Search results

  1. Back Yard Gold

    Our back yard all ready for summer here in the Virginia Gold-Pyrite belt. The best part? Right in those woods back there is our creek which contains gold. Small flecks of placer gold but gold nonetheless. Needless to say I spend a lot of time in that creek lol. Enjoy summer everyone!!!
  2. Bullet Found in River

    Did some research on Civil War battles and found a spot on the river near my house where several battles occurred. I did a quick exploratory trip there this past weekend to check things out. I didn't hit it hard as I just wanted to learn the area but I did find this in about 1.5 feet of water...
  3. Question about carbon fiber shafts for NOX

    Looking for some help. I am interested in a carbon fiber shaft for my NOX800. Looking at the Steve's or Detect-ed shafts. However, it's not so much the weight savings I am interested in. I have a minelab detector bag and have to separate the top and bottom of my stock shaft to fit the detector...
  4. New Member from Northern VA

    Hey everyone, new to the site but not so new to detecting and panning. Live in Stafford County, VA and enjoy hunting locally, as well as taking spontaneous road trips around the east coast to hunt. I started out using a Teknetics Patriot, which I still have and now I use an Equinox 800. I...
  5. MDing or Panning Kellys Ford???

    Wondering if anyone has detected or gold panned the Rapahannock at Kellys Ford near the boat launch? I reached out to the Wildlife Management Area which borders that area and they made it clear to me to detecting is allowed in the WMA. However, he wasn't sure what the rules were for actually...
  6. My Best Find Last Week on the Treasure Coast

    Took a solo trip to the treasure coast of FL last week to do some SCUBA diving and metal detecting. Although I didn't find any Spanish Treasure because the beaches were so sanded in, I did find this recent drop just north of Vero Beach. It's 14k and has a sapphire and 14 small diamonds (I am...
  7. Old Button, Can Anyone Help?

    Hello, I found this old flat button yesterday and cleaned it as best I could and I am hoping someone more knowledgeable than I can help me ID it or provide an estimate of age. Details: 1) Apologize for the poor photo of the front but it doesn't seem to have any identifiable design (i.e. eagle...
Top