Eric Reed

Cost For My Service

I work on a voluntary reward basis. That means I am more than happy to accept reimbursement for my time and (if applicable)recovery of your lost item, however it's completely up to you. *Call-out fee. * Minimum call-out fee is $20 to cover expenses. Final call-out fee is determined on travel distance. We can discuss this whenyou call.

Search Types

All land terrains, shallow water (up to 3-4 feet deep), under snow, leaves, and so forth. NOTE: Unfortunately, in-home/structure or in-vehicle searches are not possible due to inherent interference from others metals (nails, screws, bracing, vehicle body/parts, etc).


I will attempt to search any area open to metal detecting, however you must secure permission if the object is on private property. Denied County, State and Federal lands are off limits.

*Search Contract*

To engage my services you will be required to sign a simple one-page Search Contract that outlines the details of the search, and authorizes use/release of any photographs or videos taken as a result of the search and/or recovery. We can discuss this in more detail when you call. Insurance company and other professional services organization inquiries welcome; percentage negotiable on a case by case basis.

Search Locations

Within an approximate 50 mile radius of Williamsburg, to include the areas of James City County, Charles City County, Petersburg, New Kent County, King & Queen County, Essex County, Richmond, the MiddlePeninsula (Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, etc), the Lower Pensinula (Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, York County, etc).

Eric Reed's Bio

I am an advanced metal detectorist and Kellyco VIP Test Team member (, leveraging the advantages of cutting edge advanced-technology metal detection equipment and many years of extensive experience to find and return lost personnel possessions!

Eric Reed - Recent Blog Post

  • Lost Wedding Ring FOUND in Midlothian, Virginia! (2017)

    My husband lost his wedding ring in a massive pile of leaves in the woods the last weekend in November.  We searched and searched – even borrowing a metal detector from a friend – but could not find it.  It was quite literally a needle in a haystack situation.  We went out several times to […]

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