Clubs and Organization Links
FMDAC To learn more about the national metal detecting organization known as the Federation of Metal Detector and Archaeological Clubs, Inc. This is a good source for information about metal detecting clubs and metal detecting in general. Find out what the FMDAC is doing to support the hobby of metal detecting.
METAL DETECTING CLUBS: The first link below takes you to a website that lists by state all the metal detecting clubs in the United States. Below that are links for specific clubs in the United States.
Metal detecting clubs listed by state in the United States
Cascade Treasure Club This club is located in Seattle, Washington
WestCoast Prospectors and Treasure Hunting Association This club is located in Garden Grove, California
To access these groups you must have a FaceBook account. Just click on the group link.
Midwest Coinshooters and Historical Club – This is a secret group and membership to the club is required.
Treasure Magazines online
Lost Treasure Magazine: As of January 2019, it has been determined that Lost Treasure Magazine publication has been terminated and the website is no longer active. Apparently no refunds on outstanding subscriptions will be made and no additional copies of the magazine will be provided to existing subscribers.
Western and Eastern Treasures Magazine One of the current metal detecting/treasure hunting magazines still on the market. Read metal detecting stories, see the latest product test reports, find metal detecting distributors and dealers, and check out the finds of the year contest results when you visit this website.
Treasurequest this website is a great source for much information about the hobby of metal detecting and treasure hunting in general. Treasure stories, publications, and a vast amount of information just waits to be discovered by anyone visiting this website.
Check out any of the metal detector manufacturers’ websites by clicking on a link below to learn more about each of their products:
METAL DETECTING SUPPLIES, BUYING GUIDES, MANUALS, REVIEWS, MISCELLANEOUS, AND VIDEOS
Check out this website for some great deals on metal detecting supplies and other products.
Crestwood Coin and Jewelers – Garrett Sales and Coins
Kellyco Metal Detectors – Metal Detectors and accessories
Gainesville Coins – Guide to Metal Detecting
Metal detector repairs/parts – We repair all brands of detectors made here in the US and all the closed manufacturers from years past except for the Minelab — we do not repair or carry parts for them.
Here is a great website for the beginning metal detectorist. It has metal detector buying guides, detector manuals, reviews, and detecting videos.
This link takes you directly to the metaldetector.com website for a look at all they provide in the way of detectors and supplies.
This link takes you to Steve King’s metal detecting in Missouri website. Steve is from Hillsboro, Missouri
This link takes you to Marc McDermott’s Hollands Brook Metal Detectors which offers metal detectors and supplies:
This link takes you to a website by Mark Orwig and provides information on all aspects of metal detecting-a very informative site
This link takes you to a website by Alex Lemaire and provides metal detecting tips to improve your detecting results.