Paul Davies

  • Land/Shallow Water Search
  • Diver/Underwater Search

Cost For My Service

Depends; typically there is a flat fee in addition to a ring finding fee; Note that I cannot guarantee ring finding, but I have been very successful to date, I have FOUND every ring that was lost!

RENTAL AVAILABLE: my Fisher CZ21 underwater metal detector is available for RENT. It can be used on land & underwater.

Rental rates: Daily $100, Weekend $150, Week $250 ; deposit required.

Search Types

My focus is searching for rings & metal items underwater on scuba; max depth is 60'. I can also search for non-metal items in deeper depths if large in size. I will also search on land for any item.

Search Locations

My area of specialty is underwater and I also perform land searches. Search locations are most bodies of water (and land) that are located 4 hours from Toronto area. I will consider traveling further depending on the circumstances.

Paul Davies's Bio

I am very experienced scuba diver with over 20 years experience & 1000+ dives. I am also a technical diver & I teach. The underwater metal detector was purchased for a CBC/Outpost/Survivor man expedition in which we were looking for items lost in a river system during the fur trade.

I have owned my metal detector since 2009 & am very comfortable using it.

Paul Davies - Recent Blog Post

  • Wedding Ring found! (2021)

    Chris lost his ring while swimming at a lake up north. The ring made of tungsten/titanium/gold/copper slipped off & was a family heirloom. Both he & his wife were very pleased!  

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  • Wedding Ring Found! (2021)

    Rafael lost his wedding ring when playing volley ball in the Lake. He contacted me & I found the ring within 30 minutes. Both he & his  wife were very happy!

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  • Diamond Earring found! (2021)

    After having a lovely swim at a friend’s cottage, I discovered one of my diamond earrings was missing.   I was upset as they were a treasured wedding gift from my Mother.   A few of us used snorkel goggles to search several times , but it was difficult due to the depth, low light […]

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  • River sensor recovered in December! (2016)

    Masters student Alison couldn’t recover her water depth sensor in the Humber river due to the water temperature & depth. On December 14 I took the plunge & after less than 30 min located her $700 sensor. She is now able to complete her Masters & re-use the expensive sensor. 🙂

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  • Lost ring found in Toronto, after Spring Gardening (2015)

    Paul Davies was used to answer my prayer. I had been doing the “spring cleanup” in my garden when I noticed that the most precious of all my earthly possessions, my deceased father’s gold wedding band, was no longer on my finger. This  ring was a family heirloom, promised to my son as a memento […]

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Paul Davies - Testimonials

  • Paul Davies was used to answer my prayer (2015)

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    Paul Davies was used to answer my prayer. I had been doing the “spring cleanup” in my garden when I noticed that the most precious of all my earthly possessions, my deceased father’s gold wedding band, was no longer on my finger. This ring was a family heirloom, promised to my son as a memento of his grandfather’s love. I had searched the garden on my hands and knees, dug up the flower bed again and sifted through bags of yard waste, before giving up. My heart was deeply pained with the loss. I would have gladly given up (literally) anything I owned to see the ring on my finger again and to know that my son would wear it one day.

    Although I was almost without hope, I decided to search the internet for someone with a metal detector. I came across Mr. Davies and contacted him. He replied to me quickly and came to my property in Toronto to conduct the search. Within 10 minutes, the lost ring was back on my finger! I will be forever grateful.

    Vivian

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