Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bournemouth Brief…


Mary Shafer has a great website and her latest article Detecting Culture is spot on…

Take your time with Land Matters….could help in your research….

Otherwise as far as I’m concerned, meh…. Continue reading


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Just One of those Days…

Another rainy day and nothing much going on here in my little corner of the world. Haven’t been out detecting of late, lost two very dear friends last week and the Pug Bug is no longer parked in front of the house. Other than that everything is hunky dory…. Continue reading


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Believe It or Not, Howland Talks About Sensitivity…

Heavy rain, dreary day here in Texas but Digger Dog bravely charged out the back door, held two very quick ‘bidness’ meetings, had his morning chow and is now back in bed. What a guy!  Anyway today is perfect for an update from across the pond.  This from the Malamute Saloon and John Howland. Continue reading


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This & That and a Reminder…

Was looking through a few of the older entries in my very badly constructed website and came across the Texas Antiquities Act…worth sharing again in case you tax paying Texas tekkies think it’s a level playing field. Continue reading


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From the Treasure Hunter’s Express…

In the past I’ve talked about Paul Tainter, his Treasure Expo’s and his Treasure Hunter’s Express. It’s a quarterly publication that is always filled with information that’s useful and often intriguing. The following is just a small sampling of the types of articles featured in the Express, information that is not readily available to modern treasure hunters but is still very much applicable and timeless information. Continue reading


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I’ll Show You Mine if You…

I find it rather amusing that a large majority of detectorists like to wear camouflage yet will pivot on a dime and shout “hey everybody look at what I found”.  Yup, happens all the time and sooner or later it’s going to bite a few of them on the ass. Continue reading


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