Game On…

I’ve been in awe of the overseas manufacturers and how they design and market their products. They’re very cognizant of what their competition is doing and they respond accordingly, scrambling to one up each other every chance they get. It’s great for the pastime and especially the end user. I don’t see that happening with the American companies. Continue reading


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Reading further will not increase your finds, tell you how to play the nail/dime/board game, give you ammunition to brag about how  your detector is better than the other guy’s or tell you when that just announced “greatest detector since white bread” will see the light of day….


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Remembering 9/11…

Today is September 11th and a date that America will always remember.  The following is a repeat and how Fay and I remembered that day and how grateful we were and are to be Americans.  Continue reading


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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

It’s throwback Thursday and given all the excitement and speculation about a new detector I’m sharing two old posts that I think might be appropriate. Happy hunting, have one for me…. Continue reading


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Here We Go Again…

Well here we go again. It’s Minelab’s turn to once again tap your brain, get you guessing, get you nervous and anxious and most important, get you to hold off buying another brand of detector. Yup the new game is now about the Minelab Manticore. Continue reading


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Tied Up…

Been real busy getting things in storage ready for auction and haven’t really given detecting much thought. Hopefully by the end of next week this will all be over and if the weather forecasters are correct, I might be able to dig a little…. Continue reading


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A Grab Bag of Diddly

Had one of the best days hunting in some time today. Was headed to the neighborhood market (a.k.a. Wally Mart) and when I stepped out of the bug I saw two dimes on the ground. I bent over to pick them up and caught a glimpse of a bill under the car next to me. Continue reading


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The Legend Updates – a Partial Bystander’s Take…

It’s been interesting reading the various reactions and responses to the Nokta Legend updates. It seems to be a love or hate affair with a lot of in-betweens. Personally I think they’re great but before I go any further let me state upfront I’m somewhat partial to the Nokta company, it’s products and how they’re listening to the needs of the end user.  Continue reading


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Nuff Said…

It’s HOT and it’s Thursday. Nuff said! Here’s a throwback from July 2014….

 If I Had Listened to Others

Over the years you detect a lot sites, and of course those you remember most are those that resulted in as lot of great finds.  I was reminded of one of my favorites when a friend forwarded this recent YouTube video. Continue reading


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Bringing the Heat…

Was reading the morning paper with my breakfast yesterday and when I got to my horoscope (I’m a Gemini) I thought someone was playing a cruel joke.  The last two sentences read “Studies reveal buried treasure. Dig a little”.  Continue reading


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