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Diggin' In Virginia

Diggin' In Virginia (DIV) is an invitational hunt dedicated to the ideals of friendship, fun and the proper recovery/identification of historical artifacts 

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Sticky Hunt rules and information posted on private forums. READ IT! (n/t) (2 Posts)

John K. in Va.33703/12/2015 08:21AM

Sticky The following folks do not have a ride lined up for the hunts ~ EVERYONE please read - updated 3/110 (12 Posts)

Rose K. in Va.68203/06/2015 07:38AM

Sticky DIV XXIX and DIV XXXgood job (41 Posts)

John K. in Va.3,33812/19/2014 04:34PM

Sticky XXIX alternates waiting - please read - new sign ups now! (39 Posts)

Rose K. in Va.1,14101/30/2015 06:48AM

Sticky DIV XXX Alternates waiting ~ everyone please read ~ new sign up now! (32 Posts)

Rose K. in Va.1,30401/26/2015 07:36AM

Sticky Cancellation procedure for XXIX and XXX (1 Posts)

Rose K. in Va.62601/20/2015 05:41AM

Thanks DIV and a special thank you to Anthony "Tony" Hochstetler Attachments

Cyberdigger13803/26/2015 10:21PM

Wonderful piece of America's history to hold in your hand. Congratulations!! (n/t)

Jack Mountcastle003/27/2015 12:46PM

Nice CS tongue!! (n/t)

Steve in PA003/27/2015 12:25PM

Sweet find. Tony is a great person and always willing to help!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick703/27/2015 08:37AM

That's a great first!!!! Congratulations!! beer (n/t)

kevin baptiste503/27/2015 08:27AM

Tony really is an upstanding guy, and congratulations on your awesome buckle! (n/t)

JasonH403/27/2015 07:45AM

Here is a little something I dug from under a Big Rock at DIV 29, the Excelsior Camp Attachments

ringfinder3303/27/2015 11:22AM


time preserver103/27/2015 12:07PM

Congrats Denny (n/t)

p-cap103/27/2015 11:50AM

The luckiest relic hunter hands down Attachments

p-cap22503/26/2015 07:44PM

He has the Golden Horseshoe stuck you nowhere!!! I would say he is very meticulous and very seldom does anything get by him. (n/t)

kevin baptiste1203/27/2015 08:42AM

Lost ear ring at the first dig. Blue stone in it. If any one found it let me know. Anita would be very happy... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick1503/27/2015 08:42AM


chris taylor14503/26/2015 10:00AM

Sorry to hear that Chris. You all are in mine and Anita's prayers. (n/t)

Dennis Andrick403/27/2015 08:39AM

Chris, so sorry for your loss.

fever87303/27/2015 07:46AM

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family Chris

Rose K. in Va.903/27/2015 04:57AM

Re: Family

bobitz8030903/26/2015 07:51PM

mini balls and brass tag,div day2 finds Attachments

nathan15303/26/2015 08:48PM

I'll bet that cow tag got the old blood a pumpin!!! (n/t)

kevin baptiste403/27/2015 08:30AM

Nice digs. (n/t)

ericchampigny303/26/2015 09:59PM

TDI question. I'm having problems keeping ground balance. I'm finding my neutral around 5. Is this normal for this red dirt? I got the machine after the fall DIV. I used a loaner at the fall hunt and it preformed a bit different & stayed balanced. Any h

hendu10103/25/2015 07:56PM

I have an 11" Razorback DD coil I'm not using if you want to borrow. (n/t)

fever87403/27/2015 07:49AM

Re: TDI question. I'm having problems keeping ground balance. I'm finding my neutral around 5. Is this normal for this red dirt? I got the machine after the fall DIV. I used a loaner at the fall hunt and it preformed a bit different & stayed balanced. Any

royski2903/26/2015 08:41AM

Re: TDI question. I'm having problems keeping ground balance. I'm finding my neutral around 5. Is this normal for this red dirt? I got the machine after the fall DIV. I used a loaner at the fall hunt and it preformed a bit different & stayed balanced. Any

Brdhunt3003/25/2015 08:41PM

Re: TDI question. I'm having problems keeping ground balance. I'm finding my neutral around 5. Is this normal for this red dirt? I got the machine after the fall DIV. I used a loaner at the fall hunt and it preformed a bit different & stayed balanced. Any

hendu1403/25/2015 09:50PM

Check the coil for a crack. If it is, contact Bob B @ Centreville. He can help you out. (n/t)

DwightS803/25/2015 09:40PM

Will be there Sat. morning at the picnic and will check it out for you. Will have coils with me! (n/t)

BigBobbyB1203/26/2015 07:12AM

DIV Blog Day 1 Attachments

gtoast9966403/22/2015 09:40PM

Day 5 UPDATE Attachments

gtoast994803/26/2015 11:27PM

Day 4 UPDATE Attachments

gtoast9911303/25/2015 09:48PM

Nice digs......Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr403/26/2015 06:11PM

Re: DIV Blog Day 1

TNAmbush2503/24/2015 08:32PM

Re: DIV Blog Day 1

gtoast991203/24/2015 10:47PM

Nice set of finds (n/t)

TheyCallMeChipWI2303/24/2015 06:30PM

Day 2 Update Attachments

gtoast9917703/23/2015 09:27PM

Day 3 Update Attachments

gtoast997703/24/2015 10:52PM

Re: Day 2 Update

duck371014003/23/2015 10:44PM

B I'd call that a good first day (n/t)

Jim F. (In.)3903/23/2015 01:24PM

Congrats Tony. Wont fine that one very easily in NC (n/t)

John in Wilmington3503/23/2015 08:54AM

Re: DIV Blog Day 1

mtwolf22704303/23/2015 07:20AM

Re: DIV Blog Day 1

Dustyrelics3203/22/2015 09:48PM


CChapman6903/26/2015 08:50PM

My incredible find...... Thank you John and Rose for the Incredible History Attachments

scoopydoo37703/25/2015 11:06PM

Awesome find.....Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr503/26/2015 06:09PM

Congtrats!!! An ID tag is the ultimate relic. good job (n/t)

John Leazier803/26/2015 06:00PM


time preserver403/26/2015 04:40PM

Re: My incredible find...... Thank you John and Rose for the Incredible History

ericchampigny803/26/2015 04:24PM

Re: My incredible find...... Thank you John and Rose for the Incredible History

tnrelicman1203/26/2015 11:48AM

Wow Gary that is awesome! Wish I coulda been there to see your face, I know that is your dream find, congrats!!!!!! (n/t)

Bootyhunter503/26/2015 09:03AM

Awesome find! The holy grail! (n/t)

Roger Duron803/26/2015 06:19AM

Very nice! Congrats on a very special find! (n/t)

Erle From Va.803/26/2015 02:49AM

Re: My incredible find...... Thank you John and Rose for the Incredible History

mtwolf22702003/25/2015 11:20PM


p-cap16503/26/2015 03:37PM

Surgery update

Rose K. in Va.60703/10/2015 05:27PM

Re: Surgery update

dgmjbm1003/26/2015 10:08AM

Rose, I am so very glad that things seem to be going well. Take good care of yourself, please! We know that God will bless you. (n/t)

Jack Mountcastle1203/25/2015 03:15PM

Re: Surgery update

burta1603/25/2015 12:54AM

Praise God (n/t)

p-cap1403/24/2015 07:59PM

Sounds like it went well Rose. . Prayers for a speedy recovery. Marty and Lori (n/t)

mgedwardsmd1403/24/2015 07:43PM

Re: Surgery update

Allen in MT1503/24/2015 09:35AM

Re: Surgery update

doubleagle1803/24/2015 08:16AM

Re: Surgery update

hang75752403/22/2015 05:41AM

Re: Surgery update

mustang87802403/20/2015 06:45PM

That is great news Rose (n/t)

SharkHunter2603/20/2015 11:11AM

That's good news Rose. Speedy recovery!! (n/t)

rovnrbl2603/19/2015 02:28PM

You angel are blessed by God with a good attitude, good doctors, good family and good friends. Congrats on your successful surgery! (n/t)

It's RG2703/18/2015 03:19PM

Good news Rose! Put cancer in it's place hammer (n/t)

Steve in PA2703/18/2015 12:52PM

Re: Surgery update

TheyCallMeChipWI3903/17/2015 08:00PM

That's wonderful news Rose. (n/t)

groundhogging2603/16/2015 10:34PM

Re: Surgery update

Capt. Brad3603/16/2015 07:33PM

Great news. (n/t)

North Georgia Relics3303/16/2015 11:54AM

Great news Rose! (n/t)

pepperpump2903/16/2015 11:07AM

Thank God! (n/t)

Brett in Brandy Station3403/16/2015 08:43AM

Glad to see you're doing well. Looking forward to seeing you next week. good job

DwightS3303/16/2015 07:58AM

Awesome news!!! (n/t)

medicman5073203/15/2015 10:06PM

Great news better do what you were told Rose it sure is hard to do sometime. (n/t)

jrobertson2703/15/2015 05:11PM

Glad to hear all went well

DIGGERBOVA4903/15/2015 09:38AM

Hello stranger

Rose K. in Va.7903/15/2015 07:19PM

Re: Hello stranger

DIGGERBOVA3003/20/2015 09:17AM

happyclapgood job (n/t)

dano3403/14/2015 06:41PM

Glad to hear things are looking good. (n/t)

kevin baptiste4003/13/2015 07:19AM

We are sooooo glad to hear that great news Rose!! All those prayers really do help! (n/t)

PaChristy3603/13/2015 06:09AM

Glad all went well! ..praying for you Rose! (n/t)

1eyejack3103/13/2015 12:38AM

That's great news Rose, we should all say a little prayer for all who go through these tests, we are glad

ringfinder3903/12/2015 11:05PM

Glad to here Rose. Rest up a little over a week before we get down and see your smiling face (n/t)

MATT WHALEY3603/12/2015 10:54PM

Great news indeed. Rest up and take care. (n/t)

TednVa4203/12/2015 08:34PM

Great news God is good! (n/t)

ReidMan3403/12/2015 07:12PM

Great News, Rose!! (n/t)

Doug (On the Chesapeake)3403/12/2015 06:41PM

Excellent news! I knew you would do great! (n/t)

Rodney Cox (csadoc)3403/12/2015 02:41PM

Like I told you. He told me that he was so inundated with prayers he put you at the top of his list! smiling smiley (n/t)

BigBobbyB3703/12/2015 02:24PM

Great News! Power of prayer. (n/t)

SoMdRelicHunter4003/12/2015 11:39AM

Great news, hope healing is fast & easy (n/t)

rufus3603/12/2015 09:34AM

excellent news rest and get well very soon !! (n/t)

mtwolf22703803/12/2015 09:29AM

Great news! (n/t)

Fort Bedford (Mach 1 Pilot)4103/12/2015 08:46AM

wonderful news, Rose....God is good, no He is great!!!! (n/t)

Kim J3803/12/2015 07:57AM

Awesome news Rose!!!! Prayers are awesome and do work.. (n/t)

hendu4003/12/2015 07:57AM

That's great to hear Rose. Thanks for updating us. (n/t)

EdTravis4603/12/2015 07:44AM

Great news Rose! (n/t)

Ron Stump, Southern Maryland4103/11/2015 11:04PM

PTL (n/t)

Mark in Maryland3803/11/2015 09:46PM

Awesome news Rose Prayers continue (n/t)

va digger 664403/11/2015 08:36PM

Amazing News For You

oldpicker4303/11/2015 08:04PM

That's great Rose! I'm bringing you some tasty mangos from the Phillipine! (n/t)

DIGGER7314003/11/2015 07:26PM

I'm sure the Lord looked and said this woman is the Hub of the DIV we've got to get her back to workangel

Jim F. (In.)3903/11/2015 05:35PM

Congrats Rose and good luck for a speedy and full recovery! (n/t)

Scott Duckworth4303/11/2015 02:35PM

Re: Surgery update

Gord (Tecumseh)5203/11/2015 01:22PM

I didn't expect anything less... (n/t)

thomasbunnell4203/11/2015 01:08PM

Great news! Thank the lord for your positive outcome. (n/t)

ValleyDigger4203/11/2015 12:58PM

Anita and I are so glad to hear how well you did. You are still in our prayers.... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick5003/11/2015 12:34PM

That is fantastic news rose, shows what the good lord can do smiling smiley (n/t)

stillrollin3004203/11/2015 12:06PM

Great news! (n/t)

John Leazier4703/11/2015 10:59AM

Great News!!! Hope the healing commences quickly! (n/t)

WanderingRon4403/11/2015 10:48AM

Such great news Rose!! The power of Prayer! Take care!

ltdennis5003/11/2015 10:17AM

That's great news Rose ,Praise Jesus!!!angel (n/t)

jeffnwv4803/11/2015 10:14AM

Great to hear you're doing well! (n/t)

ericchampigny4503/11/2015 10:12AM

That is wonderful news Rose, take care of yourself and take it easy. (n/t)

mmurray5904303/11/2015 08:36AM

Great news (n/t)

steasley4703/11/2015 08:31AM

Thats great news Rose, now just take it easy. (n/t)

Brian Aleksandrowicz4403/11/2015 08:05AM

great news Rose. Nothing like the power of prayer!!! (n/t)

bucko GA4403/11/2015 04:58AM

Praise GOD from whom all blessing flow... (n/t)

ScottTX4103/10/2015 11:40PM

Rose, Glad to hear you had it all taken care of and that you are under constant vigil! medic (n/t)

Doug Stokes4103/10/2015 11:07PM

I'm thrilled and relieved to hear your doing well and are free of that nasty SCC! (n/t)

dawgmanvt4403/10/2015 10:54PM

Great news--the power of prayer (n/t)

Hardcore4403/10/2015 10:33PM

Praise the Lord!! Glad you're OK Rose! Get lots of rest! (n/t)

cumberlandgray4803/10/2015 10:25PM

Praise the Lord. (n/t)

Hornbush4603/10/2015 09:39PM

Good news Rose and Good man, John Kendrick! (n/t)

Donnie B4503/10/2015 09:32PM

Re: Surgery update

55thVa4403/10/2015 09:24PM

that's great news rose. glad your doing well. (n/t)

hunterjoe4503/10/2015 09:09PM

Somebody is looking out for you! Congratulations! (n/t)

DOUG HARRIS4203/10/2015 08:57PM

Glad to hear the good news! (n/t)

dough4303/10/2015 08:55PM

Re: Surgery update

Roger Duron4503/10/2015 08:47PM

great news (n/t)

nc-joe4603/10/2015 08:46PM

Great news, Rose! Get well soon! (n/t)

Fourmulaone4403/10/2015 08:45PM

Re: Surgery update

Dustyrelics4403/10/2015 08:45PM

Relax and heal! Let John take care of you! (n/t)

cntrydncr14403/10/2015 08:43PM

Re: Good news take care (n/t)

labradoodle of pa4303/10/2015 08:41PM

Super Good News, Our Prayers Have Been Answered!!!!

Diggin History4103/10/2015 08:28PM

Great news...good to hear (n/t)

Jeff Barley4403/10/2015 08:24PM

Glad you're OK, heal fast! (n/t)

royski4303/10/2015 08:24PM

Awesome news Rose! (n/t)

nc digger4603/10/2015 08:16PM

angel Super News angel

Relicgopher4003/10/2015 07:59PM

Great news….. (n/t)

hdmike4703/10/2015 07:48PM

Re: Surgery update

Magicfireman4603/10/2015 07:43PM

What power there is in prayer!! Glad things went well!!

58th Va4703/10/2015 07:42PM

Good news to hear! thumbs down (n/t)

kydiggin4403/10/2015 07:33PM

Glad to hear the good news. (n/t)

LeadHead4603/10/2015 07:31PM

Outstanding news Rose; hope this will all be past you soon. (n/t)

ConfCav4603/10/2015 07:12PM

Glad to here the good news.

JOE inMD4303/10/2015 07:10PM

Awesome!!!!! (n/t)

mahone4803/10/2015 07:06PM

Glad to hear all is well! (n/t)

Meals554503/10/2015 06:32PM

Re: I'm glad to hear you are OK,,If you need anything please let us knowdance (n/t)

s. p. watson4603/10/2015 06:26PM

That is great news Rose! Glad all went well. That you for keeping all of us updated. (n/t)

Marc in Va4503/10/2015 06:16PM

Great news Rose,,,Prayers continue (n/t)

xlting4203/10/2015 06:02PM

Glad to hear all is well!!

PHIL HITT4903/10/2015 05:57PM

thumbs down thumbs down thumbs down thumbs down thumbs down (n/t)

Streak!4403/10/2015 05:41PM

Re: Surgery update

RussW5003/10/2015 05:39PM

Prayers have been answered

treasurehound4403/10/2015 05:32PM

Any pictures from the picnic and relic wagon? (n/t)

Mike(NC)4503/26/2015 07:04AM

BOOM BABY Attachments

dean arbogast25503/25/2015 11:33PM

Re: BOOM BABY (n/t)

bobitz8030803/26/2015 12:08AM

NY coat button,div finds day 1 Attachments

nathan15603/25/2015 09:51PM

Lost Lesche tool and small vice grips.

JDug11603/24/2015 08:18PM

Re: Lost Lesche tool and small vice grips.

centrevillesm2303/25/2015 07:24PM

Div day 3 finds and skermish finds Attachments

nathan28503/24/2015 11:01PM

Re: Div day 3 finds and skermish finds

centrevillesm1803/25/2015 07:23PM

Lost Predator handtool

American Digger Magazine7503/25/2015 05:42PM

Thanks guys

ReidMan13903/25/2015 01:27PM

Have a quick recovery (n/t)

WMW88551003/25/2015 04:09PM

Glad to hear that everything will be fine Reid

Rose K. in Va.1803/25/2015 03:30PM

Minelab 3500 & 4800 available to rent for Brandy Rock. (n/t)

JDug10503/24/2015 08:19PM

Re: Minelab 3500 & 4800 available to rent for Brandy Rock.

MATT WHALEY5503/25/2015 12:33AM

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