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3 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Using a Metal Detector

Metal detecting can be a very enjoyable hobby, and if you manage to learn the ropes well enough, it might even become a profitable one. There are a lot of factors that can affect your success when using a metal detector, and that's why it's important to learn everything you can about the hobby before you go out and try it for yourself. If you're just starting out with metal detecting, or if you're hoping to improve your current ability, these simple tips and tricks will help you get the most out of your metal detector. You can find more of this info here. 

1.    Learn All the Settings - Lots of people who try their hand at metal detecting go home empty handed and unhappy not because their metal detector doesn't work, but because they don't know what to do to maximize their tool. It can be tempting to bolt out of your front door right after you buy your first metal detector,  but you should know better than to use it without fully understanding it. before you start your first try, be sure to read through the manual and read all the settings available. Find out specifics on the internet or contact support to clarify any questions you might have about the machine. Learn more about metal detecting, click here. 

2.    Use the Proper Swing - When you see someone using a metal detector, you're likely to notice that they swing the apparatus left and right while they walk forward through an area. What many don't know is that there's actually a science to the swing, and not just any motion will be good enough to get the best results. If you swing your metal detector too fast, it might not be able to detect metal objects that are hidden in the ground. Another thing to remember is that swinging your metal detector too far from the surface of the ground also limits its ability to pick up on metal objects that you might want to retrieve.

3.    Do Your Research - It's one thing to know how to use a metal detector and another thing to know where to use one. The fact is, not all the locations that pop in your head are viable places for detecting metal objects. There are lots of areas that won't give you a single treasure, and others that are much more likely to reward you for your effort. Before you head out to use your metal detector, do a little research and find out where the best places are to detect metal objects. Take a look at this link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metal_detector for more information.

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