Monthly Archives: June 2018


Back in the 70’s and 80’s it used to be relatively easy to find a lot of silver. That’s because it also used to be relatively easy to find someplace to swing your coil. Things have changed…. Continue reading

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Cliff Stefens 1932 – 2018…

Forgive a second Q&A post within a week but it’s very much justified at this time. You see I just belatedly found out that I lost a very dear friend, Cliff Stefens.  Senior detectorists in and around the Philadelphia area know what a rock star Cliff was and to say he will be missed is an understatement. My very belated and sincere condolences to Fran and the entire Stefens family.

Cliff, thanks for being my friend. RIP and good hunting!

I wrote the following for Western & Eastern Treasures quite a few years ago and because of that the photo quality is somewhat lacking…. Continue reading


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Q & A with Rechey Davidson

I first met Rechey Davidson a little over 30 years ago when I moved to Texas. He belonged to a couple of local clubs and always had outstanding finds and displays. He was not just into metal detecting, he lived it.  Suffice to say nothing has changed after all this time. Thanks Rechey! Continue reading


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Is the Handwriting on the Wall?

This is a topic I’ve discussed in the past and it’s even clearer to me today as I try and find a place to detect…. Continue reading


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