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Metal Detecting Enthusiast

Digging Plugs

What is a plug and why is it important?


One thing I wish the new metal detecting shows would teach us is a little about proper techniques in digging for items and in getting more hits. I not only watch these shows for entertainment, but to get tips and ideas, all of which give me the urge to go out swinging!

Idealy you don’t even want to dig a plug. I have seen old-timers dig a coin by using just an ice pick and a screwdriver. Digging a proper plug

Plug/Flap/Pop (text & graphic)

Coin popping (video)

How to dig a plug (video)

How to dig a plug (text)

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