Nick Richards

Cost For My Service

Generally a donation to a local charity eg. surf club for beach searches.

Search Types

Beach, underwater, farm, garden

Search Locations

Anywhere in NSW

Nick Richards's Bio

I have been metal detecting on and off from the age of 15 and about four years ago I started using a Minelab Excalibur 1000 detector that extended my search types to search underwater/surf searches if required. I have found rings, necklaces, broaches and even boats. I very much enjoy the "hunt" and being able to return something of great sentimental value to its owner is a bonus.

Nick Richards - Recent Blog Posts

  • Unsuccessful underwater ring search (2017)

    It’s not often that I’m unsuccessful on a ring search but last Friday at Cables Water Park at Penrith in Sydney, Australia brought a long run of successful searches to an end. About a week earlier James had been at Cables with some friends and had noticed his white gold wedding ring missing at some […]

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  • Engagement ring lost in the sand (2017)

    Following a successful in the surf last Thursday I was called to Dudley Beach in Newcastle on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia where Ruchika and Yannick had been searching for hours for Ruchika’s white gold and diamond engagement ring in the sand. On arrival I saw a clearly marked square in […]

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  • Engagenent ring lost in the surf (2017)

    I teceived a call from Amy last Thursday hoping that I could assist her to locate her 18 carat gold and solitaire diamond engagement ring that she had lost in the surf on Samurai Beach on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia the day before. No worries I told her and jumped […]

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  • Wedding ring lost underwater (2016)

    Josh contacted me on 8 December after losing his wedding ring while enjoying a day with the kids at Cables Wake Park in Sydney, Australia. I met Josh after a three hour drive early yesterday and after almost two hours of searching in zero visibility water crisscrossed by anchor cables and ropes, two watches, surprisingly […]

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  • Lost Wedding Band Smiths Lake Australia…Found! (2016)

    Kim and Mark were taking the dog for a swim in Smiths Lake on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia when Mark noticed that his wedding ring wasn’t where it should have been. An hour and a half of searching and the ring was still hiding. A helpful local suggested giving me a […]

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