Dave Super Moderator Posts: 3,074 Thanks Given: 165 Thanks Received: 340 in 295 posts Joined: Sep 2009 Reputation: 6 Warning Level: 0% Post: #35 | RE: Tips and tricks I just read a couple of treasure hunting articles that had a couple of statements I thought would fit here well. They say much more than the written words. You have habitually think about how to apply what you learn from one treasure hunt to the next. Learn the secrets. But also develop the patience to keep searching. It took Mel Fischer sixteen years to find the $450 million dollar treasure cache, the "Atocha Mother Lode."