Many people ask “why” Metal Detectorists wear ex military or camouflage clothing, the answer is simple, tough, rugged, and shower proof as standard, whilst the older water proof clothing is exactly that, waterproof…

As can be seen on the left, these waterproof R.A.F. Trousers have seen better days but, i do not maintain them as i should… I would advocate that you wear a pair of knee pads [- more on that later & i will show how and why i wear the knee pads -]

If the weather permits, you should wear what ever you want, but, in my opinion, wear long trousers and be wary of shorts, with the right trousers, you can slip in knee pads, that’s why i suggest Castle wear trousers, these are industrial, comfortable and fits the criteria of what we as a metal detectorist get up to whilst out in a field…