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My Service

My name is Ron Shore and I have been metal detecting since 1975


I am also the owner of Windy City Detector Sales & Rental, a metal detecting retail dealer in Chicago since 1985.


I am very excited about being a part of Chris Turner's expanding Ring Finder team, and welcome the opportunity to help people find those precious pieces of jewelry that mean so much to them and that they thought they would never see again.


I employ only the latest detecting equipment along with many years of experience to find your lost item both on land and in the shallow water.


When you choose me for the job, you are assured a professional search conducted with integrity. You assign the value of finding your lost valuables as payment for my services rendered.


I love this job and I look forward to helping you find what you thought was lost forever!


I work on a voluntary reward basis--you only reward me if the lost item is found. that means you pay what its worth to you and what you can afford to have me find your lost ring.

I have a call out fee  (depending on location) for some areas if the ring is not found, this covers my fuel expenses. We can discuss this when you call.

When searching for a lost items, timing is everything, please schedule your search as soon as possible.

Search Types

My equipment and expertise allows me to search beaches, parks, yards, Farms, RV parks, campgrounds, and in lakes & Rivers (Up to 5ft depths).

Lost items such as keys, jewelry, gold, silver, platinum and iron items such as survey markers are just some of the items that I am capable of locating for you.

If you lost your item on private property or on State land, it will be necessary to obtain prior permission from the land owner or land authority before I can conduct a search. I am happy to assist you with this process.

Search Locations

Arlington Heights, Barrington, Chicago, DesPlaines, Elk Grove, Evanston, Glencoe, Niles, Lake Forest, Park Ridge, Wilmette.

Recent finds

  • Lost Diamond Platinum engagement ring found in Norridge, Il (2017)

    Got a call this morning telling me a engagement ring given 50yrs ago was lost in a yard, but it was lost in June. This was a concern knowing now it would not be a surface find anymore but have to give it a shot, I planned on being there most of the morning. I […]

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  • Lost Diamond Platinum Wedding ring found in Elmwood Park, Il (2017)

    Received a call saying that their 4 year old son through a jewelry tray out a second story window, they were able to find everything except for a platinum wedding ring, No more than 5min into searching I hit it. Love a happy ending.

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  • Lost Diamond Earring found in Mt Prospect (2017)

    Lost Diamond Earring found in Mt Prospect Doesn’t have to be big to mean a lot to you. Received a call , when lost a diamond earring while cutting the grass. Right off the bat I had 2 concerns, first concern was it was an earring (very small target), second concern she was cutting the […]

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  • Class ring found after loosing over a year ago (2017)

    Got a call, she lost a small class ring about a year ago in a private volleyball court. Found out the sand base was about 20″ deep so brought a large coil to punch down deep. After being told it was lost a year ago I honestly did not have great hope of finding but […]

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  • Retirement gift ring found (2017)

    Got a call today from someone that lost his 30 year retirement gift ring, while playing basketball with his grandchildren. After a couple hours of searching finally hit it, took a weird bounce and found it where it really should not have been, opposite side of the basketball net, must have hit the net and […]

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