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Metal Detector Treasure Finds, Pictures 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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Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
GPX 5000 Recovers Civil War Relics

I went out to my old spot thinking all the relics where just about done, when these popped out... eagle cuff button, staff officers cuff button and bullets.

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Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
New Spot Gives Up Some Goodies

Went out to a new spot, it was pretty quit until the first signal an iron backed eagle button and then a flat button and eagle I cuff bullets and 2 sword hangers all in 3 hrs man I love the GPX 5000!

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Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Old Clothes Iron Reveals Treasure

I found an iron clothes, used in the time of the slaves ... The iron was found in a field that does not exist vestiges of civilization!

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Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Can You Identify?

On the way back home from our clubs annual camp (May 2012) that was held at Norrie Station North of Cue I stopped at Nallan Lake for the night before heading back to Perth, and of cause got the detector out to try my luck.

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Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
I Love this Machine!

Went to my old spot on sunday not exspecting much because the grass was tall but had been cut and ended up with these civil war relics way to go gpx i love this machine!

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Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Couldn't be Happier

I've had a very good Minelab Month of May with my GPX 5000. I found 3 BIG nuggets .55oz, 1.27oz &.9oz totaling 2.72 oz and a 1902s barber Quarter in a new patch. All were found with the Commander coils. What a deadly combination.... the nuggets didn't have a chance!! I couldn't be happier!!!!

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Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Good Start to the Month

After last month finding an once with the GPX 5000 I had started this month (May) of in a good way. I found a little run of gold wich had a 4 gram nugget mixed in with them. In 3 days I had picked up over 11 grams wich I was pretty happy about.

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Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
All You Need is Patience

Wow what a GREAT DISCOVERY, one day when I was detecting in Mberengwa area with a GPX 5000 with my team we discover a huge sum of gold deposit which I don't fill I should disclose its weight. What it only needs is patience one day you may found yourself rich.

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Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Second Time Out

Hey ya'll during the month of march I attended two invitaional relic digs here in virginia and dug theses civil war relics. It was only my second time out with the GPX 5000 what an awesome machine thanks Minelab.

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Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Minelab GPX 5000
Only My 3rd Time Out

Found the relics shown with my GPX 5000 it was only my 3rd time out with it. What a great machine.

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