Had another ring recovery today in Lexington for Leanne, who called me after seeing the article in the Lexington Herald-Leader. Her son had been playing with the ring (“Lord of the Rings” play, apparently) and lost the ring in their front yard. All’s good now, because I was successful in recovering it for them today.
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”
Received a call from Ashley in Winchester, KY about a lost ring amongst the leaves. She’d spent hours searching, and even borrowed a metal detector. A web search led her to me, and we set up a time to go search. Her yard was pretty clean of low tones, so I began a
Few know that metal detector hobbyists are also very generous with their time and talent all around the world. Volunteers exist in every state and many countries ready to help for little or no cost. It takes years to learn how to use a metal detector and separate trash from good targets in the ground,
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
Best in HD at Full Screen – enjoy!
It’s been one of those weekends where things just didn’t line up. My planned hunt was squashed by a homeowner being out of town (and wanting to be present during my hunting.) I delivered a few “thank you packages” (Brownies with chocolate coins) and looked for an alternative plan. My alternative plans were sketchy and
Thanks to my high rank in Google for “metal detector rental in KY“, I got a call from a farm owner saying that Miguel, a new farm hand on his second day of work, had been throwing hay to horses with his new gold band on his finger. As he tossed the hay, the ring came
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.
Found part of an 1880s Quack Medical Device. Going to go back and see if I can find the rest. Looks better in real life than my scanner can show. “Boyd’s Battery” on one side and “Patent Jan 17, 1879” on the other. “J.C. Boyd’s Miniature Galvanic Battery that supposedly worked by “galvanic action” due