Success Stories for 2017

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Christmas came early.


March 24, 2017 04:27am

It was a cool day in December, our last dig before Christmas. I took a very large chocolate coin with me to play a joke on our Chairman, Richard Amiger. It was a quiet day with not many signals from  ...
Posted on March 24, 2017 04:27am | 0 Comments

Already 34 rings recovered in 2017

Excalibur II

March 21, 2017 12:43pm

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What started with helping someone to find a lost item became a big operation in a few years. We already recovered 34 lost rings this year. We help people voluntarily to recover lost items. Last week was a special one, a  ...
Posted on March 21, 2017 12:43pm | 0 Comments

San Diego Treasure Legend and Medieval Style Gold Ring


March 21, 2017 08:43am

Week number two owning a Minelab Safari. I found a medieval style gold ring in the low tide wet sandy mud at a salt water beach (lots of black sand) and amongst LOTS of trash. I initially thought it unlikely  ...
Posted on March 21, 2017 08:43am | 0 Comments

2 gold Class Rings

CTX 3030

March 16, 2017 09:32am

It had just rained and the weather was getting cold. I was detecting a drained lake for an hour before I got a faint broken signal. I decided to dig a scoop of dirt and check signal again. The signal  ...
Posted on March 16, 2017 09:32am | 0 Comments

Not a Lazy man

Eureka Gold

March 16, 2017 02:55am

I looked outside the window and the weather was fine. Beside me I have two bags which are already packed, and ready to go because the day is the day , we got ready to go to a gold mine called  ...
Posted on March 16, 2017 02:55am | 0 Comments

Digging Big Silver

CTX 3030

March 10, 2017 09:35am

While hunting deep in the pinelands of NJ, Bob Brown and myself used our CTX 3030s. My first signal was 12-44 and out popped a beautiful silver half dollar 1838. Our next two finds were a 1783 Reale and another 1783 Reale. To  ...
Posted on March 10, 2017 09:35am | 0 Comments



March 10, 2017 09:05am

I thought this might be an interesting little testimonial due to the fact I am some 4000 miles away on the other side of the Atlantic but we still share the same passion and excitement about our finds. My story takes  ...
Posted on March 10, 2017 09:05am | 0 Comments

1807 Draped Bust Quarter

CTX 3030

March 06, 2017 12:03pm

I went out to a woods location. There was a few homes there in the early 1800's. I got a 12:46 on my CTX. I dug the target and popped out the plug. It was a 1807 draped bust quarter. It is  ...
Posted on March 06, 2017 12:03pm | 0 Comments

First swing of 2017


March 04, 2017 11:17am

Got out swinging for first time of 2017 on 19th of February. Typically there is still snow and frozen ground here in Iowa during that time of the year. Temp was in the 60's and could dig relatively far down as  ...
Posted on March 04, 2017 11:17am | 0 Comments

A Happy Return

CTX 3030

March 02, 2017 12:36pm

I am a retired winter Texan that comes to south Texas to do beach detecting and get away from the harsh Minnesota winters. This is my first year detecting with my CTX 3030 and I have found many rings this winter.  ...
Posted on March 02, 2017 12:36pm | 0 Comments
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