Reviews

We have done various field tests and book reviews in the past, here are the products and books we’ve reviewed and the corresponding back issue that you can then order.

Field Tests

Here is a list of the products we have tested and the issue in which they appeared:

  • Garrett AT MAX, Desi Dunne, January 2017.
  • Minelab PRO-FIND 15 and 35, Gordon Heritage, January 2017.
  • Fisher F75 SE and Karma coil, Daniel Spencer December 2018
  • XP HF elliptical coil - Gary Cook, Nov 2017
  • C-Scope wireless headphone system, David Rees, Nov 2017
  • Minelab Gold Monster 1000, Neil Jones, October 2017
  • Whites Ground Hawg shovel, Daniel Spencer, October 2017
  • Black Ada sand scoop, Daniel Spencer Sept 2017
  • Scuba Tector, Daniel Spencer, Sept 2017
  • Nokta Impact, Pt 2 Expert settings, large coil, wireless headphones, Daniel Spencer, Sept 2017
  • XP Deus HF elliptical coils, Gary Blackwell, Aug 17 
  • Voltz power pac, Daniela Spencer, Aug 2017 
  • Deteknix HD headphones for Deus WS4, Daniel Spencer, July 2017.
  • Coin Finder Junior, Daniel Spencer, July 2017
  • Nokta Impact Part 1, Daniel Spencer, June 2017
  • XP MI-6 Pinpointer, V4 and HF Coil, Gary Smith, May 2017
  • Rutus Alter 71, Search Ed', May 2017
  • Whites MX Sport - Adam Staples, April 2017
  • Black Ada Gladius spade, Gary Smith, January 2017
  • Makro Racer 2, Search Ed', November 2016
  • Garrett Ace 300i and 400i, Adam Staples October 2016
  • Teknetics G2+LTD, Search Ed' September 2016
  • Nokta FORS Relic, Adam Staples, August 2016
  • FBS technology explained, Gordon Heritage, June 2016
  • C-Scope CS2MX, Desi Dunne, May 2016
  • Whites TREASUREpro, Derek McLennan, April 2016.
  • Deteknix Wire Free headphones, Liam Nolan, March 2016
  • Garrett Pro-pointer II, February 2016, Derek McLennan
  • Minelab GO-FIND 20, 40 and 60, December 2015, Gordon Heritage
  • White's TreasureMaster, November 2015
  • Teknetics Digitek, Desi Dunne, October 2015
  • Makro Racer, Desi Dunne and Search Ed, August 2015
  • Nokta Pointer, Desi Dunne, July 2015.
  • Garrett Pro-Pointer AT, Adam Staples, May 2015.
  • Garrett ATX, Search Ed, May 2015
  • Fisher F19, Search Ed', April 2015.
  • Makro Probe, Adam Staples, February 2015
  • Viking VK10+, Search Ed', January 2015
  • Nokta FORS CoRe, Search Ed', November 2014.
  • Tips and Tricks for Deus Users by Adam Staples, October 2014.
  • XP Deus v3.2 with 11' coil, Search Ed', August 2014
  • White's Bullseye TRX pinpointer - John Winter, July 2014
  • Advanced Techniques: CTX3030 Part 2 - Gordon Heritage, June 2014
  • Advanced Techniques: CTX3030 Part 1 - Gordon Heritage, May 2014
  • White's MX5, February 2014, Search Ed'
  • Detech Winner, January 2014, Search Ed'
  • Nokta Velox, December 2013, Search Ed'
  • Product Review: Minelab Pro-Swing 45, October 2013, Gordon Heritage
  • Teknetics Eurotek Pro, October 2013, Search Ed'
  • Deeptech Vista Gold, August 2013, Search Ed'
  • Deeptech Vista Smart, June 2013, Search Ed'
  • Fisher Goldbug DP, May 2013, Search Ed'
  • Coiltek New coils, April 2013, Search Ed
  • Nokta Golden Sense, March 2013, Search Ed'
  • NEL Coils, Feb 2013, Search Ed'
  • Nokta RS Pinpointer, Dec 2012, John Winter
  • Garrett AT Gold, Nov 2012, Search Ed'
  • Field techniques: Coiltek coils, Oct 2012, Search Ed'
  • C-Scope CS6MXi, Sept 2012, Search Ed'
  • Minelab CTX 3030 Part Two, August 2012, Search Ed'
  • Minelab CTX 3030 Part One, July 2012, Search Ed'
  • White's VX3, June 2012, Search Ed'
  • Rutus Jupiter, May 2012, Search Ed'
  • Fishers F2, 4 & 5, April 2012, Search Ed'
  • Coiltek X-Terra coil, Mar 2012, Search Ed'
  • Deus Coil, Feb 2012, Search Ed'
  • Teknetics G2, Jan 2012, Search Ed'
  • Minelab Excalibur II, Dec 2011, Gary Bankhead
  • White's Prizm 6T, Nov 2011, Search Ed'
  • E-Trac Advanced Technique, Oct 2011, Gordon Heritage
  • C-Scope 3MX, Sept 2011 by Search Ed'
  • T2 Black Special Edition, August 2011, by Search Ed'
  • XP Gmaxx 2, July 2011, by Search Ed'
  • Fisher F75 Special Edition, June 2011, by Searcher Ed'
  • Minelab GPX 4800 & 5000, May 2011, by Search Ed'
  • Garrett AT Pro International, April 2011, by Search Ed'
  • Garrett EuroAce, January 2011, by Search Ed'
  • Arado 320, October 2010, by Search Ed'
  • XP Deus, July 2010, by Search Ed'
  • Whites Spectra V3, March 2010 by Search Ed'
  • Evergreen's Golden Mask 3+, October 09 by Search Ed'
  • SEF 8x6 coil by Search Ed', July 09
  • Minelab's X-Terra 305, 505 & 705 by Search Ed', June 09
  • Freedomphones by John Winter, May 09
  • Minelab's Safari by Search Ed', January 09
  • The Cobra Spade/Seat by John Winter, December 08
  • Secon's TREX 204 by Search Ed', December 08
  • Minelab E-Trac by Search Ed', November 08
  • Garrett Pro-Pointer by John Winter, November 08
  • Secon UPEX 728 by Search Ed', October 08
  • SEF Coils by Search Ed', September 08
  • Stanley Gibbons, Zoom Microscope by John Winter, August 08
  • XP Adventis 2 by Search 'Ed, August 08
  • Fisher F75 by Search 'Ed, May 08
  • Garmin GPS' by Search 'Ed, April 08
  • Minelab GPX 4000 by Search Ed', March 08
  • Wolf Trax, August 07
  • Minelab Explorer SE Field Test Part Two, June 07
  • Minelab Explorer SE Field Test Part One, April 07
  • Viking VK40, January 07
  • XP Goldmax Power, October 06
  • Minelab X-Terra 70, July 06
  • Fisher ID Edge, June 06
  • Minelab X-Terra 50, April 06
  • Trident I & II, January 06
  • Highland Innovations Radio Adaptor, September 05 & Cordless Headphones Tesoro Cibola, July 05
  • Garrett Ace 250, June 05
  • Adventis, May 05
  • Garrett Ace 150, April 05
  • XP ADX 100, March 05
  • Tesoro Tejon, January 05

Book Reviews

Here is a list of the books we have reviewed, who reviewed them and the issue in which they appeared:

  • Cloth Seals by Stuart Elton, reviewed by John Winter, July 2017
  • 50 Finds from Wiltshire and 50 Finds from Hampshire reviewed by Brian Read, June 2017
  • 50 Finds from Cumbria by Dot Boughton reviewed by Peter Spencer, November 2016.
  • Henry III voided long cross pennies by Gerry Slevin reviewed by Peter Spencer, September 2016
  • 50 Finds from Lincolnshire by Adam Daubney reviewed by Peter Spencer, September 2016
  • Garrett AT PRO/Gold RNB power plus batteries, Andy Sabisch, July 2016
  • 50 Finds from Cheshire by Vanessa Oakden reviewed by Brian Read, March 2016
  • Hoards, Hidden History by Eleanor Ghey reviewed by Peter Spencer, March 2016
  • The Jersey Hoard - Le Catillion II by Richard Miles and Reg Mead reviewed by Chris Rudd, December 2015
  • Late Roman Bronze Coinage by Guido Bruck reviewed by Peter Spencer, June 2015.
  • Roman Coins and their Valuesby David R. Sear, reviewed by Peter Spencer, June 2015.
  • Coins of England 2015, Spink, reviewed by Peter Spencer, May 2015.
  • Maps: their untold stories by Rose Mitchell and Andrew Janes reviewed by Chris Kutler, January 2015
  • Boar Horse by Matthew Rich reviewed by Peter Spencer, November 2014.
  • The Staffordshire Hoard (new edition) by Kevin Leahy and Roger Bland reviewed by Peter Spencer, October 2014.
  • Legends of Moneyers, Short cross coinage by Gerry Slevin reviewed by John Winter, September 2014.
  • The Saga of the Middleham Jewel by Vera Seaton reviewed by John Winter, August 2014
  • Britain's First Coins by Chris Rudd reviewed by Peter Spencer 
  • Coin Yearbook, published by Token Publishing reviewed by Peter Spencer, Feb 2014
  • Counterfeit Coins of England and the UK by Ken Peters reviewed by Peter Spencer, Nov 2013
  • Inside the Metal Detector by George Overton and Carl Moreland reviewed John Winter, April 2013
  • Coins of England & the UK by Philip Skingley reviewed by Peter Spencer, April 2013
  • Russian Cloth Seals in Britain (trade, Textiles and Origins) by John Sullivan reviewed by Peter Spencer, March 2013
  • Anglo Saxon Counterfeits by Tony Abramson reviewed by Peter Spencer, Feb 2013
  • The Yorkshire Numismatist Volume 4 reviewed by Peter D. Spencer, Jan 2013.
  • The Brussels Hoard of 1908; The Long cross coinage of Henry III by Ron Churchill and Bob Thomas reviewed by Mike Cuddeford, Nov 2012
  • Anglo-Saxon art by Leslie Webster reviewed by Peter D. Spencer, Sept 2012
  • DVD's on Saxon Gold and the Titanic Collection produced by National Geographic reviewed by John Winter, July 2012.
  • The Romans who Shaped Britain written by Sam Moorhead and David Stuttard reviewed by Peter Spencer, June 2012.
  • Life in Roman London written by Simon Webb reviewed by Brian Read, April 2012.
  • Coins of England & the UK written by Philip Skingley reviewed by Peter Spencer, April 2012.
  • Counterfeit Coins of Roman Britain by Ken Peters reviewed by Peter Spencer, Mar 2012
  • Shallow Water Hunting Explained DVD reviewed by John Winter, Jan 2012.
  • History Year by Year by Dorling Kingsley reviewed by John Winter, Jan 2012.
  • Treasures from Sutton Hoo by Gareth Williams reviewed by Peter Spencer, Jan 2012.