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Re: Maryville--'bout 40 miles from Newport.
Posted by: Champ Ferguson
Date: August 26, 2017 09:17AM
Hi Greg,
north Knox here. I've done some of those tubing creeks/rivers (depending on season) on the Crosby side. Found sunglasses, full beers, dope pipes, shoes, and various other interesting items, but no gold yet. Hope you can do better than I have!

As to coils, I'm the wrong guy to ask. I think ROBOCOP and others above covered it tho. I like the 10" stock coil and didn't want to put another way for water to infiltrate on my machine. Just threw it out there as an option Ive seen others talk about. I would think that a smaller coil would be better for the type of waters you are hunting to get between the large rocks.
fwiw, I use the CTX in fresh water and the Excal is used solely at salt beaches.

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/26/2017 09:18AM by Champ Ferguson.


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Greg (E.Tn)470August 24, 2017 12:32PM

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pasttom166August 30, 2017 02:26PM

Thanks PasttomN/T

Greg (E.Tn)153August 30, 2017 10:46PM

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dewcon4414196August 27, 2017 05:57AM

Thanks Dew.N/T

Greg (E.Tn)178August 27, 2017 04:24PM

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Greg (E.Tn)198August 26, 2017 10:58PM

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ROBOCOP210August 26, 2017 05:28AM

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

Greg (E.Tn)190August 26, 2017 10:40PM

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

Champ Ferguson178August 28, 2017 09:57AM

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

Greg (E.Tn)168August 28, 2017 03:21PM

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dewcon4414198August 25, 2017 05:52AM

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

Greg (E.Tn)183August 25, 2017 10:19PM

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ROBOCOP180August 24, 2017 03:33PM

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

Greg (E.Tn)185August 25, 2017 10:12PM

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Champ Ferguson174August 26, 2017 09:17AM

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Greg (E.Tn)183August 26, 2017 10:48PM

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Champ Ferguson166August 24, 2017 02:12PM

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

Greg (E.Tn)188August 25, 2017 10:14PM

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