Ron Shore

  • Land/Shallow Water Search

Cost For My Service

I work on a voluntary reward basis, which is left entirely up to you, commensurate with having your lost sentimental item back in your possession. There is a call-out fee ranging from $25, not to exceed $100, that would be charged whether your item is found or not. This amount is dependent on your location and would be agreed upon in advance.

(Insurance recoveries excepted)

Search Types

My equipment and expertise allows me to search beaches, parks, yards, Farms, RV parks, campgrounds, and in lakes & Rivers (Up to 5ft depths).

Lost items such as keys, jewelry, gold, silver and iron items such as survey markers are just some of the items that I am capable of locating for you.

If you lost your item on private property or on State land, it will be necessary to obtain prior permission from the land owner or land authority before I can conduct a search. I am happy to assist you with this process.

Search Locations

Barrington, Chicago, DesPlaines, Evanston, Glenco, Morton Grove, Niles, Park Ridge, Wilmette. If area is not listed please contact us, we will travel beyond points listed.

Ron Shore's Bio

My name is Ron Shore and I have been metal detecting since 1975

I am also the owner of Windy City Detector Sales & Rental, a metal detecting retail dealer in Chicago since 1985.

I am very excited about being a part of Chris Turner's expanding Ring Finder team, and welcome the opportunity to help people find those precious pieces of jewelry that mean so much to them and that they thought they would never see again.

I employ only the latest detecting equipment along with many years of experience to find your lost item both on land and in the shallow water.

When you choose me for the job, you are assured a professional search conducted with integrity. You assign the value of finding your lost valuables as payment for my services rendered.

I love this job and I look forward to helping you find what you thought was lost forever!

Ron Shore - Recent Blog Post

  • Diamond engagement ring found in House in Glenview, Illinois (2019)

    I normally don’t like doing house or apartment searches, guess it’s just because of my hangup having to go through strangers personally stuff. However after hearing her story it was pretty hard to say no. Got engaged in January and future husband out of state and she did not have the heart to tell him […]

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  • Graduation gift found on football field in Downers grove, Il (2018)

    Got a call last night, a Med Student lost a graduation gift from his grandmother. Gift was give to him 20 years ago and his grandmother passed away a few weeks ago so this search had a lot of meaning. He lost it while playing football on the campus field. My long range locator got […]

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  • Lost Tantalum Ring found on Volleyball court at Chicago Beach (2018)

    Received a call regarding a lost ring on a volleyball court. Told me he lost it on Friday and contacted me on Tuesday, our courts are hit hard over the weekend so I really did not have high hopes of finding it but told him will give it my best shot. This the first time […]

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  • Lost heirloom ring in baseball field found (2018)

    Man playing with his dog in a ball park lost his heirloom ring that was given to him from his Father in law, all finds are important but when a lost item has special meaning it kind of gives me a little extra incentive. Followed his footsteps and in about a half hour hit it, […]

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  • Wedding ring found in Lincoln Park area Chicago (2017)

    Husband and Wife had a little¬†disagreement Wife let the ring sail in the wind. Wife gave me a call after finding me on Ringfinders. This was a tough one as the ring was pretty small and found up against a sprinkler box which my detector could not get close enough to it, ¬†so actually found […]

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