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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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1306 Stories
White's MXT
White's MXT
White's MXT
One Year of Detecting-With My MXT

I always took it on our yearly vacation to Seaside OR. and would use it on the beach in the early mornings while the family slept in and would maybe take it out 2 or 3 more time throughout the year. I was always happy with the money and things I found with it until last summer I have had more time to detect and have found 10 times the goodies by learning to use this detector to its full potential.

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White's Surf PI Dual Field
White's Surf PI Dual Field
White's Surf PI Dual Field
Gold, Ice, and My Dual Field

We were having a nasty storm that sanded in most of my hunting spots. However, knowing the depth my Dual Field PI can get, and chomping at the bit to get into the water, off I went.

I hit a local beach that is hunted hard and sure enough sand everywhere, but in I went. Working parallel with the shoreline instead of gridding because the conditions wasn't producing much of anything.

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White's Surf PI Dual Field
White's Surf PI Dual Field
White's Surf PI Dual Field
Dual Field Recovers a Monster Ring!

On Friday august 31st I set out in search of a lost diamond ring that I had contacted a lady about in a local ad. She advised me that it had been missing since the 12th of August on a beach in Northern California in heavy mineralized sand.

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White's BeachHunter 300
White's BeachHunter 300
White's BeachHunter 300
Thanks for Many Satisfying Detecting Hours

It was a year ago in January, the 16th of 2011 to be exact. I was out in the water for the first time with my brand new White’s BeachHunter 300. I got a hit a few minutes out, a sterling silver charm glimmered nicely in the sun. Then came hit number two, a stainless steel serving spoon, also glimmering in the sun! Shortly thereafter came hit number three… much to my disbelief I pulled up a Platinum Tiffany Eternity ring with 28 Lucida cut diamonds totaling 1.5 carrots! I would later find out that this ring retails new for $8,350.00

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White's MXT
White's MXT
White's MXT
MXT Finds an Ordinary Ring

I have been using the MXT for several years now and recently made a very interesting find.

I was searching for Civil War relics near an old farmhouse in NW Georgia when I found what I thought was just an ordinary silver ring. I was excited to find the ring because jewelry isn’t something that I find a lot of, so I put it in my container that I use for buttons and went on my way.

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White's BeachHunter 300
White's BeachHunter 300
White's BeachHunter 300
My BeachHunter 300 is as Good as New

I know you enjoy hearing true stories of finding treasure with White’s Detectors, so I had to share this one with you. I sent my BeachHunter 300 ID in for repairs and got it back the first of the week. I took it out in the lake and it worked like new.

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White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
Three Crazy Days of Silver Finds

I have had my White’s M6 for 3 1/2 years now and it has never let me down! The last weekend in July 2012 I found great amount of silver. Two finds really stand out. The first one came on a Saturday morning hunting a local school with my Son and a Friend. We had hunted this school before but it had one more surprise!

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White's Surf PI Dual Field
White's Surf PI Dual Field
White's Surf PI Dual Field
Dual Field Finds a Tiffany and Co. Ring

For the month of July, I have been on a ring drought. My friends have all found gold, silver, and platinum while all I have been finding is clad and aluminum. I decided to bring the Dual Field out and do some wet sand since the water hasn't been producing.

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White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
Keeping the Grandchildren Happy

I have found gold rings before with my V3i, which my wife is always happy to have. Now I have been able to keep my twin grandchildren happy. The girls are 7 years old and these are their first gold rings. One is a 14kt ring and one is a 10kt ring but they don't know the difference. This put a smile on their faces and on mine too. Isn't this what it is all about?

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White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
VX3 Finds a King Edward Hammered Silver Penny!

When I pulled onto one of my favorite spots along the Red River in Manitoba, Canada, I had absolutely no idea what a wonderful discovery was waiting for me! While the site is only about 20 acres, I have made some interesting finds including 1850’s Upper Canada tokens, 19th century Canadian/United States coinage and early Georgian copper pennies.

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