Posts Tagged ‘lessons’

 
January 14  • 

Adding Tile GPS Key Finders on Metal Detecting Equipment

Beat up and working great. I have a second generation Tile on my Garrett Carrot. Since the pinpointer is orange, and the device was louder, I didn't...

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April 25  • 

Metal Detectorists – What Does “Saving History” Mean to You?

Author working on a Public Archaeology Project with Archaeologist Nicolas Laracuente. I've been a digger for over 30 years and am proud to...

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December 8  • 

Constructing a Narrative with My Metal Detector – a Kentucky Civil War Moment

I have been doing research on a large property which contains known US Civil War action, and I'm starting to build a data set - venturing even to...

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August 21  • 

Social Media and Archaeology – Presentation at MSU Digital Archaeology Event

Excellent new presentation from Terry Brock (Montpelier Foundation) and Lynne Goldstein of MSU on use of Social Media by Archaeologists presented at...

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April 21  • 

One good reason you should let detectorists hunt your historic yard.

This is the type of thing that detectorists can rid from your lawn if you give them permission.   This blade was just below grass level.  It would...

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November 27  • 

New Live Dig Video – 8 Silvers – 3 ringer and Lessons from the Bushes

Best in HD at Full Screen - enjoy!

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August 29  • 

Why I Always Ask Metal Detecting Permission in Person

When we ask permission to access private property, what impacts whether people will say yes or no?  We must understand the motivations and habits of...

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August 6  • 

Grand Army of the Republic Button

Found, at an early 1800s site, a Grand Army of the Republic Button.  It's in poor condition and thus shows how mportant it is to get these artifacts...

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July 4  • 

Guest Post: Dick Stout responds to my “Who’s to blame” post.

Dick intended this to be a response to my post but the comment system I was trying blocked him.  So I'm posting it here from his site in its...

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June 25  • 

Who’s to blame for continued metal detecting bans on public lands?

We are responsible for keeping public lands open. As the independent detector shop dwindles in the era of e-commerce, we have lost a critical link...

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