It was going to be a perfect weather day for detecting – highs in the 50s, no rain. I gave a call to a great property owner in Bourbon County, KY with whom I’d discussed detecting his 1810 family homestead and he welcomed me to come detecting. I’d been there before in the Summer and
My friend and journalist Tom Eblen spent time to understand the hobby, arrange a new place and travel with me to document the search. I think he did a great job and am proud to share this article with you all. If you’re new to my blog, welcome! If you have property you’d like
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 bit based on feedback from others. I will try to run 7-8 minutes on live
The house looked perfect. As soon as I put my coil to the ground I knew my day was going to be a tough one. Iron filled soil immediately nulled out my machine and I had to switch to the slow, brutal two-tone ferrous approach for the rest of the day. I started out late
I decided to hit a local town and do some freestyling. I drove around a bit in a historic area and ended up seeing a place with a beautiful big yard, dating from around 1830-1840. I built up the nerve and knocked on the door. The owner couldn’t be any nicer. He had bought the
Here’s my latest live dig video, eight minutes long. This is my most successful video edit in terms of clarity I’ve done. I was doing my live digs wrong before (editing in wrong mode) but now have it down. Enjoy in HD for full effect.
I love digging silver. This beauty came out of the plug after a solid 14-47 at 6″ (be sure and check out the live dig video – this coin is dug near the end.
This past weekend have done pretty well with the Silver – Rosie, Two Mercs and a Beautiful 1916 Barber. I also got a mystery pendant I’m working to identify. And a cool old container. Saturday I also pulled a 5-coin pocketspill (1910s!!!) that had no silver in it (with a live dig on video to be