metal dectecting

  1. Spanish Era Musket Ball???

    Hey Everyone ! Brand new to the website and I’m totally stoked to be here! I’ve been metal detecting for only about 2 years now while being stationed out here in Guam. Just today I went to a favorite spot of mine at an old Spanish Fort called Fort Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, and I think I...
  2. Im new to maget fishing... any tips?

    Im new to magnet fishing... any tips? I bought a magnet that can hold up to 400 pounds. What are some good places to hunt?
  3. Button without a back right?

    what kind of button do you call this? And what time period is it from? It’s probably an easy ID for someone. But this is only my second button I’ve ever dug. I’m sure during my incubation period I’ll have some pretty easy things to ID. But I promise I only need you guys to do it once. I have...
  4. FOUND: 2 huge men's ring by swing set!!!

    Oh my goodness!!! I found the hockey ring yesterday, and today I found ANOTHER about a foot away from the hockey ring!!! What kind of stone is it? What do you think it's safe worth? it okey to put it in hot water and baking soda to clean it up? I'm not sure if the baking soda will harm the...
  5. Hello, Noob in MA here!

    Had a old radio shack detector as a kid. Didn’t really work well and not sure what happened to it. Recently started to feel like it was time to try again. Managed to pick up a Bounty Hunter T4 really cheap on Craigslist. Today was my first day out, found a 9mm shell pretty quick, some “canslaw”...
  6. NICE SILVER WAR NICKEL!

    My friend found a 1945 S War Nickel thought I would show it off :)
  7. Medieval Copper Piece?

    So about a week ago I found a Medieval Copper Ring in the woods while metal detecting and I also found a small (Probably Copper) Piece that I can't tell how old it is and what it is: The woods I detected is known for medieval and even older remains. So if this is Medieval or older please let...
  8. Two bucket listers in the middle of the woods...

    So today I went to an location that I'm on very often. Iv'e found coins from mid 1700's to early 2000's there. I'm trying to get proof that some people lived there back in the day while the people living there says the houses are from 1930's and all the people from the 1700 & 1800's was just...
  9. Know of any good hunting spots in central Texas?

    I live in Round Rock TX and the most I've hunted here are local parks. Considering my area is pretty new, I'm itching to hit some older towns/locations within driving distance. Preferably under 3 hours of driving. My main focus is coin shooting, but relics are great as well. Any suggestions are...
  10. INDIAN PENNY FROM 1800'S FOUND IN CIRCULATION!!!

    Found this Indian Head Penny while looking through some Pennies!!! 1898 INDIAN HEAD PENNY!!
  11. Help ID'ing Nuggets found Metal Detecting River Bed

    Hello everybody less than a week old to metal detecting so bear with me. So I was out on my second ever metal detecting trip with my new Garrett AT Gold and found two nuggets 5 feet apart 4-6 inches down in the gravel bed of my favorite river. Both nuggets were found in an area where Silver and...
  12. question about newer quarters

    im new to metal detecting. went to the local park to poke around had my lady using the whites coin master IV and i was on my fisher m97 . we found 2 quarters in different locations about 5 inches deep or so and they were mangled kinda warped looking one was a 2000 and the other a 1984 how long...
  13. Same Location but different Machine

    Got a really good deal on a Whites MXT to go along with my DFX off Craigslist. I took it this afternoon on it's maiden hunt to the old house down the street that I have been hunting. I was very impressed with its ability to find some coins that had not been previously found by my DFX and two...
  14. Lucky Find (at the local Pawn Shop)

    Went to the local Pawn shop on Saturday and could not belive my eyes. I found a Minelab Safari in Excellent condition for $29.00 dollars. I believe I almost passed out in the store!!!. They even included a new set of batteries so I could try it outside their store. After I purchased it and...
  15. Is this a belt buckle?

    I am not sure as to what this is exactly. If someone could tell me that would be great!
  16. first hunt with a fisher gold bug in Taiwan beach

    so this is my second hunt with a fisher gold bug at the beach (dry and wet sand). what i can say is that the machine do pretty well and i have been rewarded with some lovely old and new Chinese coins. for the video hope you like it and next time i will try to be more organised. cheers
  17. Where to dig in Europe

    Hello, I need suggests about where to dig in Europe. I am looking to find unique things that are not WWI or WWII related. Any suggestion is appreciated. Thanks!
  18. First Ring of 2013

    Hey Guys, I am a newbie to this forum, but am loving it. I am just learning my way around, so I apologize in advance if something is wrong. We have not been able to do much digging here in Michigan with the ground frozen. However we do what we can. This is our first ring of 2013. I...
  19. No TVA Metal Detecting permits anymore

    Hello All, I recntly went to renew my TVA permit and received the following message. Subject: RE: TVA Metal Detecting permits Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 11:20:16 -0500 From: EIC@tva.gov To: doc_801@hotmail.com CC: tvainfo@tva.gov Thank you for your inquiry. TVA is no longer issuing metal...
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