A very nice gentleman in St. Paul realized that he was missing his large gold wedding band the evening after raking leaves in his back yard. He and his wife searched everywhere for it several times, but came up empty handed.
3 days later, a buddy and I came out and went over his back yard inch by inch with a metal detector. It was a tedious search with lots of leaves and planters and furniture on the ground. Bits of foil and other metal objects were everywhere but after about an hour into the hunt, I got a loud low-conductive tone on my detector which turned out to be the big ring hiding under some leaves near the back door of the house.
Husband and wife were very happy to get their ring back and it was a wonderful experience for all of us!
Erin and her fiance were playing in the snow in front of an apartment building when Erin’s engagement ring slipped off her finger into the snow. After trying to find it for a couple of days, Erin gave me a call.
It’s a beautiful ring and it took less than 10 minutes to find! It was a great seeing that ring back where it belongs – on Erin’s finger!
This beauty was sitting in the ground for over 20 years after Laura lost it while attending a party at Lake Nokomis. Laura was very happy to finally be reunited with her long lost ring!
I was out looking for old coins today in a park when I received an email from a gentleman who lost his wedding ring while looking for his golf ball at a local golf course. He looked for it right after losing it but couldn’t find it. We met as soon as he was able to get off work and after about five minutes of searching, we found it half buried in tall grass. Credit goes to him for thinking through his moves and narrowing down the search area. It was great to get that unique ring back to the owner.
A gentleman contacted me about losing his platinum wedding band 3 days prior while swimming in Lake Washington. He described the ring and where he lost it so I started to grid the area out going back in forth covering every square inch. After about 45 minutes, I gave him my cell number and asked him to send me a text so I’d be able to contact him in case he wanted to leave.
About a half hour later, I got a solid low-conductive tone in 3 feet of water. I looked down and saw the edge of the ring half-buried on the bottom. The gentleman had moved with his family to another area of the park, so I continued to hunt. When I saw him a ways off, I waved my arms and he took off running toward me.
You should have seen his face when he saw his ring! He immediately stuck it right back on his finger when I handed it to him. He and his wife were thrilled.
I got a call this afternoon from a gentleman who’s ring went flying off his finger while playing tetherball in his front yard with his daughter. We searched the garden along the front of his house and found the ring under a very ‘bushy’ bush.
It was a great time for dad, daughter and me – especially because the ring was found!
I received an email from Cristina who was walking on a raised wooden walkway while putting on her silver ring that her Mother gave her when the ring slipped out of her hand and fell in between the boards. We searched through sticker bushes and muddy grass for about 45 minutes until it was found about 5 inches from a chained link fence. It’s a beautiful ring and Cristina was very happy to have it back on her finger.
Juli called me today about her mother’s 18k gold wedding band that was lost while playing with a ball in 2011.
Julie’s mother was catching the ball thrown by her grandson when her ring flew off her finger into the yard. After 20 minutes of searching, we found the ring buried two inches in the ground about 4 feet away from the deck.
There were lots of tears and hugs. Julie was so excited to give the ring back to her mother and let her son know that the ring had been found!
I got an email late last night from a gentleman who lost his ring while playing tether ball on the beach in Seattle. As he was hitting the ball, his ring flew off and bounced off a nearby log. So we met at the site this morning and started searching. It took about an hour to find it. The ring had hit the log at an angle and, after bouncing off, landed about 20 feet away from the tether ball pole.
It was a great experience for both of us!
Got an email from a gal in the Snohomish/Clearview area who’s little daughter took her great, great grandmother’s ring outside to play and promptly lost it in the back yard. It was an area of about 3,000 square feet but it only took 45 minutes to find it.
Everyone was very happy to get the ring back where it belonged!