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Monday, 15 April 2013

Metal detector enthusiasts flock to annual show


Treasure hunters from around the country gathered this weekend at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center for the annual Texas Treasure show.

Hundreds of people visited the event to see the latest finds from metal detecting clubs and to see the newest in metal detecting technology and accessories.

Sue Wilson, customer service representative for Garrett Metal Detectors, said the technology has enhanced tremendously, including adding discrimination features which can determine what kind of metal an object is made of before it is dug up.

“Before you couldn’t tell one metal from another. You just had to dig it up and see,” Wilson said.
Today’s technology also can tell the hunter if the item is a piece of jewelry.

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