Author Archives: westcoastmark

Small coil gets the goods.

  Recently I wrote on the Minelab  Treasure Talk  blog about my first experience with the CTX06 six inch coil. I was more then impressed with it’s capabilities when used in a very trashy old swimming site that I have hunted … Continue reading

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A couple of silvers and some Dutch history

It was a cold, windy and rainy morning when I headed out the other day. I was questioning my sanity at going detecting in these conditions, but given I was well rugged up, had a flask of hot coffee in … Continue reading

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Time to get back to some park hunting

Well, it’s certainly been a while since my last post and that is mainly because during the summer months here in the Southern Hemisphere I detect on the beach. While finding modern coins and the odd bit of bling is … Continue reading

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First day of winter brings a first for me!

The first day of winter here in Perth, Western Australia began overcast and rainy. Being the dedicated treasure hunter that I am (my wife calls it other things!) I wasn’t missing an opportunity to head back to one of my … Continue reading

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Back to some park detecting.

It’s been some time since my last blog, the main reason being it has been to hot and dry to go digging around in parks, so I have been focused on beach and water hunts. As anyone who follows me … Continue reading

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First gold for the year!

Having a day off from work, I couldn’t resist getting out for hunt in the water this morning. I headed of to a local spot that I hunt regularly for some wading with my Minelab Excalibur II. While there wasn’t … Continue reading

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Unexpected gold today.

Today was a stunning summers day, so the family and I headed to a local swimming spot. I naturally packed the dive gear and my Minelab Excalibur II on its dive shaft for some underwater treasure hunting. Making my way … Continue reading

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New coil finds silver.

Well, here we are with Christmas almost upon us again! So with that in mind I treated myself to an early Xmas gift and bought a Coiltek 15″WOT (Wild Orange Thing) Mk II coil for my E Trac a few … Continue reading

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December heralds the beginning of summer here in the southern hemisphere, and today was a perfect example of sunny days to come. Getting up early this morning, I headed down to a favourite site for some shallow water wading. I … Continue reading

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Another stunning spring day saw my family and I off to our favourite swimming area. While my son spent his time in the water looking for pieces of old china, I geared up for another dive with my trusty Minelab … Continue reading

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