Season 1

Metal Detecting - Silver

Feb. 1, 2023

This we continue our series on metal detecting specific metals and we cover the basics of Silver and what characteristics are important to you as a metal detectorist We also have a question for Dr Detector from Bob To Clean …

Metal Detecting GOLD!!!!

Jan. 25, 2023

This we cover the basics of gold and what characteristics are important to you as a metal detectorist. The Difference between a gold-specific detector and a general detector and we have a question for Dr Detector. However, b…

Can ChatGPT Help you with Metal Detecting

Jan. 18, 2023

You can't swing a cat online without seeing something about ChatGPT and how its the end of the world so this week we check out ChatGPT and try to figure out if it can help us in our never-ending quest with metal detecting. h…

10+ Things you are doing wrong when Detecting

Jan. 11, 2023

Hey Were Back and this week is a long one we recap on my smart goals from 2022 and look at 10+ top things you are doing wrong as a metal detectorist and then the DR answers a great question from Andy in Maryland USA and if t…

Gratitude

Dec. 21, 2022

This week is just a quick episode to say Happy Christmas and a prosperous New year and to express some gratitude to you all for your support this last year xxx However, before we start I want to thank you for listening to th…

Display Versus Audio Metal Detecting Data streams

Dec. 14, 2022

This week I chat about the data streams present in your detectors Display VDI and Audio and what each can show you and which one is best if one is best. Also, the Dr answers a question about your detector battery care. Howev…

Mental Health and Metal Detecting

Dec. 7, 2022

Hey Everyone I mix it up a little this week when I record onsite at the beach and we chat about mental health and the health triangle and what you can do when you are suffering and how metal detecting is a great tool to bols…

Archeology Versus Metal Detecting

Dec. 2, 2022

This week We chat about Archeology versus Metal Detecting and what the establishment formed from the Citizen Scientific Movement needs to do to reconnect with the Metal Detecting Public However, before we start I want to tha…

What to consider when picking your First, Second or Third Detector.

Nov. 25, 2022

This week We chat about what you need to consider when picking your first, or second or any detector we look at complexity in relation to price and whether getting an advanced detector is appropriate to your skill level in t…

Soil and What to consider

Nov. 18, 2022

This week We chat about Soil and its features and how to use these features to help you when your detecting, We discuss ground balance mineralization and Halo effect. However, before we start I want to thank you for listenin…

Untitled Episode

Nov. 11, 2022

This week We chat about Tips for getting permissions in an age of zero trust plus we have the story of a favourite find from Perter from 2nddig.com where he chats about finding a half reale. However, before we start I want t…

Discrimination

Nov. 4, 2022

This week I dedicate a whole episode to Discrimination something that has been mentioned in 19 episodes so it's time. We Chat about, What is Discrimination? How Discrimination Works, Features that rely on Discrimination and …

The Every Day Detectorist Carry EDDC

Oct. 28, 2022

This week I chat with you about the concept of an Every Day Detectorist Carry or EDDC Hey everyone before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy the episode this week If you want to s…

Top 5 Metal Detecting Gifts for 2022

Oct. 21, 2022

This week I can’t wait to talk to your wife’s, your partners or your best friends about what they can do for you this Christmas but before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy the ep…

Silent EMI Real or a Conspiracy theory !!

Oct. 14, 2022

This Week we chant about EMI and the conspiracy theory around Silent EMI. Hey everyone before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy the episode this week If you want to support the s…

RANT!! Response and Recovery....

Oct. 7, 2022

This Week I have a rant about air testing and the marketing spin all the rage today around Fast Recovery speed. Hey everyone before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy the episode t…

The Frequency War

Sept. 30, 2022

This Week I want to Chat about the war between Frequency Tech and How Minelab owns the narrative on Frequency. Hey everyone before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy the episode th…

The Top 5 Beginner Metal Detectors for 2022

Sept. 23, 2022

This Week I want to revisit a list of recommendations I made all the way back in episode no 1 and episode 66 and that’s an updated revision of my top 5 beginner detectors. Hey everyone before we start I want to thank you for…

Reading a map and using a Compass for metal detecting.

Sept. 16, 2022

This Week I walk us through using a map and how to use a compass to get you from point A to Point B. Before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy the episode this week If you want to …

The Manticore

Sept. 9, 2022

This Week I give you a few updates from My Adventures in Metal Detecting and I Chat about Minelab's recent release of the Manticore But before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy th…

Dilek Gonulay from Nokta Interview

Sept. 2, 2022

This week I had the pleasure to chat with Dilek Gonulay from @noktadetectors where we chat about the legend, updates around coils and accessories and their philosophy around community development and beta testing. But before…

The Mystery of the lost Pin Pointer

Aug. 26, 2022

The Mystery of the lost Pin Pointer! I'm back this week with a brief update and an opinion or two about Legend Equinox and Deus II Comparisons. But before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope …

Brief Update

June 3, 2022

The week I want to give a Quick Update There will be no podcasts till mid August due to life But before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast for the last year. If you want to support the show there are m…

TO CHERRY PICK OR NOT TO CHERRY PICK THAT IS THE QUESTION!!!!!

May 27, 2022

TO CHERRY PICK OR NOT TO CHERRY PICK THAT IS THE QUESTION!!!!! The week we talk about When to cherry pick and when to not cherry pick sometimes the best thing to do is to dig everything. But before we start I want to thank y…

New Detectorist Looking for........

May 20, 2022

NEW DETECTORIST LOOKING FOR...................... The week we talk about New detectorist looking for... Threads online and how they remind me of old lonely hearts ad's and how they potentially are not the best start for you …

Tech Tool Kit for Metal Detecting

May 13, 2022

Tech Tool Kit for Metal Detecting This Week I talk about Websites and Apps that can help you in the Hobby plus a few things to be aware of. But before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you …

What I pack in my Metal Detecting Backpack

May 6, 2022

What Im Packing When Detecting This Week I talk about buying my new Metal Detecting backpack and what I pack day to day when detecting. But before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjo…

How to Clean your Metal Detecting Finds

April 22, 2022

DEPLOY THE LASER'S>>>>> How to Clean your Metal Detecting Finds This Week I talk about the various methods of cleaning your finds. But before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy the…

I Cant Believe I made This Mistake This Week!

April 15, 2022

I Cant Believe I made This Mistake This Week! This Week I talk about Urban Prospecting and I recount a mistake I stupidly made this week. But before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you en…

Top 10 Mistakes we all make Metal Detecting

April 8, 2022

This Week I talk about The top 10 Mistakes we all make when metal detecting. But before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy the episode this week If you want to support the show th…

Episode 100 Wahooooo!!!!!! What is Coin Roll Hunting

April 1, 2022

This Week I talk about Coin Roll Hunting and we celebrate episode number 100. But before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy the episode this week If you want to support the show t…

Wired versus Wireless Headphones when Metal Detecting

March 25, 2022

This Week I talk about Bluetooth Latency and whether you should go with Wired versus Wireless Head Phones. But before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy the episode this week If y…

The Metal Detecting Show Year Two in Review

March 18, 2022

So its Official the podcast is officially a toddler and this week i do a quick year in review of some of this years highlights including the "Bastard" Search is Coin Shooting Dead and My Top five Hack for metal detecting.. B…

Metal Detecting and EMI. What is it and What to Do?

March 11, 2022

So this week I want to discuss EMI or Electro Magnetic Interference and how is effects your metal detector and what to do about it. Before we start I want to thank you for listening to the podcast and I hope you enjoy the ep…

How deep can a metal detector detect: Target Depth

March 4, 2022

Hey Everybody Welcome! To Episode 96 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week I want to discuss how deep can you go with a metal detector and wh…

Metal Detecting Laws to consider while vacationing in top holiday locations.

Feb. 25, 2022

Hey Everybody Welcome! To Episode 95 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week I discuss what laws to look out for when vacationing in the worlds…

Minelab Equinox 800 A Review Four Years in the Making

Feb. 18, 2022

Hey Everybody Welcome! To Episode 94 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week I review the Minelab Equinox Well! i discuss my four years using i…

Search Patterns and the Probability of Detection.

Feb. 11, 2022

Hey Everybody Welcome! To Episode 93 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week I discuss search patterns including the Bastard Search Pattern, Th…

Metal Detecting Coin Shooting.

Feb. 4, 2022

Hey Everybody Welcome! To Episode 92 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week I counter Episode 84 where i said coin-shooting was dean so this w…

The End of Your Metal Detectors TDI

Jan. 28, 2022

Hey Everybody Welcome! To Episode 91 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week I have a fever dream and ramble on about a recent discussion that …

What to know about Hallmarks

Jan. 21, 2022

Hey Everybody Welcome! To Episode 90 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week I chat about some topical news with the main discussion around Hal…

How To Start Metal Detecting

Jan. 14, 2022

Hey Everybody Welcome! To Episode 89 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week I chat about a question i have seen several version of over the l…

5 Resolutions for Metal Detectorist's

Jan. 7, 2022

Hey Everybody. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! and Welcome! To Episode 88 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week I free flow chat about the resolutions fo…

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! BACK ON JANUARY 7TH 2022

Dec. 10, 2021

Hey Everybody. Welcome! To Episode 87 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week I free flow chat out taking a break, my highlights for the year …

World War II Relic Hunting

Dec. 3, 2021

Hey Everybody. Welcome! To Episode 86 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week we talk about something I would love to have an opportunity expl…

The Death of Coin Shooting

Nov. 26, 2021

Hey Everybody. Welcome! To Episode 85 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week I talk about my best hunt in ages this weekend and we also talk a…

What are the Rules when Metal Detecting

Nov. 19, 2021

Hey Everybody. Welcome! To Episode 84 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week lets talk about the code of ethics or metal detecting whether you…

How to build a Metal Detector Search Coil

Nov. 12, 2021

Hey Everybody. Welcome! To Episode 83 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. So this week let's talk about how to make a coil for your metal detector and w…

Nokta Makro's Simultaneous Multi Frequency Detector

Nov. 5, 2021

Hey Everybody. Welcome! To Episode 82 of the metal detecting show podcast. My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. This week it never rains it pours after 18 months of no new detectors we have …

How to Identify Your Metal Detecting Finds

Oct. 29, 2021

Hey Everybody. Welcome! To Episode 81 of the Metal Detecting Show Podcast . My Name is Ciaran and I have been Metal Detecting for nearly 30 Years. This week let's talk about how to assign a date and identify your finds becau…