American Digger Vol 16, Issue 4
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Feature articles in this issue:
The Treasure Coast
Are you just a treasure hunter? Or are you a real treasure hunter? Enjoy this narrative by one who dove on the treasure fleets of Florida, finding not only Spanish gold and silver but also making friends with those who became legends.
By Ken Nehiley
Listen to Learn
Finding a good, productive site to metal detect is a combination of many things. Extensive research, lots of time walking the fields and woods, and talking to local residents are all important. But the real trick is to listen.
By Josh Tyree
Our senior editor has traveled the world with a metal detector, searching many remote battlefields from many different eras. While his finds are to be envied, he considers his most valuable treasures to be the friends he has made.
By Bob Roach
Detecting Italy: More than a walk in the Park
Metal detecting a 20th century park may not sound very exciting...until one takes into account that people had been here centuries before this Italian park was even conceived.
By George Malanga
The Last Full Measure
When the bulldozers scraped the dirt away on Folly Island, South Carolina, no one expected them to accidently uncover graves. But uncover them they did, and thanks to the discovery and work by a relic hunter, these men of the 55th Massachusetts will never be forgotten.
By Robert Bohrn
Great friends = Great success
When friends with a common interest in digging the past get together in the right area, good things will be found. Discover how teamwork led to a very productive month of Civil War relic and bottle digging.
By Thomas Snellings
Field Testing the Nokta Simplex+ and Nokta PulseDive
It is not often that a detector manufacturer comes out with detectors which can satisfy both entry level and advanced detectorists. We take the Simplex+ and PulseDive out for a spin and discover that Nokta has done just that.
By Eric Garland