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Wedding Ring Lost at Clearwater Beach (found) by SRARC

from Tampa Bay (Florida, United States)

SRARC Ring Finders Metal Detecting Service – Tampa Bay Area, Pinellas County, Manatee County & Sarasota County

Lost something important? We can HELP! Our services are FREE! Donations to the Club are accepted.

We will send a team of metal detector experts to search virtually any location. Some of the most common are parks, beaches, creeks and even your own backyard.  If you have lost your ring or any other precious item, “Don’t Wait – Call Now.”

(LargoStan (727) 421-929    (St Pete) Tom (727) 415-7968    (Dunedin) Howard (727) 631-4191    (Bradenton/Sarasota) Wayne  (813) 367-7459

Wedding Ring Lost at Clearwater Beach (found) by SRARC

Mike was down from Virginia visiting Clearwater Beach with his wife and 3 children for spring break. Yesterday afternoon he stepped out onto the beach and into the water. When he got about knee deep he thought it might be a good idea to remove his wedding ring and store it in his pocket for safe keeping. As he was pulling it off of his finger it slipped from his grip and fell into the water. After frantically searching on his hands and knees for a while it became clear that he would not find it. He returned to his room and worried about it for several hours before searching the internet for help. When he did, the Ring Finders popped right up and he found the SRARC Ring Finders group. He called that evening and we set up a meet time in front of the Hotel on Clearwater Beach. At 8:00 am the next morning, Mike Miller, Mark Sillence, Wayne Cree, Jerry Schneider, and Rick Magyar showed up for the recovery. After listening to Mike’s story and getting clear on the area the wedding ring was lost we started the search. In about 15 minutes Rick gave the thumbs up and brought Mike his ring. We got lots of smiles and hugs from him as he celebrated the return of is ring. It was a real pleasure for us to meet Mike and be able to make his day. Thanks to all who participated.

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Precious Pendant Lost Found and Returned in Oldsmar, Florida

from Tampa Bay (Florida, United States)

SRARC Ring Finders Metal Detecting Service – Tampa Bay Area, Pinellas County, Manatee County & Sarasota County

Lost something important? We can HELP! Our services are FREE! Donations to the Club are accepted.

We will send a team of metal detector experts to search virtually any location. Some of the most common are parks, beaches, creeks and even your own backyard.  If you have lost your ring or any other precious item, “Don’t Wait – Call Now.”

(LargoStan (727) 421-929    (St Pete) Tom (727) 415-7968    (Dunedin) Howard (727) 631-4191    (Bradenton/Sarasota) Wayne  (813) 367-7459

Precious Pendant Lost Found and Returned in Oldsmar, Florida

Nancy’s daughter was getting out of a car on a visit to Nancy’s home when her pendant chain broke.  She was able to catch the chain while watching the pendant fall into the thick plush grass and disappear. The family searched the area but could not find it.   Nancy contacted Mike Miller at SRARC and asked if they could help. Mike contacted Howard Metts to conduct a search.  The search area was a very small plot of thick grass between the sidewalk and the curb in front of the house.  After about 15 minutes Howard got a signal with his detector and was able to use his pin pointer to coax the pendant out of the thick grass.  Nancy said her daughter will be very happy to see the pendant again.  This is Howards second return this year and its only January! Nice work Howard and we are all happy to see the smile on Nancy’s face.

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Dunedin Gold Ring Found in Post Hole Pile and Returned by SRARC

from Tampa Bay (Florida, United States)

SRARC Ring Finders Metal Detecting Service – Tampa Bay Area, Pinellas County, Manatee County & Sarasota County

Lost something important? We can HELP! Our services are FREE! Donations to the Club are accepted.

We will send a team of metal detector experts to search virtually any location. Some of the most common are parks, beaches, creeks and even your own backyard.  If you have lost your ring or any other precious item, “Don’t Wait – Call Now.”

(LargoStan (727) 421-929    (St Pete) Tom (727) 415-7968    (Dunedin) Howard (727) 631-4191    (Bradenton/Sarasota) Wayne  (813) 367-7459

Dunedin Gold Ring Found in Post Hole Pile and Returned by SRARC

Jill Cicero was having a new fence installed in the backyard of her new Dunedin home with her father supervising the installation of the posts.  Her father noticed his gold ring was missing halfway through the job and stopped all work asking his daughter to find someone to help find the ring.  Jill found our club SRARC on The Ring Finders and contacted Tom Jones who called Howard Metts, a member that lives in Dunedin.  Howard went out late that afternoon and after 45 minutes of searching with his detector had no luck.  Switching to a pin pointer Howard searched the dug post holes  and at the second post hole found the ring in a pile of soil between the post and fence.  Howard contacted Jill who was coming home from work and informed her of the find.  Jill and her father were very happy to see the ring again.  What a way to start the new year.

Nice recovery Howard, nice to se the smile in Jill’s face.

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Platinum Wedding Ring Recovered in Wesley Chapel, Florida

from Tampa Bay (Florida, United States)

Scot  could not believe he had lost his second wedding band in the last five years.  He gave up on his first band lost in the waves at Clearwater Beach, put out some hard earned cash to buy another platinum band, and proceeded to hear it hit his driveway as he was shooting baskets in his front yard.  After an exhaustive search of the grass, raking out his garden of years of mulch and a week of monsoon-like rain, he stumbled upon the Ring Finders website.
A call to Mike Miller who relayed the situation to Mark Prue resulted in a visit to Scot’s house.  After searching the grassy area with no luck whatsoever, Mark made his way to the garden only to find it occupied by boxwood bushes.  Next to impossible to swing a detector amongst these plants, Mark decided to try his pinpointer.  At the third bush, the pointer alerted Mark to something metallic.  After some scratching and digging, out popped a heavy platinum wedding band!!
A look of complete relief crossed Scot’s face as Mark pulled the ring from the boxwood and returned it to Scot!!  Scot said that you sure have saved me some serious money!  The thought of having to purchase a third wedding band was too painful to face.  Another great ending for Scot and Ring Finders….. SRARC appreciates your dedication. Great recovery Mark!!!!!!!!!!!

For help with your lost item, please contact us.
Tom 727-415-7968
Mike 425-503-8419
Stan 727-421-9293

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Wedding Ring Recovered at Clearwater Beach, Florida

from Tampa Bay (Florida, United States)

Alex and Emma were enjoying a family reunion vacation with Emma’s parents and siblings with spouses at Clearwater Beach. They had traveled from the UK and the weather was not cooperating until Monday evening. The wind and rain had died down in the late afternoon and they finally got the chance to enjoy the beach. Alex was playing catch when he felt something funny and then noticed his wedding ring was missing. The whole family looked for it but could not find it.

That evening Alex began looking on the internet for someone to help and SRARC  popped up right away on The Ring Finders site. He contacted Tom and arrangements were made for a team to meet the next morning at 8:00 am. The team, Jim & Gerri Adams, Ed Osmar, Chris & Georgia Duerden, and Mike Miller got the lay out from Alex and went to work. About 30 minutes later Mike got lucky and found the ring. He called to Alex and Emma to come see if it was their ring. As they approached they were astonished that we had actually found the ring. Alex with a big grin on his face shook Mike’s hand and thanked him while Emma broke into tears of joy. Mike got a great big hug to round out the celebration.

The sun was out and the family was rejoined with the lost ring. They were really ready to get on with a great vacation and we think the weather will be cooperating for the rest of the week. Have a great time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

For help with your lost item, please contact us.
Tom 727-415-7968
Mike 425-503-8419
Stan 727-421-9293

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College Basketball Championship Ring returned from Clearwater Beach

from Tampa Bay (Florida, United States)

Derek Claar  was swimming at Clearwater beach while on vacation with his wife Ginger and children.  While swimming the gold chain around his neck which held Ginger’s 2003 National College basketball Championship ring broke.  Derek caught the chain but was not able to catch the ring as it fell into the water.  Howard Metts was detecting in the water at Clearwater Beach a week later and found what appeared to be a class ring.  At home he could read a name, Ginger Fanelli and the college name, Mount Aloysius.  Howard and his wife Jeanine googled the name and found that Ginger was on the Mounties college basketball team which won the womens national college basketball championship that year.  He also read that Ginger held a record for points scored.  Jeanine then found through the internet that Ginger had married with a new last name and was able to find a phone number to contact Ginger.  The ring was mailed back to their home in Pennsylvania.   As you can see in the photo Ginger and Derek are quite happy about receiving the ring which they thought was gone forever. Nice work Howard!!!!!!!!!

For help with your lost item, please contact us.
Tom 727-415-7968
Mike 425-503-8419
Stan 727-421-9293

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Wedding Ring returned from Indian Rocks, Florida

from Tampa Bay (Florida, United States)

Marcus was down from Arkansas with his family for a week of vacation in Florida. He had rented a house on a canal that led to the inland waters of Indian Shores. The house came with two kayaks and Marcus decided it would be fun to try one. He took one down to the dock and launched from the steps. He went about 10 feet, lost his balance and the kayak flipped him into the water. As he was rolling over he felt his wedding band slide off his finger. After he got home again he started looking for some way to get his ring back. He found SRARC on The Ring Finders. We scheduled a hunt and in about 5 minutes the ring was recovered. When we called to tell Marcus we had his ring, he was overjoyed that we had recovered it. It is now on its way to him via US postal service. We would like to see his smile when he opens the mail envelope.

For help with your lost item, please contact us.
Tom 727-415-7968
Mike 425-503-8419
Stan 727-421-9293

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Wedding Ring Recovered at Honeymoon Island State Park

from Tampa Bay (Florida, United States)

Leanne and her husband were at Honeymoon Island enjoying a sunny day her husband. He was crab walking through the stones to get back to shore and lost his ring in the rocks. After looking for a while, they asked at the ranger station if anyone had turned in a ring. The Ranger said no but that he knew some people that would come help them look for the ring. She gave them Howard Metts phone number. They contacted Howard and he called Stan Flack and asked him to meet at 2 o’clock on Honeymoon Island so they could look for the ring. The conditions were very rough, 3 to 4 foot waves on an incoming tide. Howard and Stan ventured into the rough water and after about one and a half hours of hard searching Howard was able to get a good signal. After some digging through all the rocks the ring was recovered and returned to Leanne. She returned to the car where her husband was waiting in the car with their young daughter. She returned his ring and he was very happy and they all ended the day with great big smiles. Howard is now the King at Honeymoon Island. Nice work guy’s!!!!!!

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Lake Tarpon, Florida Wedding Ring Found

from Tampa Bay (Florida, United States)

Ammi found us on Ringfinders and contacted Tom with a request to recover a special ring that had been lost under her dock on Lake Tarpon. We happened to be in the area when Tom called to see what we could do, so we headed over to Ammi’s house. We found out that Ammi’s daughter Jen, and a friend Marie, had laid a towel on the dock and Marie decided to put her ring on the towel so it could not be lost. The ring was handed down to her by her father. It had been his mother’s wedding ring and carried a very large sentimental value within the family. Later in the day Marie picked up the towel, forgetting there was a ring on it and sure enough the ring fell between deck boards.

The space under the dock was very tight so Paul went under alone and worked for about 45 minutes before finding the ring right next to one of the support posts. The girls were just overjoyed when they saw Paul holding the ring. Some more big smiles!!!!  Way to go Paul.

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Diamond Pendant lost on Clearwater Beach, FL

from Tampa Bay (Florida, United States)

Patti and her boyfriend Mark had come to Florida from New Jersey to attend a wedding in Orlando. They came to Clearwater to visit with family and had spent the morning sailing. After sailing they came to the Palm Pavilion for lunch and were just walking out toward the water when Patti realized it was a little warm to be wearing a scarf around her neck. She reached up to her neck to pull the scarf loose and felt her necklace break. She recovered her chain, but her diamond pendant was gone. Patti and her family searched in vain for about an hour and then a restaurant patron suggested she contact us through The Ringfinders web site. We sent someone right away and the search began. After several return trips we finally found it. As you can see she was one happy lady. Mark was pretty happy also. He had just given her the pendant in March and it was a one of a kind that he would not be able to replace.

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