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$12,000.00 Ring Returned!

Excalibur

May 05, 2014 10:00am
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What are the chances I'd be reading the lost section on Craigs List and go find the ring? that's just what I did. Let me start by thanking Minelab for making the best detectors on the market today. I've owned 16 Minelabs and all were great. I now hunt with a GT and Excalibur. 

I contacted the girl on Craigs List to get a better idea of where on Tybee Beach she lost the ring. She was on a float tube in front of life guard stand #4 about waist deep. on the 4th day of hunting I got that sweet sound of Gold! 4 scoops later, there it was in my scoop! I got out of the water and sent a pic of it to her... she was so happy. that evening she drove 3 hrs to pick it up. she was very happy to get it back as she had just gotten it a week before. oh and I was happy too with the $2,000.00 Reward!!! now I can buy another Excalibur!

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Posted on May 05, 2014 10:00am | 0 Comments

My Greatest Find yet

CTX 3030

May 05, 2014 09:00am
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Knowing that Detecting is my passion... My amazing fiancée told me to do some detecting on our destination wedding to MoBay Jamaica. So the CTX3030 was packed and off we went. I had several days of Great Detecting on the Montego Bay beaches, scoring 3 gold rings, 4 silver rings gold and silver Neck chains and an array of other jewelry. all this and a beautiful Flawless wedding ceremony.

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Posted on May 05, 2014 09:00am | 1 Comment

A Voice from the Dust

CTX 3030

April 29, 2014 01:00pm
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Earlier this month I had the opportunity to help make someone’s Easter.  My hunting partner Brandon  “Dr. Tones” Niece called to say an acquaintance, Molly, had just phoned him in a panic.  “We kind of have an emergency man”, he said.  Molly’s sister had lost a piece of jewelry outside during their Easter gathering.  Everyone else was still busy with family dinners but Brandon knew I was spending Easter alone.  “Is there any chance you could run out tonight and take a look?”, he asked.  Besides being the right thing to do; my choice was made easier since it would give me an excuse to quit working on our broken sprinkler system.   

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Posted on April 29, 2014 01:00pm | 0 Comments

New E-TRAC opened up my world... We are in love

E-TRAC

April 28, 2014 09:00am
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I recently purchased a E-TRAC. Prior I had a safari and a X-TERRA 705. I ended up hunting a local park that I have hunted many times... but wow... THIS MACHINE KILLS IT. In one week of use (learning curve not bad coming from the safari) I have found.
pocket spill of 3 Indian Head pennies all 1892
30 wheats (9 inches or deeper) oldest 1909
1909 V Nickel
3 Silver rings
5 Silver Coins (2 being war nickels)
1 pure silver spoon!

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Posted on April 28, 2014 09:00am | 0 Comments

First detection

X-TERRA 705

April 27, 2014 12:00am
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I bought a X-TERRA 705 this winter and waited till last week to use it because in Quebec, winter has been cold and snowy. I had never used a metal detector before, except 30 years ago, with my uncle, when we dug a 1 meter deep hole in my grand-parents back-yard to find a big iron sheet.

So this week, I have detected in 2 local parks (about 10 hours in total) and I liked the thrill to discover (modern) coins. I m starting to get to know my detector and it seems a very good machine!

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Posted on April 27, 2014 12:00am | 0 Comments

New Detector

X-TERRA 705

April 25, 2014 05:00pm
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I don't have a success story yet...just bought an X-TERRA 705 after years of using Whites, so I am hoping to have a real nice success story soon.

 

 

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Posted on April 25, 2014 05:00pm | 1 Comment

1966 high school class ring found and returned to owner

E-TRAC

April 17, 2014 08:00am
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A few months ago I and a detecting friend were using our E-TRACs at an old school playground about 120 miles from home when I got this interesting and strong signal. The thought came to me, "10,000 pull tabs for each gold ring" and when I got to it, BINGO, this long lost class ring popped out! After nearly three months of research and many contacts, I was finally successful in returning the 1966 class ring to its rightful owner. Priceless!!!

 

Dan - Utah, USA

Posted on April 17, 2014 08:00am | 1 Comment

Take a Bite out of Detecting

E-TRAC

April 16, 2014 08:00am
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Out detecting an old picnic grove from the early 1900 in northern New Jersey when my E-TRAC shows a 12-12. So I dug a plug about 8' down and see a piece of gold foil, after pulling it out of the hole I turned it over and saw the teeth marks. I found someone's gold dental caps. Passed over the hole again and pulled out an old beer bottle cap. Guess he used his teeth to open the beer.

Hudson - New Jersey, USA

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Posted on April 16, 2014 08:00am | 0 Comments

Great finds

CTX 3030

April 15, 2014 01:30pm
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My CTX 3030 continues to astound me with its performance especially on pastureland. Here are some more of my recent discoveries. which include an eagle figure possibly from a Saxon helmet a lovely Saxon period decorated strap end....and there are plenty more too which I will share with everyone.

 
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Posted on April 15, 2014 01:30pm | 0 Comments

Jáchymov - Cradle U.S. dollar

CTX 3030

April 07, 2014 08:00am
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I'm trying everything possible, so I wanted to find nuggets. As you walking in Australia or America. But there is a problem - nowhere near us has gold. In our region, however, since the Middle Ages silver was mined. I have read a few clever books and found the nearest possible location. I chose Jáchymov.

In the area are pure crystalline silver and the local silver veins often based directly on the surface and Schottenbergu (now Castle Hill) and Türckenbergu (today around dimensions guards and hats) were reportedly even finding the 'grass' or in the roots of uprooted trees and with a little luck we might be able to kick some nice coin. Maybe rare Jáchymov thaler.

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Posted on April 07, 2014 08:00am | 0 Comments

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