Monthly Archives: February 2018

More Musings (Brainfarts)…


Just to inspire you on this uniquely sunny Sunday! It’s part of the aging process or at least I hope so….. Continue reading

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West Jersey Detecting with Neil Schwartz (Q&A)

The above photo of Neil Schwartz (with his 1795 Flowing Hair half dime) is from my 2013 book”In Search of Treasure”.  I could have included any number of Neil’s finds simply because there have been so many spectacular ones but this one really stood out. Neil will tell you about it and more right here… Continue reading

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Here’s the Scoop!


Been a slow few days though my bug is back from the shop and so far so good. Being bug free was not fun. I also decided I needed to work harder to increase my readership. Five is just not a lot….. Continue reading

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All Fobbed Up!

As a followup to my last post… I’ve encountered another glitch in the newer is better BS. My new (used) Beetle is in the shop already. Continue reading

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Do Think Twice, it’s Alright!

BEFORE YOU OPEN YOUR WALLET…

Is it worth the money? Can you really afford it? Will it really find more? Is it as advertised?  Exactly what features does it have that your current detector doesn’t have? Should you wait? Continue reading

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Monday Morning Manifesto…

 New to Me…

As if there weren’t enough searchcoils out there already we now have ‘Mars DD Recovery coils’. Yup, another that’s guaranteed to put more finds in your pocket and for those of you chomping at the bit to buy one why don’t you just save time and buy an Electroscope.  More money, same hype and you can retire the day after you use it!

MARS also offers items for those of you more interested in fame than in finding things…


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