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XP Deus metal detector users USA blog posts and your stories.

A day out in Oklahoma Territory. By David Kimble

    After upgrading my arsenal to the Xp Deus I have found that the quality of my finds has improved greatly. The second time out with this beast of a machine I found a silver quarter, A few hunts later was a 1943 walking…

Gold in 60 seconds By Josh Kimmel

  Have you ever had one of those hunts where you make that nice find right out of the gate? After making the nice find, you think “Wow” it’s going to be a great day! Sometimes it ends up turning into a stellar hunt, while…

The Junk Man Ohio Civil War Medal, Deus Dreaming.

Deus Dreaming Army of Angels 13K The Junk Man Tim Glick. “My best XP Deus find ever was found on a property that used to have an old school on it. It was a civil war medal of Ohio military veteran volunteers. My favorite part…

“The Art of Door Knocking” By Len Quelland

    I started detecting back in the early 70s with an early Heath-kit model I borrowed from my scout leader.  I grew up in 2 neighborhoods in Des Moines, Iowa. Until I was 10 years old, the neighborhood was full of 1920 homes and…

Cold Weather Detecting By Grant Hansen

  Now that the holiday season is upon us, colder weather is starting to blow into much of the country. For many, this means going into detecting hibernation as we wait for spring temps to thaw the earth. For me, it simply means layering on…

Hudson Valley Hunting, Part 2 By Grant Hansen

  After spending the morning at a mid-19th century home site (read part one of this story here), my two friends and I journeyed to a nearby nearby permission where the home was built around 1790. Ordinarily, any home site from the 18th century gets…

Happy wife… Happy life. 5 minutes with Deus Saves the Day. By Josh Kimmel

  Sometimes it’s not always just about the treasures that we can keep or the awesome relics that many of us like to display. Another fascinating part of our great hobby that I particularly enjoy is often over looked by some. Don’t get me wrong, I…

Hudson Valley Hunting By Grant Hansen

  When my friend told me he got a couple metal detecting permissions in an historic town in New York state, I was excited at the possibilities. The excitement grew when he informed me of the two properties: one built in the mid-1800s and was…

Returning to the Michigan Cavalry camp By Don Westbrook

      I struggled knowing that this camp still had much more to offer I couldn’t get it out of my head. There was no doubt in my mind that this cavalry camp had to be holding more than a few bullets and common…

Battle of Pocotaligo 1862. By Don Westbrook.

    I have been fortunate enough to travel to multiple states with my XP Deus in search of American Civil War relics. This specific trip landed me in South Carolina in search of relics from the Battle of Pocotaligo. In 1862, Union Brigadier General…