We carry books on general metal detecting, tricks of the trade, historic hotspots, how-to and gold country.
Softbound, 156 pages. How to research, handling and storage of coins, Recovery tools, Search Coil savvy, Target ID meters, Threshold techniques, Discrimination, Computerized detectors, Hidden hot spots, Ghost town methods, Beaches and swimming areas, audio tones and much more!
Metal Detecting 4 Beginners
Metal Detecting Previously Hunted Sites-
By Vincent C. Pasccucci General introduction to metal detecting, plus tips and techniques for hunting previously hunted sites. 1997, 52 pgs
XLT Ring Enhancement Programs-
XLT Field Methods & Custom Programs-
More field tips for the Spectrum XLT detector. Includes information on custom programming, along with a dozen custom programs for various applications.
Much of this information will only be of interest to Spectrum owners. Illustrated. 64 pages.
An excellent general book on metal detecting as a hobby. Thoroughly covers the types of detectors, how they operate, the types of finds that can be made, where to search, and more. The general emphasis is on coin hunting, with other types of detecting briefly covered. Illustrated. 108 pages.
Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of California-
Recreational Gold Prospecting for Fun & Profit-
Excellent newer book covering all phases of recreational gold mining with an emphasis on family fun. The information is comprehensive and complete, covering panning, sniping, dredging, metal detecting, drywashing, claim staking, and more.
Ms. Butler obviously knows her subject well, and it is nice to see this information presented from a woman's perspective. Highly recommended! 206 pages, many photos.
Researching and Detecting Ghost Towns-
This 68 page soft cover book answers questions like Where should I detect at the ghost town site and where do I search for my lead. Also Using detectors and more
Take a Closer Look at Discrimination-
By Robert C. Brochett. Learn all about audio and visual discrimination - how to recognize typical responses to all types of targets while metal detecting. 1995, 133pgs.
Where 2 Find Gold CA-
This is the only book on the market which has concise, informative descriptions and directions to the gold site. Researched in the field, on the rivers, dredging and hand panning the many water-runs of California. MAPS with directions to the gold site are very accurate. Rare-earth metals are the new fortunes to be discovered.
Where 2 Find Gold Northern CA-
This new book reveals the secrets of some of the best gold-bearing ground in Northern California with maps, photos, illustrations and old tales of those who tried their luck at placering for gold years ago.
Learn about prospecting tools such as metal detectors, dry-washers, and how to pan. This book provides the modern day gold seeker with a good description of gold-bearing districts in this portion of the state. 150 pgs
Understanding the DFX
This is an excellent book that details the differences between the XLT and DFX. He aloso details the controls and adjustments that are involved in using this complex machine.
Topics in this book include: new feasures and differences of XLT and DFX, understanding the controls of the DFX, basic adjustments, audio section, GEB/TRAC section, discrimination, display, multifrequency method and conclusion. This book is 144 pages of really great information.
The Complete Unabridged Zip Zip
Mastering Your Nugget Detector and Zip Zip The Advanced Course two classic best-sellers, combined into one book, and updated for the new millennium. Zip Zip, Mastering Your Nugget Detector is the original Zip Zip, this book is all about the basics.
The answers are all inside. Everything the novice to intermediate nugget hunter needs in order to get the most from that nugget hunting machine. This book cuts straight to the heart of why 10% of the nugget hunters are finding 90% of the nuggets. Not only advanced techniques, but advanced thinking to go along with them.
Plus a bonus section, 'Ask the Pros'. Tips from many of today's top nugget hunting pros, all answering the same question- "What is the one aspect of nugget hunting that you feel is most important to your success?"
Mining Camp Days-
By Emil W. Billeb.
The history of some of California's old mining camps: Bodie, Aurora,Bridgeport, Hawthorne, Tonopah,Lundy, Masonic, Benton, Thorne, Mono Hills, Mammoth, Sodaville, & Goldfield. 1986, 229 pgs.
Guide to Treasure CA-
By Thomas Penfield. A discussion of lost treasure sites on a county by county basis in California. 1982,160 pgs.
The MXT Edge-
Find more with the MXT by understanding the details about its audio modes, VDI numbers, ground mineralization tracking and cancellation systems, search coils, and much more. Filled with charts, diagrams, undocumented features, tips, and techniques not found anywhere else, The MXT Edge provides an unparalleled resource for getting the most from the White's MXT technology. 11" x 8½" spiral bound, 114 pages, 57 figures, 18 tables
Advanced Nugget Shooting-
Where 2 Find Gold in the Mother Lode-
The Mother Lode country is still miner and treasure hunter friendly and welcomes them more than other areas. How and where to find gold in a variety of Mother Lode counties. 180 pages. (Klein)
Placer Gold Deposits Sierra NV-
Diving & Digging for Gold-
Gold Digger Atlas-
Gold Nugget-teering in Northern CA-
Relates to the Klamath Mountain region along with its placer gravel areas that are hosted by the many rivers and creeks. List of GPS locations for abandoned old mines give the reader a jump start for exacting locations of old mine ore debris aprons. These old ore dumps host material extracted from the mineral veins that the old timer didn't recognize as valuable rare-earth metals. Maps run through the book with old mine locations showing their long. & lat. positions where a GPS receiver is paramount for their locations. In the wilds of the Klamath Mountain region a GPS receiver is a necessity to keep from getting lost in the heavily forested canopy.
Gold Panning is Easy-
Where to find gold and how to pan. "How To" instructions on metal detecting, prospecting, rock hounding, and gold dredging. Illustrated. 84 pages
Gold Mining 21st Century-
If you're intrigued by the romance and potential profit of gold panning, and interested in pursuing it, Gold Mining in the 21st Century by Dave McCracken is a great way to learn the practical aspects! A thorough introduction to efficient, modern methods of finding gold, this volume offers 279 pages of expert information on locating, retrieving, and selling raw gold (fully illustrated)
California Ghost Town Trails-
Ghost Towns of California-
The Minelab Explorer &e-Trac Handbook
By: Andy Sabich
Learn what every control on these detectors do
Discover what new features can be found on the E-Trac
Benefit from proven tips & techniques provided by veteran detectorists from around the world to make you more successful
How to search for and find lost coins, relics and jewelry
Learn the secrets of competition hunting
How to get more performance with fewer adjustments
Accessories that can help you find more and enjoy your time in the field
Digging Deeper with the DFX
By Jeff Foster
The White's DFX is a multi-frequency metal detector that utilizes sophisticated technology. The book, Digging Deeper with the DFX, examines the technology in the DFX, the characteristics of ground mineralization and target metals, and explains how users may best apply the DFX's technology to different environments.
Written based on extensive field experience, objective lab testing, and assistance from White's Electronics, this book has come to be regarded as an indispensable source for in-depth information on the White's DFX.
For beginners and experts alike, Digging Deeper with the DFX provides invaluable information on the DFX not available anywhere else.
More to come!