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Kellyco's Online Metal Detector Library
Are you an aspiring treasure hunter looking for a few places to hunt? Searching for where to start? Or, are you an experienced gold prospector that wants to find a creative area to find those gold flakes? If you fall into any category of novice detectorist to gold ring recovery expert - this unique section of Kellyco is for you!
A Letter from Our Founder Stu Auerbach : To All My Fellow Detectorists -
- An opportunity to donate your metal detector finds to the Kellyco Showroom Museum.
New Garrett Detector Series Announcement
- Garrett just announced the much-anticipated additions to its top of the line metal detectors.
Welcome to Kellyco - Visit our Showroom!
- Learn about Kellyco Metal Detectors and take a virtual tour of our super store!
History of Kellyco
- Take a look into the history of Kellyco Metal Detectors over the past 60+ years.
Top Five Questions to Ask Before Buying a Metal Detector
- Every metal detector user has pondered these!
Treasure Finds / Stories
- Treasure stories and finds from metal detectorists and customers of Kellyco.
Compare Your Metal Detector Before You Buy
- Compare up to five metal detectors! The features of each detector will be listed side-by-side for you to compare!
How To Select A Metal Detector
- Important points to consider before selecting a detector.
- Informative videos to help you learn and become a better detectorist.
Metal Detector & Product Reviews
- Reviews by you, our customers, on our many detectors, accessories and more.
Field Test Reports
- Informative testing and reporting on functionality and effectiveness of metal detectors.
Metal Detecting Clubs
- Featured Metal Detecting & Treasure Hunting Clubs from each state. Find one near you!
- Features All Upcoming Kellyco Metal Detector Events. Look for an Event coming near you.
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions & Answers on Metal Detecting
- Everything from operation to search coils, headphones, batteries and more!
History of Metal Detectors
- Learn about the first metal detector prototype, the men and the technologies that helped shape the modern metal detector.
Metal Detecting Terminology
- An A to Z source for all words related to metal detecting.
Now What: You Bought a Metal Detector, What's Next?
- With these tips, the novice detectorist can be busy for quite a while!
Top Places to Start Metal Detecting
- Comprehensive guide on the top areas to start your search for treasure!
Can I Metal Detect in My State Park?
- Are you allowed to metal detect in your state park? Here's some info. When in doubt, ask first!
Best Security Wand Metal Detectors
- Learn about different types of security wands, their features and which one best fits the security needs the situation.
Garrett AT Pro vs. Garrett AT Gold
- Compare these top models from Garrett and see which one might be best for you.
The Best Two Box and Deep Metal Detectors
- Explore the possibilities that come from using a two box, professional metal detector.
Best Sand Scoops for Metal Detecting
- What to consider when choosing a scoop. The right scoop allows targets to be recovered much faster and with greater ease.
EXcelerator Search Coils
- Information about the multiple benefits and technology behind EXcelerator search coils.
Gold Panning and Metal Detecting with the Gold Rush Nugget Bucket
- Information all about the one of the best new products in gold panning - the Gold Rush Nugget Bucket!
Gold Detectors - What's the Difference and Do You Need One?
- The price of Gold is going up, up, up! And the more us detectorist find, well, the sooner our machines are paid for!
Hunting Diamonds and Gemstones with a Metal Detector
- Tips on what to look for when out searching for diamonds and gemstones!
Find a Fallen Star - Everything You Need to Know about Meteorites!
- The who, what, where, when and why of finding a fallen star!
10 Good Reasons to Own a Metal Detector
- Good for your health, fun, family oriented - our list has extended to almost twenty!
12 Ways To Find Older Areas To Hunt
- The older they are the more valuable and interesting your treasure will be!
25 Best Metal Detecting Sites
- A thorough list of the top sites for any treasure hunter!
Treasure Hunters Code of Ethics
- Things to keep in mind while treasure hunting!
Garrett's Three "Be's" of Treasure Hunting
- Charles Garrett, master treasure hunter and author, offers basics for beginners.
Best Metal Detectors For Finding Gold
- Gold Detecting Tips From A "Pro".
Metal Detectors Can Make You A Successful Park Hunter
- Steps showing how to become a great park hunter written by Bill Paxton.
Best Metal Detectors For Finding Coins
- Steps showing how to become a great coin hunter written by Bill Paxton.
Best Metal Detectors For Finding Relics
- Steps showing how to become a great relic hunter written by Andy Sabisch.
Best Metal Detectors To Use In Cities
- Information on how to become a great urban treasure hunter written by Bill Paxton.
Best Metal Detectors To Use On A Beach
- Information on how to become a great salt water hunter written by Bill Paxton.
Metal Detecting at the Beach
- Insight on what to consider before you go detecting at the beach, and which types of detectors work best.
Best Metal Detectors For Fresh Water Beaches & Lakes
- Information on how to become a great beach hunter written by Andy Sabisch.
Best Metal Detectors For Coin Hunting
- Information on what metal detectors work best for coin hunting.
Best Tools & Methods To Recover Your Finds
- Information on how to thoughtfully recover targets keeping the environment
and the target itself in mind written by Bill Paxton.
Finding The Best Digging Trowels and Shovels for Metal Detecting
- Information on what types of shovels and trowels work best to successfully recover a target.
Beach Hunting Tips From A Successful Detectorist
- Look For The Best Places To Hunt!
Best Metal Detector Information For New Owners
- Information on on how to successfully test your metal detector!
Cleaning Tips for Metal Detector Finds
- Includes methods to clean coins without causing damage.