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I really don't know what I need, except maintenance, and checking the knob settings.
Posted by: Greg (E.Tn)
Date: August 25, 2017 10:19PM
My pinpoint/disc. knob seems to be reversed.

When I have sens set in autotune, it seems to be the least sensitive setting. When I crank it up to the 9:00 position, and all the way to the 12:00 position, the threshold pitch changes with each sweep of the coil, making it hard to determine if I'm getting a signal from a target, from mineralization, or maybe the coil cable is sensitive to the river current I'm sweeping it in.

That part being said, I'm using it mostly in a knee-deep fast flowing river where tubers congregate. I've been wondering if increasing the sensitivity causes the cable to be more sensitive to the river current, or maybe there's a connection issue somewhere in the cable itself.

It's an Excal 1000, so it's got some age on it, and I'm not the first owner.


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Excal questions.

Greg (E.Tn)391August 24, 2017 12:32PM

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pasttom122August 30, 2017 02:26PM

Thanks PasttomN/T

Greg (E.Tn)109August 30, 2017 10:46PM

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dewcon4414152August 27, 2017 05:57AM

Thanks Dew.N/T

Greg (E.Tn)130August 27, 2017 04:24PM

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dewcon4414153August 26, 2017 05:34AM

Dewcon:

Greg (E.Tn)148August 26, 2017 10:58PM

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ROBOCOP156August 26, 2017 05:28AM

Wow. That's a lot of coils. Thanks ROBOCOP

Greg (E.Tn)142August 26, 2017 10:40PM

Re: Wow. That's a lot of coils. Thanks ROBOCOP

Champ Ferguson133August 28, 2017 09:57AM

Yep, I know Beau--dug with him a couple of times on some organized hunts.

Greg (E.Tn)115August 28, 2017 03:21PM

Re: Excal questions.

dewcon4414151August 25, 2017 05:52AM

I really don't know what I need, except maintenance, and checking the knob settings.

Greg (E.Tn)132August 25, 2017 10:19PM

Re: Excal questions.

ROBOCOP138August 24, 2017 03:33PM

Maryville--'bout 40 miles from Newport.N/T

Greg (E.Tn)133August 25, 2017 10:12PM

Re: Maryville--'bout 40 miles from Newport.

Champ Ferguson131August 26, 2017 09:17AM

Re: Maryville--'bout 40 miles from Newport.

Greg (E.Tn)135August 26, 2017 10:48PM

Re: Excal questions.

Champ Ferguson121August 24, 2017 02:12PM

Next question, Champ--what coils are available for the Excal?

Greg (E.Tn)142August 25, 2017 10:14PM



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