Metal Detectors South Africa are registered importers/exporters and, we can export Nokta Makro Metal Detectors to certain countries in Africa. If you are looking to Import a metal detector from South Africa, then all you need to do is contact our team who can assist you with the process. Importing a metal detector is a quick and easy process. We will provide you with a fully comprehensive quote, including shipping. We can invoice you excluding VAT if the goods are for export from South Africa.
We unpack in this article the differences between a Gold Detector and a Metal Detector. We also take a look at the various frequencies in use by popular Metal and Gold Detectors.
The Nokta Makro Simplex+ Metal Detector features wireless audio which means you can connect wireless headphones to the detector. We look at the various ways you can connect headphones wirelessly to the Simplex+. View our list of wireless headphones that are compatible with the Simplex+ detector.
Minelab Equinox 600 & 800 Firmware Update 2.0 released on 25 September 2019.
The Minelab Equinox Software Upgrade 2.0 adds a new Iron Bias settings profile to both the Minelab Equinox 600 and 800 metal detectors, as well as improving the backlight on the Equinox 600.
To Pinpoint On The Fly is a metal detecting skill you need to master early on as it will save you loads of time and effort. The advantage of pinpointing accurately is that you will dig smaller holes and find your targets faster, leaving you with more time to detect and less time digging huge holes.
Every avid detectorist is always on the lookout for new spots to go detecting. As the metal detecting hobby is becoming more popular in South Africa there are fewer and fewer virgin places left.
Fellow detectorists are very hesitant and cagey about sharing new detecting spots especially those where they get good finds. Therefore finding out where the best places are to metal detect in South Africa is not that obvious. With a bit of research, applying some common knowledge and with a bit of luck, you can find your own virgin detecting spot rich in finds.
Read our Blog on The Best Places to Metal Detect in South Africa for more info.
As the metal detecting hobby has grown in South Africa many of the obvious places to detect have already been hunted a few times over. Remember, nobody gets it all. Just because a spot has been frequently hunted does not mean you won’t find something special.
Read our Metal Detecting Blog to find out the best places to metal detect in South Africa.
Can a Metal Detector Detect Diamonds?
No. A diamond contains no metal and is therefore unable to be detected with a Metal Detector. The same applies to Gemstones and Pearls, these also contain no metal and are undetectable using a metal detector.
It is however possible to find diamond rings as the ring itself contains metal.
Choosing a Fishing Magnet
Rule of thumb is to choose the strongest fishing magnet that you are capable of throwing 5 meters or more while connected to a rope.
As easy as that sounds you also need to consider if you want a single or double sided fishing magnet, your budget vs magnetic strength and the weight of the magnet.