Now, a lot of people are becoming more interested with metal detecting. This is a good hobby, plus it is also exciting, since you will be looking for treasures. However, there are times when beginners get easily frustrated since it is not easy for them to locate treasures.
You need to be familiar with your metal detector and even the skills in metal detecting. They rely on the signal of the metal detector. This is the reason why you need to know how your detector communicates. You are half way there, when you know how to communicate with your detector.
The detector sends messages to the person by sending sounds and signals. This is how you will know If there is something under the ground. That is why they usually suggest that the beginner should start searching in their backyard. This will help you be familiar with the sound and signal of the detector. You can begin with detecting cans, metal and jewelries. This is how you can differentiate and know the sounds and the signals of these materials. Is there even a slight difference with the signal or sound? Or do they have the same signal or sound?
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That is why, you need to know the quality and different signals and sounds.
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Here are the meaning of some of the important words:
A. Sound Quality
It is important that you know how to check the sounds that is produced like if it is distorted, faint, loud, short or sharp. You should also know if the sound falls, or is it broad or is it rising, breaking or does it have repeating sounds.
B. Sound shape
You must know if the sound that was produced is on a consecrated area, in a long area, narrow area or in a wider area?
C. Sound repeatability
You should carefully listen to the sound of the detector, know if it has a consistent sound with every sweep.
D. Sound relativity
You must carefully listen and know if the sound that you heard is proportional to your target size.
In order for you to carefully listen to the sound of the detector, you can use a headphone, this can also help you in not getting distracted with sounds of your surrounding. This will also help you differentiate the signal and sound of the detector.
These are the guidelines that can help you be more experienced in metal detecting. It does not mean that you need to purchase an expensive detector. Skills is more important than having an expensive detector. In this type of hobby, it is best if you have a lot of patience and determination. Make sure that when you dig holes, you also cover it.