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64 years old ring rescued from the sea

CTX 3030

July 13, 2014 08:00am
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The discovery of the week, under the soil of Roqueta island, rescued a ring, apparently as a foreign gift to Acapulco (I think could be given to a girl) and that has the following engraved inside For My Mexicanita, 6/25/50. Quality work and hand engraving make it an interesting piece and makes me think how much I loved her Mexican abroad! take the piece to a friend check it is 18k gold …


Posted on July 13, 2014 08:00am | 0 Comments

Jewellery or junk

X-TERRA 705 Gold Pack

July 07, 2014 10:00am

Not everything found down at the beach is junk as detecting is out until the weekend I thought I'd send a pic of some recent and previous finds .These finds might not be valuable but some can definitely be of interest or of unusual shape, sometimes this cannot be confirmed until the object is cleaned, this has happened to me with crusty coins they almost look like rusty washers. A good way of cleaning up beach finds is to purchase an ultrasonic cleaner, they work reasonably well without causing damage to the object being cleaned and they are not expensive happy hunting.

Posted on July 07, 2014 10:00am | 0 Comments

Silver Ring Trifecta! A personal first!

X-TERRA 705 Gold Pack

July 07, 2014 08:00am

Video Success Story

It always happens like this, your heading back to the rig and something catches your eye. This hunt was no different. Having been given exclusive digging rights to an old historical site was excitement in itself. The possibilities of what can be found alone were enough to make me race to the place and get digging! A new playground had also been built just weeks before so I wanted to check that out as well. I spent about 3 hours at the site without finding anything of any real age. I started to draw the conclusion that a lot of back fill had been brought in tho level things out so tourist would have an easier time viewing the mining displays. But hey, sometimes that's the way it goes. The last thing I noticed was a large Birch tree with large lower branches parallel to the ground standing alone by itself on the lower part of the site. First thing I thought was, if I was a kid, I’d be climbing that tree for sure! As I started detecting around the base, I got a quarter signal on my Minelab X-TERRA 705 telling me my suspicions might be correct. The target was real shallow and signal very bright. When I gently pried the plug back I could see a ring with an Amber bezeled stone showing.

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

CTX 3030 Hunting Submerged

CTX 3030

July 04, 2014 09:00am

Video Success Story

Carried the CTX to one of my iron infested sites to hunt for old silver coins and other treasure items on this nice summer day. The day had good results.

Vid is about 14mins. - enjoy

Posted on July 04, 2014 09:00am | 0 Comments

Finding a golden ring with my 2 days old safari


July 04, 2014 08:00am
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I am Maurits Vermeulen and I’m from The Netherlands. I have bought a Minelab safari on my own. And i am 15 years old and i have a Minelab Safari! Great!

on the second day i am hunting with my safari and on that field i have hunted many times with my old detector ''Garrett ace 250''. Then I got a signal and i digging 10 centimeters, I got this great golden ring in my hand!!

My best find ever! Gold!

Posted on July 04, 2014 08:00am | 0 Comments

Hi Five


July 01, 2014 08:00am

The night was cool but I was itching to try my coiltek 15inch 18.75khz coil on my X-TERRA 705 gold. Everything worked fine covering more ground and going a bit deeper wasn't a bad thing at the beach. Some sort of detector suspension device is advised as it can get a bit tiring after a while. Targets were coming along nicely but a bit trickier to pinpoint, like they say practice makes perfect, all in all it was time well spent in the pic are some of the finds happy hunting to all.

Posted on July 01, 2014 08:00am | 0 Comments

Silver Loyalist Shoe Buckle


June 26, 2014 08:00am
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Last year, shortly after purchasing my new Minelab E-TRAC, I took it for a test swing at one of my Loyalist sites. It was iron infested and tough going, but managed well in TTF. I pulled a few 1797 cartwheel pennies and a 1786 Massachusetts copper from around the foundation. I was amazed at how well the E-TRAC saw the coppers through all of the nails!!

Next signal was a broken, choppy signal and that is all I remember about it now. If my memory serves me correctly, it was about 7" down. I dug the plug and at the bottom of the hole was this ugly black thing which I thought was junk. I threw it in my pouch and didn't think any more of it.

When I got home and was going through my finds for the day, I pulled that item out again. I looked at it pretty hard before I realized what it was, and even then, still thought that it may be pewter.

Posted on June 26, 2014 08:00am | 0 Comments

Silver signals

X-TERRA 705 Gold Pack

June 25, 2014 08:00am

We all know how good it is to find gold rings at the beach the thrill certainly makes the heart race, in saying that it’s almost just as much fun finding silver. The glimpse of something shiny in the scoop sends the mind racing is it silver, is it titanium, is it white gold, is it platinum, until we see some numbers stamped inside the ring we can never be too certain. Silver being a very good conductor and easy picked up certainly outnumbers the gold rings in my collection anyway, no matter what one finds it’s still a thrill so keep on going, in the photo are some of my earlier finds with my Minelab sovereign, and a few recent ones with my X-TERRA 705 Gold Pack happy hunting to all concerned.


Posted on June 25, 2014 08:00am | 0 Comments

Viking Gold

CTX 3030

June 24, 2014 08:00am
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Jelling-style DK, 900 ac. Viking gold.


[Found by Minelab CTX 3030]


Viking detekting - Denmark

Posted on June 24, 2014 08:00am | 0 Comments

Watch this


June 19, 2014 08:00am

The coin count has certainly slowed down a little during these cooler months but still finding jewellery. A nice citizen dress watch over 15 years ago was found at a particular spot so not having much luck at my usual beach I decided to try this spot again. After a few good signals of which were dollar and two dollar coins I got a different numerical value on the screen. As I started digging I saw something shiny as I cleaned the sand there was a nice pulsar watch s/steel band in the scoop. So after 15 years of finding the first watch I find another same spot coincidence or luck we will never know ?

digging with the scoop I saw something shiny cleaning the sand there was a nice pulsar watch s/steel band I was happy with that .So after

Posted on June 19, 2014 08:00am | 0 Comments

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