Norman Slaymaker

Cost For My Service

I am working on a reward basis. Depending on where you are there will be a $25 call out fee to cover my gas cost. There will be no call out fee in the Iowa City area.

Search Types

I have top grade equipment for both land and water. So I'm willing to search all land or beaches.

Water up to 5 feet. Even snow.

Search Locations

I will help you in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Quad Cities and Des Moines areas.

I will help anywhere within 150 miles, if further away we can work something out.

Norman Slaymaker's Bio

have been metal detecting for many years now. I've found everything from aluminum hunting arrows to fabulous wedding rings for people who have called on me. Please look at my blog posts on this page.

I belong to a metal detecting club from Cedar Rapids. I have searched and recovered many lost items over the years. I will do my absolute best to recover your lost valuables.

I have uploaded many metal detecting videos to YouTube, below is a link to my YouTube channel.

Norman Slaymaker - Recent Blog Post

  • Lost Car Key… Found In Williamsburg, Iowa (2020)

    I got a call today to search for a single lost car key. It was lost several days ago in a snowy yard. The lady had rented a detector but couldn’t find it. So she found my number today and gave me a call. Luckily I wasn’t busy so I got my equipment together and […]

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  • Lost Ring Found… Williamsburg, Iowa (2020)

    I found a ring today for the mother of a friend of mine. She was pulling weeds in her strawberry patch and garden and tossing them, the ring must have gone too. It’s a different kind of ring because there is a latch on it. She hurt one of her fingers and this was a […]

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  • Lost Ring Found…In Cedar Rapids, Iowa (2020)

    The other day a man named Bryce contacted me about finding his Grandmother’s baby ring. He thought it was around 80 years old. It was handed down to him for his young daughter. She was wearing it while playing outside and lost it. I had to make two trips to find it, the first time […]

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  • Lost Wedding Ring… Found Cedar Rapids, Iowa (2019)

    I received an email from Lynnetia about her husband Aarons lost wedding ring. He had been trimming a tree in their front yard about two weeks ago and realized his ring was missing. They then purchased a cheaper metal detector and found some things but not his ring. They then found me on the ringfinder […]

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  • Lost Ring Found in Iowa City on St. Patricks Day (2019)

    I got a call on St. Patrick Day morning about a lost ring from the night before. Charles was at a friends house in the backyard. He went to throw something towards the trees and his ring flew off. So I arrived at 10:00 at his friend Brie’s house, unfortunately Charles couldn’t be there due […]

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