Howdy!! Log In Register A New Profile Link Exchange Image Resize Terms of service Extras
KellyCo Metal Detectors Garrett Metal Detectors
Minelab White's Electronics
Metal Detector Sales of SWMO
DetectorPro KellyCo Metal Detectors American Digger
CS Sales & Services Fort Bedford Metal Detectors Civil War Relics Backwoods Metal Detectors

Relic & Bottle

For the die hard relic hunter, dump digger or privy digger. 

Subject Author Views Posted

Digs from the last couple of outings Attachments

mmurray590 203 10/23/2016 11:49AM

sweet finds (n/t)

groundhogging 7 10/24/2016 10:27PM

Very nice digs Mike.... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 7 10/24/2016 06:03PM

Great lookin coin Mike and nice bunch of relics. Congrats (n/t)

Rick n Jefrstn 8 10/23/2016 09:53PM

Those are some great finds, WTG!good job (n/t)

Ga/goatee 7 10/23/2016 06:02PM

Nice Mike ,,I can never read the large cents I find,,at least you can read that onegood job (n/t)

gbantiques 7 10/23/2016 04:36PM

That lip-fire is pretty unusual Mike. Congrats, nice digging. (n/t)

Dale(Va) 8 10/23/2016 03:30PM

Some Pre Halloween Bling Candy Attachments

Devonrex 188 10/24/2016 03:56AM

Very nice (n/t)

groundhogging 6 10/24/2016 10:26PM

Very nice button... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 6 10/24/2016 06:02PM

Purdy (n/t)

M.Brown 6 10/24/2016 11:22AM

That's a sweet button John (n/t)

gbantiques 6 10/24/2016 10:17AM

Nice button....congrats John. (n/t)

Dale(Va) 9 10/24/2016 07:58AM

sunny (n/t)

EdTravis 6 10/24/2016 07:10AM

Beautiful RI button. Cleaned up nicely!bow (n/t)

Ga/goatee 9 10/24/2016 04:17AM

Couple of hours paid off today... (n/t) Attachments

hendu 374 10/13/2016 07:37PM

Nice digs Wayne. (n/t)

Dale(Va) 9 10/24/2016 08:02AM

Great finds. I have always been surprised at finding those little friction primers still intact after all the years they have spent in the ground. Way to go! (n/t)

Jack Mountcastle 10 10/18/2016 01:05PM

Sweet primers (n/t)

groundhogging 12 10/17/2016 10:25PM

Awesome Finds Wayne.... do you know where they were firing those guns towards? (n/t)

pitt1863 18 10/15/2016 09:56PM

Re: Awesome Finds Wayne.... do you know where they were firing those guns towards?

hendu 30 10/16/2016 01:15AM

Absolutly... go dig them up... your bound to find at least some frags over there (n/t)

pitt1863 10 10/19/2016 08:43PM

Re: Awesome Finds Wayne.... do you know where they were firing those guns towards?

Tinfoilhat 15 10/16/2016 08:09AM

Got ya some primersgrinning smiley (n/t)

Ga/goatee 16 10/13/2016 10:27PM

Nice digs... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 13 10/13/2016 09:18PM

It sure did, nice friction primers. (n/t)

digin daddy 18 10/13/2016 08:13PM

Re: Couple of hours paid off today... Attachments

hendu 21 10/13/2016 07:38PM

Nice handful of relics !! (n/t)

Va Dave 12 10/17/2016 06:02PM

Little hunt in the ATL... Attachments

Ga/goatee 429 10/04/2016 02:59PM

Re: Little hunt in the ATL...

MountaineerMark 23 10/17/2016 03:35PM

Will do Mark,lol! (n/t)

Ga/goatee 13 10/21/2016 05:16AM

Nice Finds Mark WTG (n/t)

LeadHead 13 10/17/2016 12:02PM

Thanks Nick: (n/t)

Ga/goatee 13 10/17/2016 01:37PM

Funny, I grew up around Utoy creek and had no clue what went on there. (n/t)

EdTravis 21 10/11/2016 07:14AM

Unfortunately this battle is all but forgotten. 90% of my relic finds are from there. (n/t)

Ga/goatee 25 10/11/2016 08:17AM

good job (n/t)

cumberlandgray 19 10/06/2016 06:56AM

Nice haul Markdance (n/t)

gbantiques 26 10/05/2016 09:38PM

Thanks guys. Considering I've hunted this spot for years, it's still giving! (n/t)

Ga/goatee 21 10/05/2016 10:21PM

Nice... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 21 10/04/2016 03:05PM

Thanks Dennis (n/t)

Ga/goatee 23 10/04/2016 03:08PM

w (n/t)

John K. in Va. 120 10/20/2016 07:56AM

w (n/t)

John K. in Va. 65 10/20/2016 07:56AM

Night hunters/trespassers...

John K. in Va. 373 10/18/2016 04:55PM

All night hunters arnt bad I have a few places that I hunt at night .Thats what the land owner wants (n/t)

dean arbogast 29 10/19/2016 08:27PM

That's why I put /trespassers Dean. I too have hunted late in the evening at landowners request...

John K. in Va. 64 10/20/2016 07:52AM

I agree Dean ,,thumbs downIf you have permission ,,,John does not apear to be talking about someone with permissionpirate,,He know's something eye popping smiley,,,I dont know why he is warning them Ponder,,,maybe giving them the chance to re-think shootingIf those guilty can

gbantiques 30 10/19/2016 09:51PM

Suppose the dumb asses hadn't heard about nite vision binoculars either ,, the best part of catching clowns like them is the surprise when your waiting for them ihidden in the dark at there vehicle ,, trust me me and dad have surprised some clowns like th (n/t)

confederate joe 1861-1865 16 10/19/2016 07:34PM

Definately NOT Cool!!!! I hope I don't know them!! (n/t)

Blue-n-gray 8 10/19/2016 04:46PM

Low life scum of the Earth! (n/t)

groundhogging 16 10/18/2016 10:58PM

I hate these arseholes. They give all detectorists a bad name in some peoples minds and limit good sites for all of us. (n/t)

Donnie B 16 10/18/2016 09:03PM

Went looking for the "New Spot " metal detecting smiley and stumbled onto this little spot ..... Attachments

Va Dave 727 09/09/2016 04:53PM

Nice!! The bricks are a nice display touch (n/t)

Blue-n-gray 17 10/19/2016 04:49PM

Love those bricks!! Good diggin Dave! (n/t)

PGMC 12 10/18/2016 04:13PM

Thanks Guys ...

Va Dave 30 10/12/2016 06:32PM

Awesome! (n/t)

cumberlandgray 26 10/11/2016 10:52AM

real nice pile of lead (n/t)

confederate joe 1861-1865 26 10/07/2016 05:33PM

Nice recoveries.... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 56 09/11/2016 05:55PM

Nice digs.....Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr 53 09/11/2016 09:26AM

Nice finds ! I have saved a few bricks dug from huts myself, (n/t)

A HUNTER 50 09/11/2016 05:33AM

Great saves that would be so cool to build a fire box out of those bricks (n/t)

Jim F. (In.) 51 09/10/2016 12:42PM

I must say that was a great 2 acres you stumbled upon congratulations on the finds (n/t)

carolinaboy 54 09/10/2016 07:35AM

Nice job Dave ,,,hit it hard ,,,looks like you just scratched the surfaceclap (n/t)

gbantiques 52 09/09/2016 11:25PM

Gotta love those previously hunted spots!!!!!! Way to go!smoking smiley (n/t)

Ga/goatee 53 09/09/2016 11:10PM

Love those bricks & that thimble, WTG Dave!!! (n/t)

mmurray590 55 09/09/2016 05:38PM

Nice job!! Those bricks are relics too! If they could only talk.. (n/t)

Brdhunt 57 09/09/2016 05:37PM

Need Your Help - A Civil War Whats-it!

RECOVERED 368 10/02/2016 11:17AM

Neat find! Here's a picture of a .58 caliber minie ball with a nail driven into the cavity. I found iit in a CS camp years ago and think it must have been a homemade tompion for a musket. (n/t) Attachments

Jack Mountcastle 25 10/18/2016 01:10PM

Tampion (n/t)

John, in Nawth Carolina 12 10/15/2016 07:07AM

Maybe a homemade pistol Tompion? (n/t)

MosbySt 25 10/03/2016 04:18PM

That's what I'm beginning to think, also!metal detecting smiley (n/t)

RECOVERED 27 10/03/2016 11:05PM

I see I finally talked someone into using the GPX no matter where ya hunt. Cool find Brian !! Long time no see Ian. (n/t)

Va Dave 29 10/03/2016 09:58AM

Yes. Good to be back.good job (n/t)

RECOVERED 21 10/03/2016 11:05PM

lol (n/t)

CenterHit 22 10/03/2016 05:39PM

got a pic? (n/t)

Bama Dave 26 10/02/2016 08:38PM

Found this Enfield Nose Cap Attachments

dough 358 09/27/2016 12:14PM

Nice find Doug. clap (n/t)

EdTravis 21 10/11/2016 07:13AM

Very cool Doug! Great find! (n/t)

cumberlandgray 21 10/06/2016 07:06AM

Nice recovery Doug. (n/t)

Mike in Cassville 29 10/02/2016 08:14PM

Nice color (n/t)

M.Brown 25 10/02/2016 07:41PM

Nice find! (n/t)

Jack Mountcastle 24 10/02/2016 05:57PM

Very nice find... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 33 09/27/2016 05:08PM

Hey, I can get that wood out for ya! Lol, nice find Dougbow (n/t)

Ga/goatee 36 09/27/2016 01:26PM

Great find buddy. It is a little crazy the wood is still in there Ponder (n/t)

carolinaboy 32 09/27/2016 01:19PM

Dug some railroad spikes today.... Attachments

Dale(Va) 435 10/02/2016 05:50PM

Congrats on that nice buckle! (n/t)

Doug Stokes 20 10/11/2016 01:28AM

Re: Dug some railroad spikes today....

Chart56 22 10/06/2016 10:59PM

Awesome! (n/t)

cumberlandgray 22 10/06/2016 07:04AM

Don't see any rail spikes, just a nice buckle. congrats (n/t)

digin daddy 25 10/04/2016 03:00PM

Gotta love it! Congratulations good job (n/t)

Ga/goatee 21 10/04/2016 03:03PM

WTG Dale! Thats a sweet buckle, congrats (n/t)

spear85 24 10/03/2016 08:04PM

Nice Dale ,,way to show them how its done clap (n/t)

gbantiques 25 10/03/2016 07:58PM

ongrats Dale. Glad to see you able to get out and dig... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 27 10/03/2016 04:43PM

Amazing Dale, sweet find now we know Massachusetts was there too. WTG!!!!! (n/t)

mmurray590 24 10/03/2016 03:17PM

Update: This is cool....flat bottom "U" buckle associated with 15th Mass.....

Dale(Va) 51 10/03/2016 08:09AM

Welcome back man! Didnt take you long to make up for lost time.

Marc in Va 30 10/03/2016 07:51AM

Buckle !! ... Nice one Dale good job (n/t)

Va Dave 29 10/02/2016 09:55PM

Pure awesomeness Dale congrats on the sweet buckle man I love those (n/t)

carolinaboy 21 10/02/2016 09:24PM

Nice plate Dale (n/t)

ronr 27 10/02/2016 08:05PM

Nice plate.........

58th Va 28 10/02/2016 07:44PM

Nice plate (n/t)

M.Brown 21 10/02/2016 07:40PM

Way to go Dale! (n/t)

relichuntermxt 23 10/02/2016 06:58PM

Awesome digging Dale, congratulations!!!! (n/t)

dig14me 18 10/02/2016 06:52PM

Nice finds Dale! (n/t)

WanderingRon 24 10/02/2016 06:20PM

Wow, great spot! See you at DIV. (n/t)

ericchampigny 23 10/02/2016 06:07PM

Nice haul (n/t)

Jim F. (In.) 25 10/02/2016 06:00PM

Hurricane Mathew unearths 150-year-old Civil War artillery in SC. Link below

wv_relic_hunter 153 10/09/2016 08:55PM

More history destroyed by poloticsflame (n/t)

GTdigger 18 10/10/2016 06:10PM

Can you ID this brass buttplate? Attachments

Keith Sylvester 211 10/08/2016 06:43PM

Looks like it is off a flint lock. (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 18 10/09/2016 09:05AM

let me see the back side portion youd put against shulder (n/t)

confederate joe 1861-1865 24 10/08/2016 09:18PM

Re: let me see the back side portion youd put against shulder Attachments

Keith Sylvester 35 10/08/2016 10:09PM

It is a longrifle buttplate (n/t)

George S 18 10/08/2016 07:43PM

Find of my Life..A complete John Brown Pike Attachments

Bert Hebb 944 08/15/2016 04:33PM

Amazing! Congrats! (n/t)

ValleyDigger 22 10/08/2016 03:36PM

It doesn't get any better than that- a link to one of the catalysts of the Civil War! Congrats! (n/t)

JasonH 60 08/30/2016 01:30PM

Awesome find! (n/t)

Donnie B 63 08/23/2016 09:57AM

Incredible! Great job saving the history! (n/t)

cumberlandgray 61 08/23/2016 06:30AM

COngrats on a historic find- love to see it when you get it preserved and stabilized (n/t)

Bama Dave 61 08/22/2016 10:20PM

WoW what a find....Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr 61 08/22/2016 11:58AM

There is only one thing to say, WOW!!!!!!!! Congratulations!!! (n/t)

mmurray590 72 08/21/2016 01:02PM

Amazing! (n/t)

Jack Mountcastle 61 08/21/2016 09:22AM

Bert, you were in the right place at the right time congrats. (n/t)

digin daddy 71 08/20/2016 09:00PM

congratulations, Bert! Such an amazing and historical find. I am happy that you saved it! (n/t)

Doug Stokes 63 08/18/2016 03:17PM

Thanks Everyone for the very kind feedback... (n/t)

Bert Hebb 67 08/18/2016 03:12PM

Just saw one of these at auction a few weeks ago

Earl K. in Va. 146 08/18/2016 03:06PM

It does have some hard clay adhered to it with some Stone in it which I dare not try to chip off it's too hard might take off some of the wood (n/t)

Bert Hebb 62 08/17/2016 02:04PM

Outstanding piece of history there Bert!!! rock (n/t)

jeffnwv 71 08/17/2016 08:52AM

Congradulations!!!WoW, what a great find (n/t)

LeadHead 72 08/17/2016 07:58AM

eye popping smiley That is really rare congratulations Bert (n/t)

Jim F. (In.) 63 08/16/2016 09:15PM

Congratulations Bert !! ... Incredible find !! (n/t)

Va Dave 73 08/16/2016 08:49PM

It should have a serial number on the metal pole mount. Not sure how I would clean this up though. (n/t)

ericchampigny 76 08/16/2016 08:44PM

Re: Find of my Life..A complete John Brown Pike

Shane Smith 81 08/16/2016 05:07PM

Here is what the Dirt and Site looks like.. (n/t) Attachments

Bert Hebb 110 08/16/2016 04:18PM

That is an Outstanding, Once in a Lifetime Find! Congrats (n/t)

artydigger 74 08/16/2016 04:14PM

Thank you ericchampigny... (n/t)

Bert Hebb 74 08/16/2016 03:45PM

That's probably the most historic find I've seen recovered on this site. How did the handle not disintegrate? (n/t)

ericchampigny 78 08/16/2016 11:37AM

Re: That's probably the most historic find I've seen recovered on this site. How did the handle not disintegrate?

Bert Hebb 94 08/16/2016 12:18PM

Can't tell by the photo but wet clay will sometimes seal it air tight (n/t)

Jim F. (In.) 73 08/16/2016 09:18PM

Great Find Super Cool (n/t)

David Scales 73 08/16/2016 07:55AM

Congrats, one heck of a find!!!!!

Ga/goatee 83 08/15/2016 09:48PM

That find is as sweet as it gets!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 68 08/15/2016 08:38PM

Re: Find of my Life..A complete John Brown Pike

JRobo 71 08/15/2016 07:41PM

One of the most incredible relics I have ever seen!

George S 101 08/15/2016 05:01PM

Thanks George.. ! ???????????? (n/t)

Bert Hebb 65 08/15/2016 05:46PM

Re: Thanks George.. ! I agree... (n/t)

Bert Hebb 72 08/15/2016 05:47PM

Thanks everyone ! (n/t)

Bert Hebb 70 08/15/2016 04:59PM

Wow....just amazing.....congrats! (n/t)

WanderingRon 72 08/15/2016 04:55PM

Awesome (n/t)

dough 65 08/15/2016 04:53PM

Louisiana Jacket found!!! Attachments

Devonrex 531 09/18/2016 05:43PM

sweetgood job (n/t)

confederate joe 1861-1865 22 10/07/2016 05:32PM

Re: Louisiana Jacket found!!!

Chart56 30 10/06/2016 11:15PM

Re: Louisiana Jacket found!!!

CajunCoinHunter 48 09/25/2016 04:11PM

Sweet (n/t)

M.Brown 42 09/23/2016 07:52AM

beautiful squid eaters! clap (n/t)

Doug Stokes 45 09/21/2016 10:41PM

Nice John ..Real Nice clap (n/t)

gbantiques 47 09/20/2016 09:21PM

Awesome job I would have been happy with just one couldnt imagine what I would be like if I found 5 congrats (n/t)

carolinaboy 49 09/19/2016 07:43PM

That's some sweet!! pelicans. congrat's (n/t)

digin daddy 39 09/19/2016 05:29PM

Awesome ! (n/t)

Bert Hebb 48 09/19/2016 11:13AM

congrats on the buttonsgood job (n/t)

Ga/goatee 45 09/18/2016 10:54PM

Congrats on some sweet buttons!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 40 09/18/2016 06:42PM

Last few weeks finds, got something (or most of it anyway) I have always wanted to find. Attachments

mmurray590 624 09/09/2016 08:34AM

Re: Last few weeks finds, got something (or most of it anyway) I have always wanted to find.

Chart56 23 10/06/2016 11:13PM

Nice recoveries Mike, hope everyone is doing fine by now, Congrats on the horn, pretty neat! (n/t)

ringfinder 39 09/26/2016 10:49AM

Nothing wrong with those. WTG (n/t)

nwatnVA 47 09/14/2016 06:49AM

Nice digs Mike and Marc. Hope your back diggin with them soon Dale!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 50 09/11/2016 05:58PM

Nice plates of brass and lead Mike. Hope you have had some rain up your way I can hardly get a shovel into the dry ground down here. (n/t)

ronr 45 09/10/2016 02:24PM

Great finds and good luck on the "new spot". (n/t)

carolinaboy 52 09/10/2016 07:41AM

Nice !! I see a full paper plate Mike (n/t)

Va Dave 48 09/09/2016 04:57PM

You been doing real good Mike. Looks like we need to get back to the "new" spot Sunday morning! (n/t)

Marc in Va 60 09/09/2016 11:37AM

I know where the "new" spot is.....I was thinking about hitting it that I feel better.....

Dale(Va) 63 09/09/2016 01:11PM

Sounds good cause I can't find it !! ... what time ya picking me up Fishing (n/t)

Va Dave 55 09/09/2016 04:55PM

We'll be there at 0' dark thirty Dave, but Dale likes to sleep in these days......LOL (n/t)

mmurray590 56 09/09/2016 05:35PM

New spots are the most exciting ,,,good luck to all of you ...any recent pics of you and that new grandbaby Ole man [Mike} angel (n/t)

gbantiques 55 09/09/2016 11:29PM

Re: Last few weeks finds, got something (or most of it anyway) I have always wanted to find.

Plugmaster Ford 51 09/09/2016 11:34AM

Nice clap (n/t)

gbantiques 52 09/09/2016 11:29AM

Re: Last few weeks finds, got something (or most of it anyway) I have always wanted to find.

JRobo 65 09/09/2016 09:08AM

Wow, you've got some fine looking stuff!!!! Love the 69ers, I haven't found any of those yet. good job (n/t)

Ga/goatee 54 09/09/2016 09:03AM

Return trip to my Overcoat A site yields more buttons, bullets, and one sweet coin! Attachments

Devonrex 421 09/25/2016 11:53AM

Re: Return trip to my Overcoat A site yields more buttons, bullets, and one sweet coin!

Chart56 23 10/06/2016 10:56PM

Incredible! I love that coin! (n/t)

cumberlandgray 20 10/06/2016 07:08AM

Awesome finds... (n/t)

Bert Hebb 35 09/27/2016 10:26AM

Re: Return trip to my Overcoat A site yields more buttons, bullets, and one sweet coin!

Shane Smith 31 09/26/2016 04:57PM

NICE one John clap (n/t)

gbantiques 32 09/26/2016 04:38PM

Your return trip realy paid off,nice coin. (n/t)

digin daddy 29 09/26/2016 02:24PM

Wow, great looking finds! (n/t)

ringfinder 35 09/26/2016 10:26AM

Great job on some great finds hope your luck continues (n/t)

carolinaboy 34 09/25/2016 11:20PM

Awesome real, very nice shape. (n/t)

ericchampigny 36 09/25/2016 09:36PM

Aw man, that is a SWEET coin!!!! WTGgood job (n/t)

Ga/goatee 33 09/25/2016 09:29PM

Nice digs... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 28 09/25/2016 04:36PM

Re: Return trip to my Overcoat A site yields more buttons, bullets, and one sweet coin!

Plugmaster Ford 39 09/25/2016 12:34PM

Last few outings (n/t) Attachments

hendu 319 09/29/2016 02:45PM

good job (n/t)

cumberlandgray 20 10/06/2016 07:07AM

nice digs (n/t)

Paul Tn. 32 09/29/2016 11:28PM

Nice haul Wayneclap (n/t)

gbantiques 32 09/29/2016 10:52PM

Nice! (n/t)

WanderingRon 28 09/29/2016 05:14PM

I likeegrinning smiley

Ga/goatee 30 09/29/2016 04:34PM

Nice Wayne... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 30 09/29/2016 03:26PM

Couple of hours hunting the battle field on the 152nd anniversary of the the first Battle of Saltville Attachments

hendu 258 10/04/2016 03:17PM

Great post. Love it. (n/t)

cumberlandgray 20 10/06/2016 06:57AM

thumbs down (n/t)

gbantiques 20 10/05/2016 09:35PM

Glad you and your Dad got out and had a good time.... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 18 10/05/2016 08:58AM

????????great finds for you and dad (n/t)

confederate joe 1861-1865 23 10/04/2016 10:29PM

Glad you could get out and hunt with your father. (n/t)

Ga/goatee 22 10/04/2016 04:40PM

Harrisonburg, VA???

cntrydncr1 163 10/03/2016 10:36AM

Online Users

Guests: 95
Record Number of Users: 92 on September 29, 2016
Record Number of Guests: 174 on October 18, 2016
My Treasure Spot - Forum Statistics

Topics: 68,431, Posts: 635,147, Users: 8,184.
Our newest member N9WA.

This forum
Topics: 17,987, Posts: 232,980.