Tucson, Arizona



Detectors Unlimited, Inc., a metal detecting club, promotes the safe and lawful recovery of lost and abandoned objects through the process of research, education and the distribution of information.

Our programs focus on coin, relic, and artifact hunting along with gold prospecting, meteorite hunting and stories of lost treasures (especially those related to southern Arizona).

We welcome an opportunity to meet you at one of our monthly meetings.

Monthly Publication

Detectors Unlimited publishes a monthly newsletter. The newsletter informs readers about outings, programs, meeting notes, treasurer's report, raffle winners and provides a calendar of outings and events of interest.

The newsletter is emailed as an Adobe ".pdf" attachment to members with valid Email addresses.  This attachment is easily opened with the free Adobe Reader application.

The following link opens a new window and provides you with Adobe's downloadable Acrobat Reader software:


Each meeting includes special speakers, various contests for the best monthly finds, raffles, freebies and good fellowship.


Detectors Unlimited Inc.
13630 E Garigans Gulch
Vail, Arizona 85641
(520) 429-5969

Website issues:

Last updated: 05/16/2015



  • We meet at 6:30 pm, every 4th Wednesday of each month (Except December).
  • Visitors and guests of members are welcome at each meeting.
  • Meetings are located at the Crescent Manor Club House at 1150 W Prince Road
    (at Crescent Manor Drive, northeast of the corners of Flowing Wells Road and Prince Road).

  • Parking is in the shopping center parking lot adjacent to the trailer park. There is no parking at the meeting hall. You must walk about 350 feet along Crescent Manor Drive to the meeting building. Just follow the signs.

Membership Info

Membership is available to any person.

2015 Dues are:

$10/year for junior members (17 & under)
$20/year for single adults (18 years or older)
$40 for couple

Dues are payable in January. During the 2015 transition, renewals are $20.

Dues are prorated to $5/$10/$20 per category starting October of the year (for new members only).

Children not wishing to join the club are welcome at club functions under the direction of their parents. Full names and waiver signatures are needed for all family members.

Membership applications can be downloaded and brought to any monthly meeting, or mailed, along with payment, to the address below.

Whether you are a seasoned detectorist or a beginner wanting to learn more, you will be a welcome addition to Detectors Unlimited!


Upcoming Events

If you are new, please call to make sure all information is current!


May 27th CLUB MEETING @ 6:30PM (Crescent Manor Club House).

    • Our speaker will be Michael Conway, Ph.D., Section Chief of the Geologic Extension Service of the Arizona Geological Survey!!
      • Michael is an author, former college professor, researched scientist and widely traveled physical volcanologist
      • Michael will be giving a geological presentation via slides
      • The Geological Extension Service comprises the AZGS Library, the AZGS Website, their science outreach program, and the AZGS Tucson Bookstore
    • NOTE: Members whose dues are not paid by this meeting will be dropped from the roster
    • Bring in your best finds of the month and enter them to win!

May 30th (Saturday) CLUB OUTING at Golf Links Sports Complex.

June 4nd (Thursday) BOARD MEETING @ 6:00 PM (Village Inn - Speedway & Columbus)

June 24nd CLUB MEETING @ 6:30PM (Crescent Manor Club House)

    • Speaker TBA

July 22nd CLUB MEETING @ 6:30PM (Crescent Manor Club House)

    • Our speaker will be Geoff Notkin, an Emmy Award-winning TV host and producer (Meteorite Men and STEM Journals)!!
      • Geoff is also an internationally recognized authority on meteorites, an award-winning author and photographer, a musician, world traveler, and adventurer
      • Geoff is the president of Aerolite Meteorites Inc., the world's largest commercial meteorite company
      • Geoff will be speaking about his meteorite hunting adventures and will have some of his books and tools for sale. The DU Webmaster recommends his "Meteorite Hunting" book!


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