You have no items in your cart.

VX3 Helps Return a Lost Ring

By: Anonymous


With a week's vacation, a storm churning up the beaches I thought this would be a great time to try out my new VX3 on the beach! After some quick planning, I was off to Wrightsville Beach, NC for some fun! As I had kind of expected, the locals had already cleared the beach and all of my hits were at the 6-9 inch depths.

It's too cool to find pennies and quarters that deep at the beach! I left slightly disappointed, but not undaunted as a rain band came in. I used that time to pick up a sand scoop from the local White's dealer. I moved on to Carolina Beach and "suited up" for hunting. Then fate stepped in. I had been on the sand for about 2 minutes when I was approached by a Lifeguard with an excited look in her face and a radio in her hand. "Can you help us please?" she asked. "Someone has lost a ring and you're the only person with a detector we can see." Sure, I said where?"

She pointed to an area that was about a quarter of a mile south. After explaining that they were not allowed to transport non-emergency persons I took a walk. I was met by a young lady who was a bit frantic about the ring flying off and disappearing in the sand. The ring belonged to her boyfriend and they were throwing a football around when it went flying. I told them to relax and show me what direction. After getting directions, I started and ground balanced my VX3, off I went. My first hit was about 5 feet out and I heard a collective gasp behind me when I stopped...pull tab false alarm.

My next hit was loud and "ringing". I scooped the 3 inch deep target and at the bottom of the scoop was the lost silver ring. I turned around to jumping and cheering followed by amazement that it only took less than 2 minutes! I said that's the power of a White's detector! "What do we owe you?" was the next question. I said only a photo of the ring, your group and thanks will do. After the photos, they took of happy that they got the ring back so quickly, I didn't get their names. That's fine just returning the ring made the trip worthwhile. My first new White's detector, first silver ring and first reuniting of a ring and owner. Thank you White's for the firsts and a fine machine to make them happen!

Garrett Metal Detectors
Minelab Metal Detectors
White's Metal Detectors
Nokta Metal Detectors
Teknetics Metal Detectors
Fisher Metal Detectors
Quest Metal Detectors
Aqua Scan Metal Detectors
Bounty Hunter Metal Detectors
Brute Magnetics
XP Metal Detectors