Menu

etrac Archive

Two-ring wedding band recovery for Dianna in Lexington

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 E-trac, I turned the sensitivity down and low tones up.  “Can slaw”

Promising 1880s House Yields 2 Nice Finds in 30 Minutes

I have obtained permissions in a couple of houses in South East Central Kentucky and swung by one of them to check one out (I didn’t have time to do much hunting as I was heading over to see my beautiful daughters WIN a marching band competition.) It’s a virgin site.  And so far, the

6 Silver Day at 1835 House

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

Very Early Flat Button With Design

At a church location from the 1830s, I found this designed flat button at around 5″ with the E-Trac.  It rank up as a 12-44 and is a bit larger than a US Quarter.  The shank is intact.   There are no maker’s marks or writing on back. I’ve found plenty of flat buttons but