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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!

Small Coil Pays Off

Nov 13, 2011. My story starts at the coast in SC, deep in the woods with my Minelab X-TERRA 705, trying to locate a yankee camp. I was using my 3 KHz coil (my personal favorite) when it got caught on some thick underbrush and snapped off my detector. Luckily I had another coil, even though it was a 5" it was better than nothing.To be honest at first I was upset that I had to detect a area so big with a coil so small, but after changing then out I soon discovered I could reach under fallen trees and thick brush where no others could, and did it pay off.

My first signal I dug was a flat button, followed by some Revolutinary era cuff links and several other good find. I had a great time and I can't wait to hit those woods again, might even detect them again with the 5" even though the mail lady just delivered my new 3 KHz coil. At the end of the day I had 5 buttons, a percussion cap rifle hammer, cuff links and some more goodies.

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