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Dug a Hot Hut Attachments

RoFro34607/30/2015 10:40PM

Pretty umbrella ink Roland, aqua is a favorite of mine

metalev208/04/2015 12:41PM

Nice digs Roland. (n/t)

Dale(Va)408/03/2015 05:06PM

congrats on another successful hunt ! (n/t)

Steve Clements708/03/2015 05:02PM

Very nice digs and video Roland.... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick408/03/2015 04:58PM

Fighting the heat was worth it (n/t)

dough608/02/2015 09:55PM

Very nice finds! You have been on fire this summer! (n/t)

Ron Stump, Southern Maryland708/02/2015 02:36PM

Awesome! (n/t)

Donnie B708/02/2015 09:26AM

Wow! Awesome Roland! Keep us posted on the rest of the hut! (n/t)

cumberlandgray1308/02/2015 08:16AM

Cool little video Roland , I've never seen a pontil not smoothed down (n/t)

Jim F. (In.)1207/31/2015 08:13PM

Diggin at its best ,,you need one of those E-Z up wallmart canopy's to keep the sunny back (n/t)

gbantiques1407/31/2015 08:55AM

Awesome dig! great job. (n/t)

dig14me1507/31/2015 07:57AM

Your a digging machine.....Nice digs.....Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr1707/31/2015 07:02AM

Congrats on the finds and enduring the heat. (n/t)

D1gman1707/31/2015 06:48AM

Re: Dug a Hot Hut

kkcsteve2207/31/2015 06:38AM

Bullet ID help Attachments

Bama Dave12808/02/2015 02:48PM

Ive found one or two like this and guessed that it was a casting flaw as well. (n/t)

dough708/02/2015 09:51PM

I read they are fairly rare in western theater some found in North Ga and I guess now in my area also (n/t)

Bama Dave608/03/2015 10:53PM

Calling on the spur experts. What's your thoughts on these? (n/t) Attachments

hendu14908/02/2015 08:53PM

Re: Calling on the spur experts. What's your thoughts on these?

hendu1408/03/2015 06:52PM

Hi Wayne, I'm no expert but I think they are post war military 1880-1940 after checking through a spur book.

Dale(Va)808/03/2015 05:23PM

Re: Calling on the spur experts. What's your thoughts on these?

hendu1308/03/2015 07:16AM

Three copper day. Attachments

ericchampigny25207/25/2015 02:23PM

Congrats Eric. (n/t)

Dale(Va)608/03/2015 05:12PM

Those look great all of mine you can hardly read good job (n/t)

gbantiques1807/27/2015 08:49PM

Nice! (n/t)

dough2207/26/2015 10:19PM

Very Nice!! (n/t)

kydiggin2107/26/2015 08:59PM

For Copper and that old there is darn good shape , great finds (n/t)

Jim F. (In.)2107/26/2015 08:52PM

Nice coins !! (n/t)

Tim(Mo)2207/26/2015 08:15PM

Nice digs Eric. Good shape!. (n/t)

civilman12207/26/2015 07:03PM

Gotta love those large coppers. Nice finds (n/t)

MATT WHALEY2307/26/2015 04:29PM

Sweet coins (n/t)

confederate joe 1861-18652107/26/2015 11:58AM

Awesome! (n/t)

cumberlandgray2507/25/2015 09:31PM

Beautiful finds! Well well done. (n/t)

RoFro2407/25/2015 02:32PM

Pretty Civil War Brass (short weekend hunt) Attachments

metalev34507/27/2015 04:22PM

Nice finds Evan.....great pictures. (n/t)

Dale(Va)408/03/2015 05:11PM

Congratulations to you and Jackson on a great day of hunting together!! (n/t)

Jack Mountcastle608/02/2015 05:55PM

nice evan looks to be a hot spot (n/t)

verg608/02/2015 02:54PM

Super nice digs! (n/t)

Donnie B1208/02/2015 09:28AM

Nice brass.....Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr1407/31/2015 07:07AM

Great digs and pics all around Evan (n/t)

RoFro1807/29/2015 08:29AM

Sweet brass Evan... Won't be long before the little ones are out-digging all of us! smiling smiley (n/t)

CarolinaKing1607/28/2015 11:01PM

Wow Nice Job Evan nothing better then digging with the family. (n/t)

ReidMan1607/28/2015 09:45PM

Wow!!! Awesome finds metalev!!! The iron star is very unique. (n/t)

kkcsteve1707/28/2015 09:06PM

Nice digs. Great pictures!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick1807/28/2015 08:29AM

Re: Pretty Civil War Brass (short weekend hunt)

Dustyrelics2307/27/2015 09:23PM

Always more fun when you have someone to share diggin with (n/t)

gbantiques2207/27/2015 08:40PM

Got sweet number 2 from my Georgia camp today! Attachments

Devonrex35607/29/2015 10:17AM

Excellent button. Congrats. (n/t)

Dale(Va)708/03/2015 05:09PM

VERY nice! Love those GA relics. Congrats! good job (n/t)

Doug Stokes608/03/2015 12:23AM

Re: Got sweet number 2 from my Georgia camp today!

Redleg Bill908/02/2015 07:41PM

Super! (n/t)

ValleyDigger708/02/2015 02:34PM

The gilded highlights really make that button pop! (n/t)

Donnie B1208/02/2015 09:29AM

Good find.....Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr1207/31/2015 07:04AM

Well Done, Beautiful Save !!! (n/t)

wv_relic_hunter1507/30/2015 07:38PM

Re: Got sweet number 2 from my Georgia camp today!

Capt. Brad1507/30/2015 05:36PM

What a beautiful button. Way to go! (n/t)

Jack Mountcastle1807/29/2015 08:50PM

That's a gorgeous button!!! (n/t)

kkcsteve1907/29/2015 07:32PM

Another beautymetal detecting smiley (n/t)

Jim F. (In.)2007/29/2015 07:12PM

Two nice buttons there! Congrats. (n/t)

dig14me1707/29/2015 07:11PM

Re: Got sweet number 2 from my Georgia camp today!

duggap2007/29/2015 07:01PM

Very Nice!!!!! (n/t)

kydiggin1707/29/2015 06:03PM

You sure do have some amazing sites Mr. Harris!

CarolinaKing2507/29/2015 04:48PM

Thats a great button- congrats! (n/t)

Fort Bedford (Mach 1 Pilot)1807/29/2015 04:20PM

Thats 2 very sweet buttons!!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick1807/29/2015 02:44PM

Wow!! They don't come out much nicer than that. Congratulations (n/t)

West Va Digger1907/29/2015 01:52PM

Way to go John that's a sweet piece of history good job (n/t)

gbantiques1707/29/2015 11:08AM

Congrats on another beauty John. That camp keeps on giving. (n/t)

metalev1507/29/2015 10:50AM

Re: Got sweet number 2 from my Georgia camp today! Attachments

Devonrex3307/29/2015 10:19AM

First time posting here... Recent Rebel Brass. CSA

CarolinaKing26707/30/2015 05:05PM

Always take the Road Less Traveled Austin..... clap

Relicgopher1907/31/2015 06:18PM

Welcome aboard Austin!!! That's a beautiful button and the fish'n ain't bad either...

kkcsteve1407/30/2015 11:07PM

Welcome to the spot Austin. Beautiful buttons!!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick1507/30/2015 07:48PM

Sweet Buttons !! Congrats !! (n/t)

wv_relic_hunter1307/30/2015 07:35PM

Re: First time posting here... Recent Rebel Brass. CSA Attachments

CarolinaKing4007/30/2015 05:54PM

Metal Detecting and Fishing are my favorite hobbies as well. You can't beat either one. (n/t)

dough608/02/2015 09:59PM

Welcome Austin we can't get enough relic Eye candy over here look forward to seeing the history you save. Nice channel bass good job (n/t)

gbantiques1907/30/2015 07:02PM

Appreciate the kind words Chuck! Congrats on your recent digs!

CarolinaKing2007/30/2015 07:38PM

If you e-mail them to your self you should be able to choose the size that you send them,If anything after you open them up and save them you should be able to open them in a picture program and re size them. Also on treasure spot at the top right hand co

gbantiques1907/30/2015 09:41PM

Best finds of the year thus far.

VaBill21507/30/2015 08:26PM

nice display (n/t)

dough608/02/2015 09:53PM

Re: Best finds of the year thus far.

Redleg Bill708/02/2015 08:03PM

NIce display thumbs down (n/t)

gbantiques1507/30/2015 09:34PM

Slick Hothkiss and Shenkle shells Bill! thumbs down (n/t)

CarolinaKing1707/30/2015 09:09PM


Devonrex58607/14/2015 10:54PM

That is awesome (n/t)

Depths of History708/02/2015 08:51PM


Redleg Bill708/02/2015 08:13PM

I thought the second one was nice.......This one is even better! Don't you love the camps in good soil (n/t)

West Va Digger1907/29/2015 01:59PM


Tim(Mo)2307/26/2015 08:21PM

That sure is a beauty, congrats! (n/t)

WanderingRon2707/24/2015 12:55PM

Thats a stunner John. Amazing find in perfect condition. I'm envious to say the least (n/t)

metalev2707/24/2015 11:20AM

Sweet GA button! Congrats (n/t)

dough3807/21/2015 11:25AM

Congrats on a super button find (n/t)

RoFro3807/19/2015 06:01PM

Outstanding button! Congrats (n/t)

CenterHit3607/19/2015 01:11PM

Gosh, that has got to be the most beautiful Georgia I have seen in a long, long time. Congratulations!! (n/t)

Jack Mountcastle3507/18/2015 08:46PM

Congrats on a sweet find! An absolute beauty. clap (n/t)

Doug Stokes4107/17/2015 11:59PM

Wow, that's a super nice button congrats. (n/t)

digin daddy4007/15/2015 09:34PM

Great find.....Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr4207/15/2015 07:25PM

bow That is a beautiful relic there Congrats (n/t)

Jim F. (In.)4107/15/2015 07:07PM

Awesome Find! (n/t)

royski3907/15/2015 06:43PM

Awesome job John see you at the show good job (n/t)

gbantiques4307/15/2015 05:43PM

Beautiful button! (n/t)

arthur.richards4607/15/2015 09:35AM

WOW! They don't get much nicer. Great find! (n/t)

Rocky Face Dan4407/15/2015 06:44AM

Beautiful Button WoW!!! (n/t)

kkcsteve4707/15/2015 06:26AM

Nice, nice, nice!

Digginit Fisher CZ-64807/14/2015 11:11PM

Powder Flask -almost all of it. Attachments

kydiggin22307/26/2015 09:05PM

Nice job man! (n/t)

Depths of History608/02/2015 08:51PM

Re: Powder Flask -almost all of it.

Redleg Bill508/02/2015 08:23PM

Great flask! Looks like a very old campsite you got there, wtg! (n/t)

kkcsteve1707/28/2015 09:10PM

Nice Flask even nicer diggin buddy (n/t)

gbantiques2007/27/2015 08:36PM

Nice to have good diggin buddies! (n/t)

ericchampigny2307/27/2015 07:40PM

Jimmy nice flask thumbs down (n/t)

confederate joe 1861-18652407/26/2015 10:33PM

That is awesome (n/t)

dough2307/26/2015 10:24PM

Winged Man/Angel with Spear - Update on ID of Plate - Battlefield find Attachments

Mike S. N Tn.40907/18/2015 08:50PM

Re: Winged Man/Angel with Spear - Update on ID of Plate - Battlefield find

Redleg Bill808/02/2015 07:52PM

That is one sweet plate! Congrats! (n/t)

Donnie B1208/02/2015 09:32AM

Update: I finally found the Angel Belt Plate on page 126 of Stanley S Phillips Relic book Excavated Artifacts from Battlefields and Campsites of the Civil War. Attachments

Mike S. N Tn.5907/30/2015 11:49PM

Re: Update: I finally found the Angel Belt Plate on page 126 of Stanley S Phillips Relic book Excavated Artifacts from Battlefields and Campsites of the Civil War.

kray1807/31/2015 03:58AM

Possible part of a powder flask? (n/t)

duggap3007/20/2015 05:26PM

Awesome piece......Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr3107/20/2015 11:51AM

that is a really cool find. (n/t)

Depths of History3607/20/2015 07:15AM

Neat find!!! Can't tell if Angel riding a dragon or water serpent but at any rate very cool find! (n/t)

kkcsteve3107/20/2015 06:29AM

thinking it may be the Archangel Michael (n/t)

huntcav653407/19/2015 04:46PM

That is very cool. Would love to know what this turns out to me. What's the back look like? (n/t)

cumberlandgray3607/19/2015 09:43AM

The item is thin and is an exact opposite of the front - I think it is brass stamped. It was found at a field hospital. (n/t)

Mike S. N Tn.3907/19/2015 09:47AM

Bucket List Silver!! grinning smiley Attachments

gtoast9935407/23/2015 11:49PM

Spanish silver is awesome, cut Spanish silver is awesome x2. Great find. (n/t)

Capt. Brad1207/30/2015 05:42PM

Re: Bucket List Silver!! grinning smiley

Redleg Bill2107/29/2015 08:41PM

Love to see the early silver popping out of the hole!

Fort Bedford (Mach 1 Pilot)2207/29/2015 04:32PM

Looks like the road trip was worth it (n/t)

dough2207/26/2015 10:22PM

A good day smiling smiley (n/t)

Tim(Mo)2407/26/2015 08:18PM

Re: Bucket List Silver!! grinning smiley

Dustyrelics3007/25/2015 09:44PM

Congrats on your cut silver!

Bill D. (VA)3407/25/2015 06:46PM

Thanks for the added information!!

gtoast992807/25/2015 07:09PM

Cool finds, nice one on the silver! (n/t)

ericchampigny2207/25/2015 02:18PM

Really nice Tony..Like that silver! (n/t)

ValleyDigger2907/25/2015 03:00AM

Re: Bucket List Silver!! grinning smiley

jimmy3307/24/2015 02:02PM

Congrats on that Spanish silver! Nice trip there! thumbs down (n/t)

WanderingRon2507/24/2015 12:57PM

congrats on your first Spanish silver, one you never forget. (n/t)

metalev2707/24/2015 11:18AM

Good time diggin with friends and some nice relics. Cant ask for a better day..... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick2507/24/2015 10:10AM

Looks like some good times with some good friends Tony congrats on both (n/t)

gbantiques2907/24/2015 08:34AM

Trash mmm More Trash again Trash ,OOHHH U.S BUCKLE Attachments

gbantiques50907/13/2015 01:31PM

Re: Trash mmm More Trash again Trash ,OOHHH U.S BUCKLE

Mike Singer4707/19/2015 08:11PM

Thanks Mike this is my second buckle but my first Puppy paw the other was a arrowhead in 2013 December (n/t) Attachments

gbantiques3707/19/2015 08:19PM

Congratuations!!! Nice Plate!!! (n/t)

Mike S. N Tn.4507/14/2015 10:54PM

Re: Congratuations!!! Nice Plate!!!

Redleg Bill2207/29/2015 08:36PM

Thanks Bill it makes me wonder how many undiscovered relics are left in the trashy sites at these camps luck (n/t)

gbantiques1807/29/2015 10:02PM

Thank You Mike I was defiantly surprised when I saw that dance (n/t)

gbantiques3907/15/2015 10:09PM

Congrats on a SUPER FIND love it!!! (n/t)

kkcsteve4707/13/2015 09:06PM

Wow what a nice surprise after digging all that junk, congrats. (n/t)

digin daddy4607/13/2015 05:21PM

You earned that one! That's a lot of readings dug, congrats! (n/t)

dig14me4807/13/2015 02:56PM

Congrats!!!!!!! (n/t)

kydiggin4707/13/2015 02:12PM

Nice Early Militia Button's from the Trash camp Attachments

gbantiques54907/15/2015 07:08PM

Congratulations on the Nice findsgood job

West Va Digger3707/28/2015 05:44PM

Your preaching to the choir Rodney I am in full agreement and you hit the nail right on the head

gbantiques2307/29/2015 08:51AM

Sweet smiling smiley (n/t)

Tim(Mo)2807/26/2015 08:19PM

Don't you just love that feeling when you see green Brass in the Hole dance (n/t)

gbantiques2507/27/2015 12:09AM

always good relics in the iron. Great finds (n/t)

metalev3207/24/2015 11:19AM

You are so right Evan Thank you (n/t)

gbantiques3007/24/2015 02:38PM

Congrats on two nice looking buttons! (n/t)

kydiggin3407/24/2015 06:33AM

Thank you Jimmy I agree we are a cute diggin couple lol (n/t)

gbantiques3207/24/2015 08:37AM

Congrats (n/t)

dough3507/21/2015 11:29AM

Thanks Doug with all this heat good relic's are few and far between (n/t)

gbantiques4007/21/2015 02:57PM

Congrats on 2 very sweet buttons!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick3807/20/2015 08:12PM

Thank You Dennis your previous advice to use Olive Oil was spot on good job (n/t)

gbantiques3707/20/2015 10:02PM

Great scrubbin' (n/t)

RoFro4207/19/2015 06:01PM

Thank you Roland after the bad publicity I received it thrills me to hear from you ,,I have so much respect for you and appreciate so much what you said about the character of people in your post to me on the "Wisconsin Button Hunt" (n/t)

gbantiques4207/19/2015 08:28PM

I love this post for two reasons:

cumberlandgray7807/19/2015 09:41AM

Thank You Tony,,I remember sending you some support for the work of the Church in helping those who were going through hard times. Maybe just Maybe GOD deserves credit for the good HE accomplishes through those who serve Him in the Digging Community (n/t)

gbantiques4707/19/2015 12:38PM

Nice buttondgood job (n/t)

confederate joe 1861-18654007/18/2015 03:38PM

Thank you Joe that navy is a nice pre war uniform guy (n/t)

gbantiques3807/18/2015 09:05PM

Re: congrats, beautiful buttons (n/t)

s. p. watson4307/18/2015 11:19AM

thanks Sean They are two of the best I got this year (n/t)

gbantiques3807/18/2015 09:03PM

Sweet buttons! Congrats on sniffing these out. good job (n/t)

Doug Stokes4207/17/2015 11:51PM

Thanks Doug that Militia Button was 10'' deep in and around a lot of Junk (n/t)

gbantiques3907/18/2015 09:01PM

Re: Nice Early Militia Button's from the Trash camp

Wyatt dean5307/17/2015 02:13PM

Thank you Wyatt the Olive Oil really brought out there color nice (n/t)

gbantiques4907/17/2015 02:36PM

it really did. I need to try that out on some old buttons. (n/t)

Wyatt dean3607/19/2015 06:23PM

Nice pair of buttons! (n/t)

Steve in PA4907/16/2015 12:37PM

Thank you Steve not every day you see a perfect New Hampshire Volunteer Militia button with the mistake mistrike of the water bury back mark (n/t)

gbantiques4307/16/2015 12:46PM

Man i wish I'd should of stayed in that spot look what i missed, oh well at least some nice kindhearted guy found them, next time I'll bring a bigger trash can in with me, nicely done Chuck. (n/t)

digin daddy4907/15/2015 08:17PM

Thank you my friend ,Now get back in there and get your's dance (n/t)

gbantiques4307/15/2015 09:45PM

Nice find....Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr4107/15/2015 07:23PM

Thank you Charlie they are a first for me happy (n/t)

gbantiques4107/15/2015 09:47PM

My first SC button, two-piece! Attachments

ltdennis37407/19/2015 12:02AM

Very nice S.C. Mr. Dennis! I met your son Luke about a year ago...

CarolinaKing2807/28/2015 11:18PM

Nice button (n/t)

MATT WHALEY3107/22/2015 03:02PM

Very nice!! good job I'm still looking for my first SC button (n/t)

stillrollin3003307/22/2015 08:54AM

Itdennis thank you for the compliment yes this entire Confederate flag and civil war eraseing and rewritting of history is purely political the left tree huggers and gaybird lovers want to erase anything of souther history

confederate joe 1861-18653807/21/2015 09:10PM

Congrats on the SC! I'm glad a SC guy found it. (n/t)

dough3707/21/2015 11:15AM

Thank you to all for the nice comments! They removed the Confederate Flag from our State House grounds, but they will never stop us from flying it so proudly! I tip my hat to Confederate Joe and all ! (n/t)

ltdennis4107/20/2015 08:08PM

Very sweet button.... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick3507/20/2015 08:04PM

Nice Find Luke! (n/t)

royski3807/20/2015 12:31PM

Nice dig......Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr3207/20/2015 11:50AM

It's a dandy, wtg Dennis!!! (n/t)

kkcsteve3407/20/2015 06:21AM

CSADennis thats sweetCSA (n/t)

confederate joe 1861-18653607/19/2015 07:14PM

Nice recovery! (n/t)

kydiggin3507/19/2015 05:32PM

congrats on finding your 1st one,its a beauty. (n/t)

digin daddy3807/19/2015 05:03PM

Man that is SWEEEEET dance (n/t)

gbantiques3707/19/2015 03:30PM

Awesome! WTG! (n/t)

cumberlandgray4107/19/2015 09:29AM

Quick pinpointer question....

Digginit Fisher CZ-623707/14/2015 10:34PM

Have one loved it used it at DIV no issues, you can turn the sensitivity down its not in the manual it was a must for DIV.

ReidMan2607/28/2015 09:50PM

Re: Quick pinpointer question....

Dustyrelics5207/16/2015 10:05PM

Thanks to you both!

Digginit Fisher CZ-63807/20/2015 07:16PM

Hey Dirk! I've tried the TRX...

cumberlandgray6207/15/2015 02:09PM

Thanks Tony!

Digginit Fisher CZ-64507/15/2015 06:04PM

A first for me! Attachments

Bama Dave21607/27/2015 05:58PM

Congrats on a great stirrup!!! (n/t)

kkcsteve1507/28/2015 09:01PM

Cool video....Congrats on the stirrup! (n/t)

relichntr1907/28/2015 09:08AM

Nice video. Congrats on the first!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick1707/28/2015 08:27AM

Re: A first for me!

Dustyrelics2107/27/2015 09:21PM

Pretty cool Dave (n/t)

gbantiques1807/27/2015 08:34PM

Very Nice! (n/t)

kydiggin1807/27/2015 07:46PM

Check this out!

kevin baptiste16507/28/2015 09:23AM

You've Got Mail? Attachments

RoFro25307/25/2015 11:49AM

What ? no coin's with it shrug (n/t)

gbantiques2207/27/2015 08:47PM

what are your symptoms of the gpx not working? I maybe able to help.

5thvabattalion3707/25/2015 11:41PM

Re: You've Got Mail?

Erik Wagner4807/25/2015 02:23PM

Perfect Match! Thanks so much Eric! (n/t)

RoFro2607/25/2015 02:34PM

Civil War Relic Hunting In TN! - A week to remember! Attachments

Depths of History34807/20/2015 07:28AM

Nice Finds Britain..WTG ! (n/t)

LeadHead2307/26/2015 10:27PM

WTG Britain! (n/t)

dough3307/21/2015 11:12AM

Nice variety and really like the ringtail sharps, thanks for sharing! (n/t)

kkcsteve3007/20/2015 09:30PM

Congratulations on some nice firsts!!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick2907/20/2015 08:03PM

Good saves , now your hooked for sure (n/t)

Jim F. (In.)3207/20/2015 05:32PM

Cool finds.....Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr3107/20/2015 11:48AM

Nice lookin haul dance (n/t)

gbantiques3107/20/2015 08:34AM

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