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Arizona desert hunter finds veteran's dog tags missing for 75 years.
The item, lost in 1942, belonged to Army soldier James L. Thompson. The veteran of three wars lost his dog tags during his training in the Arizona desert.
Relic hunter x-rays Civil War musket and finds stacks of Minie balls (video.
Beau Ouimette, who chronicles his metal detecting hobby on his Aquachigger channel on YouTube, dug a musket that turned out to contain more than mud and rust.
This Utah woman lost her wedding ring 10 years ago.
It took 10 years, but a Salt Lake City woman finally found her lost wedding ring. See how a plumber in Ohio found the ring.
White's Discover Magazine is Back
White's has brought back Discover Magazine after halting the magazine back in the 1990's. The last issue is January/February 2017. The magazine is in pdf.
Build Your Own Li-ion Battery Pack for V3i, V3, VX3, DFX, and XLT.
Purchase all the parts and assemble your own Li-ion battery pack for just under $75.00. Click here for all of the information and what and where to buy.
Ancient Roman Coins Found in Ruined Japanese Castle
Ancient Roman coins were recently discovered in Okinawa, Japan.
How a Champagne-Laden Steamship Ended Up in a Kansas Cornfield
The steamboat Arabia carried 200 tons of treasure when it sank in 1856. Located 45 feet down in a cornfield. Unbelievable finds!
White's MX Sport Metal Detector
This general purpose waterproof metal detector can do it all! Beach hunting, relics, coins and jewelry, and even prospecting. With it's roots in the MX lineup, MX Sport builds on the legendary MXT, with new features and the latest technology. IP68 Certified Waterproof - up to 10 feet. (Land headphone included. Waterproof headphone optional.)
Garrett ACE 400 Metal Detector
The king of ACEs, the ACE 400 includes advanced features like Iron Audio, Digital Target ID, and Frequency Adjust to help you dig more treasure and less trash. Highly Recommended - Coin Hunting, Jewelry Hunting, Relic Hunting, Competition Events, and Dry Beach/Fresh Water Hunting .
A $1 Million Treasure Waits in the Rocky Mountains.
Somewhere north of Santa Fe in the Rocky Mountains, the hidden Fenn treasure sits, waiting for its lucky claimer. 84-year-old Forrest Fenn, a multimillionaire, former military pilot and artifacts dealer, hid a chest worth more than a million dollars, or so he says.
Group digs up Civil War relics in Carroll County.
On an autumn day in late October, about 80 people — some from as far away as Texas and Rhode Island — gathered on a farm in eastern Carroll County on a quest to unearth the past.
Retired fisherman recovers lost treasure on local beaches.
After a day on the beach, your spouse looks at you and says, "I lost my wedding ring." She slumps over, realizing that her expensive, one-of-a-kind, 1-carat diamond is gone forever because the chance of finding that ring on a crowded beach in the sand is next to impossible. Who are you going to call?
The Lost-Jewelry Hunters.
On a picturesque fall afternoon, Keith Wille pulled into an unfamiliar driveway in eastern Connecticut and popped his trunk. He removed a “digger” (a heavy-duty bladed spade), an XP Deus wireless metal detector, and a White’s Bullseye II pin-pointer, a hand-held wand that vibrates or chimes when it’s near metal.
Up to 1300 shipwrecks lie undiscovered on sea floor off WA's treasure coast.
Two wrecks discovered over six months during the search for Malaysia flight MH370 are ghostly reminders of the shipping dangers posed by the Indian Ocean.
Treasure hunter finds 400-year-old English coin in Victoria.
Watch how did a BC treasure hunter find an English shilling from around 1551 in our province? Global News went along with Bruce Campbell and his metal detector to see how he scored such a rare find.
Trove of antique Roman coins found in Swiss orchard.
A Swiss fruit-and-vegetable farmer stumbled across more than tree roots when inspecting his cherry orchard recently, uncovering a massive trove of coins buried some 1,700 years ago, archeologists said Thursday.
Mark Williams uses metal detector to find coins worth $18,000 in Adelaide's parks.
Mr. Williams is among the detectors often found "hunting" in the Adelaide parklands and along the Torrens.
Thousands of ancient coins discovered in Buckinghamshire field.
Metal detector enthusiasts in Buckinghamshire have uncovered what is thought to be one of biggest hoards of ancient coins ever found in Britain.
Civil War Bullet Found Fired With Ramrod In The Barrel.
The "ramrod bullet" made American Digger magazine Nov.-Dec. 2014 Vol.10 Issue 6 in the Just Dug Here's what our readers are finding...category. In it noted bullet authority Jim Thomas says, "Whenever you see...that thin belt of "flashing" around the bullet, I believe it was fired with the ramrod. It is quite a different feature than a bullet that was simply rammed really hard." Read the magazine article.
The Faithful Steward Wreck & Delaware’s Coin Beach.
Ever since the wreck, whenever a strong Northeaster passes through the vicinity, coins from those 400 barrels wash upon the shore.
Treasure-Hunting Family Strikes Gold Off Florida Coast.
This Florida clan unearthed over $300,000 in gold treasures while on a dive off of the coast of Fort Pierce, Fla., over the weekend.
77 Million dollar sunken found at bottom of Atlantic.
American treasure hunters hit it big when they retrieved 60 tons of silver from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean earlier this month.
Ancient coins found buried in British cave.
Digging through a cave in central Britain, archaeologists uncovered 26 ancient gold and silver coins belonging to the Corieltauvi tribe, a group of people that lived in Britain before the Roman conquest.
One Man's Treasure.
He couldn't have guessed at the time that he would someday make a living off metal detectors. Twenty years ago, McMullen and his wife were laid off from Micron on the same day. As she sat beside him, crying, he told her, "I'm going to take this hobby and make it into a full-time business."
Hathcock History: ‘Fence Post Banks’ & hidden treasure.
The dream of every treasure hunter is to find a hidden treasure trove such as the six cans full of gold coins recently found by a California couple while out walking their dog.
'Diggers' TV stars share tips for finding treasure in Colorado.
The path to an old outhouse, the ground beneath a clothesline, a clump of big trees or an odd ring of mushrooms in a yard may not seem like the best places to find buried treasure.
Madison couple hunt history in backyard.
One spade-full at a time, their shady stretch of earth is giving up her secrets, offering the Pottorfs clues about the other people who have lived in their West Hunter Street bungalow over the course of the past century or so.
Meet Stan Ross, maestro of the metal detector.
Ross, 71, of Newport Beach, is a metal-detecting specialist, one of 230 independent contractors searching the sand, dirt, bushes and 4 feet of water of 321 North American cities listed in the directory for The Ring Finders.
Couple find 10 Million in Gold Coins
A Northern California couple out walking their dog on their Gold Country property stumbled across a modern-day bonanza: $10 million in rare, mint-condition gold coins buried in the shadow of an old tree.
History unearthed at James Madison's Va. estate.
In the shadow of James Madison's Montpelier, archaeologists and metal-detecting hobbyists are teaming up to unearth the history that lies beneath the 2,650-acre Virginia estate.
Viacom Sued Over Spike TV's 'American Digger'
The publisher of American Digger Magazine say the show has been bad for the image of the metal detecting hobby and wants Spike TV to dig for another series title.
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