In Central KY? Would you like me to search your property? Just email me here or leave a message at (270) 681-2659 and I'll get back to you right away.
Please include the location of your property so I can do a quick bit of research about the viability of our site, and whether my searching might conflict with archaeological activity in the area.
About This SiteThis site celebrates the hobby of responsible metal detecting as well as the role responsible detectorists can play in archaeology, preservation and education in the USA. Learn more here...
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Posts about FindsAre here
- Dick Stout on A Day at the Inn – Detecting the Site of a Stagecoach Inn in KY
- Metal Detecting old Stagecoach stop - 1826 Large Cent and more | Metal Detecting in the USA on Nailed It! Day 2 of Metal Detecting at Montpelier
- tinnyray on Wiggs Chemical Token – 1930s – Pre-Nazi Swastika on “Lucky Coin” Coupon.
- pulltabMiner on Wiggs Chemical Token – 1930s – Pre-Nazi Swastika on “Lucky Coin” Coupon.
- Dick Stout on One of my searches featured in Lexington Herald Leader newspaper
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All Hunts, Photos are Authentic!No planted finds or made up stories on this site. I do not film details about the places I hunt in order to protect the privacy of the landowners who grant me permission.
Tag Archives: equipment
When detecting, we tend to carry a lot of items on a belt, including a finds bag, pinpointer, digger and often other things. Most belts have cheap buckles that are a pain in the butt to remove, and are even … Continue reading
When metal detecting, I find that kneepads are a necessity. As you kneel to pinpoint and dig targets, your knees are exposed to all manner of rough surfaces, rocks, and other hazards. So, I go through 2-3 pair per … Continue reading
Here’s the latest high-definition live digs video including my day-long hunt at an 1860/1870 house, some great coins and a terrific artifact. I recommend you watch large and in HD. I cut down the length of the video a … Continue reading
I have the fever. I cannot drive through the countryside without adoring old properties. But often, It’s just not the right time to stop and ask permission to detect. I may be on my way somewhere else, or filthy because … Continue reading
Wanted to make a quick post that might save some others some hassles. Detecting without gloves is foolish. Glass, nails and other very nasty stuff resides a few inches underground. I’ve pulled at least a dozen razor blades this year … Continue reading
Best Metal Detecting Shovel for Urban Coinshooting: Lesche Sampson 31″ T-Handle Serrated Blade Shovel
A week ago, I made a stupid mistake. I left my Lesche “Relic” shovel at an old house. When I returned, it was gone. This review describes other shovels I’ve owned and why now, I’m in love with the Sampson. … Continue reading
For me, the main limiting factor for metal detecting is time. So if something can add 10 minutes per hunt for me, I’m all over it. I came across the Quick Belt Systems online recently and it struck me that this … Continue reading