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Re: Sovereign and Excalibur Search Coils
Posted by: Critterhunter
Date: June 23, 2012 10:20AM
This probably should be at the end of the thread after all the coils are gone over by everybody, but here's a link to a FBS and BBS coil weight and price chart I put together with the help of others weighing coils for me that I didn't have and such. It's useful for those who want to see an overview of all the coils made, what they cost, their actual size (some are bigger or smaller than what they are called), and of course their weight for those who don't want to use heavier coils then they have now. Bigger size does NOT automatically mean a heavier coil. The S-12 is lighter than the stock 10" Tornado, and the 15x12 and 12x10 are lighter than it too with their coil cover off. In fact, the 12x10 without a coil cover is lighter than the ultra light S-12. Many people, including me, use 4 or 5 coats of spray on bed liner on the bottom of a coil and ditch the coil cover. Not only does it drop weight, but it also means you don't have to remove and clean under coil covers all the time, which I always hated doing. A lot of water hunters use spray on bed liner or epoxy to protect the coils and not have to bother with falsing that can be caused by dirt and water under a coil cover, or risk losing the cover in the water. The spray on bed liner gives a factory like brand new textured finish to a coil that looks so good you'd think it came that way. Down the road when it wears through it's as easy as scuffing up the coil again with sand paper, cleaning it with rubbing alchohol, and spraying a few more coats of bed liner on it.

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