Fresh finds, coil demos, and more
When 29 year-old “tradie lady” Hayley isn’t painting ceilings or building decks, she’s out prospecting for gold with her two rainbow lorikeets. As our October Detectorist of the Month, Hayley shares how she started detecting – and why she hasn’t missed a single weekend out in over two years! Who or
I’ve never had much experience on a detector before. After getting a GPX6000 as a wedding anniversary gift, I was told to buy a 10×5” GOLDHAWK as the signal response was much greater. When I first put it on, it was so light for its size and looked heavy duty.
Our September Detectorist of the Month, Andy Knox, has been hooked on detecting ever since a neighbour showed him military relics as a young child. Decades later, Andy has found his own pieces of history – from a 1795 dime to a pair of Revolutionary War-era sterling silver gravy boats. Who
At the age of 6 in 1984 my father handed me my first detector a whites 6000 I spent weekends hunting the family farm on the outskirts of Ballarat for coins/tokens and found around 50 various “treasures” dating back to the 1800s goldrush. The excitement and fever hit me early!