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Custom 22K and Sapphire Ring Lost in Park in Torrance, CA…Found and Happily Returned.

from Redondo Beach (California, United States)
Contact: 1-310-953-5268

At about 8:00 PM last night I received a call from Sri who had lost his ring while throwing a ball to his daughter earlier in the evening. This ring had been custom made for him in India. He had been back and forth to the park 3 times looking for it since 5:30 PM without any luck. Sri’s wife found my information on The Ring Finders web site, and he called. I told him the because it happened at a public park, that I would come immediately to do the search, so as to not allow for anything to cause the search to become more difficult or impossible, such as someone finding the next morning while on a walk, or the city mowing the grass.

When I got there Sri and his friend met me and took me to the spot where he was standing when he threw the ball. We discussed the trajectory and force with which the ball was thrown, and then I began my search where I thought was the most likely spot to start. As I was making my first pass with my detector and high intensity head lamp, Sri’s friend was walking with me to my left. I would look left and right, and the light would cover the ground. I was about half way through the first pass, when the light from my head lamp caused a glint that caught Sri’s friend’s attention, and when he reached down, he came up with the missing ring. Needless to say, there was a lot of celebrating last night. Sometimes it takes an outside observer to think outside of the box, and maybe look where you don’t think the lost item might be, and I think that is what happened last night. I wasn’t emotionally involved, which allowed me to move the search area to one that may not have been covered, and enabled us as a team to make the recovery. A great night indeed!

 

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard, using the most up to date metal detectors, to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search, Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Northridge, Pasadena, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Wedding Ring Lost in Backyard in San Pedro, CA…Found and Joyously Returned.

from Redondo Beach (California, United States)
Contact: 1-310-953-5268

I received a call late this morning from Steve who had lost his wedding ring while gardening in his backyard. He had been getting his roses ready for the upcoming spring growing season mulching the area around each of his plants. It had been a cold day, and he had felt the ring a bit loose on his finger, but did not think much about it until later when after he had mulched all of his plants, he noticed it was gone. He looked all through the garden with no luck, and then found me on The Ring Finders web site. I let him know that I would be there as soon as possible, and when ready, I was on my way.

When I got there Steve took me to his yard, and showed me where he had been working. There was some wire to some lights that he was able to move, and some solar lights that I figured on working around. I was able to get to all of the areas that Steve showed me, but was unable to get a signal for the ring. The solar lights were providing a bit of a problem, but I worked around them as needed. I then went over the entire grass portion of his yard which was thick St. Augustine grass finding a dime and a penny. We talked, and then decided that we should detect the contents of the green waste bin, so Steve went out to get that ready. I told him I would go back once more and check the outer perimeter of the flower bed once more. I also worked closer to the solar lights, and near one was getting two signals, one strong one from the light post and another. I pulled the coil, and was still getting the second signal, and it was in the gold zone on my detector. I put in the pin pointer, and underneath a stalk of grass was his ring. I grabbed it and went out to tell Steve I had his ring, wherein he gave me a hug; he was so happy. It was so great to restore his joy! Another great day!

 

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard, using the most up to date metal detectors, to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search, Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Northridge, Pasadena, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Wedding Ring Lost at Torrance Beach, CA…Found and Happily Returned.

from Redondo Beach (California, United States)
Contact: 1-310-953-5268

Nii called me yesterday evening with an air of desperation in his voice, he had lost his wedding ring at the beach while throwing a football to his son. After scouring the sands for about 45 minutes, with a group of about 6 people, he was unable to find it. One of the group gave him The Ring Finders information, and he contacted me. We briefly discussed what had happened, and we were both close to the loss area, so we arranged to meet in about 30 minutes.

When I got there Nii took me to the area of the loss, and I could see a very meticulous grid pattern in the sand, so I knew they had searched long and hard for this lost ring. Nii then went on to show me exactly what had happened, which is very important for a Ring Finder to figure out where to begin a search. I began my search finding a few pieces of metal, a bottle cap, a piece of foil, and a few others, showing him each time what I had found. One pass, two, and then on the third pass, going a little outside of the area they had search got the signal I was looking for. I scooped, looked inside, and there was his wedding ring. I reached in, held it out (Nii was about 25 feet from me at this time), and I think he thought I was holding another piece of trash metal. I kept holding it out, and turned it so he could see the roundness, and the hole in the middle. All of a sudden the realization was there, I had found his ring, and what a smile and raised level of excitement. He was so surprised, and so happy. What a great thing to bring such a high level of joy to people!

 

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard, using the most up to date metal detectors, to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search,  Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Northridge, Pasadena, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Wedding Band Lost at Torrance Beach, CA…Recovered and Joyously Returned.

from Redondo Beach (California, United States)
Contact: 1-310-953-5268

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I had spent the morning surfing yesterday at a local beach, and had just come out of the water when I checked my phone to see that I had received a text from Keith. He was wondering if I could help him find his wedding band that he had lost the previous day. I told him that I had to go and drop off my board and gather my equipment, and that I would meet him at the spot in an hour.

When I arrived Keith was waiting. He explained that he had taken the ring off to go into the water, and have his child come in closer to shore, because they had paddled out too far for his liking. He put the ring on the beach chair on a towel, but when he got back the towel was moved, and the ring was gone. They looked but were unable to find it. One of his children mentioned that he should buy a metal detector to search for it, but Keith figured that he had seen a lot of guys detecting the beaches, and thought that there might be someone who might be able to help him, so he turned to the Internet, and did a search where he was able to locate my number. That was a good thing because the area he was looking is so highly mineralized, it would have caused any inexpensive detector to false constantly.

I began my search, and then readjusted my detector to accommodate for the conditions, put the coil back down just bit lower in the search area when I got a good report from the machine. I put my scoop in, and there it was. I pulled it out to Keith’s surprise. It truly made his day that someone was so willing to come at such short notice, and it made my day to see his joy restored.

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard, using the most up to date metal detectors, to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search,  Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Dorm Key Lost in Riverside, CA…Found.

from Redondo Beach (California, United States)
Contact: 1-310-953-5268

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I received a call from Abner about his dorm key that was lost as he was out jogging around a local park. I had a commitment that kept me from going on the day of his call, but we arranged to meet the next morning. He told me that this was his dorm key from his university (UC Riverside), and he was told that if he did not produce the key on the day I came, that the school was going to charge him an exorbitant amount of money to get him a new key because they would have to change out the lock as well. I could hear his desperation when he called, and being a student, I realized it would be difficult for him to come up with the sum the school would require of him.

I had a 73 mile drive, and the traffic was good which allowed me to arrive at our appointed time. Abner showed me the area where he knew the key was lost, as he told me he felt it leave his hand as he was running. I explained that I would search the area he showed me, and if it wasn’t found, I would begin a search “outside of the box”. As I searched, I encountered quite a bit of metallic objects, but none of them turned out to be the key. Abner then sat down, and it seemed he was getting a bit discouraged, but I figured it was time to stretch the search area. I went out about 10 to 15 feet further when I got a good hit on the detector. I pulled my pinpointer out and started to reach down, when I was able to see the key slightly covered by some grass, but on top. It was surprising that even though I knew something was there, it was almost invisible.

Well when I came up with the key, I could see the relief come over Abner’s face. He was surely happy he did not have dig into his “starving student” fund to replace it. He and I just sat down afterwards and talked a while about school and life in general, as I have a son about his age in college as well. It was nice meeting him, and being able to make his day.

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search,  Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Confirmation Medallion Lost at Torrance Beach, CA…Found.

from Redondo Beach (California, United States)
Contact: 1-310-953-5268

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On my way out to a ring search in Newport Beach last Sunday night, I received a call from Maya who told me about a St. Michael medallion she lost at the beach, and asked if I would try to find it for her. I let her know that I was on my way to help someone else at the time, but told her that after I was finished, I would go to the beach she lost the medallion at, and do a search. She did give me very specific directions, and I felt comfortable going because I know the area well. There was a sense of desperation in her voice, so I knew it was important to her that this item be found. I also knew that this beach is cleaned very well on a daily basis by the county, so there was no time like the present to do the search.

I successfully finished the search for the ring and headed to the other beach in Torrance which was about 30 miles away. When I got there it was about 11:30 PM, and I got my gear and began my search. I searched for about half an hour, searching out the box she had laid out for me over the phone, and found the medallion. I sent her a text immediately giving her the good news, and received one back about 4:30 AM from a very thankful young lady. We arranged to meet at the location of the loss today, and her father came along as well. I was glad he did when I asked about the significance of the medallion. He explained that this medallion was given to him when he was 12 years old at his Confirmation, and he had kept it since then. This piece of jewelry is over 40 years in the family. He then gave it to his daughter at her Confirmation. It was at this point that I realized the huge importance of returning this to the family. The story of this St. Michael medallion needed to continue, and it has; I am so happy to be part in it. Great smiles on father and daughter.

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search,  Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Lost Cache in Torrance, CA… Found

from Redondo Beach (California, United States)
Contact: 1-310-953-5268

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I received a call from Kathrine about trying to find a cache she had buried in her cousin’s backyard about 10 years earlier. She had not told me what was inside the cache, except that the box contained things owned by her father, so my metal detecting hormones started to get excited. I started thinking I was going to help this lady find some great jewelry, maybe some gold coins or some silver. I brought along my Garrett AT Pro, and also my ATX in case I had to go deeper.

Kathrine told me the cache was in an ammo container. I started with the AT Pro set in custom pro mode with no discrimination because I know the ammo boxes are steel, and right away got the growling sound of iron. I started to dig, and ended up hitting the concrete footing of the block wall we were near which apparently was reinforced with rebar. I continued my search, and got a target ID of 70, and then 81. I started to think there were maybe a lot of coins in this cache, so I started to dig.

I had to dig around a tree that had grown in the area of the cache in the last ten years, and found the cache under a big root. I got real excited, I had found the treasure, and Kathrine started jumping up and down at the sight of the ammo box under the root, which of course increased my excitement. When I brought the box up out of the ground tears were flowing down her face, and she was excited to get the box open, as was I. As she opened the ammo box and started to bring the treasure out, each item brought tears to her eyes, a pair of her father’s old glasses, his old shave cream brush, a couple of slide viewers with pictures of their old house in them, and her mom’s ID badge from her previous job. Her parents had been gone a while, and Kathrine had wanted to save these items, so they would not be lost, and now wanted to find them, so they would not be forgotten. What I originally thought of when going to find this cache of treasure, was a short sighted view of what treasure really is. When I saw the tears of joy streaming from Kathrine’s eyes, I knew I had found a great treasure.

Kathrine was referred to me by Joe DeMarco of DeMarco Detector Sales.

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search,  Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Lost Ring Redondo Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Torrance Beach, Venice Beach, Cabrillo Beach.

from Redondo Beach (California, United States)
Contact: 1-310-953-5268

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Hi, my name is Steve Smith.

I am retired, which allows me to do a search at all hours of the day or night. I look forward to being a help to all who call. This hobby has been a great learning experience, and I have made sure that for the searches that I go on, I am using the best up to date equipment that is available. I have also found that being a member of The Ringfinders, and helping people find what they thought was “Lost Forever” has been a very rewarding experience. Please make the possibility of finding your valuable a success by calling as soon as you can after the loss.

Best regards,

Steve Smith