digging Archive

1910s Pocket Spill, Some Silver and Plug Repair 101

Did a video of some of my hunting Father’s day weekend.    Ended up a 6 silver weekend with 3 Rosies, 2 Mercs and a Barber dime, and did live dig video on two of them.  This video is fun because of a 5-coin 1910s pocketspill (copper and nickle.)  Enjoy and subscribe!

Metal Detecting Shovels – The Best Metal Detecting Digging Tools

A week ago, I made a stupid mistake.  I left my Lesche “Relic” metal detecting shovel at an old house.  When I returned, it was gone.  This review describes other relic-hunting shovels I’ve owned and why now, I’m in love with the Sampson.  Here’s the story. I was pissed to see $60 walk away to

Heath Hazards of Detecting in Warm Weather

Sunburn – when will I remember to put sunscreen on my neck? Dehydration – drink lots of water when you’re out.   A cooler is a great idea and they’re cheap. Tendonitis– detecting uses a lot of muscles – my Achilles tendon is strained now.  Stretching is a great idea, as is rotating your swing, changing how