Monthly Archives: December 2014

And Finally…

 ….a few overlooked articles and items to wind up 2014.  Hope your 2015 is a happy, healthy and prosperous one.

WHAT TO DO WITH THOSE CLAD PENNIES

AND IF THAT’S NOT YOUR CUP OF TEA

SAVING MARRIAGES Continue reading

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Looking Back…

2014

…has not been a good year for yours truly and for a lot of reasons, most of which I don’t care to discuss, nor are you interested in hearing.  My biggest regret or should I say biggest problem is my health. Continue reading

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Happy Holidays…

Thanks once again to John Howland for keeping things moving here on Stout Standards.   Hopefully I will be more into things after the holidays.  It’s been a difficult few days. 

Merry Christmas…. Continue reading

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Ho, Ho, Ho from the Malamute Saloon…

Dateline:  Bournemouth, England – December 21

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Wise Words (1)

Going through Bob Sickler’s outstanding book, Detectorist, first published in 1993, two of his musings leapt from the page. The first of which concerned PI machines and their propensity for elongated iron/ferrous objects: Bob poses the question if it’s technically possible for the signal to be transformed to visual display or readout which would go a long way in helping to overcome this tiresome aspect of PI machines. Continue reading

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My Shadow is Gone…

I had plans to share an update from John Howland, but the past two days have been somewhat of a blur.  Yesterday I lost my best friend and always present shadow, Barnum.  Continue reading

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A Little Bit of This and That…

EVERYTHING YOU NEVER WANTED TO KNOW AND WERE AFRAID TO ASK…. 

It seems no matter where I travel in cyberspace anymore, the mainstream tekkie is running on all cylinders…buying the best equipment, traveling, spending hours in the field, showing off his finds on social media and basically living the good life.  Continue reading

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A Potpourri of Treasure Hunting News…

REMEMBERING…

I recently mentioned the passing of Derek Ingram, and wanted to share a eulogy written by his family and friends at Regton, Ltd..

FAREWELL DEREK JOHN INGRAM

(Derek was a fascinating, talented man and  a major player in the early, formative years of treasure hunting, both in the UK  as well as here.  It was indeed a privilege to have known him and he will me missed… D.S.) Continue reading

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Paul Barford, a.k.a. ‘Mr. Congeniality’

Today’s post is written by John Howland and it’s about good ole ‘Warsaw Wally’.  You remember him don’t you? He’s the self-anointed, self-ordained savior of the archaeological blogosphere. The man who wakes up each morning to battle the ever evil detectorist/collector! Continue reading

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