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Excal Pot
Posted by: lasergod
Date: February 21, 2017 05:54PM
Guys, anyone know the part number or source for an Excal potentiometer. I sent mine in for repair. It has been to long. I want to replace it my self. Any ideas? I think I need the switch for pinpoint/ Disc.

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Re: Excal Pot
Posted by: surfman
Date: February 21, 2017 09:59PM
I don't think you're going to find one. Joe Beechnut firgured out how to make one work but it's a job. Seems like the pots are Minelabs own parts. If they could be had that would be huge. I believe there's two different pots, one with a switch and one that doesn't. Good luck and let us know if you find them.



Been in the detecting hobby for around 17 years. Currently using; Minelab CTX3030 w/stock and 6" coils. For beach and water I have two Minelab Excaliburs. An Excal II, 10"on an Anderson Carbon Fiber over and under and a Blue 1000 with a 12x10sef on a green Anderson over and under. Both with remote PP and modified headphones.

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Re: Excal Pot
Posted by: Mel Parker
Date: February 24, 2017 01:30PM
Which pot is it?



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Re: Excal Pot
Posted by: lasergod
Date: February 26, 2017 09:00PM
Mel, I believe it was the pinpoint/discrim. I might have forgotten it has been so long... LoL. I believe they are doing a good job. I just want to get out there with it.

I am getting cranky in my old age. LoL

Re: Excal Pot
Posted by: OldBeechnut
Date: March 01, 2017 10:31PM
Re: Excal Pot
Posted by: bklein
Date: March 29, 2017 09:37PM
The pinpoint/disc pot is just used for the switch. Any value will work. Check Mouser or Allied. You will need to make a slotted sleeve to put over the shaft (glued)out of brass tubing. Other excal forums give part numbers to order. Check for 10k or 100k whatever's cheaper.

Re: Excal Pot
Posted by: vleonard1844
Date: June 06, 2017 12:19PM
I bought a few online a year ago and had to make a slotted tube to slide over the shaft and super glued it on.
Hit me back if you need the supplier information.
I got the info from Joe Priest.

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