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One of My Searches Featured in Lexington Herald Leader Newspaper

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 renamed to Detecting.US

Quick post to everyone.  I’ve changed the name of my site to  Pocketspill was cute, but in fact my blog audience has expanded to include more people who simply have never heard the term before – archaeologists and legislators, for example. will forward here for at least 6-8 months.  But if you are

Youtube / TV doesn’t show the work involved in coinshooting success.

I’m a huge fan of the hundreds of hunt videos that you’ll find on youtube.  Most of these are 4-6 minutes long and show detectorists with pure, clean signals, gorgeous silver coins and coinspills at every site.  It’s enough to make the average Joe run out and get a new detector to take part in