Although I consider myself more of a relic hunter, spending most of my time metal detecting in fields and woods I still metal detect houses from time to time. When I started detecting the first two years I mostly detected old houses and homesteads. This article is pretty specific to metal detecting older houses, I am talking about houses that were built before modern … [Read more...] about Tips for Metal Detecting Old Houses
For many years now, my favorite form of metal detecting has been relic hunting. Metal detecting the farm fields in rural Ohio to be more specific but I’ve also spent some time in the woods relic detecting where long gone sites once where. The best way to quickly hunt down potential metal detecting sites is overlaying the oldest maps you can find that show where houses, … [Read more...] about Field Hunting – Was It Ever There?
I am going to do something a little different than I have in the past and do an article on a metal detector before I actually do a review. Recently I took a trip to Ohio and the Fisher F22 Metal Detector went along with me to do some relic hunting. I had actually just got it a few days before and didn’t have time to do anything but take it out of the box and put it together. … [Read more...] about Relic Hunting with the Fisher F22 Metal Detector
During a recent trip to Ohio I had the opportunity to go metal detecting for a day. I was really looking forward to relic hunting some field sites. Long story short, after a few things fell through and recent rains flooding fields and making others to muddy I found myself in the same two fields I detected in the fall of 2017. Unfortunately these were my last choice and I would … [Read more...] about Relic Hunting with the Nokta Impact Metal Detector
One evening, while doing some research and map overlays I came across two old home sites that were located in a fairly new park. The first site was located in a soccer field just as you came in the park and I quickly found it from all the iron chirps I was getting. I don’t recall now what I pulled out of there the first time but I believe it was a few flat buttons. I wanted to … [Read more...] about My Paranormal Relic Experience