Posts written by Edd

Can you get rich by metal detecting

In these times of lockdown, how do I survive is a question many people have been asking, can I make money metal detecting? This all sounds very exciting and straight forward, you simply buy a detector for a couple of hundred quid and you are…

Hunting the Romans with Paul and Gary

Imagine this frustrating situation, Paul had some fantastic land for metal detecting, he knew there were Roman coins and artecacts lying just beneath the surface but he knew his machine was not performing as well as it should, his XP Deus was very un-settled on…

DJI Osmo Pocket – Don’t buy it

Unless you have a phone that supports USB C or an Apple lightning adaptor. What does this mean ? Well basically any smart phone more than 18 months old , for example a Samsung S7 Edge or before is not compatible with this phone, that’s…

XP Deus Team USA | video podcast

We are pleased to announce the XP Deus Team USA metal detecting podcast is now live, the show will be online every month with new guests and a range of XP topics form technical advice to comedy. The Show is hosted by Mike Counter and…

SJCam SJ600 Legend the my experience

SJcam SJ600 legend, this is my experience and my personal opinion. Having watched excellent video reviews, I decided to buy an SJCAM sj6 Legend, on paper it looked perfect, but before I purchased I wanted to ask a few questions about it and will it…

Klaas John Botas a detectorist and artist

Gary interviews Klaas John Botas Many of you may have seen or personally know Klaas, he’s a dedicated detectorist and always follows his heart and soul, Klaas John has such a presence you cannot fail to enjoy his company. Although living in The Netherlands he…

XP Deus the ultimate test

Not quite the Holy Grail of tests but a series of interesting metal detector tests you can try at home, we have used the XP Deus to demonstrate. The video uses some standard test items to demonstrate the difference between 14Khz and 54Khz. A Gold …

Metal detecting video tips part 2

OK so you have the equipment and you are ready to make your first metal detecting video, what happens now ! Just remember Whatever it is you’re producing, you’re not likely to be the first one to do so. The biggest challenge you will face…

Roman pig / Ingot bids reach £38.000 at auction

This little piggy went to market !! Sadly the item did not reach the reserve price, the auction lasted about 45 seconds, there were very limited bidders. Bidding started at £28.000 and the 4th bid was £38.000, so the hammer went down at £38.000. The…

Metal detecting video tips part 1

Basic rules and equipment There are so many metal detector users uploading metal detecting video’s to You Tube these days it is very difficult to stand out from the crowd, OK none of us are going to be film stars but there are some rules…