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1st ever cricket buckle

E-TRAC

June 08, 2018 09:07am

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A planned bottle digging expedition had been planned 9 months prior with some metal detecting thrown in for good measure.lt involved an 8 hour drive and it was going to be an epic road trip and 7 days away from the family.My Dad(83 years old) who is pretty active was keen to go if his health was good.My dad loves his E-TRAC and gets out most weeks chasing coins

Posted on June 08, 2018 09:07am | 0 Comments

Family reunited with WW1 identity bracelet.

CTX 3030

June 06, 2018 05:57am

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While metal detecting in Lincolnshire, I unearthed a silver World War 1 identity bracelet.
I set about trying to find out a bit more about the soldier, with a hope of finding surviving descendants.
I remarkable story emerged.
 

Posted on June 06, 2018 05:57am | 0 Comments

Sword from Bronze age (500-1800bc)

GO-FIND Series

June 02, 2018 03:02am

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First I found the blade, then I found the handle. I think I'm the only person who has ever found a sword from Bronze age in Norway with metaldetector!!! From vikingage(793-1066ad) it have been found over 3000 swords.  ...
Posted on June 02, 2018 03:02am | 0 Comments

A few Civil War relics saved and Gold!

EQUINOX 800

June 01, 2018 08:18am

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I braved the heat, humidity, and bugs of a Virginia summer to get out and recover some relics. A 18K gold Victorian era ring followed shortly after by a nice Model 1859 Union Spur. The US Cartridge Boxplate topped the day  ...
Posted on June 01, 2018 08:18am | 0 Comments

Hunted out yard

EQUINOX 600

May 31, 2018 02:21am

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Just started using my EQUINOX 600 a couple months ago so I'm still learning. The weather went from wet and cold to really hot so it's been tuff getting a much time with my new machine. The other night  ...
Posted on May 31, 2018 02:21am | 0 Comments

Gold Bonanza!

GOLD MONSTER 1000

May 30, 2018 10:51am

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You can just imagine how my hands were shaking after this little gold bonanza. Biggest nugget weighted 2,9g! Approximately 1/2 oz altogether! Some of them were just lying on the surface, waiting for someone -me- to pick them up. At the  ...
Posted on May 30, 2018 10:51am | 0 Comments

1st Find - 1st Outing - 1st Time Ever using the CTX 3030 - Mens 14K Pink Gold Wedding Band with 200 Diamonds

CTX 3030

May 30, 2018 03:33am

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I have not detected for 40 yrs but always thought I would do it again someday. I occasionally read detector magazines and knew if I did it again I would want a CTX 3030 for land and water so on a whim I bought a used CTX 3030 from a friend in Oregon and he shipped it to me in Toronto, Canada. We ended up going to a Business Mastermind Retreat at a Resort in Jamaica and decided to bring our Detectors - It was winter here and I had not even tried my new/used CTX 3030 yet. 

Posted on May 30, 2018 03:33am | 0 Comments

Third gold with the EQUINOX 800! It was deep!

EQUINOX 800

May 29, 2018 12:53pm

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The more i use the EQUINOX, The more it impresses me. Got into an area with a 4ft cut. Deep coins were plenty. Had to be gold there somewhere.. I was out there for 4hrs and beginning to feel it.  ...
Posted on May 29, 2018 12:53pm | 0 Comments

1st Gold with the EQUINOX 800!

EQUINOX 800

May 29, 2018 12:49pm

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After some beach erosion i got onto a spot with coins mixed in with iron trash. while slowly gridding the area i pulled out an old 14k womans signet ring! It was my 5th time out with the EQUINOX. I  ...
Posted on May 29, 2018 12:49pm | 0 Comments

Ghost Town Discovery

EQUINOX 800

May 28, 2018 10:14am

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On April 28, 2018, six members of our Okanagan Treasure Hunters Club went metal detecting at the former townsite of Fairview, British Columbia, Canada. Fairview, now a ghost town, was established in 1896 when gold mining activity in the area peaked but by 1920 the local gold rush had ended and the townsite was abandoned. Over the years the buildings were either relocated to Oliver, British Columbia or demolished leaving a wide open field full of sage brush, cacti, rusted metal trash (see our collection below!) and, in summer, rattlesnakes.

Posted on May 28, 2018 10:14am | 0 Comments
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