Monthly Archives: October 2016

Turn Your Favorite Headphones Wireless…

Thanks to John Howland for the following product review.  For the record John and I will review anything.  Just send it along with a bottle of Bowmore 25 Year Old Scotch, and we’re good to go. Continue reading

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A Little of Dis, a Little Bit of Dat…

IN BETWEEN NAPS

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Not a lot going on in my world that would be of interest to you all unless of course you want to hear about my hernia? No? Well maybe next time….

Anyway I’ve been meaning to share a good read from James Fielding ‘s new blog, “Detecting an Attitude”. The article is called Helping to Find Lost Things: The Art of the Search”.  I think you will enjoy it. Continue reading

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The Latest From Across the Pond, via John Howland

FROM THE MALAMUTE SALOON

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News to gladden the hearts of all treasure hunters.

Lee Rossiter who discovered the so-called Hammerton Ring – a 15th century Tudor gold ring – with his metal detector near Harrogate, Yorkshire, in April 2015, has sold it to for a hefty undisclosed sum in a private sale to a firm of Mayfair, London, dealers.

The ring, a double-bezel chased finger ring, is set with an emerald and a ruby and is engraved in the medieval French style. Mr Rossiter correctly reported his find to the appropriate authorities in accordance with the prevailing Treasure Act whereupon it was declared ‘treasure’ under the Act. It was later returned to him. The money raised from the sale is being shared with the landowner. Continue reading

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How Intimate are you?

I’ve been a big fan of chef Jacques Pepin for many years and when I saw this recent quote of his on a Facebook page it got me thinking about how it also relates to metal detecting and our pastime…….. Continue reading

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The Next Big Haul…

I see a lot of very cool finds being posted online and a lot of them come from the likes of Dave Wise and Todd Hiltz, whose stories and videos I’ve shared here over the years (if you are on Facebook check out their New England Cellar Dwellers page).  Continue reading

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