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  1. Costco San Diego wants $5.99 for three tomatoes

    I'm still in the parking lot of a Costco, in San Diego. They want 5.99 for three tomatoes and there were about 25 packages total in the whole store. A generation stands between me and the folks that were happily picking these things two months ago before the entire crop rotted in place. I'm...
  2. The oldest and largest ancient Maya structure has been found in Mexico

    Oldest and largest ancient Maya structure found in Mexico Published:June 3, 2020 A three-dimensional image of the ancient Maya Aguada Fenix site in Mexico's Tabasco state based on lidar, an aerial remote-sensing method, is seen in this picture released on June 3, 2020...
  3. England, Sex during QT with someone outside your household is illegal from today on

    At 11.30am on Monday, a change to the law was introduced that bans two people from different households in England gathering in an indoor, private place during the coronavirus lockdown. The amendment to the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Bill states: “No person may participate in...
  4. What are you going to do when your second stimulus check arrives?

    I think I'm gonna buy a used model S Tesla when my second stimulus check gets deposited.
  5. Fisher Island Florida is in the news again.

    Fisher Island Florida is in the news again. Last month I was in Orlando running some errands so I drove my rental car down to Miami during some down time. Unbelievable wealth down there. Florida is known for having the absolute best homestead protection laws in America. There is no limit on...
  6. I would buy a detector that works under the general premise of a Pinpointer......

    Isn't it amazing that this hasn't been done yet? If there existed a detector that had most of the performance of an SGT (or equivalent) and an interphase capable of mimicking some of the most popular pin pointers....
  7. Can someone suggest a good system for applying gallon purchased WD-40 (lubricant)?

    I've looked at several aftermarket spray systems but nothing works as well as the cans. (fine easy to pinpoint spray that ideally would accommodate a straw) Does a small efficient practical aftermarket spray system exist? That stuff is running about $60.00 a gallon if purchased in 12 ounce...
  8. US mint released the .999 percent buffalo one ounce $50 coin on Thursday, Question...

    I have been buying these for several years now, because they are amongst the purest official gold coinage in the world. They usually sell out pretty quick. They come incapsulated with a very nice wooden display. This year they are running about $1550 How come they (the 2015's) are available...
  9. The real consequences that modern coin collectors have on the US economy.

    So how many different variations of "collectible" US quarters has the US mint released in total?
  10. CTX 3030 new model, update, Any word?

    The CTX has been out about two years now, more or less, It is a good platform, but obviously needs some improvement. There has been some talk about a model update, anyone know anything for certain? How far apart were the Sovereign or excalibur factory model updates?
  11. Extra: El Padron gives a very rare metal detector review.

    Beach and Goldfield detector: There is absolutely no other choice for beach detecting at a good location other then a Garret ATX. This thing is so good at what it does, that sometimes I absolutely dread using it... Do you understand the statement I just wrote? Its a lot of work to dig every...
  12. Anybody have any Idea how to review past private messages already sent?

    I consider myself somewhat worldly and at least sufficiently formally educated, :) but I can't figure out how to review a private message that has already been sent.
  13. The citizens of Greece have withdrawn 90% of their savings from Greek banks.

    My relatives tell me they keep enough Euros on deposit to electronically pay their bills, taxes, and mortgage. 90% of a nations former deposited currency is an enormous amount. I wonder where they keep the rest of it?
  14. Wow... Remember the Florida bungle sold for taxes last April with the 60 lbs of in

    silver coins discovered in its walls during the process of it being torn down? Well it appears that an enterprising treasure hunter figured that there was probably some spillage by the city recovery teams. He has found an additional 360 silver coins to date on the empty lot. It appears that a...
  15. Can anyone recommend a superior brand of rechargeable AA batteries?

    Obviously the ones I bought at walmart are not really suited for detecting, They last about two hours and the replace charge sensor activates about an hour into use.
  16. Will todays bottles have any future value?

    Will todays commonly distributed glass liquor, soda, cologne, medicine etc. bottles have any sort of future value?
  17. The Boston time capsule

    1795 time capsule opened, centuries after Revere and Adams buried it - CNN.com
  18. Under what circumstances is a metal detectorist officially an amateur archeologist?

    What constitutes an "amateur archeologist", and under what circumstances could an educated, seasoned and well versed metal detectorist reasonably declare him / herself as such?
  19. Question about the sovereign GT as compared to exclaber II

    I was wondering how the tones on the Excal II sound off as compared to the Sovereign GT. Are they audible with or without earphones,? I've recently (past 4 months ) bought two of the most modern and capable metal detectors on the market and though I acknowledge that each one of them offers a...
  20. Minelab wireless headphone module and headphones, CTX3030, et all........

    Would any one consider sharing their experiences using the minelab wireless headphone modules? The kind that are compatible with the CTX 3030. How is the quality compared to say a pair of standard wired grey Ghosts?. Do you you ever prefer using standard wired headphones instead.? Do they...
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