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To Find Real Treasure - Sometimes You Have to Get Off The Beaten Path

To Find Real Treasure - Sometimes You Have to Get Off The Beaten Path

Although going places where others may not want to go may seem like a lot of work, it is exactly what you may need to do to find the treasure others are not willing to search for. Briar patches, mosquitoes, ticks, mud, and rough terrain are just a small part of what you may encounter.  Depending on where you are, you could possibly encounter much more daunting threats. 
Metal Detectors in The Military - Saving Lives Daily Around The Globe

Metal Detectors in The Military - Saving Lives Daily Around The Globe

In the spirit of trying to stay relevant and on topic, I was pondering how our sport of metal detecting ties into the support of our beloved veterans and active military.  Then Scrap Iron reminded me that metal detectors are used every day on the battlefield.  So, I decided to dig a little deeper into the subject and the history of metal detector usage in the military.
Metal Detecting Pre-Hunt Checklist - Don't Forget These Items!

Metal Detecting Pre-Hunt Checklist - Don't Forget These Items!

Well, this last weekend, I took my step son out to metal detect and forgot one key piece of equipment - Backup Batteries.  A couple hours into the hunt, my batteries pooped out and we were quite a ways from a place to purchase them.  

This got me thinking about putting together a checklist of items (other than the essential items) that one could use prior to each metal detecting hunt to make the hunt not only more successful, but also more enjoyable.

 Click  Here To Download The Checklist as a PDF!

This list is a great tool for both the newbie metal detectorist and us "pros" who, in hasty preparing, sometimes forget the obvious items.

Buyer Beware – Fraudulent Spam Website Copying Our Listings

Buyer Beware – Fraudulent Spam Website Copying Our Listings

Beware:  There are online listings that look like they are legitimate High Plains Prospectors listings as well as other dealers who are legitimately selling online.  They are not legitimate!  Read this article to learn how to avoid getting scammed.