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Finding artifacts

Discussion in 'Underwater Treasures' started by jfrano, Jun 8, 2014.

  1. jfrano

    jfrano Angel Fish

    I use a metal detector underwater , have tried using a propulsion vehicle to dig, unfortunately, these tend to be too powerful. Looking for the smallest device I could use to move sand in a controlled manner. Thanks
  2. akdeepdiver

    akdeepdiver Dive Shop

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Iowa Park, TX
    Ping pong paddle
  3. Zerovis

    Zerovis PADI Pro

    I just use a small plastic gardening trowel , plastic because I can scoop up some silt , sand and scan it if I need to other then that it works to fan away sand , try to fan the sand in the direction of the current
  4. Rich Keller

    Rich Keller Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: Long Island NY
    You could make a small air lift out of PVC pipe, a 1/4 turn valve and some tubing. This is something that is usually getting the air from the surface but it could be done on scuba with a set of doubles, one tank for you and the other to run the air lift.

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