YOU Got This…

My last few posts have been about the forthcoming MSF detectors and the competition to see who can capture the anxious buyer. What makes it even more interesting is that the marketing strategy has become somewhat testy with claims and rebuttals all over social media.  Of course that’s the nature of the beast, isn’t it? Just throw it out there, true of false, good or bad and folks will hear what they want to hear. Continue reading


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XP, Minelab, Nokta Makro – Will There be a Winner?

The Battle For Your Dollar

Interesting that battle lines seem to have been drawn, but instead of two adversaries we have three – the Aussies, the Turks and the French. Missing entirely from the equation? We Americans… Continue reading


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The Nokta Makro LEGEND…

Well today was the launch date for the new Nokta SMF detector, the LEGEND. For those of you who missed it I’m attaching the video at the end of this post. The Legend looks like a real winner, especially given it’s price (Expect sale prices even lower than the MSRP). Here are the specs.  Continue reading


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He Who Has the Most Followers…

Sorry folks but my brain is fried and I’m hurting just a little…here’s a throwback from May 2015.


The fact that we tekkies are able to stay in touch online is really pretty cool, but sometimes it results in heavy drama and knock ‘em dead arguments. Look around, you’ll find them on most every metal detecting forum, website or FB page. In fact online I am the meanest, toughest, metal detecting SOB in the country.  In reality?  I can’t whip my dog’s butt and hardly get out detecting anymore!  But hey online…. Continue reading


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Middling Miscellanies…

The Deus II

Well XP was the first to show it’s new detector and now those interested sit back and wait for it to be available.  Apparently this is the new marketing ploy for the manufacturers – hint at a new machine, tease about it’s features, announce it with a “coming soon” byline and wait to see how many pre-orders they receive. I get it completely but would it not be better to have it ready to go, ready to ship, ready to please? Continue reading


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Discrimination – It’s a Crapshoot!

I recently offered my untechnical, unprofessional and uncalled for opinion on the chatter/sensitivity problem and I thought, what the hell, if they bought that, why not share your take on discrimination and see if they bite twice. Well here goes….
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Q & A Down Under with DirtFishMish

I’d like you meet DirtFishMish from down under. I got to know Mish after seeing a few of her YouTube videos (nicely done).  Justifiably, and like a couple of other gal treasure hunters, Mish prefers to keep her real name and private life just that – private!  

Hope you enjoy and thanks Mish for taking the time to grace my blog… Continue reading


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Now We Sit and Wait…

Just maybe 2021 will be more exciting, more competitive than we thought? 

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Are We Becoming Overly Sensitive?

Crossing my fingers twice today. First I’m hoping against hope that my Giants can somehow beat the Cowboys, and next that the severe weather predicted for later tonight will not develop or not be all that bad. Anything after dark is not good, especially in the overnight hours.  Been there once and it’s worrisome…

On another note it seems noisy detectors are the trend anymore and I thought I would give you my very unscientific take…. Continue reading


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Beat Up…

Been kind of a rough week. Foot that I had surgery on is infected again, dermatologist beat the hell out of me (with more to come) and I’m over the moon tired. So while it’s not Thursday here’s a throwback from July 8, 2013. Have a great weekend and have two for me (because with antibiotics I can’t). Continue reading


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