American Digger Magazine Volume 13, Issue 1
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America's favorite metal detecting and collecting publication, January-Februrary 2017. In this issue:
Mary, Dig That Signal
It started with an old-time detectorist passing a “junk” signal on to his wife. It
ended years later with a very rare and properly restored relic.
By Charlie Harris
Getting Hammered In England
Going to England to metal detect is on the bucket list of many American
By Ed Stewart
Lee’s Indian Collection
A chance meeting in the field leads to a locally recovered Native American
artifact collection that deserves to be shared with our readers.
By John Velke
Most of the Most: DIV XXXV
Another year at America’s longest-running organized Civil War relic hunt produces
a new bounty of artifacts from a new site and newfound friendships.
An American Digger® Pictorial
Getting the most from the XP Deus
No matter the detector you choose, proper training and good hands-on
experience will result in more finds. This time, we learn more about the XP
Deus and share some very special programs.
By Butch Holcombe
Know Where To Go
No matter how excited you are about metal detecting, it will soon lose its appeal
if you can’t find a suitable place to pursue your hobby. Here’s how to locate
potential sites and get permission.
By M.A. Shafer
Icing on the cake
Civil War relics are a non-renewable resource, and the more that are recovered
the less that remain under the ground. But success can still be found by
determination and tenacity.
By Sid Witherington
Plus recent finds, letters, columns, and much more!