The beaches are friendlier on the Sunshine Coast


By Frederick B.

Detector friendly that is. Frederick B. and his son reckon they are on a good thing every time they detect Queensland’s Sunshine Coast beaches after the crowds have left. “Of course people are more likely to lose junk than they are gold rings and bracelets so you have to put in the hard yards to get the rewards,” Frederick said. Over the last couple of seasons their rewards were substantial but Frederick sounded a word of warning to those detector operators who do find something valuable. “Be careful who show it to as I had the entire collection stolen from my house recently, when my wife and I went out shopping.”

The full article can be found in the February 2011 issue of Gold Gem and Treasure. Subscribe now.

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