The Metal Detector Book: A Guide to Treasure Hunting

Find one of the treasures that hit the headlines!  Revised, enlarged and newly illustrated with photographs, the classic guide to treasure hunting with a metal detector.  Sixteen chapters of practical advice and theory covering hoard hunting, coinshooting, site research, gaining search permission, Britain’s Treasure Act and the lessons of history.  Originally written for UK detectorists but now has a greater readership in the US.

How to Research for Treasure Hunting and Metal Detecting: From Lead Generation to Vetting Paperback – January 4, 2013

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

Relic Quest: A Guide to Responsible Relic Recovery Techniques with Metal Detectors Paperback

Relic Quest is a must-have reference book for the relic hunter that teaches the basics of metald detectors and searchcoils, hunting techniques, proper research and recovery methods. It contains practical advice for how to locate productive relic sites and how to perform field reconnaissance of a site. Areas of hunting focus include Civil War, American Revolution, Texas Revolution, the Colonial Period, frontier wars, old home sites and even underwater relic hunting advice.

You Can Find Gold: With a Metal Detector: Prospective and Treasure Hunting (Prospecting and Treasure Hunting) Paperback

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 – Learning How The Easy Way! Paperback

Ron Kamrowski has written this book to share the experiences of using a metal detector. Most writings of this nature deal with the workings of a metal detector, this work contains actual events to explain that there are literally millions of places to search. Untouched areas abound in the United States where history, although only dating a few centuries, can be discovered in your own backyard.

Beach and Water Treasure Hunting with Metal Detectors

Beach and Water Treasure Hunting with Metal Detectors is a 70 page how to guide packed with information and hundreds of images. Ever go to the beach and watch a guy strolling down the waters edge metal detector in hand. That guy is not just searching for pocket change. He is looking for and most likely finding buried gold and silver treasure. For the purpose of this text we will focus on Beach and Water Hunting. Learn why Metal detecting can be enjoyed as a hobby by those of all ages. Its one of the only activities that can quickly pay for itself while providing the hobbyist with outdoor fun, adventure and exercise. This text defines water and beach detecting into five distinct forms of treasure hunting. This text teaches the basics as well as tricks of the trade learned form years of detecting. These techniques make it easy and will greatly increase your productivity. Anyone can discover lost gold and this book will show you how.

Coin Shooting: Finding Small Treasures with a Metal Detector [Kindle Edition]

Have you ever found a 200 year old Large Cent, or an 1837 silver Half Dime? Steve Lehto has, with his trusty DFX metal detector. The founder of the popular website dfxonly.com recounts his favorite metal detecting stories – and finds – in this volume. He starts all the way back in the good old days when silver finds were common but detectors couldn’t discriminate out bottle caps yet. He also goes into great detail describing where he finds these rare coins and how you probably drive by places like these all the time. Will inspire beginners and give the pros something to read on those winter days, while waiting for the snow to melt.

Let’s Go Metal Detecting [Kindle Edition]

The Easy to Use Guide to Treasure Hunting with a Metal Detector.
Have you
been thinking about getting into the friendly hobby of hunting for treasures
with a metal detector, but you’re not sure where to begin? Let’s Go Metal
Detecting is a detailed review guide to help you get started.

You will
find this book to be easy to read and understand. You will learn all you need to
know to begin finding hidden treasures – maybe even some gold!

Metal Detecting for the Beginner: 2nd Edition

Metal Detecting for the Beginner: 2nd Edition is an expanded version of the original best-selling book on metal detecting. We’ve added more pages, more photographs, and a vastly enhanced discussion of using the Internet to compliment your treasure hunting. The book includes a thorough explanation of crucial concepts for the beginner, such as Discrimination and Target ID. Resources include a list of manufacturers, hobby-related web sites, and step-by-step instructions for using the Internet for planning and research.