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Friendly Metal Detecting Forum

Metal Detecting

General Hobby Discussion

If you are new to the hobby or the forum introduce yourself here.
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Find a Hunting Buddy

Looking for someone in your area to detect with? Check here.
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Beach and Water Hunting

Discuss various aspects of beach and water hunting.
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Coinshooters and Relic Hunters

Metal detecting parks, fields, foundations, cellar holes, and woods.
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War Relic Hunting

War relic recovery, including Civil, Revolutionary, WW1, WW2.
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Caches, Old Bottles, and other Treasures

Gold prospecting, cache hunting, shipwrecks and hoards
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Research and Getting Permission

Places to detect and how to get permission.
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Everything About Finds

Stories and Pictures of Finds

Share stories and images of your finds with others
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Help To ID My Finds

Not sure what you found? Let us help to ID your finds.
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Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds

The most mind boggling finds you have ever made. Year end counts too!
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Cleaning Your Finds

Discussions about different methods of cleaning your finds.
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What's the Value?

Information on coins, collecting, coin roll hunting, all about gold and silver
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Lost and Found

Post a lost item, or share a story of a lost treasure returned.
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Detectors and Gear

All About Detectors

Information and questions about detectors, old and new models included.
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How to Use Your Metal Detector

Post your special programs, metal detecting tips, or ask a question.
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Advice on Detector Purchase

Need help with purchasing a metal detector? Ask us!
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Metal Detector Accessories

Questions about pinpointers, scoops, digging tools, and how to use them.
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Make It or Fix It Yourself

Did you make or fix something? Show us your work!
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Forum Help & Announcements

Questions about forum use and updates. Member announcements
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Clubs, Hunts, and Events

Post info about your club, upcoming hunts, outings and shows.
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Member links

Promote a website/blog here, must be related to metal detecting.
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Family Friendly Topics

Warning: If posts/threads are not "G" rated, it will get deleted.
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Member Contests

Member held contests for fun or prizes
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