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A Guest Post by Joe Patrick…

After watching the Joe Patrick interviews I conned him into writing a guest post for Stout Standards and I know you will enjoy it.  First off most tekkies who have been around any length of time know who Joe Patrick is … Continue reading

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Let me tell you about Joe Cook…

As you know I have a website http://www.stoutstandards.com.   Today I updated it with my feelings and memories of Joe Cook,  who passed away yesterday.  I typically copy my updates from the website and post them here on my blog, but … Continue reading

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Bob Sickler, the Detectorist…

Not sure how many of you know the name Bob Sickler, but those of us who have been around the hobby for anytime certainly do.  Bob’s background, accomplishments and contributions are well known and his book “Detectorist” is without a doubt one … Continue reading

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Ponderings From Over the Hill…

I have no doubt that after you read what I am about to say you will call me a few choice names, laugh and label me an old hoiker who is out of touch and over the hill. Well no argument here. I am an … Continue reading

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Butch Holcombe, American Digger…

More Q & A and this time it’s Butch Holcombe.  Butch really needs no introduction. His name and his American Digger magazine is synonymous with treasure hunting and more precisely, relic hunting.  Thank you Butch…

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Detectors…My Take!

I get emails via the “contact me” link almost every week asking my advice on detectors. Which one to buy, which one do I use and which one is the best. I try to reply as best I can but it’s … Continue reading

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News for the New Year…

2017, we made it.  Not sure how but we’re here and hopeful that you will treat us a little kinder this time around.  Fay and I deserve it! ************** THE SEARCHER HAS ARRIVED My doppelgänger in the UK John Winter just informed me … Continue reading

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How Intimate are you?

I’ve been a big fan of chef Jacques Pepin for many years and when I saw this recent quote of his on a Facebook page it got me thinking about how it also relates to metal detecting and our pastime……..

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Friday Foolishness!

Back in November of last year I had a little fun with Stats and Abbreviations. Guess what?  I have more!! Save them and study them. There will be a test.

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Tell a Thousand Lies…

After taking a lot of grief from tekkie filmmakers over my last post I’m quite happy to turn this one over to the big bopper across the pond….thanks John.

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