Monthly Archives: August 2013

“Dig Fellas” to Air September 4th…

Just saw this item on Mike Post’s Facebook site, and thought I would pass it along. “Dig Fellas” debuts September 4th on the Travel Channel, and features Bill Ladd and Howard Hewitt, two tekkies who have been sharing their videos on YouTube for some time.  Continue reading


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With All Due Respect Harry…?

Yesterday I shared a 2010 idea of one Nigel Swift (a.k.a. Heritage Harry). It was called the Ethical Metal Detecting Association.  I brought it up only because Mr. Swift decided to ressurect from it’s deathbed and give it new life (see here).  Not sure why? Perhaps he ran out of new anti-tekkie material? If so he should have contacted his “bosum buddy” Warsaw Wally. No shortage of venom there… Continue reading


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Are We About to Lose the Seas too?

Please, read John Howland’s latest update in the Malamute Saloon.  It’s important and just another indication of the battle we are engaged in and one we better not ignore. The pastime is being attacked from many quarters and now they are looking at the ocean floor…. they want it ALL! Continue reading


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This Thugwit Needs to Get Hoiking!

Really anxious to get out and hoik a few historically significant and hopefully valuable relics out of the ground, but the weather has been much too HOT.   Perhaps I need to consider a little nighthawking or better yet sort through those boxes of Anglo Saxon items I have in the garage and put a few up on Ebay.  Continue reading


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Diva in Wally’s Dog House…

Well, apparently the tekkie police in Poland are out in full force. My mention of Allyson Cohen’s photo on the most recent Searcher magazine brought forth this little essay.

The troll extraordinaire just couldn’t resist but then we all know he lives and dies for that ultimate tekkie insult. Continue reading


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Is Wally a Tightwad?

Well my friend in Warsaw has been spending a lot of time visiting my blog of late, and while I do appreciate his interest he needs to learn what the term  “tongue in cheek” means. You see his “one size fits all” view of us often backfires, as indicated  HERE. Continue reading


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Your Chance to Win a Detector & Help A Friend in Need…

As you know I have been sharing the story of Ken MacIntyre, the son of Lisa MacIntyre, archaeologist, and want to thank all of you who have donated.  I am very proud to be part of this pastime.

I also mentioned that we were not done helping, and over the past few days the gang at American Magazine’s  Relic Roundup and I have been contacting the manufacturers and magazines, asking for their help, and they, like you, have responded graciously. So mark it down folks….on the October 21st Relic Roundup Show YOU could be the owner of a: Continue reading

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