Success Stories for 2017

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Heaviest gold ring I have found.

CTX 3030

January 18, 2017 12:49pm

A 1 Baht Thai gold ring found on a beach in Southern Thailand with the Minelab CTX 3030. 15.2 grams of 99.6% gold. I recently went on a family vacation to an island in Southern Thailand over the New Year holiday. While I was  ...
Posted on January 18, 2017 12:49pm | 0 Comments

What a corker

Explorer XS

January 17, 2017 11:28am

I was invited back to a friend’s permission we had previously found hammered coins on. The day started slow with only 2 signals, both being small pieces of scrap lead, so I decided to go to the adjacent field.  ...
Posted on January 17, 2017 11:28am | 0 Comments

Charles II quarter dollar

CTX 3030

January 17, 2017 09:11am

I had done this field on a few occasions with the best find a 1745 George II copper Farthing. I had given up on the field but when out on a club dig with Toddy's digs in the borders, I  ...
Posted on January 17, 2017 09:11am | 0 Comments

Early Bronze Age Axe - Earliest find yet


January 17, 2017 06:57am

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My friend Adrian had secured another new permission for us to detect on and being so close to both our houses we were eager to get out and detect. We looked at the old maps and even though there was  ...
Posted on January 17, 2017 06:57am | 0 Comments

Class ring returns home


January 17, 2017 06:06am

Lost for 10 years the class ring returns home :) Once I got it home and cleaned it the best I could, I called up Colerain High School told them I found a 2009 class ring, I gave them the name SAM with  ...
Posted on January 17, 2017 06:06am | 0 Comments

Colonial Village Find

CTX 3030

January 16, 2017 09:44am


After walking 2.2 miles into the woods and discovering a village from the colonial era.... this was one of the many amazing discoveries I made with my CTX 3030!

Nathan - RI, USA.

Posted on January 16, 2017 09:44am | 0 Comments

A Good Week in the Water with the CTX 3030

CTX 3030

January 16, 2017 03:42am

Every time I take this detector out I learn something new. As more and more hunters have gotten into the hobby my finds were decreasing. One beach I hunt is full of rusted foreign coins. A day's hunt can  ...
Posted on January 16, 2017 03:42am | 0 Comments

GO-FIND 60 ... always have it in the car!


January 15, 2017 04:03am

Nelle ultime settimane in un paio di uscite veloci in una zona di passaggio fronte WW2 grazie al mio GO-FIND 60 sono riuscito a trovare molti oggetti particolari fra i quali spiccano queste due spille.. La prima purtroppo danneggiata è una  ...
Posted on January 15, 2017 04:03am | 0 Comments

Edward silver penny hoard


January 14, 2017 12:33pm

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So I went to go out on my permission after Christmas with my Minelab Safari. I decided to upgrade to a larger coil to see if it made a difference with the depth and ohhh yea it did! After spending  ...
Posted on January 14, 2017 12:33pm | 0 Comments

I Think I'll Keep It


January 14, 2017 11:20am

December 2016, I purchased a Minelab GPX-4500 from Cold Harbor Metal Detectors in Mechanicsville, VA. / Jerry Simmons. Merry Christmas to me. The day after Christmas me and a friend were hunting a well searched area in central VA. Within about a 15  ...
Posted on January 14, 2017 11:20am | 0 Comments
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