David Humphries

David Humphries is the creator and writer at Metal Detecting Tips. Metal Detecting is an amazing hobby that is fun and gets you outside. As a bonus you can actually FIND Money!!

Treasure Hunting in Montana

15 Places to Find Lost Treasure in Montana (Maps and More)

Montana might not be your first choice for metal detecting as it can get pretty mountainous and treacherous to traverse. Admittedly, the beaches are non-existent unless you count the short walks near the lakes. However, Montana can be the perfect haven for you, with vast mountains with a previous history of prospecting, ghost towns with …

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Picture of Sanibel Island and the Beach for Metal Detecting

Metal Detecting on Sanibel Island, Florida (Where to Go)

Sanibel Island is a wonderful place to visit. Home to beautiful beaches and great tourist attractions. A perfect place for metal detecting enthusiasts. So, when I visited Sanibel Island, I brought my metal detector even though I was not sure I could use it. Fortunately, many people willingly helped me understand the metal detecting laws …

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Crotal Bells on a strap

How to Identify and Date Crotal Bells (Marks to Look For)

What is a Crotal Bell? Bells have been produced for over 4,00 years. The earliest known bells were made in China earlier than 2,000 BCE. They were familiar objects in ancient Egypt, Greek, Rome, and India. They served as ritual objects, magical objects, religious objects, signaling and warning devise, and musical instruments. They were also …

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Metal Detect on Emerald Island

Metal Detecting on Emerald Isle, NC (Maps Where to Go)

Emerald Isle is among the most beautiful beaches in North Carolina. Emerald Isle is a perfect place to visit for vacations, boasting brilliant waters, fine sand, and a stretching coastline. But apart from relaxing by the beach, I found another excellent activity in this paradise – metal detecting. Let me share my favorite beaches to …

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