2021 – Coming Attractions!

John Winter’s recent tongue in cheek post titled “Listicles” had me chuckling but I don’t want him to think he’s the only tekkie clairvoyant.  Here’s what I see for the year 2021. Continue reading


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Kimmie Price – Q & A

I doubt Kimmie Price needs an introduction. If you’re into detecting and on social media you know who she is and honestly she’s into so many things I got dizzied just thinking about them.  Anyway, enjoy and thank you Kimmie! Continue reading


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Shooting From the Hip…

Not much going on here at the Amesbury house of late but I’m okay with that because I am alive and kicking. Yup, too many testing positive, too many hospitalizations, too many dying and of much lesser importance it’s too damn hot to detect! Continue reading


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2020 – An Anomaly or a Sign of Things to Come?

Right here, right now…

It’s July, it’s hot, there’s a pandemic and so far 2020 has been a royal pain in the ass! You see I don’t have any desire to deal with triple digit temps, using a pick ax to recover a pulltab and I’m sure as hell not interested dealing with covid-19. Other than an occasional trip to the grocery store my excitement is walking out to the mailbox to get the bills. Continue reading


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Happy 4th…

Well here we are, July 4th, Independence Day 2020! A day that usually means beer, burgers and fireworks. This year however I’m a little leery.  2020 has been a booger bear in more ways than one and tomorrow? Hate to think…. Continue reading


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A Q&A with Julie Argent

It was 2011 when Julie Argent decided to join the rest of the family and started detecting. Today?  She’s showing them how it’s done! Thanks Julie for sharing… Continue reading


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A Way With Words…

John Howland


Asked my friend John Howland to help me with the glossary for my latest book but I think it was a mistake.  So far I’ve gotten these back…. Continue reading


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Whites Electronics…

I found out yesterday that White’s Electronics is closing it’s doors – hopefully not for good.

The White’s name and brand goes back many years and is responsible for a legion of dedicated users/fans who I’m sure will continue to be loyal if the company can somehow find a way to get back on track. This alone ought to be attractive to a potential buyer or investor.

My direct association with the company goes back to the early 80’s when the late Ken White Sr. took a personal interest in my endeavors to form a national organization for detectorists (FMDAC). He and Alan Holcombe supported the effort in numerous ways and I will forever be grateful for that assistance and for having known and been in their company.

Since then White’s has continued to support the pastime, as well as a great many worthwhile causes (often without fanfare or publicity) all the while producing a great product. Today I’m saddened yet hopeful that down the road White’s Electronics will once again be the sought after brand it deserves to be.

Good luck and Godspeed to everyone at White’s Electronics.



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A Q&A with KG & Ringy

Anybody swinging a coil knows who KG & Ringy are but do you know who George Wyant and Tim Saylor are? Well read on and find out…. Continue reading


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A Q&A with Ed Merrill

I suspect many of you are already familiar with the DetectEd Outdoors videos but if not let me introduce Ed Merrill, a born and bred New Englander whose finds and adventures make me homesick for the east coast.

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