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Some more Excal questions (please bear with me)
Posted by: Greg (E.Tn)
Date: August 30, 2017 09:59AM
I contacted Minelab Kellyco prior to sending my Excal 1000 in for mods and a checkup. I plan to have the machine modded with a pinpoint switch, coil replaced, and have them address the O-rings, and some issues I am having with it. I asked, but they no longer do the mod which allows the user to change coils--said they were just having too many problems with that.

All that being said, I am opting for a smaller coil than the standard 10" coil, and want to get some opinions from you guys.

And, Minelab told me that any sovereign coil I find will also work on the Excal. So, here are my options, so far:

8" Minelab Tornado Coil--supposed to still have decent depth, will be easier to sweep in river current, and should be easier to maneuver between rocks;

NEL Sharp 5" (Sovereign coil)--Don't know much about this one, and I am kinda afraid it might be TOO small.

NEL Sharpshooter 9.5"X5.5" (Sovereign coil)--I figure the depth should be better with this coil, also the pointed toe will allow me to get in between crevices better than a round coil.

Last question: the Sharpshooter can be modded with a 3' cable. I think I probably need this if I opt for this coil.

The guy I talked to at minelab was very nice and informative.

I need all the advice and feedback I can get on this. Also, if anyone has any coil suggestions I'm all ears.

Thanks;

Greg


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Some more Excal questions (please bear with me)

Greg (E.Tn)362August 30, 2017 09:59AM

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ROBOCOP147September 01, 2017 09:12AM

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dewcon4414144September 01, 2017 05:52AM

Yes, I get the nulls. One place we hunt has a gigantic logging chain stuck in the river bottom, that causes a big section to null out.N/T

Greg (E.Tn)120September 01, 2017 07:10PM

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OldBeechnut154September 01, 2017 07:39AM

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sonnar28135August 31, 2017 10:46PM

Thanks Sonnar, that was what I was hoping to hear.N/T

Greg (E.Tn)122September 01, 2017 07:03PM

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OldBeechnut164August 31, 2017 01:03PM

Thank you Old Beechnut. I move a lot of rocks, too. :biggrin:N/T

Greg (E.Tn)120September 01, 2017 07:04PM

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ROBOCOP128August 31, 2017 05:29AM

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Greg (E.Tn)133August 31, 2017 10:11AM

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ROBOCOP144August 30, 2017 06:13PM

Keep in mind I'm not hunting a flat environment,

Greg (E.Tn)120August 30, 2017 10:45PM

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OldBeechnut150August 30, 2017 04:58PM

Beech:

Greg (E.Tn)121August 30, 2017 10:46PM

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ROBOCOP138August 30, 2017 04:17PM

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pasttom142August 30, 2017 02:01PM

pasttom

Greg (E.Tn)129August 30, 2017 10:43PM



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