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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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Rain, rain go away!!!!

Rose K. in Va. 240 11/05/2018 07:07AM

Rose I agree with you but either way I am bringing my wet suit, scuba tanks, fins/boots and all my other scuba gear, because either way........ITS TIME TO DIG!!!!!!!! (n/t)

scoopydoo 18 11/07/2018 02:48PM

Snow,Sleet,Rain or oppressive heat, I will be digging in whatever conditions the good Lord provides. I cant wait!!!!! (n/t)

s. p. watson 14 11/07/2018 10:02AM

Rose...Snow, rain or shine, We're going to be diggin' in Virginia! metal detecting smiley happy (n/t)

Doug Stokes 21 11/07/2018 12:11AM

Linda will be mud from head to toe. confused smiley

Streak! 33 11/06/2018 01:09PM

Yes we have had enough fpr a while.... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 21 11/05/2018 07:45AM

Off the wall question as a 1st Time DIV ..

GorDigger 168 11/06/2018 12:59PM

yes sir!

Streak! 21 11/06/2018 01:07PM

The winner of the FREE hunt fees and hotel room is.....

Rose K. in Va. 235 11/03/2018 05:18AM

Congrats Jarrod (n/t)

Dumpsite Digger 15 11/05/2018 06:23AM

Woohoo! WTG Jarrod! (n/t)

Rodney Cox (csadoc) 19 11/05/2018 12:45AM

Congrats (n/t)

dough 15 11/04/2018 07:38PM

Congrats, Jarrod! (n/t)

Doug Stokes 16 11/03/2018 09:38PM

clap Confetti clap Confetti clap. (n/t)

SharkHunter 16 11/03/2018 08:31PM

OFF TO A GREAT START, HECK YOU WILL PROBABLY FIND a CSA PlateConfetti (n/t)

scoopydoo 24 11/03/2018 03:14PM

Re: OFF TO A GREAT START, HECK YOU WILL PROBABLY FIND a CSA PlateConfetti

CCHUNTER 27 11/03/2018 04:15PM

Congratulations (n/t)

Leebo in SC 15 11/03/2018 02:38PM

Re: The winner of the FREE hunt fees and hotel room is.....

dw0378 17 11/03/2018 12:31PM

Re: The winner of the FREE hunt fees and hotel room is.....

N/S Recoveries 16 11/03/2018 12:10PM

Awesome!!!! This is gonna be the best week ever!!!! (n/t)

CCHUNTER 19 11/03/2018 11:57AM

As the last winner, aren't I supposed to pass a crown or something to you?

ruh-roh 19 11/03/2018 11:04AM

Congratulations... (n/t)

labradoodle of pa 19 11/03/2018 09:43AM

Congratulations Jarrod West! (n/t)

ringfinder 17 11/03/2018 08:29AM

Congratulations Jarrod !!! (n/t)

Al-(PA) 17 11/03/2018 07:33AM

Congrats! (n/t)

Metaldetectoh 17 11/03/2018 07:16AM

Get those batteries out and charge them up.

ReidMan 88 11/03/2018 11:23PM

I had one down to a 10% charge took over night to charge back to 100%. (n/t)

dough 17 11/04/2018 07:41PM

I posted a Video on each of the Diggin in Virginia private forms 42 & 43, check them out! (n/t)

ringfinder 52 11/03/2018 03:45PM

Who won the first contest? (n/t)

SharkHunter 128 10/23/2018 07:05PM

I guess I was seeing things..... shrug (n/t)

SharkHunter 25 10/30/2018 11:43AM

All packed and ready to go. Been packed for a week. Just waiting on DIV! (n/t) Attachments

Streak! 214 10/27/2018 01:22PM

Re: All packed and ready to go. Been packed for a week. Just waiting on DIV!

gbantiques 34 10/28/2018 08:34PM

Take about organized .... nice Job ! I pray it doesn't snow

Dumpsite Digger 25 10/28/2018 06:40AM

Started to get my stuff around today Streak, I usually put your list in front of me so I don't forget Attachments

ringfinder 36 10/27/2018 10:24PM

Re: All packed and ready to go. Been packed for a week. Just waiting on DIV!

baspinall 26 10/27/2018 05:01PM

Dang picture is upside-down. sad smiley fixed! (n/t)

Streak! 35 10/27/2018 01:24PM

GPX repairs

Fort Bedford (Mach 1 Pilot) 289 10/16/2018 07:22PM

Thanks for the Minelab repair number, I sent my X-terra 70 in

ringfinder 42 10/24/2018 08:42PM

Denny - send me as message when you send it, I’ll run back there and check in it myself when it arrives.

Fort Bedford (Mach 1 Pilot) 24 10/28/2018 09:35AM

Thanks Kieith, I will. I just have to take the control box off of the shaft and send it in! (n/t)

ringfinder 26 10/28/2018 11:28AM

Even power supply cables? LOL!

Rodney Cox (csadoc) 35 10/23/2018 07:28PM

Thanks Minelab for being there.

SharkHunter 31 10/21/2018 08:25PM

GPX question

baspinall 300 10/24/2018 09:39PM

Dean nailed your original question- hi mineral is just a collection of settings...

Fort Bedford (Mach 1 Pilot) 49 10/28/2018 09:32AM

Re: GPX question

Metaldetectoh 36 10/25/2018 05:51PM

Re: GPX question

Ryno 20 10/25/2018 11:31AM

Re: GPX question

DiggerDean 28 10/25/2018 06:52AM

Re: GPX question

baspinall 31 10/27/2018 05:02PM

Re: GPX question

dw0378 28 10/25/2018 01:29AM

Good question, you might check out Tools of the Trade section, but I'm sure you are going to get some

ringfinder 36 10/24/2018 11:02PM

Re: Good question, you might check out Tools of the Trade section, but I'm sure you are going to get some

baspinall 31 10/27/2018 05:27PM

I just turn on my Pinpointer when ever I Ground Balance the GPX, it just makes it a whole lot easier to find a

ringfinder 41 10/27/2018 09:59PM

Re: I just turn on my Pinpointer when ever I Ground Balance the GPX, it just makes it a whole lot easier to find a

baspinall 27 10/28/2018 10:31AM

Re: Good question, you might check out Tools of the Trade section, but I'm sure you are going to get some

htcampbell2 43 10/25/2018 12:11AM

Thanks Hugh for posting Streaks information, Nows the time to start

ringfinder 33 10/25/2018 08:21AM

Just curiosity.....How many swing a GPZ7000 at DIV? Results? (n/t)

chris taylor 158 10/27/2018 04:07PM

I d used it quite a bit, but it’s not my go-to machine

Fort Bedford (Mach 1 Pilot) 38 10/28/2018 09:28AM

Thanks Keith.I realize that bigger and better isn't always the answer.With this info,I'll try the bigger coil on my4800.for now... (n/t)

chris taylor 21 10/28/2018 09:54AM

Re: Just curiosity.....How many swing a GPZ7000 at DIV? Results?

htcampbell2 29 10/27/2018 07:35PM

i know Van Boone used one when they first came out at the Excelsior Farm and

ringfinder 38 10/27/2018 09:49PM

Thanks,I will. (n/t)

chris taylor 16 10/27/2018 07:55PM

What kind of boots y'all wearing?

baspinall 260 10/16/2018 08:42PM

Re: What kind of boots y'all wearing?

baspinall 37 10/24/2018 09:30PM

I wear Red Wing boots, always waterproof and hold up very well. Every time

ringfinder 30 10/24/2018 08:50PM

Danner! I spent the extra money and have never looked back (n/t)

dough 35 10/21/2018 10:18PM

Re: What kind of boots y'all wearing?

Diggin Chick 36 10/21/2018 09:05PM

Cheap rubber over shoes from a farm store ( you don't need to take out a loan ) (n/t)

Jim F. (In.) 38 10/21/2018 06:42PM

Re: What kind of boots y'all wearing?

baspinall 46 10/20/2018 08:25PM

Yes, they are removable in MUCK boots. (n/t)

dano 30 10/21/2018 08:42AM

Re: Yes, they are removable in MUCK boots.

baspinall 26 10/21/2018 05:55PM

Re: What kind of boots y'all wearing?

duggap 35 10/20/2018 12:21PM

MUCK Boots - Wetlands (n/t)

dano 32 10/18/2018 08:04AM

Re: What kind of boots y'all wearing?

dw0378 32 10/17/2018 09:52PM

Puma hiking boots. Waterproof and I did waterproof them several times my slef. Never got wet feet. Also have muck boots which I take along just in case. (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 23 10/17/2018 03:42PM

Best boots I have ever had were Matterhorn....

treasurehound 43 10/17/2018 07:18AM

Re: What kind of boots y'all wearing?

htcampbell2 36 10/16/2018 11:01PM

Re: What kind of boots y'all wearing?

buckoken 39 10/16/2018 09:51PM

RAFFLE ~ FREE hunt fee and hotel room

Rose K. in Va. 561 10/05/2018 06:27AM

3 Tickets for Nick Mosgovoy (n/t)

LeadHead 33 10/22/2018 06:08PM

3 for Mike Weaver, 3 for Bill Weaver. Thanks (n/t)

D1gman 32 10/22/2018 01:26PM

3 tickets for Doug Rouner (n/t)

dough 20 10/21/2018 10:20PM

3 chances for Tom Watson (n/t)

tom613 29 10/21/2018 11:05AM

Thanks to the generous donor, I'll take 3 tickets (n/t)

Va Dave 23 10/19/2018 06:15PM

I will take 3 chances Rose (n/t)

SharkHunter 32 10/15/2018 12:29PM

6 tickets please. Thanks Rose (n/t)

Ga/goatee 21 10/14/2018 06:29PM

Re: RAFFLE ~ FREE hunt fee and hotel room

CCHUNTER 35 10/14/2018 04:02PM

Matthew and I will take 3 tix please. smiling smiley smiling smiley smiling smiley (n/t)

dcentofanti 41 10/14/2018 07:20AM

3 tickets please....I will send a check asap Thanks so much to the donors! (n/t)

PaChristy 32 10/13/2018 10:16AM

6 Tickets for us. Thanks,

Metaldetectoh 24 10/12/2018 10:13PM

Randy Davis - I would like 3 raffle tickets.

randy141 29 10/11/2018 01:18PM

Re: RAFFLE ~ FREE hunt fee and hotel room

htcampbell2 33 10/11/2018 07:11AM

Hi Rose, I would like 3 for $25 please. (n/t)

mmurray590 25 10/09/2018 02:37PM

Thank you to the donor. I will take three please (n/t)

treasurehound 33 10/09/2018 09:02AM

Re: RAFFLE ~ FREE hunt fee and hotel room

dw0378 36 10/08/2018 10:13PM

I would like 6 tickets please.Thank You. (n/t)

chris taylor 24 10/08/2018 06:51PM

I will take 3 tickets Rose. Lee Aultman (n/t)

Leebo in SC 27 10/08/2018 08:24AM

Re: RAFFLE ~ FREE hunt fee and hotel room

steeleman 36 10/07/2018 10:34AM

6 tickets for us Rose. (n/t)

DiggerDean 50 10/06/2018 08:06PM

3 for 25 thank you Rose (n/t)

labradoodle of pa 29 10/06/2018 05:43PM

Hi Rose as far as Raffle tickets !

Dumpsite Digger 46 10/06/2018 05:14PM

Re: RAFFLE ~ FREE hunt fee and hotel room

Magicfireman 54 10/06/2018 03:05PM

I'll take 3 Rose Thanks Jack (n/t)

yogipa 23 10/06/2018 04:08AM

Re: RAFFLE ~ FREE hunt fee and hotel room

scoopydoo 26 10/05/2018 06:51PM

Re: RAFFLE ~ FREE hunt fee and hotel room

Al-(PA) 27 10/05/2018 04:08PM

3 tickets please, Thank you. (n/t)

dig14me 49 10/05/2018 09:46AM

Re: RAFFLE ~ FREE hunt fee and hotel room

Grasshopper08 29 10/05/2018 09:46AM

Hi Rose, I'll take 3. Check's in the mail today. (n/t)

fireman76 41 10/05/2018 09:16AM

Pre orders for shirts and caps

Rose K. in Va. 437 09/24/2018 02:37PM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

GorDigger 37 10/20/2018 05:58PM

Long sleeve t, large, sport gray

thomasbunnell 31 10/03/2018 09:38PM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

dblshot 29 10/03/2018 10:20AM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

Kcroneva 38 10/02/2018 08:14PM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

buckoken 75 10/01/2018 11:10PM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

D1gman 28 10/01/2018 03:56PM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

pkyser 50 09/28/2018 02:21PM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

chris taylor 28 09/27/2018 06:56PM

1 black XL pocket T for me Rose. Thanks, (n/t)

Marc in Va 31 09/27/2018 01:59PM

1 Navy Pocket T size 2XL for Mike Murray please Rose (n/t)

mmurray590 26 09/27/2018 09:49AM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

Jay Dee 57 09/26/2018 08:42PM

A blaze orange cap for me please!! Jack (n/t)

yogipa 39 09/26/2018 12:07PM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

mentalmetal 53 09/25/2018 06:47PM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

Dumpsite Digger 35 09/25/2018 06:39AM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

dw0378 39 09/24/2018 10:09PM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

dw0378 26 10/06/2018 09:42PM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

fireman76 37 09/24/2018 09:59PM

Re: Pre orders for shirts and caps

Al-(PA) 34 09/24/2018 04:39PM

Forensic and Archaeological Investigation of Civil War Remains

Macon 184 10/20/2018 01:34PM

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Creskol 156 10/20/2018 09:06AM

Prayer request for one of DIV family members

Marc in Va 336 10/02/2018 11:12AM

God bless Dale with complete healing and recovery. (n/t)

cumberlandgray 25 10/19/2018 12:37PM

Re: Prayer request for one of DIV family members

Larry Shirah 24 10/19/2018 12:12PM

Prayer for quick healing. (n/t)

Metaldetectoh 40 10/15/2018 07:01AM

Prayers for a speedy recovery! (n/t)

dcentofanti 27 10/14/2018 07:23AM

Prayers for healing for Dale! (n/t)

It's RG 27 10/11/2018 12:18AM

Prayers headed your way Dale (n/t)

s. p. watson 28 10/05/2018 07:47PM

Prayers sent for Dale and God Bless ! (n/t)

Fred in NC 32 10/04/2018 10:55PM

Praying for you Dale (n/t)

relichuntermxt 24 10/04/2018 12:15PM

Praying (n/t)

Leebo in SC 31 10/04/2018 06:12AM

Re: Prayer sent and prayers for a very speedy recovery sent to a great guy (n/t)

scoopydoo 28 10/03/2018 09:23PM

We have had and will continue to keep Dale in our prayers. (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 30 10/03/2018 08:50PM

Prayers Sent. (n/t)

Shane Smith 26 10/03/2018 02:05PM

Prayers from my family to Dale and his family (n/t)

buckoken 30 10/03/2018 06:43AM

Prayers sent, Dale!! (n/t)

Doug Stokes 34 10/03/2018 12:58AM

Prayers sent (n/t)

xlting 27 10/02/2018 08:41PM

Prayers on the way for Dale and family !!!!

58th Va 29 10/02/2018 07:55PM

On the way big guy. Give him our regards (n/t)

Streak! 39 10/02/2018 04:56PM

Praying without ceasing for Dale (n/t)

Rose K. in Va. 35 10/02/2018 03:09PM

Prayers for Dale!! Praying for God's healing! (n/t)

D1gman 30 10/02/2018 02:57PM

Prayers on the way. Hope to see you out digging again soon, Dale, hang in there. (n/t)

fireman76 27 10/02/2018 11:58AM

Going under the Knife!

North Georgia Detectors 284 10/09/2018 06:58PM

Will pray you have a quick recovery, Van! (n/t)

Fort Bedford (Mach 1 Pilot) 29 10/16/2018 04:34PM

Pray you have a speedy recovery. (n/t)

Ga/goatee 25 10/13/2018 08:32PM

sorry to hear that Van. We will miss you. (n/t)

Hornbush 37 10/13/2018 11:56AM

Re: Going under the Knife!

Confedreb 24 10/13/2018 09:27AM

Wishing you a successful surgery and speedy recovery. And...

Gord (Tecumseh) 33 10/12/2018 09:17AM

Best of luck with the surgery Van (n/t)

Jim F. (In.) 39 10/11/2018 08:25PM

Good luck Van, I am sure all will go well, but will be keeping you in my prayers too. See you in the Spring!!!!! (n/t)

mmurray590 40 10/11/2018 03:10PM

Going to miss you at the hunt Van. Wishing you a speedy recovery. You'll be swinging that big coil before you know it!! (n/t)

LeadHead 30 10/11/2018 10:18AM

Re: Going under the Knife!

htcampbell2 24 10/11/2018 07:07AM

Prayers for quick healing. (n/t)

D1gman 25 10/11/2018 06:52AM

Best Wishes, Van. You will be in our prayers (n/t)

buckoken 26 10/10/2018 09:49PM

Going to miss you at the hunt Van, praying for a speedy recovery (n/t)

stillrollin300 26 10/10/2018 09:01PM

Anita and I will keep you in our prayers Van. Please keep us informed on your reovery... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 35 10/10/2018 05:05PM

Now who is going to sip shine with me and compare flatulence?? DANG!! shrug

Streak! 29 10/10/2018 04:48PM

Re: Now who is going to sip shine with me and compare flatulence?? DANG!! shrug

Mike(NC) 25 10/10/2018 08:05PM

Prayers for speedy healing Van. (n/t)

xlting 25 10/10/2018 04:00PM

Best of luck on the surgery, Van. See you in the spring! (n/t)

ruh-roh 30 10/10/2018 01:16PM

Best wishes for a speedy recovery. (n/t)

fireman76 27 10/10/2018 09:46AM

You will be missed Van......

treasurehound 27 10/10/2018 08:14AM

I hope all goes well. (n/t)

magjean2004@yahoo.com 32 10/09/2018 08:59PM

We'll miss your smiling face

Rose K. in Va. 41 10/09/2018 07:24PM

Cancer Free !!!!!!!!!

Confedreb 262 09/28/2018 09:25AM

Great news

va digger 66 23 10/15/2018 05:17PM

Glad to know that you are healed! (n/t)

It's RG 30 10/11/2018 12:16AM

Excellent!thumbs up (n/t)

Doug (On the Chesapeake) 21 10/09/2018 02:52PM

What a wonderful thing! A new start, a new Life! (n/t)

Adam(Va) 24 10/08/2018 07:22AM

Re: Cancer Free !!!!!!!!!

Ryno 37 10/05/2018 10:59AM

Awesome news!!! dance (n/t)

Doug Stokes 26 10/03/2018 12:59AM

Great News Congrats Confetti (n/t)

Dumpsite Digger 42 10/02/2018 07:54PM

thumbs up thumbs up thumbs up (n/t)

Streak! 26 10/02/2018 04:57PM

God Bless buddy Wave (n/t)

Kcroneva 75 10/02/2018 04:34PM

Congratulations, that is great news! (n/t)

D1gman 25 10/02/2018 02:59PM

God Bless (n/t)

metalman 24 10/02/2018 11:33AM

That is wonderful news, Jeff. Time to hit our knees and give thanx (n/t)

buckoken 21 10/01/2018 11:15PM

Re: That is wonderful news, Jeff. Time to hit our knees and give thanx

Confedreb 34 10/03/2018 06:28PM

Re: Cancer Free !!!!!!!!!

Magicfireman 36 10/01/2018 02:18PM

Great News (n/t)

Leebo in SC 39 10/01/2018 01:19PM

God Bless Jeff! (n/t)

Shane Smith 27 10/01/2018 10:31AM

That's great Jeff!! THANK GOD!!!!! (n/t)

yogipa 24 10/01/2018 05:52AM

Re: Cancer Free !!!!!!!!!

gbantiques 26 09/30/2018 03:54PM

WONDERFUL NEWS!!!!! (n/t)

jeffnwv 40 09/30/2018 08:50AM

That's wonderful news Jeff! Lets hunt some relics in the Spring. (n/t)

cwnut4u 26 09/30/2018 02:01AM

Awesome!!!! (n/t)

wv_relic_hunter 26 09/29/2018 09:25AM

Praise the Lord!!! our prayers have been answered. (n/t)

Rose K. in Va. 35 09/29/2018 06:52AM

That's awesome! Hallelujah! (n/t)

cumberlandgray 44 09/29/2018 05:23AM

Great news Jeff!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 34 09/28/2018 08:36PM

Great news. Congrats. (n/t)

JOE inMD 26 09/28/2018 08:27PM

Re: Cancer Free !!!!!!!!!

dw0378 25 09/28/2018 07:30PM

Thats Great news,See You in the Spring (n/t)

s. p. watson 43 09/28/2018 03:57PM

Great news, Reb. (n/t)

fireman76 23 09/28/2018 03:41PM

Great news Jeff...hope to see you in the Spring! (n/t)

Erik Wagner 41 09/28/2018 01:22PM

Silver Dollar (n/t) Attachments

plugit 255 10/11/2018 08:46AM

Sweet find. Congrats clap (n/t)

buckoken 31 10/14/2018 10:23PM

Re: Silver Dollar

Dumpsite Digger 29 10/12/2018 06:52AM

Congrats..I've been looking for one of those as well.. (n/t)

Hardcore 32 10/11/2018 07:25PM

Our granddaughter Alyssa's swim team fundraiser

Rose K. in Va. 247 09/29/2018 04:47PM

Great to hear about such good progress. Cannon Ball!!! smiling smiley smiling smiley (n/t)

dcentofanti 27 10/14/2018 07:33AM

Will do,Glad to hear she is doing better. (n/t)

s. p. watson 27 10/05/2018 07:46PM

Re: Our granddaughter Alyssa's swim team fundraiser

dw0378 33 09/29/2018 06:42PM

Glad to hear Alyssa is feeling better. Donation happily made. (n/t)

fireman76 34 09/29/2018 06:28PM

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