Monthly Archives: March 2016

John Winter & US Dog Tags…

Having been real busy with moving into our new/used home, I’ve been out of touch with a lot of what has been going on within the metal detecting community and industry. Then again, I have been out of touch with a lot of things of late. Just ask my wife.

Anyway, my good friend and fellow blogger John Winter helped me out with a guest post….. Continue reading


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A Treasure Hunter’s Treasure Hunter…

It has been quite some time since I’ve heard from Richard Ray.  Emails and messages went unanswered, and I became a little concerned. Yesterday I found out that Richard passed away January 16. Continue reading


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It’s All About the Grape!

Missouri Nick commented on my last post

The activity of treasure hunting, coin shooting, and/or relic hunting is not show business or pathetic displays of ego. If that is your thing get into politics and leave the serious folks alone. Quit degrading the activity by making it look like a big joke! Thanks for the opportunity to respond and express my opinion about this, Mr. Stout.” Continue reading


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It’s the Cabernet Speaking…

It’s Wednesday night, and I am now on my fourth glass of Cabernet, and take no responsibility for what I am about to write…

corkscrewI’m positive that I am now in a time warp, another era, and I am not sure I can get back or adapt. I’m still reeling from the tornado, working hard to make a new house a home, and treasure hunting as I know it, or perhaps it’s “as I used to know it”, is suddenly foreign to me. Continue reading


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New Stuff!

Just got an email from Dan Sivilich, an old friend from the Garden State, and it read as follows…

Hi Dick,

I hope all is well.  I am finally published.  See the attached.  Just got my copy and Oklahoma did a great job.  Real high quality work. Maybe now people will stop identifying mashed/chewed lead shot as being associated with a field hospital like on “Diggers”.  THEY WERE CHEWED BY PIGS!



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Been Busy…

I know I have been AWOL, delinquent, missing in action and I apologize. Just tied up buying another home, or should I say house, because honestly a house is not a home until there are memories there, and given the circumstances, that will take a while. Continue reading

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