One of the most important metal detecting accessories is a pinpointer. Your metal detector will alert you to the location of gold or a relic and a pinpointer will tell you exactly where it is in the ground. When your metal detector alerts you to a target, using a pinpointer on the ground will tell you exactly where the target is, especially if the target is shallow. As you dig the hole to find your gold or treasure, use the pinpointer in the hole to be sure you’re digging in the right direction. Pairing your metal detector and pinpointer with a composite shovel lets you use your pinpointer to scan every scoop you remove from the hole to be sure you haven’t cast the target aside.
Not only are pinpointers an effective tool for metal detecting hobbyists, they are also very useful for other applications. We have sold them to people looking for metal in wood before they run it through a mill or a saw. Sawmill blades can be extremely expensive to replace and the downtime to replace them costs even more. A quick scan with a pinpointer helps ensure the blade will be safe from any metal in the wood to be cut. Some of our customers have used pinpointers as stud finders in construction. Others have used them to go over game animals to be sure they’ve retrieved their bullet or shot.
High Plains Prospectors offers pinpointers from several different manufacturers including Garrett, XP and more. Pinpointers come in different shapes and are made for different applications, including gold prospecting, relic hunting, beach combing, etc. We even carry waterproof pinpointers so you can take your search below the waves.