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What is metal detecting?
It is simply finding metal items such as coins, rings, badges etc. buried in the first few inches of earth. The hobby takes you away from
your computer into the fresh air, where with the use of other advanced electronic wizardry, (the metal detector) you can have gentle exercise, enjoy nature and see what your
ancestors left behind for you to find. Once at home you can share the information about your finds with others on the Internet and learn from fellow enthusiasts about their most
Share detecting info, report lost or stolen machines, boast about your finds!
it's your Forum!