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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 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 Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
M6 Sniffs Out a 1945 Quarter at 7 Inches!
My story is about this old place I have hunted many times with different detectors in Conroe Texas. It is an old spot that a TB Sanitarium used to sit. I thought the spot had long been hunted out because my finds there had dribbled to nothing. After I received my new M6 and donned my new 4x6 Eclipse coil, everything was affirmed about White’s detectors and hunted out sites......AWESOME! The M6 is truly a wonderful machine! I found this nice silver ring and 1945 quarter and the cool thing is the M6 with the 4x6 coil sniffed the quarter out at 7 inches among heavy trash as this site is basically a loitering site for the misfortunate and there i...
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
The M6 Really Rocks!
I purchased my M6 in January 2013 and although I did not use it much for a few months I have been finding coins everywhere I go. My first White's detector was an Eagle Spectrum, and after 21 years I passed it on to my daughter and it was still working great with no problems. This M6 really rocks! It is simple to use and I like it far better than my old Eagle Spectrum. I hunt everywhere I can legally use a detector and shopping centers with the grassy islands in the parking lot are loaded with coins, and one of my favorite places to shoot. I was just at another shopping center earlier this morning and barely had to move the coil without having ...
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
Hooked on White's Thanks to My M6

I took my new White's M6 metal detector out today for the second time and detected an old grange fair park. I found a hand full of coin including a 1952 silver dime, over 10+ wheat pennies and this jem.

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White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
M6 Finds Walking Liberty Half Finally!

My 13-year old son and I went out detecting at a new spot last weekend in hopes of finding some silver coins. Since I upgraded to the V3i last year, he uses my M6 and does extremely well with it.

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White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Will Have a New Client Soon

A few years ago, I was just walking around with my White's M6, in a meadow with adjacent houses, of course looking for new interesting finds. In one of the yards, I saw a young little boy, aged about 5 years old, staring at me for quite some time yet.

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White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
My Maiden Voyage with the M6

Let me start by saying the Matrix M6 is a great machine... I took it out today for its maiden voyage and it performed flawlessly. I found some great things my first silver a 1923 Mercury dime and my oldest coin an 1895 Indian head penny. My favorite finds of the day were my first round ball and an iron carving which I found at 10". It appears to have a face on each side of it and a hole in the feather for a necklace.

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White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
43 Years Later I Returned to the Hobby

In 1970 I purchased for my then 7 year old son a White’s Coinmaster. We lived in California at the time, and we found so many interesting items, such as coins, rings, bracelets, medals, and so many other items. If you will recall, the Coinmaster, at that time, had a big blue electronic component box. I do not remember what happened to it, but it got lost somewhere during our moves and/or his growing up. He used it for only a couple of years and like many boys, got interested in sports and other hobbies.

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White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
1,2,3...Bam a Hit

Today I was detecting behind a friends barn and 1, 2,3… Bam a slamming hit, so I said “let it be something nice.” What do I know, I pulled out my Bullseye Pinpointer and there is a shine and glimpse of gold. I saw the band of the ring and said “Let it be good!”

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