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Lost Ring Dunedin (Caladesi Island and Honeymoon Island), Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs… FOUND

from Dunedin (Florida, United States)
Contact: 1-843-995-4719

Hi, my name is Steve Thomas and I have just joined theringfinders.com. I have been metal detecting off and on for over 40 years. I have recently retired from the Myrtle Beach SC area where I have much beach detecting experience.  The joy of reuniting people with valuables once thought gone forever is why have I chosen to use my hobby to help others. Please contact me as soon as possible if you need any assistance locating a lost possession.

Lost Ring in LAKE San Marcos

from Carlsbad (California, United States)
Contact: 1-760-212-6588
  1. My Ringfinder partner ( Curtis) was contacted about a ring lost in a old lake near by us. He called to see if I could dive it. After alot of checking we put together a plan. Honored to have 2 members of TRF not only come but helped in this return.

There was no visibility at all here so I had to dive blind, best way for me is close me eyes.  20 plus min on the bottom of a muck filled lake, 30 pieces of metal that sat 18” deep in (?)

After cleaning what I could got one last faint signal, reaching though 18” of  feels kinda like clay, I feel something on my baby finger so I keep pushing to hard pack, oh my I think I got it as I hold it tight in my fist. Cant see so gota go up. Rest of story on 10 News.

Return was done live on our local news

Thanks to Curtis for the call,  Stan and Curtis for their help. Its what we do.

Look at that Smile.

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Doing ring searches with permission, the way to go.

from Cape Cod (Massachusetts, United States)
Contact: 1-860-309-3307

June 2019

Ah, but don’t you just love all of our electronic gadgets? Cell phones, computers, e-mail, texting, the information available on the internet, yes these sure can help when help is needed. Communications for help in finding a lost wedding band started via e-mail through TheRingFinders website and was followed by phone conversations. Phone call area coverage was not as perfect as we expect it to be which cause a bit of delay. Well, when it all came together, I was heading out for a search.

Only one problem stood in my way…permission to detect the private resort property. Having been to the resort before I know I did not want to search the area without permission. New personnel this year were not quite sure about granting me access. After getting in contact with the “office”, I was in. Let the search begin.

The wind was very brisk and as such the waves were about 3 feet high and the blowing sand felt like I was in a sand blaster. I had dressed accordingly and with a marked up Google picture from Scott of the area where the ring had been lost I headed to the smaller “High Probability” area. Oh, no…all the beach lounge chairs had been pulled up and stacked close to the dunes covering the majority of the marked area. Anyway I had to get to searching. First I detected as close to the chairs as I could while watching the waves inching their way up the slope of the beach. No targets there so it was now that I had to venture as far into the water I dare go or wait until the next day and calmer water. It was not long, about 10 minutes, and there it was the shining wedding band in my scoop. It did not take long to get back to the comfort of the car. On the way out I stopped at the reception desk and thanked the “team” for granting me access and ensured them I was successful in finding the ring and would be returning it to Scott.

Lost Tiffany Silver Necklace, Found Kits Beach.

from Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada)

Thanks to an anonymous person who contacted a lady on the craigslist in regards to my service, I was able to help her find her lost silver Tiffany necklace that was gifted to her by her mother.

It was a bit of a longshot because the necklace was lost for three days on a very popular beach where everyone metal detects. The other factor was it was lost by a log, and everyone searches the logs. I was a little nervous that someone may have already found the necklace.

We met that evening and I told the young lady the bad news that due to the time that had passed the necklace may have been found already. That being said  I was excited to start the search and I was very hopeful that the necklace was still there.

Within 5 minutes at about 4 inches down I received a soft signal and there it was in my scoop! I was as excited as she was to see it…If it’s there I’ll find it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love my job! If you lost your ring please contact a member of TheRingFinders.com nearest your location.

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Lost Wedding Set Cardiff

from Carlsbad (California, United States)
Contact: 1-760-212-6588

imageSittin at home when I get a call, Are you the RingFinder ?
Yes I am, what did you lose and where. White Gold wedding set in dry sand. Had a 15 min drive and meet up with him. We got down to the area and 5-10 min have the Little one, now for the band.
I was just about to go trade the XP Sport for my trusty Dualfield PI when I got a faint sound, scoop and nothing but it got louder, scoop again and there she is. Stoked to be able to help and this group was fun to hunt for.
Thanks for the call;
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Carlsbad Lost Ring

from Carlsbad (California, United States)
Contact: 1-760-212-6588

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LOST KEYS / Goverment truck

from Carlsbad (California, United States)
Contact: 1-760-212-6588

imageI was out to lunch with my 21 yr old son when my phone goes off. Hello are you the ring finder.? Yes sir, whats up?

I lost a set of keys on the beach at a USMC bbq.  OK I can come right over and meet with u.  As we get to area of lost keys, its about 60′ X 60′ he thinks, other USMC guys start moveing all the metal chairs away and the cabana. After about 2 hrs of nails, tent stakes, bottle caps and pull tabs I’m ready to throw in the towel. I just couldnt walk away, he would be in trouble and he’s the same age as my son, but he’s a marine.  So I start the path to the restrooms. 3 rd pass of 100′ + area and I get them. All the guys were carrying the chairs and event stuff back to the truck and didnt know. As the young man comes over for another load, talking on his phone about the lost keys, there’s a table layin in front of him, I just toss them down in front of him. The look on his face was Priceless.  Helping this young man who serves our country was an honor.

Lost Ring Recovered In Eagle River, Wisconsin

from Wausau (Wisconsin, United States)
Contact: 1-920-246-1252

An Eagle River, WI man lost his wedding band while diving in at a local beach.  He found theringfinders.com, and now his ring has been returned.  It toll about 40 minutes to find with SCUBA gear, but with perseverance it has been put back on his finger.  Where is belongs.

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Cell phone found in rocks

from Carlsbad (California, United States)
Contact: 1-760-212-6588

A man and lady came up and asked if I could help them find a phone dropped in the jetty at the Del Hotel. When he showed me it was at the very end of my reach with my 5′ water scoop. I found a tunnel under the rocks and worked my way about 12′ thru and under the big rocks. I could see it, then I was able to pull it to me. They were stoked, thanks Aro for askin for my help. it was a great recovery.image

Lost Ring 90 day in Ocean, Carlsbad

from Carlsbad (California, United States)
Contact: 1-760-212-6588

Late June I got a call for a Ring lost in chest deep water. After getin all info I head down at next low tide, this goes on every low tide for about 8 trips. I know its gona be heald till some sand movement . 3 months later I get a call for  another ring lost in shorebreak at same area so I head down. No such luck, beach break is goin off.  Wait, whats this,? OMG its the Ring from june. I head home but have ta pull over and text Him. Ah just call, I ask him to draw pic of ring and text it back asap.

Drawing says John my ring looks like this, I text back with a pic, (ring in hand) no, it looks like This…

we meet that eve at Coyote bar and grill. Had a great dinner and made a new friend. imageThis man kept in touch for 3 months and believed in me. I’m happy I didnt let him down.