Detecting and Opportunists–Beware the Taker

Opportunism—The conscious policy and practice of taking selfish advantage of circumstances – with little regard for principles, or with what the consequences are for others. Opportunist—A seeker of opportunity. A person who maximizes his/her benefit in every action he/she takes. How to spot an opportunist:  Maybe you know one, (or a few) of those people …
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What do Fishing, Genealogy and Detecting Have in Common?

The other day I was thinking how much my life has changed since I started metal detecting.  The people I’ve met, the places I’ve been, and the finds I’ve discovered all were the result of a hand held machine that beeps. Before I took up detecting, my passion was genealogy, and before that, fishing.  At …
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