« Back to Finds Posted May 1st, 2012 by Carl

  • kidsheartxlt.jpg
  • kidsheartxlt2.jpg
Item Found: Jewelry

Location: Oregon

Metal Detector Used: Other (800-0308)


May 1st, 2012

Dear White's Electronics,

I’m not the only one who likes my XLT—the kids love it, especially when I find “treasures” for them!

One time when I was at a campground at the Oregon coast, I found 29 Matchbox and HotWheels cars and trucks buried about 4 inches down in the sand. The sand kept them clean, so when I briefly hosed them off, they were practically as good as new! I’ve enjoyed passing them out to the kids at my church and to my friends’ grandchildren. After I gave a Thomas Train toy to one little girl, she decided that she wants to have a metal detector of her own now, too!

I’ve found a number of rings while metal detecting. In fact, when my three granddaughters were still school-age, they all had diamond rings that I had found. And they still ask me, “Grandpa, what have you found lately?”

-Carl, Oregon

« Back to Finds

More Stories

May 30th, 2016
While out hunting metals with my younger brothe, I had a deep target come up on the screen of my trusted V3i metal detector. Sounding off in the high…
May 20th, 2016
What you think you are looking at is 477 pieces of junk and clad coins. What I see is 477 deep knee bends, touch your toes and squats. I am…
May 19th, 2016
I have hunted this small area over and over again for years and am always amazed that I am still finding old coins and surprises! I was very ecstatic…
May 16th, 2016
With my MXT out for repair, I decided to hit a little park with my backup unit, a White's Coinmaster. This entry level unit seems to be a real winner,…
1 matching finds