My 1986 Nissan Project Truck

Took a break from metal detecting and during that time decided to fix up an old junk truck Dad had on his property. It’s a 1986 Nissan 4×4 and although it was in really rough condition the body was perfect on it. It had no rust and a new transmission. I spent a month with […]

Metal detecting best day ever – 26 silver coins in one day!

Just had the most insane day metal detecting ever! JD and I went door knocking together and we ended up with 73 wheat pennies and 26 silver coins in one day. Words can’t describe how awesome it was. We’ve been meeting up and doing a lot of door knocking lately and have come across some […]

Popular Metal Detecting Groups

Metal detecting groups are a great place to talk about finds, show pictures, and share your interesting metal detecting stories. Here is a list of some popular metal detecting groups on Facebook: Metal Detecting Finds (private group): Metal Detecting (public group): Metal Detecting U.S. Only (private group): Dig This! Metal Detecting Group […]

Funny metal detecting videos

A love a good laugh and thought you might enjoy a few funny metal detecting videos I’ve come across. Enjoy! Deep Digger Dan getting owned by a hornet! The best treasure hunting prank ever! Brook gets her dad with a gold coin prank! Guy pranks his friend with a gold coin dig:

Popular metal detecting blogs

Metal detecting is such an awesome hobby and there are so many great people in the community. People from all different walks of life enjoy it which is why it’s such a great hobby. Here are some blogs I ran across that I find interesting and thought you might enjoy: Janner53’s Metal Detecting Blog: Located […]

Live Metal Detecting Seminar – How to find lots of silver coins and get permission to detect

Great news! I’ll be putting on a live metal detecting seminar on April 7th at 7:30 CST. The main focus of the webinar will be about how to find lots of silver coins and also how to get permission to metal detect private property. The event is 100% free and all you have to do […]

Minelab E-Trac Deep Silver Coin Settings

A lot of people have been asking for my deep silver coin  Minelab E-Trac settings that I use in my live digs. I finally got around to putting them up so here they are. I’ve used the E-Trac with these settings and a NEL coil to consistently pull silver dimes at a measured 9-10″. Discrimination […]

How to sort your metal detecting finds efficiently

When I first started metal detecting I threw all my clad and wheat pennies in the same pouch. Later when I got home I would sort them out and wash each one individually in the sink by hand. It didn’t take long to figure out that this was a terribly inefficient system so I came […]

Saved by a pocket watch

We’ve all seen old western films where a pocket watch saves the protagonist by blocking a bullet. I thought that only happened in the movies. Here’s an interesting real life case of it happening from the Philadelphia Enquirer dated Dec. 6, 1865.

Old bulldozed home gives up lots of silver quarters – metal detecting finds

Dad got a tip that that an old lady used to throw change out the back door of her home. He went there and detected for an hour or so and ended up with a few silver quarters, silver dime, and abut 200 pennies from what looked like a broken jar painted red. He called […]