I was flattered today to find this story about me helping people find lost rings. The Herald Leader is Lexington’s largest newspaper. More information about finding lost items can be found here.
Dianna emailed me about having her rings missing in the back yard – but that her 3-year-old had told her pretty much where they were lost. “Behind the tree” she said. So that’s where I started looking. Running with my ring program on the Minelab
In 2012, I located Mr. Edward Yellman’s dog tags laying side by side while metal detecting. I looked him up in an online database and then did some sleuthing through real estate transactions, obituaries and so forth to locate him, including a mailing address.
Found a nice wedding band today for First Sergeant Fairchild of the 577th Sapper Co in a small park in Lexington. He’s served in the Army National Guard for 14 years as a Combat Engineer, and surprisingly had used metal detectors for mine clearning
(if the above video won’t play, please use this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3mej_9tSp8) This Google Hangout video was produced by National Trust for Historic Preservation was meant to correspond with their Winter 2015 edition of Preservation Magazine (linked at bottom.) – We discussed cooperation with metal detectorists
A farm manager contacted me regarding the loss of his pocket pistol while he was mowing at his farm. Of course, their primary concern was the safety of any kids who might find the gun – it was small and could be mistaken for
Chris Espenshade, regional director of Commonwealth Cultural Resources Group and I have been talking on and off about avocational detectorist partnerships with archaeologists since last year, and today he emailed me to let me know of a new program being held in Chicago on
It wasn’t long after I bought my Deus that I realized I needed some full enclosure headphones. I was hunting an old Odd Fellows’ Home in KY that was next to a busy roadway. The WS4 headphones for Deus are lovely in a
Last week I started on a brand new detecting/archaeology volunteering/partnership working with my friend, the “Bourbon Archaeologist” Nick Laracuente. Our new project is surveying and excavation of the Jack Jouett distillery in Kentucky. (You can get involved in this project by visiting this page.) For the
I’ve even taken to making pages about ice storm predictions and winter weather