The Big Event Is Almost Here!

We are so happy to celebrate our 60th Anniversary with you all tomorrow! We have been preparing and finalizing all the exciting details today! Our first 60th Anniversary guests came and see us today!  Jill and Bruce Benedict came all the way from New York!! We loved their enthusiasm for the event tomorrow and enjoyed about the hobby with them! They even got to meet our President, David Auerbach! Jill has been metal detecting for at least 15-20 years and has found numerous items, including the gorgeous ring below in the third image. Thank-you very much Jill and Bruce for coming and chatting with us! We will see you tomorrow!


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Add Another Level Of Excitement To Your Water Detecting!

The ocean is so full of wonder, beauty and mystery! The sea is one of the best places to unearth history and find treasure! Up your water treasure hunting with a top quality pulse induction metal detector from Kellyco!

One of the best metal detectors in this category is the Aquapulse AQ1B. This is perfect for the toughest saltwater environments and is designed to hold up for long term use! The pulse induction gives you maximum depth on all silver and gold treasure! It’s the most reliable and versatile! And…this machine was recently used by the Schmitt family who discovered the $1 million Spanish gold treasure off Florida’s coast!

Photo courtesy of Aquascan.

Adventure is waiting and there is more treasure to be found!

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Spanish Gold Treasure Found Off Florida’s Coast!

A Florida family found what most treasure hunters only dream about- Over $1 million dollars of shipwrecked Spanish gold! According to the recent news article from MSN, the treasure was discovered by the Schmidt family, who are contractors for the treasure hunting company 1750 Fleet-Queens Jewels LLC. MSN also stated that the treasure haul includes a 40 foot ornate gold chain, 51 gold coins, a Tricentennial Royal and an extremely rare Spanish coin valued at $500,000! Wow!

As the article mentioned, the Schmidt family are experienced treasure hunters, who have found their first gold in September 2013. See source below to see full story.

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Chad Crawford From “How To Do Florida” Explores Florida’s Treasure Coast!

This is one episode of “How To Do Florida” that you do not want to miss! As Chad says in the video, “Florida’s coast is steep in mystery, legends and secrets!” Chad talks about all the possibilities for finding more treasure!

For a TV schedule near you, click here.

Do you want to get started in finding treasure? Whether here in Florida or where you live? Come see us here at Kellyco Metal Detectors. We will give you the tools and knowledge you have been looking for!

Photo credits: Chad Crawford and “How To Do Florida” show.

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Meet The Diggers! Win Metal Detectors! Have A Blast!

Saturday, August 1st is going to be our metal detecting event of the entire year! We want you to come and see why this is the event you cannot miss!!

Here’s what you can expect:

metal detectors given away each hour!

lots of giveaways!

metal detecting manufacturer reps who will be here to answer your questions! 

 Eric Magnuson from the TV show Legend of the Superstition Mountains!

 local treasure hunters that you have a chance to meet! See the treasures they have found on display.

Brad Crawford of how to Do florida TV series!  

Delicious BBQ food and plenty of drinks! 

Meet and get autographs from Tim “Ringy” Saylor and “King” George Wyant from National Geographic’s “Diggers!”

much more!! 

Register here.



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Win Some Amazing Treasure Hunting Items At Our 60th Anniversary!

On August 1st, the day of our 60th Anniversary and Grand Re-Opening event, you will have a chance to win all kinds of great prizes, including metal detectors! Many of the manufacturer reps will be doing raffles here at Kellyco Metal Detectors. If you register before July 20th, you have a chance to win our early bird door prize, which is a GoPro Hero+ LCD camera!  The drawing will be at 10:30 am on August 1st. You must be present to win the door prize and the raffles. You could be the winner! See more details and register here. We hope to see you all on the 1st! It will be a blast!

You will see appearances by: Tim “Ringy” Saylor and “King” George Wyant from hit NatGeo TV show “Diggers,” Gary Drayton (author & famous Florida treasure hunter), Eric Magnuson  (from TV show “Legend of the Superstition Mountains”), Dominique Da Silva (Youtube Personality “The Silverslingers” & Well-Known Metal Detectorist), Chad Crawford (from TV show “How To Do Florida”) and many more!

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This Is One Summer Event You Don’t Want To Miss!

The Kellyco Metal Detectors  60th Anniversary and Grand Re-Opening event is one you don’t want to miss!

See more, including how to register here.

Here’s a few awesome things that will be at the event:

1. Meet Gold Prospectors giving panning demonstrations. You can learn how to pan for gold!

2. Visit with local metal detecting clubs & more!

3. Reps from your favorite metal detecting brands! (White’s Garrett, Minelab and more!)

4. Appearances from TV celebrities! Come see the guys from National Geographic Channel’s TV show “Diggers” & Chad Crawford of “How To Do Florida”!! There’s other too!

5. Each hour, there will be metal detectors given away! and over $28,000 in prizes from a random drawing!!

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Massive Amount Of Pull Tabs Received In One Day!

Today, we are thrilled to announce that we have received over 65,000 pull tabs in one box! These pull tabs are coming for our Dig & Donate Sweepstakes.

We are so beyond grateful for all the generosity and participation from everyone! Thank-you so much!

You all have until July 20th to send in all the entries. Then, on August 1st, at our 60th Anniversary event, we will announce all the winners!

This is just amazing! :)

This is just amazing! :)


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Favorite Shark Week Show?

Shark Week started a few days ago. For those of you that are Shark Week fans, what shows do you love to watch?

Discover more treasure on the beach and underwater! Escape the sharks!

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New GoPro Cameras Add Another Layer of Cool

We want to know what you think! GoPro just released a new camera!

Introducing the Hero4 Session! This camera is their smallest and lightest camera yet!

What do you think? Would you use one? Comment below on your thoughts. We appreciate your feedback, as we are trying to decide whether or not to stock this product.

In addition to this smaller camera, GoPro also introduced the GoPro Hero+ LCD camera! You can capture each and every beautiful detail with the following impressive specs: 1080p60 and 720p60 video, 8MP photos (up to 5 frames per second), and features the convenience of a touch display!

Image courtesy of GoPro.

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