Monthly Archives: October 2017

Another Dose…

In a funk of late and pondering the future of Stout Standards.  In the meantime here’s a popular post (according to my stats) from December of 2015. 

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How Howland Sees It…

Next to getting married or divorced, buying a decent metal detector is probably the most money many of us will ever spend in a lifetime. If you’ve got the gear but no idea, or, are on the cusp of joining the illustrious band of international treasure hunters, here’s a few pointers. Continue reading


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News, Advice and Brainfarts…Take Your Pick!

Nursing a sore throat, watery eyes, runny nose and lots of aches and pains at the moment so not up to my usual brilliant level of communication. I do however have a few “who gives a rat’s ass” comments to pass along.  Don’t say I didn’t warn you….. Continue reading


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Q & A with Greg Toney (a.k.a. SCdigger)

If you are not familiar with Greg Toney see if this rings a bell.

Hope you enjoy and thanks Greg for taking the time to do this. I appreciate it….. Continue reading


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Hammy Sammy is back!

After a short hiatus “Hammy Sammy” is back.  Sammy (a.k.a. Samantha Jane Nye) is no stranger to many detectorists but if the name is not familiar sit back and enjoy.  Oh and despite having only started out in 2011 her finds will put many long time detectorists to shame. Thanks Sammy. Continue reading


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Eureka Moment?

John Howland offers up a little food for thought and it’s from a few years ago. Give it a read and see what you think? I found it interesting and it reminded me of ‘reverse discrimination’, another creative user designed aid. Thanks John. Continue reading


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A Little Tuesday Twaddle…

Just a few thoughts, observations and brainfarts on an overcast Tuesday. Randomness at its finest or if you prefer, utter bullshit. The choice is yours.. I really don’t care. Continue reading


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