Description: All the information a beginner will need to participate in the fun, and potentially profitable, hobby of treasure hunting with a metal detector. This book covers everything from how to purchase a detector to the code of ethics for using it. Chapters include: What a Typical Hunt Feels Like; How to Select a Metal Detector; How to Choose a Place to Hunt; Who Else Can Help You; How to Improve Your Technique; the relationship of Science and Your Hobby; How to care for Your Treasures. Includes lists of other resources, such as magazines, clubs, on-line, resources, VLF technology, manufacturers and suppliers, a comparison chart and is illustrated with photos and line-art. This book can be your introduction not only to a new activity, but to the social community of metal detector hobbyists.