Monthly Archives: November 2013

Warsaw Wally, a.k.a. Mr. Wonderful!

It’s no secret that I check out Warsaw Wally’s blog every day.  I do it because it makes me realize just how good I have it, and how lucky I am to live here in the good ole USA.  No matter what issues I might be dealing with I can always count on feeling better after skimming through his repetitive, piss and moan “poor me” posts.  Continue reading

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Bob Sickler..a Guest Post

You’ve heard me talk about Bob Sickler quite often here, and I am proud to say I conned him into writing a guest post. Bob is the author of “The Detectorist” and was responsible for many articles and fields tests over the years for Western & Eastern Treasures.   Hopefully he will consider doing more writing. His insight and technical knowledge about all things treasure hunting has been sorely missed.  Thanks Bob! Continue reading

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Which Detector Should I Buy?

I often receive emails from detectorists asking what detectors I would recommend or what did I think about this model or that model.  Well, let me try to answer  this once again…. Continue reading

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Dear Archaeologist…

Dear Archaeologist:

I am a detectorist. Someone who enjoys metal detecting in my spare time.  I have been involved in this recreational pastime now for just about 40 years, and have benefited greatly from it. It is an outdoor endeavor that has undoubtedly been good for my physical health as well as my mental well being.  I have also become interested in history as a result. Continue reading

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Ah, the Age of Technology!

I was reading the most recent issue of American Digger magazine, and really enjoyed the “The Hole Truth” article on the last page.  “The Hole Truth” is Butch Holcombe’s place to get on his soapbox, sound off, tell it like is, and express his opinions (or as I like to call them “brainfarts”).  Sorry Butch…. Continue reading

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