Garrett Pro Pointer Review

Review of a Garrett Pro Pointer which I use for metal detecting. I didn’t realise how slow digging a target could be until I got this pointer. Now finds are located easily and the risk of damage to a valuable target is much reduced. Note to self: It is only Continue reading

Metal Detecting Tips: Pinpointing

Video explaining the importance of pinpointing a target. This will reduce the likelyhood of ruining a valuable coin by scratching with the spade and speed up recovery time. Check out my other metal detecting videos in the playlist. Thanks for watching.

Recovering Relics #49 – Metal Detecting Old Coins & Relics

I found a lot of nice old coins and relics in July. I was surprised to find my oldest wheat penny in my yard, from 1916. I was also surprised to find a musket ball in my backyard. I also went to the old inn and detected the dirt pile Continue reading

Recovering Relics #48 – Metal Detecting – Pre-Civil War Eagle Buckle

On June 20th, I went metal detecting in my front yard, and I found a great relic. I found a Pre-Civil War Eagle Buckle, dating to the 1840’s-50’s. It was about 5 inches down, and registered as a Nickel/Pull-tab/Zinc Penny on the Whites CoinMaster. It’s in pretty good condition too. Continue reading

Recovering Relics #47 – Metal Detecting – My Dream Come True

On May 21st, I went metal detecting at an old homesite in the middle of the woods. The story behind how I found this site is really interesting. When I was 5 or 6 years old, I would always have a dream of a big blue house out in the Continue reading

Recovering Relics #46 – Metal Detecting – My First Large Cent

On May 6th, I went metal detecting at my neighbor’s house that was built in 1695, and I found my first Large Cent!!! Before I found the Large Cent, I found my second Indian Head Penny of the year and also a piece to an old buckle. The Large Cent Continue reading

Recovering Relics #45 – Metal Detecting – Silver At The Colonial Inn

On April 30th I went metal detecting and the colonial inn and I found my first silver of 2011! It is only my third silver coin I ever found. It’s my oldest silver too. It is a 1940 Mercury Dime. I found it on some trails and it was only Continue reading

Recovering Relics #43 – Metal Detecting 1695 House – First Indian Head Penny

On April 9th, I went metal detecting at my neighbor’s house, that was built in 1695. I got permission to hunt there and they gave me the history of the property and the surrounding area. The history is amazing, and the original house was built in 1695. The property contains Continue reading