Monthly Archives: January 2021

Old Homesites – Old Notes

While working on the new book I skimmed through old notes/writings that were part of my older books and decided to share a few tips on hunting homesites.  Nothing new or earthshattering and I’m pretty sure I’ve shared these here over the past 9 years, but if by chance they help one or two of you then they’re worth repeating. Stay safe… Continue reading


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I Smell Smoke!

Feeling a little under the weather and since it’s throwback Thursday here’s a blog post from back in 2012. It has nothing to do with detecting so all you die-hard tekkies can move on. If however you’re a die-hard carnivore and live in my neck of the woods this place is still smokin’ (and drawing crowds)….. Continue reading


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Metal Detecting 2021

Well I gave my tongue in cheek predictions for this year way back in August. Here’s my more serious😊, foot in mouth outlook –

2021 – What’s Coming?

Well my first response would be “given what happened in 2020 who the hell knows?”. The times they are a changing and not necessarily for the good. I’ll be 80 this year and I’ve never seen anything like it. Continue reading


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Oh the Places You’ll Go!You Used to Go!

Last night I was checking out a forum and saw an all too familiar post that said – thanks for the ad. I’m a real beginner at all this and wondering where’s the best place to go to learn my detector and start finding things”? And of course the responses where what you’d expect – “start in your backyard”, “head to the closest tot lot, school”, “make a test garden”, etc.. Continue reading


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