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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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Diggin' In Virginia XLII
November 12 - 14, 2018
Diggin' In Virginia XLIII
November 15 - 17, 2018


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Diggin' in Virginia is in NO WAY affiliated with any other "organized" hunts.
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Sticky Alternates for 42 & 43 please read (4 Posts)

Rose K. in Va. 216 08/19/2018 01:21PM

Sticky Relic hunting at DIV........... (85 Posts)

John K. in Va. 10,127 08/20/2015 07:38AM

Sticky Anyone need folding shovels? Attachments (19 Posts)

John K. in Va. 595 08/03/2018 01:51PM

Sticky Private forum instructions (16 Posts)

Rose K. in Va. 1,992 11/03/2017 06:58AM

Sticky If you are cancelling 42 and/or 43 you need to email your cancellation to digginva@hughes.net (n/t) (3 Posts)

Rose K. in Va. 287 07/25/2018 02:22PM

Sticky The following folks won either a free slot or the drawing to have your name added to the list (32 Posts)

Rose K. in Va. 735 07/13/2018 05:06PM

Sticky What a time was had by 135 hard core relic hunters... Attachments (38 Posts)

John K. in Va. 1,662 04/09/2018 12:07PM

Sticky Why PI Detector at DIV (43 Posts)

htcampbell2 3,013 01/08/2017 12:28PM

Sticky For those of you looking for something to do (5 Posts)

Rose K. in Va. 1,660 12/13/2017 08:35AM

Sticky Cancellation procedure (1 Posts)

Rose K. in Va. 881 01/15/2018 07:02PM

Sticky Correct profile procedure (16 Posts)

Rose K. in Va. 2,087 08/02/2017 05:23AM

Sticky Please do not PM your finds lists, they need to be emailed to digginva@hughes.net (n/t) (1 Posts)

Rose K. in Va. 1,615 12/29/2016 07:20AM

Sticky Finds list reporting procedures - EVERYONE please read (1 Posts)

Rose K. in Va. 5,483 11/17/2015 06:03AM

Good Luck at DIV

CopDog 84 08/20/2018 06:10AM

Re: Good Luck at DIV

Tinfoilhat 2 08/21/2018 08:33AM

Re: Good Luck at DIV

Diggin Chick 7 08/20/2018 09:42PM

Happiness prevails, see you all at DIV for the week

Diggin Chick 192 08/14/2018 10:29PM

Re: Happiness prevails, see you all at DIV for the week

Tinfoilhat 4 08/21/2018 08:30AM

you know you love me the most BARBIE!!!!! thumbs up (n/t)

Streak! 8 08/17/2018 02:41PM

Re: you know you love me the most BARBIE!!!!! thumbs up

Diggin Chick 10 08/20/2018 09:45PM

Glad to hear you're doing well (n/t)

fireman76 6 08/16/2018 09:57AM

Heck Yeah,Good for you,see you at the 2nd hunt.metal detecting smiley (n/t)

s. p. watson 5 08/16/2018 08:11AM

This find has me rearing to go for November! Attachments

fireman76 456 07/31/2018 02:05PM

Re: This find has me rearing to go for November!

Diggin Chick 1 08/20/2018 10:09PM

Nice Find! (n/t)

War Reconstructionist 18 08/04/2018 01:41PM

Super nice find!!! congrats!! (n/t)

Doug Stokes 13 08/03/2018 12:29AM

Thanks. It's my best Revolutionary War find so far. (n/t)

fireman76 14 08/04/2018 01:01PM

VERY nice Bob. Hard to find them in that condition of these parts. thumbs up (n/t)

Streak! 19 08/02/2018 02:31PM

Thanks. It is in great shape so much so that im kinda wondering about its authenticity. So far I've no reason to doubt its age but we'll see. (n/t)

fireman76 11 08/04/2018 01:03PM

Sweet button!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 22 07/31/2018 08:19PM

Thanks I'm happy with it. (n/t)

fireman76 11 08/04/2018 01:04PM

What an awesome find !! (n/t)

FLFF 21 07/31/2018 04:17PM

May I have your attention, please.

Tinfoilhat 317 08/18/2018 10:59AM

Re: May I have your attention, please.

Diggin Chick 10 08/20/2018 09:44PM

lol sing grinning smiley (n/t)

buckoken 4 08/19/2018 10:31PM

Re: May I have your attention, please.

Magicfireman 13 08/19/2018 07:37PM

Down to 4 happy (n/t)

Rose K. in Va. 12 08/19/2018 01:31PM

Re: Down to 4 happy

Tinfoilhat 8 08/19/2018 07:51PM

5 to go! (n/t)

magjean2004@yahoo.com 6 08/19/2018 01:12PM

lol (n/t)

cumberlandgray 4 08/19/2018 06:57AM

lol (n/t)

Streak! 3 08/19/2018 06:01AM

Re: May I have your attention, please.

htcampbell2 35 08/18/2018 06:35PM

Re: May I have your attention, please.

Tinfoilhat 12 08/19/2018 07:55PM

Shame on you Hugh. Tsk. Tsk. (n/t)

magjean2004@yahoo.com 12 08/18/2018 10:26PM

Re: Shame on you Hugh. Tsk. Tsk.

htcampbell2 13 08/19/2018 09:22AM

Mine Lab EQUINOX 600 .. DIV 42

GorDigger 300 08/14/2018 08:58PM

Re: Mine Lab EQUINOX 600 .. DIV 42

fever87 43 08/15/2018 10:08PM

Re: Mine Lab EQUINOX 600 .. DIV 42

treasurehound 21 08/15/2018 01:47PM

Re: Mine Lab EQUINOX 600 .. DIV 42

htcampbell2 12 08/15/2018 01:23PM

Hugh, why not make a new post just for the Equinox in the Tools of the

ringfinder 20 08/20/2018 08:29AM

Re: Hugh, why not make a new post just for the Equinox in the Tools of the

htcampbell2 9 08/20/2018 11:50AM

Re: Hugh, why not make a new post just for the Equinox in the Tools of the

GorDigger 4 08/20/2018 01:59PM

Re: Mine Lab EQUINOX 600 .. DIV 42 (n/t)

GorDigger 13 08/15/2018 11:48AM

Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers.

Rose K. in Va. 448 08/11/2018 08:19AM

Thank you everyone for your prayers!

fever87 9 08/20/2018 10:42AM

Sorry for your loss. Prayers sent (n/t)

LeadHead 4 08/15/2018 11:51AM

Sorry for your loss John....she will be missed. (n/t)

Dale(Va) 4 08/15/2018 09:05AM

So very sad,my prayers (n/t)

metalman 7 08/14/2018 12:13PM

So sorry to hear this. Praying for the family. (n/t)

SEOhio digger 6 08/13/2018 07:34PM

Re: Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers.

buckoken 8 08/13/2018 06:59PM

So sorry to hear of your loss John. Prayers for you and your family, (n/t)

EdTravis 6 08/13/2018 05:46PM

Our family's thoughts and prayers are with yours! God bless! (n/t)

Shane Smith 6 08/13/2018 03:56PM

Re: Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers.

Ryno 5 08/13/2018 11:58AM

Sorry for your loss. (n/t)

Macon 6 08/13/2018 11:18AM

John, my family's prayers are on their way to you and your family. Take care of yourself and remember the good times. (n/t)

mmurray590 9 08/13/2018 09:45AM

John, my family's prayers are on their way to you and your family. Take care of yourself and remember the good times. (n/t)

mmurray590 4 08/13/2018 09:45AM

I'm sorry to hear that. Definitely sending prayers and best wishes. (n/t)

magjean2004@yahoo.com 4 08/13/2018 08:42AM

Prayers, comfort and healing being sent to your families and wishing your families prayers for healing (n/t)

scoopydoo 4 08/13/2018 08:26AM

Re: Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers.

Jay Dee 4 08/13/2018 04:57AM

So very sorry for your loss, You are in my prayers. (n/t)

David Croft 5 08/12/2018 10:52PM

Sorry to hear that John. Prayers from Ohio (n/t)

garynail 5 08/12/2018 07:04PM

Re: Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers. Attachments

fever87 16 08/12/2018 03:00PM

Very sad to hear about this! Prayers sent to the families for peace and comfort. (n/t)

Doug Stokes 5 08/12/2018 02:59PM

All those hurt by this untimely loss are in out thoughts and Prayers. (n/t)

55thVa 10 08/12/2018 08:01AM

So sorry to hear, prayers to everyone. (n/t)

dcentofanti 9 08/12/2018 02:47AM

Hugs and Prayers

Diggin Chick 14 08/11/2018 10:58PM

Re: Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers.

gbantiques 9 08/11/2018 09:21PM

Re: Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers.

Dumpsite Digger 8 08/11/2018 09:03PM

Oh No! Way too young! Deepest thoughts and prayers! (n/t)

Rodney Cox (csadoc) 11 08/11/2018 08:33PM

So sorry for your loss. Just Terrible (n/t)

Kreager 10 08/11/2018 07:25PM

Re: Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers.

dw0378 12 08/11/2018 07:24PM

John terribly sorry to hear this. Prayers sent forth for your family. (n/t)

SharkHunter 9 08/11/2018 06:58PM

Very Sad News...Prayers To The Family (n/t)

Doug (On the Chesapeake) 12 08/11/2018 06:24PM

Re: Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers.

Raf51 11 08/11/2018 04:41PM

Death is so hard and sad but death at a young age hurts so much more. Our sincerest condolences to all of Laura's family and friends. (n/t)

PaChristy 6 08/11/2018 04:32PM

Re: Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers.

Hornbush 10 08/11/2018 03:44PM

prayers on the way for the whole family. Tragic. (n/t)

Streak! 7 08/11/2018 02:11PM

John and his family are in our prayers. (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 6 08/11/2018 02:05PM

Terrible news. They are in my prayers. (n/t)

htcampbell2 8 08/11/2018 02:00PM

So sorry to hear. Praying (n/t)

Leebo in SC 5 08/11/2018 12:11PM

Re: Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers.

Magicfireman 7 08/11/2018 11:46AM

Terribly sorry to hear this. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. (n/t)

fireman76 7 08/11/2018 11:22AM

So very sorry,John and family. (n/t)

chris taylor 13 08/11/2018 10:52AM

Check your email Chris. (n/t)

Rose K. in Va. 10 08/11/2018 01:49PM

Re: Check your email Chris.

chris taylor 12 08/12/2018 02:22PM

Re: Ohh no, cvery sorry to hear this,praying for her family (n/t)

s. p. watson 11 08/11/2018 10:36AM

Prayers sent. Sorry for your loss. (n/t)

Al-(PA) 6 08/11/2018 10:30AM

Re: Please keep the LeFevre and Blackstone family in your prayers.

DiggerDean 10 08/11/2018 08:31AM

2 ~ DIV XLIII (43) alternates has moved up - updated @ 1:30 p.m.

Rose K. in Va. 51 08/19/2018 06:25AM

1 ~ DIV XLII (42) alternates has moved up

Rose K. in Va. 35 08/19/2018 06:24AM

2 ~ DIV XLII (42) alternates has moved up

Rose K. in Va. 56 08/16/2018 02:05PM

6 ~ DIV XLIII (43) alternates has moved up

Rose K. in Va. 73 08/16/2018 01:57PM

Directions to DIV XLIII

Bloody 6th 233 08/14/2018 11:14AM

Re: Directions to DIV XLIII

magjean2004@yahoo.com 23 08/15/2018 12:01AM

its easy. thumbs up

Streak! 31 08/14/2018 06:14PM

Re: Directions to DIV XLIII

freakfx 20 08/14/2018 12:07PM

1 ~ DIV XLIII (43) alternates has moved up

Rose K. in Va. 83 08/13/2018 07:49AM

Congrats (n/t)

JOE inMD 14 08/14/2018 04:44PM

4 ~ DIV XLII (42) alternates have moved up

Rose K. in Va. 104 08/11/2018 08:07AM

Re: 4 ~ DIV XLII (42) alternates have moved up

CajunCoinHunter 21 08/13/2018 10:33AM

Thank You Mrs. Rose, I’m confirming for James Kreager

Kreager 14 08/11/2018 07:26PM

Kevin Ambrose- The Washington Post - Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Down in the Dumps 468 07/19/2018 05:25PM

Re: Kevin Ambrose- The Washington Post - Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018

kray 17 08/12/2018 09:59AM

You all are welcome and glad you ejoyed it. Neat stuff for sure. (n/t)

Down in the Dumps 24 07/28/2018 07:34AM

Re: Kevin Ambrose- The Washington Post - Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018

dw0378 36 07/22/2018 10:14PM

Interesting article. Thanks for posting! (n/t)

SEOhio digger 30 07/21/2018 07:04PM

Re: Kevin Ambrose- The Washington Post - Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018

MightyMouse82 43 07/21/2018 07:51AM

Thanks for the post... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 27 07/20/2018 03:13PM

Re: Kevin Ambrose- The Washington Post - Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Diggin Chick 33 07/19/2018 09:44PM

Re: Kevin Ambrose- The Washington Post - Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018

jjj1919 39 07/19/2018 06:24PM

Win a new White's Electronics 24K Gold detector....

BigBobbyB 142 08/11/2018 05:54PM

3 ~ DIV XLII (42) alternates have moved up

Rose K. in Va. 62 08/10/2018 07:04PM

Thank You Mrs. Rose (n/t)

Kreager 7 08/10/2018 09:09PM

2 ~ DIV XLIII (43) alternates has moved up

Rose K. in Va. 66 08/10/2018 07:05PM

Re: 2 ~ DIV XLIII (43) alternates has moved up

magjean2004@yahoo.com 14 08/10/2018 09:09PM

How to clean DIV glass bottles??

Rodney Cox (csadoc) 347 08/01/2018 10:18PM

I agree with Streak, have washed bottles for years. Use the copperand let bottles soak in dawn,Ihave washed this way for years. It works. (n/t)

Garry Hall 26 08/07/2018 11:14AM

Re: How to clean DIV glass bottles??

Ron Stump, Southern Maryland 68 08/02/2018 05:18PM

Ron's tumbler is probably the best way to go, I use white rice and tepid water. A tsp or 2 of rice and shake the bejeebers out of it. (n/t)

mmurray590 19 08/03/2018 04:57PM

how many bejeebers come out?? grinning smiley (n/t)

Streak! 17 08/03/2018 07:21PM

4 sometimes 5 (n/t)

mmurray590 18 08/08/2018 11:26AM

Ron Stump is definitely the way to go. He did a bunch for Ron Rigney and they look incredible. (n/t)

cumberlandgray 16 08/03/2018 06:06AM

thumbs upthumbs upthumbs upthumbs upthumbs up (n/t)

Streak! 15 08/03/2018 02:10PM

Re: How to clean DIV glass bottles??

Aimbo 27 08/02/2018 04:41PM

That's the great thing about this group...

Rodney Cox (csadoc) 28 08/02/2018 05:13PM

best way to clean the inside....................

Streak! 57 08/02/2018 02:28PM

CLR

John Leazier 30 08/02/2018 08:51AM

That is a great question ! Hopefully Ron Stump can answer your question, he is one of the first people I think of when it comes to bottles. thumbs up (n/t)

A HUNTER 19 08/02/2018 01:06AM

He is my hero!! Learned a lot from him and others like him. I actually find a bottle or two now on occasion (n/t)

Streak! 19 08/02/2018 02:30PM

Re: How to clean DIV glass bottles??

magjean2004@yahoo.com 41 08/01/2018 10:27PM

Thanks Maggie! Oops on the dish soap... (n/t)

Rodney Cox (csadoc) 18 08/01/2018 10:32PM

dish soap is fine Doc. She said dish WASHER and I concur. (n/t)

Streak! 19 08/02/2018 02:21PM

My dish washer usually hand cleans my bottles and she's good at it LOL Good thing shes not a member of this group or id be in trouble LOL (n/t)

jarhead(va) 14 08/02/2018 02:55PM

Can anyone help ID this bullet for a friend? (n/t) Attachments

Donnie B 316 08/04/2018 10:00AM

Closest thing I can find is a Hayes or maybe an Adams revolver. (n/t)

fireman76 15 08/05/2018 12:42PM

Thanks. I have the book but couldn't figure this one out. (n/t)

Donnie B 13 08/05/2018 02:54PM

By your pics looks like Hayes Navy revolver variant

Va Dave 18 08/05/2018 11:49AM

Thanks. My friend found this in Connecticut. (n/t)

Donnie B 12 08/05/2018 02:55PM

What does the bottom look like ? (n/t)

Jim F. (In.) 17 08/04/2018 04:45PM

Re: What does the bottom look like ? Attachments

Donnie B 26 08/04/2018 08:51PM

prayers for our brothers and sisters in the Lynchburg area. Might end badly there. (n/t)

Streak! 126 08/03/2018 02:07PM

Thank you streak... lucky my neighborhood is The High Ground (n/t)

jpk in lynchburg 13 08/04/2018 10:37AM

I just checked the news Streak, can't find anything, What's going on there? (n/t)

mmurray590 14 08/03/2018 05:02PM

real bad rain and a dam that may breach. Evacuations under way I understand. (n/t)

Streak! 18 08/03/2018 07:18PM

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