Did you know that swinging your metal detector coil in a straight line as opposed to a wide arc helps keep the metal detector search coil level, prevents it from lifting after each sweep and ensures that overlap sweeps remain uniform? Keeping your coil as close to the ground as possible also helps find those targets that may be just out of reach of your coil. It is also best to wear headphones to hear those slight changes in tone for those deeper targets. After finding that target using a screwdriver-like probe to locate a pinpointed target helps prevent target damage and makes it easy to refill holes. These are just a handful of numerous tried and true treasure hunting techniques that can improve your chances for success. Detector owner’s manuals often contain useful information on how to scan, pinpoint and recover targets, always read them for the best success.