David Efseaff

  • Land/Shallow Water Search

Cost For My Service

I work on a reward basis for lost items. Percentage for lost treasure and caches.

I have a call out fee of $1 per mile ($25 minimum) if the item is not found, this covers my automobile and fuel expenses.

Search Types

Beaches, Parks, Lakes & Yards...underwater metal detecting up to 2 feet of water at present (deeper searches available soon). Cache hunting, crime scene, archeological, lost treasure, etc.

Search Locations

Central Valley of California from Sierra Mountains to Central Coast and other locations by request

David Efseaff's Bio

I am a retired special education teacher who has been metal detecting for 20 + years.I'm a metal detecting enthusiast who really needs the exercise and has the desire to help people find what they have lost (while getting my exercise)!

David Efseaff - Recent Blog Post

  • Found Lost Engagement Ring in Horse Pasture (2014)

    Received a call from a desperate young lady named Stephanie who lost her three day old engagement ring while pitching hay to her horses.  After driving out to Atwater and down a miles long gravel road, we met with the young lady.  She did not know where she had lost her ring on the ranch […]

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  • Lost Ring at Pismo Beach, California…Found! (2011)

    My most recent ring recovery occurred at Pismo Beach, California.  I was doing my own recreational search of some beach volleyball courts when a young boy came up to me and asked if I knew where his family could rent a metal detector to search for his mother’s lost ring. I told him that I […]

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