The author tells how to find a ghost town, how to get permission, how to clean your finds, how to build a simple electrolysis cleaner, and lots of photos of his finds. A book for ghost town hunters.
Searching for America’s Past is the subject of this book, along with learning how you can even profit financially from such a search. Ghost Town Treasures defines what ghost towns are and tells how to locate them through systematic research. What do you look for specifically after you find a ghost town? The book cites examples and points out what to expect in various locations. Knowing what to look for is vital to any exploration effort. As veteran treasure hunter Charles Garrett says, “How do you know you’ve found it if you don’t know what you’re looking for!” Finally, the book describes precisely how to search ghost towns, abandoned buildings and other deserted locations to learn their secrets and to discover those buried or hidden items of value always left behind wherever people have lived, worked or played. The use of metal detectors is emphasized, but other types of searching are not overlooked. If you want to find more treasure with your metal detector…if you are interested in America’s past…Ghost Town Treasures is the book for you.
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.
A metal detecting guide to treasure on the east coast beaches and where to find it.
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This book is a complete guide to metal detecting. The author put everything he knows about metal detecting into simple, understandable language so that you can easily learn all there is to know about uncovering buried treasures. Inside the book you will learn:
– The various types of metal detecting.
– The features of a metal detector and how to get the best detector for the right treasure.
– All the tools you will need to get at your buried items (coils, diggers, scoops, etc.)
– How to use a metal detector.
– Tips and pointers – where to look for your treasure.
– How to find treasures while enjoying a beautiful beach setting.
– Key research tips about understanding your site and making sure you will find everything that can be found.
– Extensive list of metal detecting sites and ideas on how to find new ones.
– What you need to know about the law and how to make sure the government will not confiscate your treasure.
– How to obtain permission to search on private properties, including a sample permission letter and liability waiver form.
…and much more.
If you’ve ever been interested in metal detecting, but didn’t know where to start, then I encourage you to learn from the author’s experience and get started on the right footing. This book contains everything you need to know to start metal detecting in no time!
Este es un libro/manual que intenta enfocar el uso del detector de metales en lugares antiguos con un pasado histórico donde el hombre vivió por más tiempo, no es un libro técnico especializado en los detectores de metales, pero se expone una semblanza de las tecnologías modernas para la localización de los metales, reliquias, tesoros y riquezas perdidas. Ofrece una guía para encontrar metales enterrados usando una desconocida pero innovadora varilla de radiestesia llamada la “varilla vertical” desarrollada por el autor, misma que se sostiene con ambas manos, dando más sensibilidad que las varillas en “L” y el “péndulo” usados en la Radiestesia. Este además es un libro bilingüe, que intenta promover la historia y tecnología del detector de metales desarrollada en los Estados Unidos para transmitirla a los aficionados y buscadores de metales valiosos de habla hispana. This is a book / manual that attempts to focus the use of metal detector in old places with a past where men lived longer, not a technical book that specializes in metal detectors, but draws a portrait of the technologies modern location of metals, relics, treasures and lost riches. Provides a guide to find buried metals using an unknown but innovative dowsing rod called the “vertical rod” developed by the author, it is held with both hands, giving greater sensitivity than the rods in “L” and the “pendulum” used in Dowsing. This also is a bilingual book that seeks to promote the history and technology of metal detector developed in the United States of America to transmit to the fans and seekers of precious metals for speakers of Spanish.
Introduction * The Treasure Aura Secret * The Polaroid SX-70 SLR Camera * An Iron Age Gold Coin Cache * Some Possibilities * The Digital Solution * Canon EOS 350D Rebel XT, DSLR * Olympus D-490 Zoom Digital Camera * Filters * Digital Image Processing * Image Processing in the Field * Metal Detectors * Treasure Law * Landowner/Searcher Agreement * The End of the Beginning * Bibliography * About the Author * Acknowledgements
166 pages approx