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  1. My Fall Relic Rescue Finds

    I had a great time at both the fall RR hunts, I wasn't lucky enough to find one of the many plates found at the first hunt but I managed some nice relics. The second hunt I did better, got into a fire pit that had some great color, it was a Cavalry camp and I found a curry comb handle, I think a...
  2. star based pistol bullet ID?

    I found this little bullet and noticed when I was cleaning it that it has a star on the base. Is it from the Washington arsenal? Are they rare, this is the first one I've found? Thanks
  3. Got a GA button today!!!

    Managed to stick to it in the heat today and found another state button today and some lead and shell frags to go with it. This is my first GA button and I still can't believe I found it, it was surrounded by modern nails and old fence wire, but there it was in the hole....WOW that made my...
  4. Last couple relic hunts

    I had 2 good hunts, the first was after work for about 4 hours and the second today for 3 or 4 hours. I found a bunch of bullets both hunts but today I noticed someone was watching me I didn't get too close didn't want to scare her away from her duties and possibly get attacked She kept a close...
  5. Got into another mess of Buttons!!

    Went back to the spot I found 28 buttons at a couple weeks ago and found 17 more today!! Along with some bullets and a Burnside brass casing. The best find today was a Ringtail Sharps with 4 rings, I have only found 1 other of those, also found a swedge base 3 ringer. HH
  6. 3 hour CW hunt after work.

    It was nice this evening and I had about 3 hours of hunt time so I hit it hard! Planting season starts in a couple weeks here so time is short for most field hunting.I managed some bullets, 1 button back, a small rim fire shell case not sure if it is period or not, and a small frag, few pieces...
  7. Bullets and some Brass!

    Went out to a favorite spot with a buddy today and did pretty well. I found about 70 bullets, 2 were dropped Burnsides, 3 button backs, buttons crumbled when I pulled them out of the hole, J hook and a pack rivet. HH
  8. DIV XXIII US Buckle and a few other keepers!!

    Had a great hunt at this latest DIV! I found my first US Buckle, in great shape with some leather still on it, half a spur, hotchkiss base, "flower" button, couple 115 bullets, gun trigger. HH
  9. Today was a Button Affair!!!

    Went out today to a new spot with my buddy after the rain finally stopped. It turned out to be worth the wait. I never thought I would see the day I dug more buttons than bullets I ended up with 28 buttons today although 2 fell apart, 1 was a nice Eagle "I" coat, 1 Eagle "I" cuff sized, the rest...
  10. CW Relics From Recent Hunts

    Went with Friends last weekend and had a great hunt! I found a bunch of bullets, 3 buttons, 6 button backs,Kepi buckle, nap sack hook, some camp lead, couple rivets and grommets etc. I went today with my hunting partner and found some bullets, 10 were in the same hole Williams cleaners and 3...
  11. Last 2 Hunts!! Have a Look

    The first picture is from last week at the "Bullet Patch" pretty good day for a rainy January. The rest of the pictures are from today. My buddy and I hit a couple new spots today with some luck, I found a couple 3 ringers, an Enfield, and a Spencer cartridge at the first spot. Then onto the...
  12. Pre Thanksgiving CW relic hunt!

    It turned out to be such a nice day, I just had to get out for some diggin.:yes: I found some cool bullets, 3 dropped Enfields, 2 dropped ringtail Sharps, 1 fired and mangled cleaner, 1 fired and mangled ringtail Sharps, 1 heavily chewed 69, another heavily chewed bullet, 1 Starr carbine. I...
  13. DIV XXII Finds!

    This was my first DIV hunt and I had a great time. Got to meet some really nice people and hunt some very historic property. Thanks to James and Jeff for putting up with 2 newbies (me and my hunting buddy) for 3 days. I was able to get some nice keepers, a Navy button, a pulled bullet, and a...
  14. Eagle Sword Plate!!!!

    WOW!!! I never thought I would find this thing over the weekend but here it is. I was using my TDI SL and got a decent signal and started digging checked pile and hole, then dug some more, finally got to this awesome plate at 18"! There were some guys there that wanted to take pictures and I...
  15. 8 Hour CW Hunt!

    My buddy and I started at 9 this morning and hunted thru rain showers for about 30 minutes then it stopped so we kept going till 5:10 with no breaks! Getting ready for 3 day DIV hunt in Nov. Anyway we found a bunch of bullets and a couple buttons, I found a dropped Burnside with part of the...
  16. Found a 72 cal bullet today!

    I went out to a new spot today at for a short hunt, didn't find much but what I did find was a 72 cal 3 ringer! Wow that is one seriously huge bullet! I also found a base from a shell, maybe a Hotchkiss shell not sure, and another frag. Thanks for looking! HH
  17. CW Relic hunting today. Found a carved Gardner bullet!

    Went back to 1 of my favorite spots today and found some pretty neat bullets etc, the coolest being a carved Gardner and another odd Gardner that looks like it was rammed really hard or something. Thanks for looking! HH
  18. It was a great afternoon for a hunt!!!

    I had to wait for the rain to clear out this morning but it was worth the wait. I had dug a few signals some good some junk when a car stopped, and this lady comes over to the fence and introduced herself as the farmers wife, and she was so glad that I was here because she wanted to thank me for...
  19. Found my first Indian head today!

    I had to work for the last 12 days so this was my first hunt since that. I found the Indian head in the middle of a corn field also found a few other trinkets in the field. I found another 1 of those little 36 cal CSA pistol bullets! Never thought I'd dig another on of them. Found a six pack of...
  20. Big Boys Hobbies!

    I wanted to call out Bart at BBH for making me a Great deal on a new Garrett Infinium! Thanks Mark
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