The Best Way to Pinpoint a Target

What is the best way to sweep your metal detector to pinpoint a target?

When the detector detects a buried target, continue sweeping the search coil over the target in a narrowing side-to-side motion. Make a visual note of the exact spot on the ground where the detector beeps.

Stop the search coil directly over this spot on the ground. Then move the search coil straight forward away from you and straight back toward you a couple of times. Make a visual note of the exact spot on the ground where the detector beeps.

Repeat Steps 1-2 at a right angle to the original search line, making an “X” pattern. The target should be directly below the “X” at the point of the loudest response.

 

Pinpointing Your Target

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