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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John Schmidt – Mr. Tek

Got thinking about the Q & A blog posts and realized that I had featured tekkies using just about all the detector brands except Fisher and Tek.  I immediately thought of two, John Schmidt and Greg Toney and both have agreed to participate.  Continue reading


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Sit Back and We’ll Do the Work For You…

The Day We Stopped Listening….

I’m not good with dates and even worse remembering times and places but I think it started in the early 1980’s. A time when there was not a lot of competition and a time when a detectorist was only concerned about where he was going to detect, not whether he could. Continue reading


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The Suspense is Over!

Well the big secret is finally out with Minelab introducing the Equinox multi-frequency series of detectors.  They were unveiled in somewhat spectacular fashion at Detectival, the large weekend event in Oxfordshire county, England.

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Off the Top Of My Head…

First let me send extra good vibes to all my friends in Florida. Don’t think I need to say much more. Hunker down, stay safe and if you want, have one for me… Hurricane Irma is nothing to fool around with…

Next been a little busy with a neighborhood effort and apologize for just getting around to the blog.  Continue reading


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Unadorned Fundamentals…

Want to be a successful detectorist without a lot of fanfare? Well here’s my take and guess what?  You can do it alone. No need for a posse, fan base or groupies and in fact with all the new participants it just might be the way to go…. Continue reading


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