Author: Craig Weaver

Metal Detectorist, Cody Drake Interview
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Metal Detectorist, Cody Drake Interview

How did you get involved into metal detecting? I became involved in Metal Detecting when I was eight years old and we had just moved to Arizona from Texas. My father became religiously involved with gold mining prospecting, metal detecting and since I was a daddy’s boy, I was along for the ride. It was…

Treasure Hunter, Carlotta Brandenburg Interview
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Treasure Hunter, Carlotta Brandenburg Interview

DDM – Before meeting Tim, did you have any interest in the metal detecting hobby? Carlotta – Yes, I started gold prospecting in my early thirties, long before I knew Tim existed.  I had gold fever.  There was a small gold prospecting club in Northern California that I joined, and I learned to pan and sluice and…

Metal Detecting with Holy Thorns and Killer Cows
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Metal Detecting with Holy Thorns and Killer Cows

Most people in the world consider metal detecting to be a rather danger-free hobby. It makes sense really, this view that folks have of our fair hobby. However, I, for one, do not believe that it is not one of the most dangerous of all the hobbies out there! Let me explain…. The first incident…

War: The Organized Bore
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War: The Organized Bore

Justice Holmes once said, “War? War is an organized bore.” Despite what you may see in the movies and so on, war is not a bunch of non-stop action. In truth, there is a lot of downtime when it comes to wartime, and this is especially true when you are talking about the Civil War….