‘Metal Detecting Commentary’ Posts
I haven’t had much time at all to hunt lately. Life has been way too busy. But, I did steal out for a quick lunch hunt. I went back to a park that has produced silver for me in the past.
So, I have been in full research mode, trying to get some new spots. Honestly, I really enjoy this part. Sometimes the recon can be a little brutal. I mean, you can hit spot after spot and not find a lot. But man, once you find just a few spots, it’s go time.
We get into this hobby because we like adventure, history, and treasure. Now, that treasure can be purely historic treasure or it can be something with amazing monetary value. All of us dream of finding something amazing, but there are downsides.
It always amazes me how many people are shy about this hobby. I am not shy at all. Well, I can be shy in groups, but I’m not shy about letting people know that I love this hobby. This is why you shouldn’t be either.
Spike TV recently released a new series called American Diggers. The show features competitive relic and treasure hunting with typical reality TV flare. Ric Savage heads up American Savage, an artifact recovery company that hunts private lands for possible valuables. It has been interesting to hear the banter on various metal detecting forums. Most folks […]
Metal detecting is an amazing hobby. It combines exercise, history, geology, wildlife, anthropology, numismatics, etc. Most people don’t understand the richness of this hobby. I remember when I was very young and hearing about metal detecting. I was fascinated how you could find stuff in the ground. It was like a sort of magic. Although […]