But I don’t want to fill your head with visions of locating a lost treasure worth a fortune. Although it does happen, the likelihood of finding one without doing the proper research, is slim.
Instead, I’d like to explain the everyday benefits, and the real reason why metal detecting is the best hobby.
The benefit of exercise while metal detecting is often overlooked.
The need to be constantly walking, and bending down to dig holes has a positive effect on your body. You burn calories, get a cardio workout, and you are toning your stomach all at the same time.
If you are interested in searching for the old eastern ghost towns, the metal detecting hobby can bring you a great adventure as an added benefit. Walking, or hiking great distances through sometimes rough terrain in order to locate the old settlements is great exercise.
And the hobby can also lead you to travel to places where you had never imagined you would be going to.
I know people who vacation in resort areas around the world so they can metal detect along the beaches.
Many people visit historical cities and towns with the purpose to metal detect those areas.
However, always pay attention to the laws that have to do with the hobby.
From Metal Detecting To A TV Series
When I began this exciting hobby many years ago, I had no idea that it would eventually lead me to become the producer and host of my own TV series.
From the success of that show, I started this website, and had opportunities for adventures that I had never dreamed of. I’m not saying that you’ll end up with your own TV series as well…but if you give metal detecting a try, you never know where it may lead you.
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