« Back to Finds Posted October 1st, 2011 by Richard

  • dipendant.jpg
  • dipendant2.jpg
Item Found: Returned

Location: Colorado

Metal Detector Used: Spectra V3i


More about the Spectra V3i
Spectra V3i
$1,499.95
White’s best is ready for adventure! Packed with every treasure-hunting features and a full-color HD screen, our most powerful detector has 9 user-friendly presets and an onboard guide.

Find Out More
October 1st, 2011

White's Electronics,

Over the years I've had the good fortune to submit three stories and now I have a fourth. While vacationing at the Antler's Lodge in Creede, CO, in June of this year, the owner, Patti, learned that I was a metal detectorist and asked if I would be interested in searching for a diamond and gold pendant she had lost two years ago. Patti explained that she was attempting to feed her pet goats in a blizzard that dumped three feet of snow in the corral next to her lodge. As she leaned over to feed one of the goats it got its head entangled in her necklace and the Diamond Pendant went flying into the snow.

When spring came she bought a metal detector and searched the corral without success. In anticipation of a lengthy, difficult hunt I met Patti in the corral with my White's MXT and selected the White's 6" Eclipse DD Coil knowing that it was great in helping to find small targets. I turned on the MXT, did a brief ground balance, and in less than 60 seconds hit a target that turned out to be the missing Diamond Pendant. I was just as amazed as Patti that I had found it in such a short time. Patty then explained that the Diamond had been handed down to her by her now deceased mother and that in addition to the sentimental value. The monetary value was $5,000.00. I now have complimentary lodging the next time I'm vacationing in Creede.

Richard (CO)

« Back to Finds

More Stories

January 29th, 2016
I watched, learned and detected with my father for decades. My 10 year old son, Nicholas, has been following in my footsteps. For the past few years he’s been watching,…
January 20th, 2016
My 26yr old son took a day off work to go relic hunting with my new V3i detector. I had found a couple belt plates here two years ago and…
January 19th, 2016
Ordered a new Whites Treasure Pro last Thursday. First new detector, all the others were used. Picked it up at FedEx early this morning. Put it together and hit a…
January 17th, 2016
I really don't know how to start this story, so I will start from the very beginning. It all began with a phone call from William Williams at SMI Electronics…
1 matching finds