Big Summer Special Metal Detector Promotion

Our Big Summer Promotion on Metal Detectors is Now On!

Summer in New England, where is located, is a time to enjoy outdoor activities like boating, swimming, hiking and of course metal detecting. As the days grow longer, we can’t think of a better way to enjoy the extra day light time than metal detecting.

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Brothers Michael and Daniel Bernzweig of Metal invite you to enjoy our Big Summer Metal Detector promotion.

If you are just breaking out your existing gear for the season, remember we stock all of the replacement parts and accessories for every current model of the metal detectors that we sell.

Regardless of where you are located, we invite you to take advantage of our annual Big Summer Promotion on metal detectors. Beginning now and running through Midnight September 30th, 2013, enjoy our best metal detector deals and values.

Here are the offers included in Our Big Summer Special Metal Detector Promotion:

1. DepthMaster Audiophone II Metal Detector Headphones (Save $40)
Professional metal detecting headphones. Coiled cord. Dual volume controls. Works with all metal detectors. Hear the oldest, deepest targets.
List Price: $79.95 – Big Summer Promo Price $39.95 – See Deal Now

2. Gold Metal Detector Accessory Starter Kit (Save $219.85)
Contains All the Accessories You Need to Go with Your Metal Detector: Headphones. Digging Trowel. Carry Bag. Free Bonus Golden Doubloon Replica Coin. Our best selling metal detector accessories kit.
List Price: $289.80 – Big Summer Promo Price $69.95 See Deal Now

3. Bounty Hunter Legacy 1500 Metal Detector (Save $60)
Digital LCD Display. Top Selling First Detector – Great for Beginners. Our lowest price of the year. Includes Free Bonus Kit of accessories.
List Price: $199.99 – Big Summer Promo Price $139.99 See Deal Now

4. Bounty Hunter Platinum Metal Detector (Save over $280)
Our Best Selling Model Bounty Hunter Metal Detector at the Lowest Price of the year. Free Headphones, Ultimate Accessory Carry Case and Bonus Accessory Kit Included.
List Price: $579.95 – Big Summer Promo Price $299.95 See Deal Now

5. XP DEUS 3.0 Wireless Metal Detector (Save $400)
Lightweight. Powerful. Fast. Deep Seeking. World’s First Wireless Metal Detector. Top of the line model. Now shipping with version 3.0 software. Great for Coins, Relics, Jewelry and now Gold with the new Gold Nugget Prospecting mode.
List Price $2299.00 – Big Summer Promo Price $1899.00 See Deal Now

6. Garrett AT Gold Metal Detector with Adventure Package (Save $127)
Package Includes: Garrett Edge Digger with Sheath, Garrett Camo Diggers Pouch, Garrett 5″ x 8″ DD Search Coil Cover, Garrett Soft Case, Universal 5 Pocket Metal Detector Carry Bag (Digital Camouflage), Pro LED Treasure Light, Treasure Magazine Collectors Back Issue, Two Reale Gold Doubloon Replica Coin (golden-bronze finish). This bonus pack is valued at $274.65!
List Price: $849.95 – Big Summer Promo Price $722.46 See Deal Now

7. Garrett GTI 2500 Metal Detector with Pro Package (Save over $460)
Package Includes: 9.5″ PROformance Imaging Searchcoil, 12.5″ PROformance Imaging Searchcoil, Garrett Supreme GTI Carry Case, Garrett Deluxe Headphones, GTI Environmental Screen Cover Up, How to Find Lost Treasure Field Guide, Plus an extra $179.65 Bonus Package!
List Price: $1,399.95 – Big Summer Promo Price $934.95 See Deal Now

8. Makro deephunter Pro Metal Detector (Save over $2299)
deephunter by Makro Locates Deep Treasures, Cavities and also Individual Coins.  Pro Package Includes: 2 Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer Batteries, Universal AC Wall Charger, 100 to 240 Volts, 50 and 60 Hz, Special Leather Carrying Bag for LCD System, Cordura Nylon Carrying Bag For All Equipment, Adjustable Shaft and Cable, Premium Carrying Harness, Cordura Nylon Carrying Bag For Deep Search Coil, Car Charger, Koss UR/29 Premium Head Phone, US & European Wall Plug Connections Included, Detailed Product Manual, Instructional DVD (English/Spanish), 2 Year Warranty, C32 DD Search Coil 26 x 32 cm (10 x 12.5 Inches), C47 DD Search Coil 39 x 47 cm (15.5 x 18.5 Inches), T44 DD Search Coil 36 x 44 cm (14 x 17.5 Inches), T100 DD Search Coil 60 x 100 cm (23.5 x 39.5 Inches)
List Price: $7,999.95 – Big Summer Promo Price $5700 See Deal Now

9. New –  Makro Coinfinder Pro Metal Detector (Save $489)
When depth matters: Makro Coin Finder CF77 Delivers! This is a deep seeking, user friendly metal detector designed with ease of use in mind. A clever ergonomic design and simplified controls let you hunt all day without fatigue. Enjoy smooth and stable performance even in the most difficult ground conditions. You will quickly discover that the CF77 opens up metal detecting areas that you thought were previously worked out. Discover the coins, jewelry and relics that other treasure hunters have passed over with other devices. Pro Package includes: C23 Search Coil, C28 Search Coil, C45 Search Coil, Philips Head Phone, Carrying bag for All Equipment, 8 pcs. AA Alkaline Batteries, Battery Box with Spiral Cable, Battery Box Cover, Armrest Cover and Search Coil Covers – Big Summer Promo Price $1610 – See Deal Now

Need some inspiration to go metal detecting? Check out the exciting finds stories in our My Metal Detector Finds section.

Remember, as you shop metal detectors, these special promotional offers are good only at and valid while supplies last.  Be sure to take advantage of these offers now as they end at Midnight on September 30th, 2013.

Pointers on Pinpointers, Trowels and Other Recovery Tools

Metal Detecting Recovery and Digging Tools

Once you find hidden treasures with your metal detector, you need to make sure you have the right digging tools to help you recover it.

Once your metal detector has done its job by signaling treasure, it’s time to efficiently remove your target from the ground. It sounds easy enough, right? Just dig it up! Not so fast… If you’re hasty about recovering an object, it can get scratched, damaged or broken. Coins have been scratched and Civil War relics have broken in half after hours of searching. That’s why there is an entire category of recovery tools to aid in careful retrieval of targets. Veteran hobbyists swear by quality metal detecting sand scoops, electronic pinpointers and tough digging trowels.

Michael Bernzweig of says, “Treasure hunting trowels and shovels are designed to be tough to get the job done and last many years. When you find a coin under packed sod, use one of these trowels to make a half-circle around your discovery. Then, you can feel around the loose dirt for the object.” Trowels and metal detecting shovels can pay for themselves quickly when you’re unearthing valuable treasure. Be sure to read What are the Best Digging Trowels and Shovels for Metal Detecting?

Metal Detecting Pinpointers

One of the most important tools to accompany your metal detector is an electronic pinpointer, sometimes called a pinpointing probe. A pinpointer will isolate your target in the hole and zero in on it quickly, thereby speeding up your recovery. Bernzweig gives expert advice in his article What are the Best Metal Detector Pinpointers? Recently, customers have asked us what pinpointer they see being used on the new TV show, Dig Wars on Travel Channel. It’s the Garrett Pro-Pointer made by Garrett Metal Detectors.

Metal Detector Sand Scoops

Don’t forget sand scoops for beach digging. Learn about the purposes and benefits of short-, medium- and long-handle scoops. What are the Best Beach Sand Scoops for Metal Detecting?


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Dig Wars TV Show Premieres Tonight on Travel Channel!

Note: Our original Dig Wars TV show post has the most complete details on the Dig Wars series. Includes the team members, what metal detectors used and also show times for all US time zones and scheduled repeats.


Summer just got hotter for all of the metal detectorists of the world. Travel Channel premieres their new TV reality show Dig Wars tonight, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. This is like no other metal detecting show… It’s a digging contest that will have you on the edge of

Mike Scott (left) is featured in tonight's premeire episode of Dig Wars on the Travel channel. Pictured to the right of Mike is longtime friend Daniel Bernzweig. The two are pictured in front of one of the aisles of Fisher metal detectors in the warehouse in Southborough, MA.

Mike Scott (left) is featured in tonight's premeire episode of Dig Wars on the Travel channel. Pictured to the right of Mike is longtime friend Daniel Bernzweig. The two are pictured in front of one of the aisles of Fisher metal detectors in the warehouse in Southborough, MA.

your seat. Dig Wars follows three teams of relic hunters across the U.S. as they treasure hunt “on the clock” in different history-rich locations. Each team is competing to find the most valuable artifact at each respective metal detecting site. The more items they unearth—the better their chances of winning. Who decides which artifact is most valuable? A local expert who evaluates the treasures and prices them from a collector’s standpoint.

Are the teams only as good as their metal detecting equipment, their luck or their experience? That’s the heated debate among the contestants. Tune in this evening to find out!

Here are the Dig Wars TV show times for this evening, June 12: 10:00pm Eastern/9:00pm Central/8:00pm Mountain/10:00pm Pacific

And don’t miss all 6 new episodes of Dig Wars for the ultimate metal detecting and digging contest. From the Eastover plantation in Southeastern Virginia to Fort St. Philip, Louisiana and other locations, these teams are digging up finds for the world to see and enjoy once again!


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Dig Wars: A New Metal Detecting TV Show on the Travel Channel

Starting June 12th, 2013 the Travel Channel will be debuting their new television series Dig Wars. The show is a reality series that follows three teams of metal detectorists as they work unique sites around the country to see who can come up with the best metal detecting finds and treasures.

Teams consist of Mike Scott and Larry Cissna, Ron Guinazzo and Mark Slinkman, along with the husband and wife team Abby and Josh Silva. Each of the team members is an experienced metal detectorist and, of course, brings a “colorful” personality to the table as well in order to help create what looks to be a very unique, educational, and exciting metal detecting program.

Dig Wars team member Mike Scott with Daniel and Michael Bernzweig of

Dig Wars TV Show Mike Scott (middle) pictured with Michael Bernzweig (left) and Daniel Bernzweig (right) of The three have known one another for over twenty years. The Dig Wars metal detecting show will debut on the Travel Channel this Wednesday evening.

Because Dig Wars is a TV show, the teams get to search some really fantastic places. For example, during one of the first shows that will air, the teams get the opportunity to search Fort Saint Philip; an abandoned military outpost in Louisiana that’s been closed to visitors since Hurricane Katrina. This is the type of site that would make any metal detectorist drool to say the least! However, most historical sites like these are closed to metal detectors; not those on Dig Wars though!

Viewers also get in on the appraisal side of metal detecting. Each team takes their finds to a local appraisal company to get some historical information on the pieces as well as to determine their value. The appraised value of each of the team’s finds is then totaled and a winner determined for that site.

Metal Detectors used on Dig Wars TV Show

In addition to all this, we get to watch the teams use some of the best metal detecting equipment and accessories too. You’ll get to see Abby Silva search sites with her Teknetics G-2 metal detector, and, on another episode, Mike Scott debuts his “Dirt Diggler” which is an original factory prototype of a not yet released model. The current top of the line model is the Teknetics T2 Special Limited Edition metal detector. Watch Larry Cissna with his “Blue and Grey” Tesoro Tejon detector. On the TV show, relic hunting will be a constant theme and all of the units mentioned so far, are some of the best metal detectors for finding relics. The rest of the team members use quality metal detectors and tools like these as well; which gives all of us watching a nice opportunity to see these machines in action.

“On Dig Wars, you will see some of the top brands of metal detectors in action… all brands we have proudly represented for decades.”  Daniel and Michael Bernzweig of commenting on the new Travel Channel TV show Dig Wars

Daniel explained that “The Travel Chanel has selected some of the most experienced and enthusiastic detectorists for their DigWars TV show”. Michael went on to say “On Dig Wars, you will see some of the top brands of metal detectors in action like Tesoro and Teknetics. A neat fact is the company that produces Teknetics, also makes Fisher and Bounty Hunter metal detectors, all quality brands that we use ourselves.”

With all of these elements, we’re pretty sure Dig Wars is going to be a metal detecting reality show that’s worth watching. In fact, we’ll be tuning in ourselves come Wednesday, June 12th and can’t wait to see what treasures all the folks behind Dig Wars unearth.

Here are the Dig Wars TV show times for June 12, 2013: 10:00pm Eastern / 9:00pm Central / 8:00pm Mountain / 10:00pm Pacific

Dig Wars Repeat Times: June 13 at 1:00am Eastern /1 2:00am Central / 1:00am Pacific  and  June 12 at 11:00pm Mountain


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