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Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: QMaze
Date: July 22, 2015 03:22PM
Hey guys/gals, I don't think I ever posted up my 1235-X build I did a year or so ago. Pretty much took a brand new 1235-X that I originally purchased and converted it to carbon fiber straight shaft and added the 10.5" spider coil. Sourced everything out, had the carbon shaft cut to specs and proceeded to build a one of a kind 1235-X, just love it.

Here was the start.

Handle Build

Final product

Added wireless system

Its so much better than the S shaft. It's a bit heavier over the factory 8" spider but still nice. One thing I noticed yesterday, this machine will still work with only 1 of the 2 9v, one had fallen out and it was still working. I use to frequent this site as username Darryl.

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 07/22/2015 03:27PM by QMaze.

Re: Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: Elton
Date: July 22, 2015 05:46PM
Nice looking unit..............

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Re: Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: QMaze
Date: July 24, 2015 07:38PM

Re: Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: 88junior
Date: August 04, 2015 08:11AM
That's a very cool shaft mod you did on the 1235! I used one of those for years and let it go like a dummy. They are a fun machine to use!

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Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: Rich (Utah)
Date: May 04, 2016 10:58PM
This is really well done. Cudos.

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Re: Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: attackcat1
Date: June 28, 2016 05:44PM
Did it end up much lighter buy using the carbon fiber ? or about the same, nice mod though

Re: Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: Sataro
Date: November 04, 2016 08:50AM
Nice looking machine & custom mods!

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Re: Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: clockdryve
Date: January 01, 2017 10:54AM
What is the TDX unit attached - headphone amp maybe?

What is model and location to purchase? Thanks

Re: Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: Buddy_TX
Date: July 04, 2017 01:44PM
Looks to me like a TDK wireless headphone setup. Just MHO

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Re: Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: Daddy
Date: July 07, 2017 06:37AM
Nice, clean mod. Just the way I like them.

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Re: Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: QMaze
Date: November 19, 2017 05:14PM
Yes that was the TDK wireless headphone system, works great. The straight carbon fiber shaft was light years better than the factory shaft and lighter but balance is unreal.

Re: Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: Heinyhunt
Date: February 18, 2018 09:03PM
Very nice job

Re: Fisher 1235-X Project
Posted by: BUDWISER
Date: May 25, 2018 12:00AM
Qmaze what an awesome mod. I have two factory stock Fisher 1235-X metal detectors but one died on me. I used them both in open and close Club hunts. And now I'm looking to get my one repaired at honest repair shop. I would also like to know if you could provide me the source of the carbon shaft and what was used to hold the main control box on to the shaft ?
I'm a 77 year old Vietnam Veteran who's been metal detecting for over 45 plus years and get arm cramps if I swing to many hours. My hunt partner says I only hunt surface coins because I don't want to distrub the ground,:lol: Thank You. BUDWISER

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