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Books

It’s World Book Day! Here’s What We Recommend!

Happy World Book Day! Research is highly important for the hobby of metal detecting! It’s also great to read about what others have found! If you are like me and love the feeling of getting lost in great treasure stories and tips, you will really enjoy the selections that we have for you. Do you … Continue reading »

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Using an Orbiting Satellite to Find Underwater Treasure?!

Call us old-fashioned, but using a satellite to find buried underwater treasure seems a little far-fetched. But that’s the plot of a novel that, honestly, sounds like a pretty fun read! Lost and Found by Tom Williams is an exotic escape from reality that tracks the adventures of two English expatriates who are hired by … Continue reading »

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W.C. Jameson – Author & Treasure Hunter

We just discovered a couple of books we would like to get our hands on and we curious to see if anyone else had read these. Author W.C. Jameson has written two books that pertain to use and many others that may pertain to our friends out in the mid west and elsewhere in the … Continue reading »

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New Book: “Relics & Reminiscing: Diary of a Lowcountry Digger”

This new book “Relics & Reminiscing: Diary of a Lowcountry Digger” was written by an award-winning journalist for the Times and Democrat, Richard Walker, about his favorite hobby of 30 years – relic hunting. I thought it was a great follow-up to my last article, and really shows how perspective has changed for this hobby. … Continue reading »

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Where To Start Metal Detecting – Research & Books

I get a lot of emails from beginners who are searching for “the best places to use a metal detector” or “where to metal detect in (insert your town here).” The only answer I have is this: Research, research, research. Check the local census records, find out if there were any revolutionary or Civil War … Continue reading »

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“A Dirty Job” – A Novel About a Thrift Shop & Souls

WARNING: The novel being discussed in this post is slightly absurd, with odd scenarios and sarcastic humor. But it’s about a thrift shop owner and how the items in his store hold souls, so I thought it would be neat to share. End warning. I picked this novel by Christopher Moore up a few weeks … Continue reading »

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New Book: “Black Man Under the Deep Blue Sea: Memoirs of a Black Commercial Diver in Southeast Asia”

I heard about this book earlier this week and thought it might be fun to share with you folks. “Black Man Under the Deep Blue Sea…” is a memoir written by Tony Wells, a commercial diver who’s traveled the world looking for sunken treasure. During his career, Wells survived plenty of dangerous excitement, including two … Continue reading »

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Book Detecting

Here are a few books that we thought you might be interested in. Yes, reading takes away from your time metal detecting, but you might find a few tips that will help you on your next outing. The Urban Treasure Hunter: A Practical Handbook for Beginners From Publishers Weekly Tompkins Square Park, in New York … Continue reading »

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