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  1. #1
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    CASPER

    Jan 2012
    NEW ENGLAND
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    Ring Mexico ring return

    After Whydah went home - I went to another resort
    after checking in - un packing and rushing down to hunt sunset
    As I passed the pool heading to the beach - I was approached by a gentlemen who was pointing at me to his wife
    He stopped me asking "Does that find rings?" ....
    "Can you find my wife's wedding band?"
    I said "Yes i can"
    He said "You're a God send"
    We walked down to the beach and I asked him what it looks like - it matched his
    I asked was it in the dry sand - wet sand - or water
    Then I asked him where abouts he thought it was
    It was lost 3 days before - he had been going thru the surrounding sands trying to find it with his hands
    Luckily they had sat in the same area and some of the same people were in the same spot when they lost it and were
    still sitting in the same spot
    They were married here 10 yrs ago and decided to put their rings in the wet sand and make hand prints and get a pic
    He picked up his ring and got up and helped her up thinking she had grabbed her ring - she thought he had grabbed then both
    they walked away and she held her hand out for her ring - He did not have it - they rushed back but the water had come up and the ring was gone
    they frantically searched to no avail - he had searched every day before i arrived - they had given up and he had called the jeweler to find out how much it would cost to
    have another made - the jeweler told him $1500
    So he told me that it had to be between this area and about 10 yards - but it could have been sucked into the ocean - which i told him would not be a problem
    I told my girlfriend to grab her camera and maybe try and get a video - by the time she got the camera - it was too late
    I had walked about 5 feet and got a great signal - click to ID mode and got high tone on my CZ21 and said
    "could it be this easy? - this might be it!" It was !
    Fastest find and return I ever made
    Guy was in shock and gave me a big hug - he could not believe it - He said they thought they would be leaving in a few days - flying over and looking down and
    knowing that her ring was left behind down below.
    My gal went and hung out with them while I jumped in and continued hunting
    He surprised his wife by getting a glass of champagne and putting it in it and bringing it to her at the pool - she did not notice it at first but was surprised when she saw it
    We had dinner together and the next couple of days my gal hung with them and every time he saw me head out he would wish me luck
    we swapped emails and mailing addys and will be in touch
    2nd pic is of ring back where it belongs
    They are from Belgium - her name is Inga and his is Hakim

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    Motto = "I try to hit where others cant or others wont "

  2. #2

    Apr 2012
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    It nice to find them , but better to find then and return it
    Sandman likes this.

  3. #3

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    [QUOTE="mike3366"]It nice to find them great story .

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    Lady Pirate

    Jul 2011
    Tallahassee, Florida
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    Congratulations! Great story. Rewards will come back to you!

  5. #5

    Aug 2012
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    It really is a wonderful story. Way to go.

  6. #6
    us
    Feb 2012
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    Awesome find and return Casper, You sure know how to make someones day.
    CASPER-2 likes this.

  7. #7
    us
    Dec 2007
    Western, N.C.
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    Fantastic! Enjoyed the story !

  8. #8
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    Feb 2010
    East/West Coast
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    Stronge work Casper!!!

    SnT
    Esse quam videri

  9. #9

    Feb 2012
    North Pole
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    Good luck next hunt. Well done.
    One third jewelry of the World are under sand so far
    Finds2016
    Coins usables=800
    Silver= 8 pieces
    Gold= 2 Rings


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    Anita

    Apr 2012
    New Hampshire & Maine
    V3i, Excalibur II, White's M6, Coinmaster, Teknetics EurotekPro, White's Surfmaster PI
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    You rock, Casper! You really made Inga and Hakim's day!

    HH,
    Anita
    CASPER-2 likes this.
    "You'll never find your gold on a sandy beach". - Jim Steinman (musician)
    You can bet he never used a metal detector!!!

  11. #11
    ca
    Detect everyday like it's your last day!

    Apr 2010
    CANADA
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    Great story and return of Inga's ring Casper!

    Dave
    CASPER-2 likes this.
    “I won't be wronged. I won't be insulted. I won't be laid a-hand on. I don't do these things to other people, and I require the same from them.”
    “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.”
    “Life's hard. It's even harder when you're stupid.”
    ― John Wayne

  12. #12
    us
    Oct 2006
    Texas
    Garrett AT Pro (2), Tesoro Sidewinder,Tesoro Conquistador, Tesoro Tigershark, Troy Shadow X2, Minelab Explorer II, Excalibur 1000,
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    Awesome find and return! Enjoyed the story !

  13. #13
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    us
    Jan 2011
    North Texas
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    That's what it's all about.
    Annual Finds: 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016
    Returns: Wedding Ring - 1955 Class Ring - College Relic - 1959 Class Ring (Attempt) - Kingdom of MeridiesCoin
    Totals since 2012
    *: 165 silver coins and 136 Silver/Gold Jewelry Items - 112 rings (69 silver, 41 gold, and 2 mixed 10k & Sterling), utensils, religious medallions, bracelets, necklaces, chains, and other jewelry items.
    Class Rings: 14 - 1913, 1928, 1929, 1934, 1939, 1946, 1955, 1959, 1965, 1969, 1981, 1981, 1983, No Date GP "Generic" HS Ring
    (*2012 is when I started this addictive behavior)

 

 

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