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In this post, we are going to discuss a very large sized old rock with a crack in its middle portion which splits it into two. This interesting huge rock has been discovered by our fellow treasure hunter in this community and he has the following questions:

“Is this huge rock a legit treasure marker left behind by the JIA (Japanese Imperial Army) soldiers?”

“If it is a legit rock treasure marker then what does it mean?”

The image below is the actual huge rock that has been discovered by our fellow treasure hunter.

We can notice that he excavated this portion of the huge rock which gives us an insight that almost half of its body is buried under the ground. In case you do not know it yet, the Japanese Imperial soldiers purposely used large old rocks in our surroundings as treasure markers. … Read the rest

As a treasure hunter, we do have our own terminologies that only experienced treasure hunters can understand. These terminologies are actually one of the things that separates the amateurs from those who already have a lot of experience in the field of treasure hunting.

Unfortunately, these terminologies can also cause misunderstanding especially when the amateurs interact with the experienced treasure hunters. Thus, I urged all treasure hunters who want to share their knowledge and opinion to others by using general terms that can be understood by everyone.

Treasure Hunter Terminologies for Treasure Deposits

There’s going to be a very long list of words if we are going to cover each one of them. So in this post, I decided to discuss only the commonly used terms that treasure hunters use when referring to a certain particular treasure deposits.

  1. Poop or feces

Some treasure hunters use … Read the rest

Recently, I came to notice that many of you guys have trouble trying to identify rock markers that you found on your site if they are legit or not. So I need to give one important insight on how you can identify them.

When it comes to rocks as markers used by the JIA (Japanese Imperial Army), I can say that they can be categorized into two. One, are the rock markers that you can find on the surface. And two, are the rock markers that are buried under the ground.

You need to know that when you manage to decode the markers on the surface and pinpointed the exact digging spot, this does not mean that when you dig it down straight, it will lead you into the treasure deposit spot. In most cases, you may uncover buried markers indicating a change of … Read the rest

You might be surprised that the JIA (Japanese Imperial Army) had also utilized tree logs as markers to their hidden Yamashita treasures. And my interpretation to them is quite simple where all you have to do is to dig and follow the log down to its opposite end.

Based on my own experiences as a treasure hunter, the JIA will bury the tree log down the ground. Although, you will only encounter this buried tree log provided that you have successfully decoded the signs on the surface of your site leading you to the said spot.

The JIA often used tree logs that are long and straight. And to make sure that they will last for a long period of time, they put some kind of oil or chemical on them as treatment so that it will take time for them to get rotten.

Thus, … Read the rest

In part 1, we covered gathering important information about your site regarding the possible existence of a hidden Yamashita treasure deposit. Now that you managed to collect them, what’s the next step?

The next step is actually to “sketch” your site. You have to know that by sketching your site, it makes it easier and clearer for you to understand the meanings of the signs leading you into the correct deposit spot.

Each experienced treasure hunter does have their own unique method of sketching their site. Thus, what I am about to share in this post is based on my own.

Draw the Magnetic Poles or Compass Directions

On your piece of drawing paper, the very first information that you should sketch is the magnetic poles or compass directions. These are the North, South, East, and West. You place this information in one of the … Read the rest

Through reading your comments, I noticed that many treasure hunters often end up failing to find the hidden Yamashita treasure in their excavation sites. What exactly is the main reason why? This is the topic that we are going to cover on this post.

There are actually five main reasons why you will most likely fail in your search for the hidden Yamashita treasures. You need to pay close attention to any of these four common mistakes because they are crucial to your success.

  1. Failure to Identify Legit Signs or Markers

Even if you studied all meanings and interpretations of all signs or markers, it would be pointless if you are not able to properly identify legit signs or markers. This is the most common mistake that I often observe to all treasure hunters who are failures.

It is important for you to know that … Read the rest

One of you guys had asked me if a certain engraved Yamashita treasure sign must be engraved deeply before it can be considered a legit marker. This made me realize that this topic needs to be thoroughly discussed because it’s important especially to the amateurs.

The JIA (Japanese Imperial Army) soldiers had indeed engraved their markings deeply on surfaces of various hard objects particularly on surfaces of large rocks and concrete. They were able to do it through the use of their special chemical to dissolve and sketch the symbols of their treasure signs with so much ease.

Through the use of this chemical, they were able to engrave beautiful signs that can only be made through the hands of a person or the Japanese soldiers.

So does it mean that every legit marker needs to be engraved deep to be considered as legit?

My … Read the rest

I have noticed that many of you guys are just new in the field of hunting for the hidden Yamashita treasures. So it came into my own mind that this is probably just the right time for me to share the treasure hunting method that we use. It’s going to be a long topic but let’s discuss them one at time through a series of posts.

Information Gathering

In this first part, the process is gathering information about the site with possible hidden treasure deposit. So before we intend to work on a certain site, we really have to conduct a research about it and learn its history particularly at the time of the JIA (Japanese Imperial Army) occupation.

It is indeed really hard to find such information especially when you just intend to rely on those that are written in the history books or … Read the rest

There are some of you guys who asked me to tackle how to break huge and hard rocks. As a treasure hunter myself, I do understand that breaking rocks cannot be avoided.

Anyway, there are only two possible reasons why we really need to break a certain rock. One, the rock is blocking your excavation path. And two, the rock itself is the container of the treasure deposit.

There are actually four methods in breaking rocks that I would like to share in this post. You can also apply these methods in breaking hard concrete objects.

Mallet and Wedge

As the first method, we have the traditional pair of tools which is the mallet and wedge. If you do not know it yet, these are actually considered as ancient tools. The first known civilization to efficiently use these tools were the ancient Egyptians.

Moreover, in … Read the rest

Recently, I came across one interesting comment asking about gold and lightning. The question is that, “Is it really true that lightning is attracted to gold?”

If this is possibly true then as a treasure hunter, searching for gold treasure deposits especially those that were hidden by the JIA (Japanese Imperial Army) can be easily discovered. All you have to do is to take note of the exact spots where every lightning struck on the surface of the ground then dig it later when the storm is over.

According to the commenter, he read a book entitled “Lightning and Gold Theory”. It seems like an interesting book to read so I immediately searched it online to buy a copy but I couldn’t find it. I have trouble finding the book because he forgot to include the name of the author.

Anyway, by basing it … Read the rest

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