Tim Blank

  • Land/Shallow Water Search

Cost For My Service

I work on a reward basis, that means you pay what it's worth to you and what you can afford to have me find your lost ring.

I have a call-out fee of $25 for some areas if the ring is not found, this covers my fuel expenses. We can discuss this when you call.

Search Types

Will search land and shallow (water up to 5 ft). Ex: Beaches and parks, yards, commercial and private property with written permission. Items lost on Private Property or State Land will require prior permission from the landowner or governing authority prior to conducting a search. Houses that are in foreclosure must have permission from the bank or Titleholder.

Search Locations

Rockford, Elgin & surrounding areas. Will travel outside of these areas if needed, call to make arrangements.

Tim Blank's Bio

Married with 2 boys. I've been metal detecting since 2009 and have come to absolutely love the hobby. I primarily use, top of the line, Minelab metal detecting equipment. As of 2019, the thrill of the hunt has taken me to 11 states and 2 countries, England and Jamaica. During the day I'm an I.U.O.E. Local 150 Operating Engineer, so playing in the dirt is something I enjoy and am good at. I'm excited and looking forward to having the opportunity to help you recover your lost item.

Don't wait! Call as soon as possible!

Tim Blank - Recent Blog Post

  • First ring search was a success! Geneva Illinois. (2020)

    I received a email this morning from Lynne informing me that her and her husband were playing catch with a baseball in a large field near a church. When they returned home her husband Kyle noticed that his wedding ring was missing. After returning to the field six times in two days to search for […]

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  • Ready to find your ring! (2020)

      Hi, my name is Tim Blank. I’m new to The Ring Finders but have been metal detecting since 2009.  I am super excited for the opportunity to help find your lost belongings. I’ve been asked by a few people in the past to help find there lost rings, and its always a pleasure to […]

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Tim Blank - Testimonials

  • Thanks again Tim! (2020)


    Tim was very professional and patient. He took the time to analyze the location where the ring could possibly be. Ultimately he found the ring after just a short time. Overall it made a frustrating situation turn in to a positive memory, Thanks again Tim!