Success Stories for 2016

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A Good Day With 24K

CTX 3030

October 23, 2016 08:02am

My name is Samuel and I am 17 from Brisbane. One evening my mother and myself decided to have a bit of a relax and head to the local oval for a bit of hunting. I had my uncle's CTX 3030  ...
Posted on October 23, 2016 08:02am | 0 Comments

A Snowy Recovery

X-TERRA 705 Gold Pack

October 22, 2016 01:38am

Love this hobby! Yet another happy ring finder success! Got a call just as I was heading out the door. A fella by the name of Wess said he was playing around with his son in the woods shaking the  ...
Posted on October 22, 2016 01:38am | 0 Comments

Sterling silver

CTX 3030

October 19, 2016 04:49am

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I was detecting a local park and received what I thought was a coin signal. What came up was a Sterling silver medallion with the double lightning bolts on it. I searched Google and eBay and could not find another.  ...
Posted on October 19, 2016 04:49am | 0 Comments

It's a Reale Ring!

CTX 3030

October 18, 2016 02:10am

I had the honor of hunting with one of the good guys today... My buddy Alan Charles decided to take the 2 hour trek down to Summerville to do some detecting with me. We were supposed to head right for Folly  ...
Posted on October 18, 2016 02:10am | 0 Comments

Gold Nugget on the Beach.

CTX 3030

October 17, 2016 11:04am

I prepared for my second hunt with my CTX 3030, I try to go at night because there are fewer people to be able to concentrate better on the numbers and the sound of the targets. I usually hunt on beach  ...
Posted on October 17, 2016 11:04am | 0 Comments

The return of the CTX 3030

CTX 3030

October 16, 2016 09:23am

After spending the summer in catch for rings from sweet girls who lose them while bathing in the sea and doing some out with my trusty CTX (I replaced the first and sold after 4 years of happy use). It seemed  ...
Posted on October 16, 2016 09:23am | 0 Comments

Belle découverte (Nice Discovery)


October 15, 2016 02:41am

French Bonjour comme tous les vendredi après midi Détection avec le X-TERRA 705 dans un champ et après avoir détecté une paire de pièces je continue a cherché et  ...
Posted on October 15, 2016 02:41am | 0 Comments

First Hoard!


October 14, 2016 06:56am

It was my 3rd visit to a new permission in Derbyshire. After many years of detecting, I found my first coin hoard: 3 Spanish reales dated 1801 and 1802 x2 all counter stamped with Cromford Derbyshire. This links them to the historic Sir  ...
Posted on October 14, 2016 06:56am | 0 Comments

Artifact Indeed


October 14, 2016 06:07am

Meeting on our regular field trip at an old country college campus, where it's been 7 years since they last detected. A few of the old houses had been demolished, so it was the ideal place to detect ... Lots of  ...
Posted on October 14, 2016 06:07am | 0 Comments

Spicer's Surprise

GPX 5000

October 13, 2016 08:47am

I had travelled to Windeyer, New South Wales, Australia to go on a gold detecting tour run by NSW Gold Tours on a private property that had Spicer’s Creek and Married Man’s Creek running through them.  ...
Posted on October 13, 2016 08:47am | 0 Comments
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