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To make a metal detector, take an AM radio and tune it the highest end of the AM radio frequency, but not on a station that is broadcasting. Turn the volume up as loud as possible. The only noise heard should be static. ... More »

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A carbon monoxide detector typically lasts between five and seven years. Homeowners should check the back of a detector for a build date or expiration date in order to know when it is due for replacement. More »

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Learn to operate a metal detector by first practicing with metal items of different kinds to distinguish the different sounds the detector makes for each type of metal. If the beeps are not distinct enough between valuab... More »

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Reviews of the XLT Spectrum metal detector are extremely positive. Most owners, including those who have purchased various other detectors, rate it among the best available on the market. As of October 2015, the XLT Spec... More »

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Learn to operate a metal detector by first practicing with metal items of different kinds to distinguish the different sounds the detector makes for each type of metal. If the beeps are not distinct enough between valuab... More »

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Some tips for metal detecting include choosing the right metal detector for the job, acquiring the correct tools and starting out in the backyard for practice. These strategies can help novice metal detectors begin searc... More »

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Home improvement or do-it-yourself store chains such as Lowe's and The Home Depot offer tool rental services, including metal detector rentals. Many lawn and landscaping stores, such as Sunbelt Rentals, also rent metal d... More »

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