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Blenheim Detecting

Metal detecting in Blenheim

Hi I’m pretty new to metal detecting. I’ve just bought a Garrett at pro. Any tips would be greatly appreciated

When swinging your coil whilst detecting, they say “low and slow”. Almost skim the ground with a steady even motion to try keep the coil level. Avoid what they call UFO’ing where people have an upswing at the end of each swing of your coil. I use Minelab and I am not familiar with Garrett settings, but there will be people here that can help you out. Also on Youtube there is a lot of Garrett stuff. One channel I watch is The Hoover Boys…hope this helps. BTW always leave the ground how you found it after each hole and always get permission for any private property hunts.

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Thanks for the tips, I’ve got permission one one piece of land where I’ve found some old nz coins but I want to get permission on an old house but I’m yet to go and ask. Thanks again