Metal Detecting Blog from Big Boys Hobbies

  1. Have you Seen the New Nokta Makro Invenio Commercial Yet?

    Metal detecting as a hobby continues to gain mainstream momentum, more and more manufactures are starting to invest in their marketing efforts to bring new audiences to the scene. Nokta Makro's latest commercial for their groundbreaking metal detector and imaging system is the perfect example of bigger budget marketing promo pieces done well. Have you checked out their new commercial yet? What do you think of manufacturers investing in marketing and promotion this way?
     

     

    On a side note - we're really excited about the new Invenio, We love seeing innovation in this industry and Nokta Makro are killing it lately with their newest products, check out our Nokta

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  2. Carbon-fiber Rods and Shafts from Steve’s Detector Rods now available at BBH!

    Carbon-fiber Rods and Shafts from Steve’s Detector Rods now available at BBH! 


    Big Boys Hobbies is pleased to announce that high-quality carbon-fiber rods and shafts from Steve’s Detector Rods are now available here, through BBH!  “Steve’s” offers 100% carbon-fiber lower rods for Minelab’s CTX 3030 and Equinox series detectors, as well as complete carbon-fiber shaft systems for the Equinox 600/800.

    Steve’s rods and shafts are constructed of top-quality,

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  3. Introducing Minelab VANQUISH Metal Detector!

    Check out the new Minelab Vanquish! https://www.minelab.com/Vanquish More details coming soon so watch our website!

    Update:

    Here are the links to the new Minelab Vanquish models, Minelab Vanquish 540 Pro Pack,  Minelab Vanquish 540Minelab Vanquish 440Minelab Vanquish 340.

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  4. Another Monster 3lb Gold Nugget Found in Australia by Metal Detectorist!

    The massive gold nugget was found by a hobbyist in then western Australia region known for its large gold fields and masses of unexplored outback and desert. Although the nugget was found almost a month ago now, only last week was it reported, with a value of close to $70,000 USD, we're not surprised the treasure hunter wanted to keep it a secret!

    It's not unusual for detectorists to find small gold deposits all over this region, but finds like this are rare and only happen a few times a year.

    the find was reported initially by finders keepers gold prospecting, the detectorist was using a Minelab GPX with the 17x11 Coiltek Elite. Ready to find your own massive gold nuggest and burried trasure? check out our selection of metal detectors and give us a call or Email if you have any questions!

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  5. There's still gold coins out there waiting to be found!

    News broke over the weekend of some school children in northern Israel finding an incredibly rare gold coin in a stream. The coin, a solidus minted by the Emperor Theodosius II in Constantinople (now Istanbul) around 420 CE. Similar coins are known from the byzantine empire but this is the first of its type ever found in Isreal.

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    There was a famous gold coin dug up in England by a redditor last month with his trusted Minelab CTX 3030, Europe is rich with history and still plenty of gold to be found, especially with your metal detectors!

    If your interested in the most valuable gold treasure ever found, check out this list of the 10 most valuable treasures ever

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  6. New lower price on the CRAZY Deep Nokta Makro Anfibio Multi Water Proof metal Detector! $764.15!

    New lower price on the CRAZY Deep Nokta Makro Anfibio Multi Water Proof metal Detector! $764.15!

    Call us at 405-206-9010 or email us at Bart@bigboyshobbies.net for info or to order! Or as always order with pay pal, credit card or amazon pay right from our website!

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  7. 3 brand new NEL coils for the Nokta Makro Kruzer and Anfibio Series!

    Check out the 3 brand new coils for your Nokta Makro Kruzer and Anfibio Series metal Detector! Click the links for more info or pricing. Or of course call 405-206-9010 or email us Bart@bigboyshobbies.net for other questions!

    NOKTA MAKRO KRUZER AND ANFIBIO SERIES NEL SHARPSHOOTER 9.5 X 5.5" DD SEARCH COIL

    NOKTA MAKRO KRUZER AND ANFIBIO SERIES NEL TORNADO 12 X 13" DD SEARCH COIL

    NEL STORM 13 X 14" DD SEARCH COIL FOR NOKTA MAKRO KRUZER AND ANFIBIO SERIES

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  8. MI-4 / MI-6 XP DEUS STEM SUPPORT

    All new XP Deus MI-4 / MI-6 Stem support for your XP Pin Pointer!

    Now quickly attach your XP Deus Mi-6 or any other pin pointer for that matter to the side of your XP or ORX detector. No more losing it in the field or reaching back to grab your pin pointer and cant find it.The XP stem support for your pointer attaches firmly to your XP Deus or XP ORX metal Detector.

    Works with all pin pointers!

    Click this link for more info! MI-4 / MI-6 XP DEUS STEM SUPPORT

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  9. Are Fisher about to release a New Pulse Metal Detector? Learn more about the upcoming Fisher Impulse AQ 2019!

    we've been seeing more news and testing demos of Fisher's latest  machine, the all new Pulse detector for 2019, the Impulse AQ.

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    While pulse metal detectors have been around for some time now, they have always have issues with discrimination. Fisher seem to have solved this issue with the Impulse AQ as early prototype tests seem to be getting great reviews over in Russia. The technology has been refined by the Bulgarians and we expect to see this metal detector materialize sometime before the end of 2019. it's currently in prototype and testing stage and all the signs are this new tech is very promising!

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  10. Silver Cache or Hoard Hunting tips for the Minelab Equinox 800.

    Then Minelab Equinox 800 and Equinox 600 can be VERY successful on silver caches or stacks of silver coins if setup up correctly. A few quick tips below from Minelab and a video will get you out in the field armed for success!

    Minelab Suggests Using Park 1 for your base. Do a factory reset by holding the power button down till you see FP on the screen to be sure you have everything on your Equinox set right.

    Next set the Frequency to Multi IQ
    Recovery speed set to 1
    Iron Bias 0
    Sensitivity set as high as possible without excessive chatter and feedback from the ground.

    These settings and watching the video below will ensure you best success

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