Below you will find some helpful metal detecting resources sorted by category. I hope this section of the site is of enormous value to anyone interested in getting into metal detecting, learning more about the hobby, or researching a potential dig.

For Beginners

A Guide to Metal Detecting for Beginners

Communities & Forums

American Detectorist
Find’s Treasure Forums
Friendly Metal Detecting Forum
TreasureNet
TreasureQuest

Magazines & Publications

American Digger Magazine
Gold Prospectors Magazine
Lost Treasure Online
Tom’s Treasures Magazine
Treasure Hunting Magazine
Western And Eastern Treasures Magazine

Maps & Research links

David Rumsey Maps
Digital Sanborn Maps
Drive-In Theater Historic Database
Early (Prior to 1800) Maps
Friendly Metal Detecting Forums Research Links Thread
Ghost Towns Forum
StrangeUSA
Historic Map Works
Historical Marker Database
Historical Topographical Maps
Library Of Congress Maps Collection
PennPilot Pennsylvania Aerial Maps
University of Houston Historic US Maps
University of Texas Historic US Maps

Metal Detector Dealers

Hollands Brook
Kellyco Metal Detectors

Metal Detector Manufacturers

Bounty Hunter
Cobra
DetectorPro
Fisher
Garrett
Minelab
Teknetics
Tesoro
White’s

Tools & Accessories

Detectorpro Pistol Probe Pulse Pinpointer
Garrett Metal Detector Metal Sand Scoop
Garrett Metal Detector Plastic Sand Scoop
Garrett Pro-Pointer
Teknetics T2 Pinpointer