the easiest ways to not only locate treasure, but safely recover it as well.

Metal Detecting the Beach

Author: Mark Smith
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1482365189
Release Date: 2013-02-13
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Do you ever dream of finding buried treasures on the beach? Have you sat there and watched as other people comb the beach with their metal detectors wondering if they ever really find anything? Do you think that they would be there doing it if they were not finding anything? These people are digging up silver, gold, diamonds, platinum, old coins, and every other type of treasure that you could imagine. It is real. There is an entire world of buried treasure right beneath your feet, and it is waiting for you to dig it all up. Finding that buried treasure does not have to be a dream. In fact, it is pretty darn simple as long as you know a few basics. You can get lucky. Anyone can get lucky, but knowing how to look at a beach and know exactly where the gold is, is a skill that most people only learn from experience. In this treasure hunting book, Mark Smith, a professional beach bum tells you exactly how he has found loads of treasure. There is more to it than swinging a coil, enjoying the scenery, and enjoying the breeze. Learn how to find treasure by: learning common metal detector terminology, types of water metal detectors, a metal detectors anatomy, other equipment you will need, proper etiquette, what you can expect to find, why you should never throw anything away, how to identify your finds, how to identify jewelry, how to tell if it is real gold, how to metal detect with children, the influence of the tides, how seasons and weather can uncover lost treasures from years past, how to pinpoint targets, how to quickly retrieve targets, how to zero in on certain locations and leave nothing uncovered. Learn from more than just words. Fully illustrated diagrams and real life pictures describe in detail various conditions of the beach, and how to find treasure on them. This book is more than just a how to metal detect at the beach book. It is full of real life treasure finding experiences that can easily happen to anyone that is swinging a coil over the sand. Learn how you can find Silver, Gold, Diamonds and more.

Metal Detecting for Beginners and Beyond

Author: Tim Kerber
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 9781312726062
Release Date: 2014-12-09
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

There is treasure buried all around you. The excitement of finding it with a metal detector is addicting, to say the least! Besides valuable old coins there is valuable jewelry, interesting relics and more. This book will help you quickly teach you how to not only start but excel at metal detecting. Tips, techniques and photos will help quickly improve your success rate. It starts with the basics (equipment choices if you don't have a machine yet) and quickly gets into specific tactics to maximize the success you will have regardless of what detector you are using. It has the "need to know" information to help you that would normally take you years to discover on your own. There is also a robust list of resources for your reference for more indepth learning if you want. This is an excellent investment to make sure you are getting the most out of your time using a metal detector. There will bound to be quite a few "aha!" moments and nuggets of information shared. Good luck and happy hunting!

How to Research for Treasure Hunting and Metal Detecting

Author: Otto Von Helsing
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1480186775
Release Date: 2013-01-04
Genre: Reference

Treasure hunting is all about research. Jars of gold coins are hard to find. Even harder if the treasure hunter doesn't do proper research. Ever wanted to learn how to find virgin coinhunting spots? Or get leads on buried caches of coins? The research methods are presented herein, but only for those who want to learn the craft. Within these pages you will find wisdom and knowledge of how to do proper research for treasure hunting and metal detecting. Written by a seasoned professional who is retiring from the field and wants to show others how to be great at researching treasure leads and coinhunting sites. Chapters of interest: -Obtaining Treasure Leads -Purging Treasure Leads -A Primer on Internet Searching -Research Tools -Authority Rank or "Should I trust that guy?" -Map Resources -Geneology -State Library -Research Workflow -How to Do Proper Reconnaissance -Treasure Sense and Common Sense -Hunt Locally, Research Locally -Record Keeping -Example Workflows -Wizard's First Rule and the KGC 214 pages

The Art and Science of Metal Detecting

Author: Vince Migliore
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1517255104
Release Date: 2015-09-23

The Art and Science of Metal Detecting is a comprehensive examination of the sport of metal detecting, designed for beginner and intermediate skill levels. It features a detailed guide to terminology, choosing a detector, field operations, and researching places to hunt. There is an index and a full-fledged appendix listing resources, such as web pages, magazines, manufacturers, and sample prices. Read it for the treasure hunting insights; keep it for the reference sections!Vince Migliore has written several articles on metal detecting, some for Western & Eastern Treasures magazine. He is a writer and researcher living in California. He is author of the following books:* Metal Detecting for the Beginner, 2009* Metal Detecting for the Beginner Ed.2, 2010* Photo Intro to Metal Detecting, 2010* Creative Cache Containers for Geocaching, 2012* Geocaching: Basic Beginner's Guide, 2013.

The Metal Detector Book

Author: Andrew Palmer
Publisher: B. T. Batsford Limited
ISBN: 0713478101
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Antiquities

Written by an experienced metal detectorist, this book combines relevant archaeological knowledge with practical tips and information which are invaluable for beginners and experienced hobbyists alike. It contains detailed advice on the do's and the don'ts of metal detecting, which equipment is available and its suitability for various uses. Details are provided for recording finds accurately, as is advice on cleaning and restoring the objects that have been found.

You Can Find Gold with a Metal Detector

Author: Charles Garrett
Publisher: RAM U.S.A., Publications and Distribution
ISBN: 0915920867
Release Date: 1995-11-01
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

You Can Find Gold: With a Metal Detector (Prospecting and Treasure Hunting) is a helpful and resourceful book, guiding and suggesting the reader, and ultimately helping them to achieve their final goal: to strike gold! The enthusiasm of the authors, Charles Garrett and Roy Lagal, is tangible, allowing the reader to both enjoy the book as well as become excited about the prospects at hand. Reviews reinforce the authors encouragement, as this guide has allowed many to discover the enjoyment and benefit of striking gold.

Metal Detecting Journal

Author: Mark Smith
ISBN: 150617888X
Release Date: 2015-01-11

"This was exactly what I needed to help me keep track of my treasures!" - Bill "I have been using a journal to record my finds for a few months. Couldn't be happier." - Chuck "I keep my copy in the truck and use it constantly! Thanks." - James "While keeping track of all the great stuff you find with your metal detector may not be 100% necessary, but it can wind up being very beneficial. Looking back at all of your finds can lead to clues that can and will help you locate even more treasure!" Author Mark Smith Over 200 pages provide you with the opportunity to record 100 unique metal detecting journal entries. Start recording all of your metal detecting finds today!

Deep Digger Dan

Author: Jason Tipple
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1502829258
Release Date: 2014-10-30

The simple life does still exist in the twenty-first-century. Join Deep Digger Dan on the adventure of his life! Our reluctant hero is a loner, unlucky in love, unemployed, and living in a static motorhome on the beautiful coast of Yorkshire. All he wants is to be left alone to work, drink beer, smoke a few cigarettes and enjoy the world's most misunderstood hobby - metal detecting. But everything changes when he's asked to track down a stolen hoard of diamonds from a famous London jewellery heist that happened fifty years ago... And so begins a wild adventure that spans the length and breadth of a small part of Yorkshire! Will Dan finally make something of his life? Why does he always shout the words 'Come on, get in?' Will he find the stolen diamonds and stamp his name on the metal detecting hall of fame? Why does he always make mental notes to himself? Will he succeed in turning the heads of the hottest girls in Yorkshire? Will he become an airline pilot like his auntie wants him to? All these questions, but probably no others will be answered! Follow Dan's hilarious and exciting adventures through life, metal detecting, and trying to fit into a modern world and rat-race that he just can't relate to. Adventures aren't made like this anymore! Come on, get in!

The Urban Treasure Hunter

Author: Michael Chaplan
Publisher: Square One Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 0757000908
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Every city possesses countless hidden treasures waiting to be discovered—ancient artifacts, valuable jewelry, and vintage coins, as well as hundreds of other highly sought-after collectibles. Michael Chaplan, treasure hunter extraordinaire, has written a complete and practical guide to locating, unearthing, and identifying all of those treasures. The book begins with the basics, and then presents a working knowledge of digs. An up-to-date resource section provides useful lists of specialized catalog companies and helpful websites, organizations, magazines, and books. Whether you are an avid collector of artifacts, a weekend explorer in search of adventure, or simply a creative person in need of something fun to do, you will find that The Urban Treasure Hunter provides the perfect rewarding hobby.