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    Default The Treasure Hunter - by Howard Jennings



    The Treasure Hunter
    One of my favorite treasure hunting books. Before the Indiana Jones movies - this is the real stuff. He reseached old maps and was able to successfully locate treasure using metal detectors in the 1970s

    Book is out of print, but very inexpensive to find online. South America gold, buried pirate treasure in Honduras, old school metal detectors, prospecting., grave robbing, smuggling gems out of Columbia.



    I enjoy metal detecting as a hobby - It's cheaper than golf. It's a hobby that can pays you the more that you do it!
    It's about $100 for a entry level machine.. You get to be outdoors and get into shape.

    I spend time in school playgrounds and check for lost lunch money.


    You can find pulltabs, tin foil, bottle caps, garbage, old nails and perhaps lost coins and jewelry.

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    Metal detecting is great fun and you'll be surprised how useful a metal detector is. We picked one up when a friend lost an engagement ring in our yard, and we found it in 10 minutes after an entire afternoon of searching by hand and with rakes. We've used it since to remove work debris after a remodel (poor doggy cut her foot on a partially burried nail) and to find and fix an "invisible fence" cable for a neighbor.

    And that's just the non-treasure hunting uses... take one to a public park or a beach and you'll have a blast. It's a good excuse to get out and get some exercise and the thrill of hearing that trill when the detector finds something is like Pavlov with a bell. Our detector paid for itself right when we bought it, but even if you don't have a nice ring hiding in your yard, chances are good that your investment will get you some dividends besides the entertainment and the exercise.

    A family friend in England found an entire jar of Roman Era coins in their backyard cellar with one!

    Here are a smattering of ones, and their prices are very competitive to the ones you see in the store:
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