Digging and Recovery Tools
The Big John Metal Detecting Hand Digger is an accessory and tool that every detectorist must have by default as part of their kit. It is especially useful when detecting in well-manicured lawns where you want to leave no trace that you had every detected there.
The Big John Metal Detecting Relic Spade is designed for detecting in fields and parks where you may have to dig a deeper hole than what a hand digger is capable of. It is made from 2mm grade 204 stainless steel and has been manufactured with quality and strength in mind. This shovel features serrated and sharpened edges which makes for easy cutting through roots, sods and wads. The shovel or blade part of the relic spade is tapered from top to bottom enabling you to pull out a neat plug. The angled and curved blade lessens the chance of mud and clay sticking to the shovel as would be the case with a flat shaped spade.
The Big John Metal Detecting Relic Spade: Mini Edition is a 3/4 length spade with a narrow, serrated blade and sharp-angled tip. Ideal for coin-shooters needing to dig small, neat plugs.
Designed specifically for use in well-maintained gardens and parks where you need to dig smaller and neater plugs than you would in a field.
The BIG John Mini Pick is ideal for metal detectorists hunting for targets in hard ground and clay as can be found in the South Africa veld.
Weighing only 450g, the BIG John Mini Pick can be carried with ease. The pick head can be separated from the wooden handle for easy storage and safe transportation.
The Big John Metal Detecting Sand Scoop size Large is a full round design with a long handle. It measures 21cm in diameter, 32cm deep and is perforated with 8mm drainage holes allowing for fast drainage. The 1m long handle is perfect for use in chest deep water and gives great leverage. The Big John Sand Scoop size Large is... big, perfect for scooping up your find before the next wave rolls in, it is a sand eater.