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Treasure Finds and Stories

There are treasure hunters all over the world uncovering incredible finds with a metal detector. Whether you’re new to the hobby, or a seasoned pro, sharing the story behind each discovery is part of the fun and excitement. Check out these treasure finds and stories; some of which are from our very own customers!
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White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
M6 Nails 400 Year Old 8 Reale

I live on Florida's Treasure Coast and strictly hunt the beach. I do dry and wet sand, but can not detect in the water due to admiralty leases. A few weeks ago we had a few days of large waves and I figured that I would venture out and see if the ocean had left me (or possibly uncovered) some goodies. I was working the previous high tide line which was pretty dry by now. My M6 was in the beach mode with no discrimination and the sensitivity at 3 O'Clock. I also had the pinpoint toggle forward for multiple tones. After an hour of the usual beach stuff like bottle caps, pull tabs, clad, lead sinkers etc, I got a high pitched tone t...

White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
Finally a Little Something for me (My Wife Really)

This past Sunday my detecting partners and I were out detecting a local park my V3i was picking through the maze of targets pulling out all the solid signals as I was getting coins, pull tabs, foil and pieces of shredded aluminum can.

Out in the middle of an open space in the middle of the park I received a hit of 17 with big solid bars on the screen of my machine. I went to pinpoint mode and viewed another good target signal on the polar plot. When I probed the ground I was having a hard time finding the target so I pulled out my electronic pinpointer and discovered the target was near the surface.

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White's Coinmaster
White's Coinmaster
White's Coinmaster
My Granddaughter's First Hunt

The Coinmaster is a big hit with my granddaughter. I took her out for a short 1 hour hunt before work and she found 6 dimes, 2 pennies and a token at a park I've hunted many times. Good going girl!!! Coinmaster is awesome!! Thanks White's!! Great hobby for the kids too!!!!

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White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
Just in Time For Granddaughter's Kindergarten Graduation

My trusty M6 finds my granddaughter an awesome graduation gift! A sterling silver Kindergarten class ring!!! I found this at one of my hunted out parks with my trusty M6 with a 5.3 inch Eclipse coil and my new TRX!!! Awesome Trio!!! White's proves again how powerful their equipment is. The TRX is the best pinpointer I have ever used. Thanks White's for your quality and support!!! A number 1!!!!!

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White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
Ok, Now My V3i is Just Showing Off.

I took it back to the house that it was bought to be used for. This house's yard has mineralization from hell. It masked out everything deeper than 4 inches. So I bought a V3i which has all the adjustability I need to punch through.

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White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
4856 Seated Half Found With VX3

Found this old coin in a old park. It was about 8 inches down and on its side. My VX3 still gave a good loud signal.

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White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
I Bought My V3i Four Years Ago and What a Remarkable Metal Detecting Journey It's Been

This year I've only been able to hunt a month and a half so far because of the long winter, but what a month and a half it's been! I found my first ever colonial coin (1787 Connecticut copper), my first seated quarter, my oldest Canadian token and I've got my first gold for the year. 95% of all these finds I've found in the woods. I really love hunting in the woods, after winter mats everything down good. As a matter of fact my brother just gave me a call to go detecting and we're meeting at the woods where I found my seated quarter. I've been detecting for 25 years now, I started out with Whites and I was sol...

White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
VX3 Finds Seated Half
I had always wanted to get into metal detecting but it wasn't until two years ago -- when I found the deal of a lifetime at an estate sale: two perfectly functioning XLTs for $50 -- that I finally got into the hobby. I did well with the XLTs and was very impressed with the customer service offered by White's and the passionate following that the brand has on the forums. Thus, when it came time for me to upgrade my detector, it was a no-brainer. I was sticking with White's. I chose the VX3 and got a 10x6 DD coil to go along with it. I have made some very good finds with the VX3/6x10 combo including a giant 12-gram 14k gold ring; a UC ...
White's XLT
White's XLT
White's XLT
First Gold with my old Whites XLT

I Broke out my Spectrum XLT on April 4th after a few busy years its still in good shape just has a few stripes in the LCD screen I've only used it about 20 or so times when new. I went to my local Beach and with in fifteen minutes I got my first Gold a Dragon Pin/Pendant (has both options on back). My test kit says it 18K it has a Ruby eye and is missing what I'm thinking is three pearl's on the Crown. Anyway that's what similar items on Google Images shows, Nice A!

Now I'm thinking on upgrading to the Whites V3I will See...

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White's Coinmaster GT
White's Coinmaster GT
White's Coinmaster GT
Let the Picture do the Talking!

I cant say enough about my Whites Coin Master GT, so I'll let the picture do the talking, but I will say a little myself, this is the best all around detector I have ever used by Whites. It does exactly what I need it to do. I hunt the beach every week, I hunt old homes, parks, and everywhere you can think.

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