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• Metal Detectors and Treasure HuntingTopicsPostsLast Post

Today's Finds Forum

A place to post your finds photo's. If you found some great finds no matter what brand machine you use, post them up here. If you have problems on here just ask away and someone will help you. Thanks for posting...

3,237 22,690 40 minutes ago

Minelab CTX 3030 Detecting Forum

The Future of Discovery is here! The CTX 3030 is Minelab's newest, most sophisticated hobby metal detector. User's from around the world are telling us how the CTX 3030 has been finding coins in places that they thought they had "beat to death" with their previous detectors. Join the CTX 3030 users on this forum and get a better understanding of how to maximize the potential of this new detector. It is far more than just a waterproof version of the ETRAC or Explorer.

4,966 43,475 41 minutes ago

Minelab E-TRAC Forum

A discussion forum for an excellent FBS detector from Minelab. Please share your knowledge of the new machine and possibly point out the differences to users already familiar with the Minelab Explorer.

10,807 96,783 November 24, 2015 06:30PM

Minelab Explorer Forum

Dedicated to help metal detecting enthusiasts understand the metal detector from "Down Under". Confused about FBS technology? This is the forum to ask questions and share tips.

14,916 117,750 1 hour ago

Minelab X-TERRA Forum

This detector is so different that changing the coil changes the frequency it operates at. 3kHz, 7.5kHz or 18.75kHz......... You make the decision, based on your hunting needs. Come to the X-TERRA forum to interact with those who have found the X-TERRA to be one of the best metal detectors available, bar none.

7,991 59,056 5 hours ago

Minelab Safari/Quattro Forum

A forum dedicated to users who have purchased or plan to purchase the new Minelab Safari or are owners of the Quattro metal detector from Minelab.

3,172 19,432 November 15, 2015 06:45PM

Minelab Sovereign Elite/GT and Excalibur Forum

This forum covers the Minelab Sovereign, Sovereign Elite/GT and Excalibur Metal Detectors.

6,933 53,580 41 minutes ago

Spectra V3 / V3i / VX3 Forum

Spectra V3 / V3i / VX3 Forum Here's your one-stop spot for all thing's "Spectra V3 / V3i / VX3 ".

4,649 37,496 November 24, 2015 07:33AM

Whites TreasureMaster/TreasurePro Detector Forum

Whites newest line of detectors is featured here. Please feel free to join in and give other users your input on these fine detectors.

23 151 November 16, 2015 03:18PM

White's Main Detecting Forum

A discussion forum for those who use the metal detector made in Sweet Home. The topics are open to all Whites detectors and the forum is extremely popular with our Whites users.

6,337 36,820 2 hours ago

Whites MXT Users Forum

Nancy Fillman will moderate this forum. Nancy got started with a Radio Shack detector. She has upgraded detectors and has been with the White's MXT since it's introduction and knows it and the hobby well. Nancy teaches metal detection techniques to the Law Enforcement community and Crime Scene Investigators at her local college.

6,067 39,887 November 24, 2015 06:55AM

Garrett Users Forum

John Bortscher (Edmonton) will be moderating the Garrett forum. He has been an avid Garrett user for about 20 years. He is familiar with a variety of Garrett detectors, including PI's, and gold detectors. John said he is looking forward to helping new people using Garrett equipment, and maintain the excellent friendships he has made in the past. Garrett metal detectors have given me the ability to to be very successful, and find plenty of gold, silver, coins and relics.

19,159 132,304 November 24, 2015 02:44PM

NEW Garrett ATX Metal Detector

This is for Garrett's newest pulse all terrain detector.

598 3,863 4 hours ago

Garrett AT Pro & AT Gold Forum

This is a forum to talk about, and offer help to new users of the Garrett AT Pro, & AT Gold detector. Please keep topic focused on the detectors.

6,788 52,276 5 minutes ago

Garrett Scorpion Forum

A forum put up at the request of the Garrett Forum, to talk about, & offer help to users of the Garrett Scorpion Gold Stinger.

370 1,521 September 19, 2015 11:02AM

Fisher "F" Series Forum

A place to talk about & receive information about the current manufactured F series detectors. F75, F70, F5, F4, F2, and any new F units to follow.

8,047 59,110 November 24, 2015 12:43PM

Fisher Classic Forum

A place to talk about & receive information about your favorite Los Banos Fisher detector. 1200 Series, Coin Strike, ID Excel, ID Edge, 2 Box.

4,124 25,368 November 24, 2015 11:48AM

Fisher CZ Forum

This forum is for those of you who have a CZ metal detector or are about to get one. We invite those of you who are experts to share your knowledge with others.

2,400 14,450 November 24, 2015 08:18PM

Fisher Gold Bug/Teknetics G2 Forum

We have had a lot of request to set up a forum for the Gold Bug, and the Teknetics G2. We have decided to combine them together in one forum, because of the close similarity of those units.

1,219 9,170 November 22, 2015 05:44PM

Teknetics Forum

Mr. Bill had requested we install this forum, and I've had numerous requests by users. Here it is. Thanks for the feedback. As always please help those who have a need to know something.

5,146 33,547 November 24, 2015 08:24PM

Bounty Hunter Forum

Our newest forum for all of you Bounty Hunter users. If you use one or are interested in getting one please feel free to post your questions here.

3,234 18,403 November 24, 2015 07:02PM

Tesoro Forum

If you own or plan to own a Tesoro metal detector this forum is for you!

11,865 91,076 November 24, 2015 01:15PM

DetectorPro Products Forum

Find out more about the Headhunter Metal Detector & DetectorPro Products from the people that sell them.

1,732 7,446 November 21, 2015 07:40AM

Jerry Hoffman's Treasure Hunter Supply

Jerry has created a business that really can't be pinned down to just metal detecting. If you are into history then you probably have your fair share of old coins, civil and colonial war artifacts, fossils, Indian artifacts, odd ball minerals you've found and all the rest. This forum is for you. Come on in and share what you've managed to collect or even if you just would like to find a way to collect.

24 137 October 15, 2015 05:17PM

XP Deus Forum

A new home for the worlds first completely wireless metal detector. Find's Treasure Forums welcomes the XP Deus wireless metal detector to its family of fine detector forums.

2,510 18,691 1 hour ago

DeepTech Vista Users Forum

The DeepTech Vista Forum will be devoted to the newest & fastest processing high powered metal detector brand from Europe.

293 1,592 November 24, 2015 02:50PM

Nokta Detectors

Welcome to the Nokta Metal Detecting Forum. We hope you will share with others your experiences with the latest detectors to come to Find's Treasure Forums

435 3,499 4 hours ago

Makro Detectors Forum

Welcome to the Macro Detectors Forum! Makro now has it's own spot for users to hang out and compare notes. Please feel welcome to post and share your thought on these detectors.

350 2,832 November 24, 2015 06:18AM

Nautilus Detector Users Forum

Welcome to our Nautilus Detector Products forum. We hope you will find this to be a forum where you can discuss your Nautilus metal detector as well as post your finds for others to see.

844 3,973 November 24, 2015 05:30PM

Metal Detecting Forum

General Metal Detecting Forum dedicated to all detectorists no matter what brand of detector or type of hunting you might prefer.

8,797 67,234 14 minutes ago

Beach and Water / Scuba Dive Detecting Forum

Water and Beach and Scuba Dive Metal Detecting Forum dedicated to all water and beach detectorists. Share beach hunting tips or meet new beach hunting friends.

16,642 119,040 1 hour ago

Gold Digger Innovative Products Forum

This forum is dedicated for the discussion of our latest innovative products that we're introducing to the metal detecting enthusiast. So far we have introduced the NEL coils and now the X-Pointer probe. Ideas and suggestions are always welcomed. Please participate it's appreciated.

88 357 November 17, 2015 07:54AM

The "Prospecting" Forum

The Prospecting Forum is for all of you who do search for gold the world over.

1,718 9,154 November 19, 2015 09:33AM

Vintage Detecting Forum

Re-Named to "Vintage Detecting Forum" from "Analog Detecting Forum" If you're someone who just likes tinkering with the old style, & vintage detectors, this place is for you.

918 4,902 November 23, 2015 08:45PM

Modifications Forum

A modification forum for people that have either wanted to or have already modified their metal detector's original setup and want to share.

1,720 8,670 November 21, 2015 04:54PM

Christian Metal Detecting Forum

This forum is for posting your comments about metal detecting and to provide a place where you will be able to greet your friends and express your religious beliefs without fear of being singled out as a problem to your peers.

26,905 167,465 3 minutes ago

American Ghost Town Hunters

This forum is for folks with an interest in finding ghost towns in their own area. Please contribute if you know anything about it...

14,237 159,173 August 30, 2015 10:30AM

Civil War Forum

This forum is for Civil War enthusiasts to discuss all aspects of the American Civil War. Share your finds with the rest of us, discuss battlefields, past and present, post your hunt stories or ask the experts your questions. Share info on troop movements, camps, forts, prisons, encampments or an interesting CW story. EJ Chesne (Cajuncoinhunter) will moderate this forum.

910 5,618 7 hours ago
• Resource & Classroom ForumsTopicsPostsLast Post

New User Forum Sponsored by Kellyco

This forum is for new users who are new to the forum and want to know how to get around as well as find what it is they are looking for. The new forum has been suggested and sponsored by Kellyco. If you are new here this is the place for you to visit.

216 778 November 24, 2015 11:56AM

Minelab E-Trac Classroom Forum

There's been several users asking for a Minelab E-Trac Classroom type forum and this is it. Ray (MO) will be handling the forum initially. Ask away and find out what you've been missing.

275 1,962 November 21, 2015 06:48AM

Minelab Explorer Classroom Forum

Go there now to learn from other metal detector users who've already went through the learning curve.

3,518 19,235 4 hours ago

Minelab SD, GP, & GPX Classroom Forum

A forum requested by many users of the popular Minelab PI metal detectors. Set up for exchange of ideas, settings, how to use, and any other question one may have about this unit. These units have become very popular for usage in Relic Hunting. Please stop in, & offer your advice, or ask questions pertaining to the operations of these detectors, be it nugget shooting or relic hunting.

139 736 November 19, 2015 08:01AM

Whites DFX Users Classroom Forum

This forum is for information & help on this high end White's metal detector. Plenty of information here to help the first time user or a experienced veteran. Enjoy.

3,173 19,189 November 14, 2015 11:15PM

Whites XLT Classroom Forum

This classroom is for those using the XLT metal detector from Whites. This forum is for people that want to learn to get the most out of their detector. If you have experience and answers for those who are using this machine it is welcomed.

1,618 6,550 November 03, 2015 09:12PM

Whites TDI Classroom

A forum requested by many users of the popular Whites TDI metal detector. Set up for exchange of ideas, settings, how to use, and any other question one may have about this unit.

439 2,848 45 minutes ago

Garrett Infinium Forum Classroom

A forum set up so that Garrett Infinium users, or prospective users, can receive/share information about this advanced Pulse Induction metal detector.

720 3,839 November 23, 2015 08:56PM

Technology Forum

Everything to do with metal detecting projects goes here...

3,481 17,173 November 24, 2015 09:34AM

Maps & Mapping Forum

This is a new forum on Find's Treasure Forums suggested and supported by Harold Reese (LabradorBob). He's therefore the moderator of this new forum. From what I understand talking to Larry (Il) he's quite knowlegable on this subject and can help everyone quite a bit. Here it is...

292 998 November 13, 2015 10:45AM

Global Positioning System (GPS) Classroom Forum

Want to learn more about using GPS with your metal detecting hobby? Come to this forum and ask any questions you may have. Andrew Kalinowski from Burlington, Ontario, Canada who along with his friend, Ron Wilson, operate the GPSNuts website is the moderator/instructor in charge of this forum. He is the consumate expert on GPS and related software.

262 1,029 November 13, 2015 11:16AM
• Other TopicsTopicsPostsLast Post

Fossil Forum

Kind of describes what we're going to talk about on this forum. If you happen to collect fossils or just admire what others find please lend your expertise here. So if you've wandered around looking for a trilobite or two...

28 128 October 24, 2015 11:47AM

Rock & Mineral Forum

We all hope to find gold but there's other valuable rocks and minerals. Have pictures or just advice, please stop by.

47 274 November 04, 2015 01:10PM

Views Forum

Please share your experiences and knowledge so that we might criticize.

26,546 181,472 29 minutes ago

General Interests Forum

Need someplace to put posts that don't fit into any other Forum ? This is the place. It would be nice if it's metal detecting related, or at least close to it. No swearing, spitting, kicking and stabbing in the back posts allowed. Posts will be removed without notice.

617 4,270 November 23, 2015 05:25PM

Whatzit Forum

Steve Gaebel will run this forum on identifying your metal detecting finds. Enjoy!

3,423 17,315 November 24, 2015 08:42PM

Relic & Bottle Hunting Forum

forum to discuss relic hunting be it for civil war or even older. Share your relic or bottle or privy dig finds in this forum!

4,427 19,817 November 23, 2015 04:09PM

Good Deeds in Detecting Forum

If you know a good story where our hobby has helped an individual or group we'd like you to post it here. Larry Fillman will moderate this new forum.

113 510 August 27, 2015 02:44PM

20th Century Tales Forum

We welcome your stories about most anything you've ever done that you feel makes an interesting story. Does not have to relate to metal detecting.

6,234 56,636 November 08, 2015 07:12PM

Digital Photography Forum

Welcome to the Digital Photography Forum. This one concerns itself with both digital cameras and scanners. Stop in and give us your thoughts so that we all can learn something. Photoshop and other photo editing software will also be addressed.

3,726 14,440 November 21, 2015 06:21AM

Other Hobbies Forum

If you have another hobby besides metal detecting this board is for talking about it. Post away.. Maybe we'll create a whole new website just because we like your hobby...

116 866 1 hour ago

Pictures of You... Pictures of Me... Pictures etc.

Want to share a picture or two? Post away...

268 1,474 November 24, 2015 04:00PM
• Special EventsTopicsPostsLast Post


Announcements post only.

4 31 June 04, 2015 10:17AM

Find's Treasure Contest Forum

Anytime we're giving something away over the entire forum this is the only place you'll be able to enter. Pay attention!

1 1 August 05, 2015 09:55PM
• Classified and FeedbackTopicsPostsLast Post

Feedback Forum

Use this forum to leave a feedback on anything related to the activities on the site. It can be a feedback on any subject you wish to leave if it a dealer or a person whom have sold you something from classified.

6,183 14,759 November 24, 2015 02:39PM
• Local Club ForumsTopicsPostsLast Post

Peoria Area Treasure Hunters Club (PATH IL)

Members of our club can join in and post on our own forum at Find's Treasure Forums. You will have to register on Find's Treasure Forums just like anyone else that goes here. You don't have to go anywhere but our own club forum if that's all you want to do. We encourage you to go elsewhere on this great site but that's entirely up to you. Certain words are banned including most of our competitors that have banned the use of our name but that's not a big hurdle for club business having a first class residence at a premium metal detecting site.

1,222 7,176 November 24, 2015 06:48AM

Find a Hunting Partner/Detecting Club/Hunts

Posting forum to find other detectorists and for all of your club events. Please make sure it is not a commericial endeavor you are posting about.

694 1,743 November 23, 2015 07:37AM