Treasure Hunting with Metal Detectors
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Treasure Hunting with Metal Detectors

Find Valuables Hidden Underground
3.8 (3 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
18 students enrolled
Created by Aaron Linsdau
Last updated 6/2020
English [Auto]
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  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • What you can find with metal detectors
  • How to choose a detector
  • Choosing different coil types
  • How to identify junk vs treasure
  • How to use your detector to find fun items
  • How to Recover lost jewelry
  • Helping with Search and Recovery
  • A desire to learn more about metal detecting
  • Motivation to work hard in the field and learn

You will learn the concepts and fundamentals of searching for lost and buried treasures using metal detectors in this course. You’ll see what it takes to find metallic items underground and the effort it takes. You’ll also see how to use detectors to find items that aren’t even metallic and some of the ways you can go about that. The class is a great introduction to treasure hunting using metal detectors. You’ll be able to apply the techniques using the settings presented in the class immediately to your treasure hunting outings.

In this class, you will learn:

  • Different detector qualities and price points

  • How to avoid damaging items once you find them

  • How quickly a metal detector can work to find lost items

  • What the different coil types are

  • Advanced techniques for specialized conditions

Improve your treasure hunting with these new skills

This course will take you into the realm of professional precious metal seekers. In order to get the most out of your metal detector, Mike Bowers provides competent instruction and insight. Professionals use the techniques presented in this course and the payoff for the class will be almost immediate when you find your first lost item. You’ll gain more consistency in your finds and learn new concepts you may not have considered before.

Follow Mike Bowers into the field and learn how he works. You’ll be able to better understand the nuances of detectors and some of the settings to use to try on your own. You’ll learn the various aspects of different valuable items and what they sound like.

Designed for beginners who want professional results

This is for aspiring treasure hunters and anyone interested in using metal detectors. There are no computers needed or other requirements in this course. You’ll have fun, learn as you go, and be inspired by some of the amazing stories in this course.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone interested in learning metal detectors to find treasure
  • Someone interested in learning more about metal detecting
Course content
Expand all 49 lectures 52:04
+ Introduction to Treasure Hunting Using Metal Detectors
4 lectures 03:17

Aaron introduces you to this course on treasure hunting using metal detectors. You’ll learn what you’ll expect and how to navigate.

Preview 01:18

Watch Mike in the field and see some of the concepts that you’ll be learning in this course.

Preview 00:45

Mike talks about his qualifications and experience as a metal detectorist, a gold seeker, and an operator of a detector company.

Preview 00:33

Learn the common features that all metal detectors have. Without understanding these features, you will not be able to effectively search.

Detector Common Factors
+ Beginning Metal Detectors
9 lectures 10:41

Aaron talks about what you will learn in this section on beginning and entry-level metal detectors.

Preview 01:01
Finding Valuable Objects As a Beginner

Mike talks about some of the characteristics of entry-level or beginning metal detectors and what you can do with them.

Entry-Level Detector Overview

Learn what different coins and junk items sound like in an entry-level detector and how it reacts these different items.

Coins and Undesired Items

Watch as Mike demonstrates working with an entry-level detector in the field.

Working in the Field

Listen as Mike demonstrates the sound that a quarter makes and compare it to the sounds of other items in this section.

Finding higher-value coins with a beginning detector

Learn more about the beginner detectors and some of the values they can bring to you.

Preview 00:38

Listen to what junk items sound like and how to handle them.

Managing junk targets with a beginning detector

Learn how treasure hunting skills can help you and others find sentimental items decades after they were lost.

Preview 01:15
+ Mid-Range Metal Detectors
8 lectures 09:12

Aaron talks about what you'll get out of this section on mid-range detectors.

Preview 00:41

Mike shares what it was like to find an incredibly sentimental item for someone that illustrates the value of learning to competently use a metal detector.

Finding highly sentimental and valuable items

Mike talks about the capabilities of a mid-range detector and why you might want to spend the extra money to upgrade from an entry-level model.

Mid-Range Detector Overview

Listen as Mike illustrates and demonstrates some of the detecting abilities of a mid-range detector and what they can do for you in your treasure hunting quest.

Mid-Range Detector Desired Items Detection

Learn what junk items sound like on a mid-range detector and how well it can handle or reject these items compared to the entry-level model of detectors.

Mid-Range Detector Junk Items

Mike shows you how a mid-range detector works in the field.

Mid-Range Detector in the Field

Mike shares with you some of the reasons you may want to consider upgrading to a mid-range unit and what the value of the extra expense is.

Mid-Range Machines - Are They Worth It

Mike shares his experience of what artifacts can be found at a historical location for archeological study.

Preview 00:40
+ High-End Metal Detectors
11 lectures 09:47

Aaron talks about what you will learn in this section on high-end metal detectors.

Preview 00:44

Mike talks about how a metal detector can find very expensive items for you and other people.

Searching for high-value items

Mike shares some of the capabilities of high-end detectors and what they're capable of.

High-End Detector Overview

Mike shares some of what high-end detectors can find.

What High-End Detectors Can Find

Learn how a high-end detector can discriminate between junk and valuable items.

High-End Detector Junk Discrimination

Learn about some of the different program modes on a high-end detector and how they can be valuable time-savers.

High-End Detector Modes

Mike talks about some of the challenges junk items cause and what the sources of them are.

Junk and Valuable Item Challenges

Mike shares what the justification might be for a high-end detector in this lesson.

High-End Machine Values

Learn what are some of the other values of high-end detectors in this lesson.

Other Values of High-End Detectors

Learn about some of the specialty modes that high-end detectors offer the owner.

Specialized High-End Detector Programs

Watch as Mike demonstrates what the search process is for finding valuable lost items in a field and how a detector can simplify the search process.

Finding Items in the Field
+ Detector Operation and Coil Selection
3 lectures 05:07

Aaron shares what you get out of this section on Detector Operation and Coil Selection

Preview 00:39

Learn about some of the basic operations of a detector and how they work.

Detector Basic Operation

Find out about the difference between coils and why you might choose one over the other.

Coil Types and Operation
+ Locations to Search
4 lectures 04:04

Aaron shares what you will learn in this section on finding locations to search.

Preview 00:49

Sometimes people find valuable treasure and then lose them by accident. Hear about one incredible find from someone else's loss.

Finding Historical Treasure Lost by Others

Learn how not all junk is garbage. Mike shares that if you know the value of what you find, you can convert discarded trash into surprising amounts of cash.

Valuable Old Junk

Learn where are some of the good starting points for searching for lost treasure wherever you are.

Landmark Locations
+ Working in the Field
4 lectures 03:13

Learn about what you'll get out of this section on working in the field.

Preview 00:41

Learn how to handle the search for items and what some of the tools are to avoid damaging your finds.

How to Avoid Damaging Items

Mike talks about what people think they remember and what actually happened when searching for lost items.

Where People Think Things Are

Mike shares an educational story about how you can use your metal detector to help yourself and others after accidents and disasters.

Disaster Recovery
+ The Value of Using Metal Detectors for Treasure Hunting
6 lectures 06:43

Learn about what you'll learn in this section on the value of treasure hunting.

Preview 00:40

Mike talks about how you can be of service to your community and how you an use your skills to help others.

Assisting and Volunteering in the Community

Learn about some of the issues with property access and how to go about it.

Property Access

Learn about the process of learning about your detector and some of the things you need to consider when purchasing one.

Purchasing and Learning About Detectors

Learn some of the other benefits of going outside to use a metal detector.

Values to You of Using Metal Detectors for Treasure Hunting

Listen to the departing message and become inspired to find your next treasure.

Course Conclusion