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Have a drink with Dig It ... One of the things that I have learned during my time on fieldtrips is that...
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How to be a champ with ge... When I’m not helping out behind the scenes at Dig It Up, I teach into a second...
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Have a drink with Dig It Up!

One of the things that I have learned during my time on fieldtrips is that there is nothing better than sitting back in a nice comfy chair at the end of a long day, enjoying a quiet drink and talking about your finds. Nothing quite beats it, especially if you’ve had a good day in the field! One of the other things that I have learnt – and you don’t need to be a palaeontologist,  archaeologist, or geologist to figure this one...

Me and my Big Blue

Every time I have to pack for a fieldtrip, I bet that I’m a lot like you-  I always go to my favourite piece of kit first. I make sure that it’s packed in tight because I know that I just couldn’t get by without it… especially when I’m out bush, digging holes, and trying to get stuff done. For me, my ‘go-to’ piece of kit is always my Big Blue. That is, the Estwing Geo Paleo pick. I’ve had mine for around six years now and...

How to be a champ with gear

When I’m not helping out behind the scenes at Dig It Up, I teach into a second year subject at one of my local universities. In most university programs, by second year, most students would have chosen their preferred study pathways- in my broad research field, it might be something like Archaeology or the more traditional Earth Sciences. You’d think that by second year, most of the students would have the right gear for...

The E3-22P: Estwing’s famous rock hammer

People often write to us with the question: What rock hammer should I buy? Well, I say, what do you need the hammer for? Are you an Earth Scientist? A geologist? A mineral collector? Obviously, the best type of rock hammer for you comes down to function. There are a few heavy hitting rock hammers out there (pun intended!), but if you are looking for one of the most versatile and popular rock hammers going around, you just...

Welcome to the Dig It Up blog!

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our Dig It Up store blog! Be sure to subscribe to our posts in order to keep up with the latest going-on’s at Dig It Up. Here you’ll find out about our latest news, from new product announcements, specials, how-to tool tips, and of course, product reviews. We’d love to hear from you too, so be sure to join the conversation by posting your comments into any of...