Andy Sabisch

Q and A with Andy Sabisch

I had the honor and thrill of traveling to Cincinnati a couple weeks ago to attend the XP Deus Bootcamp that veteran detectorist Andy Sabisch conducts. Andy agreed to sit down for some Q and A. Enjoy. Andy is the author of the XP Deus Handbook as well as several other detector and detecting books.

CTX vs Deus

This is a repost from a metal detecting forum post. And THE best comparison of CTX vs Deus I have ever read. Big thanks to tnsharpshooter. How does the XP Deus and Minelab CTX 3030 / Etrac stack up against one another. For cherry picking out of manicured yards: Etrac gets the top spot. It’s TID is more reliable…


An argument against discrimination.

I was reading a Western and Eastern Treasure back issue that I bought from George Streeter’s shop and saw an interesting blurb about discrimination. When people start in the hobby I think they assume (as I did) that more discrimination is good. Iron? Yuck mask that out. Mid tones? Most nickles aren’t silver. And worse:…