The first pit was a shallow one which I had dug half of so it didn`t take too long to complete. It didn`t hold so many interesting bits but it had to be checked coz last time I had found two EKMs in it. After an hour and a half it was refilled and a few relics found their way into the backpack, a scissor and a tweezer, a large spanner, a beer bottle and two american made spark plugs. A few meter away from the pit we had a interesting but weak signal and when we dug it out we found a Norwegian coin from 1957.
While I had been struggling with the chain my girlfriend had wandered around with the detector and found a interesting signal for me to dig, (she appears to be too lazy to dig it herself) so we re-located that signal and removed alittle bit of the forest floor. Ca 15 cm down we found a aluminium food tin, and thought that was all, but ofcourse we double checked it with the pin pointer and it gave off some more signal. This turned out to be another dumping pit and we spent another hour digging it out, and I am so happy she had taken the detector for that stroll coz between some beautiful bottles we found not one but two Stalag tags!! Sadly one of them was too far gone to save, but the other one was beautiful and had a well made field repair. We also found two pocket knives, a POW made knife and a worn down Wellner butter knife. The last item we pulled out here was an awesome 1000 ml brown medical bottle.
As we strolled back to the car the darkness crept in between the trees so we had completed the dig with perfect timing.
Unless there is snow storm tomorrow we ll be back for more digging:)
Stay muddy my friends, and Keep Smiling:)