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Pro Swing 45 in the water
Posted by: Minelab50
Date: December 08, 2017 06:51PM
Has anyone ever used the ML Pro Swing in the surf or in shallow fresh water? If so, did it hold up ok?
I got a CTX for beach, fresh water and relic hunting and I need a harness.
Thanks



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Re: Pro Swing 45 in the water
Posted by: IDXMonster
Date: December 08, 2017 07:00PM
Just curious...do you find it heavier than the XS?

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Re: Pro Swing 45 in the water
Posted by: AngerManagement
Date: December 09, 2017 02:30AM
It would kill you in the surf...

A EASY SWING Bungee Harness or such. No metal to rust or cause interference and not such a drag in the water.

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Re: Pro Swing 45 in the water
Posted by: coherent
Date: December 09, 2017 08:06AM
I just bought one for my CTX and did a lot of reading and research. From what I've read they have held up without issue after a few years of beach/surf hunting. Folks say they just rinse it off to remove any sand or salt water before putting it away. I'm assuming you're talking about wading and not about shallow diving.

Re: Pro Swing 45 in the water
Posted by: Minelab50
Date: December 09, 2017 08:27PM
IDXMonster/I can't truthfully answer that. My XS was one of the first produced and had the soft plastic and mine broke apart at the top part of the handle.
I have had it hip mounted ever since. I love the balance of the CTX but with two damaged lower disc in the lower back I just can't detect more
than 2 to 3 hrs. Hence a need for the harness.



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Re: Pro Swing 45 in the water
Posted by: IDXMonster
Date: December 09, 2017 08:31PM
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Minelab50
I can't truthfully answer that. My XS was one of the first produced and had the soft plastic and mine broke apart at the top part of the handle.
I have had it hip mounted ever since. I love the balance of the CTX but with two damaged lower disc in the lower back I just can't detect more
than 2 to 3 hrs. Hence a need for the harness.

Ouch! Yeah,I see your point...I can say it works awesome on land,it might really tow you around in surf though.

Re: Pro Swing 45 in the water
Posted by: Minelab50
Date: December 09, 2017 08:34PM
coherent/ I'l be in the surf or shallow water lake edge, I am a diver since 1972 but Doc's say no more sadly.

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Re: Pro Swing 45 in the water
Posted by: coherent
Date: December 10, 2017 07:04PM
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Minelab50
coherent/ I'l be in the surf or shallow water lake edge, I am a diver since 1972 but Doc's say no more sadly.

I think you'll be fine then. Definitely takes the weight off of your shoulder, arm and back and evens things out. Makes swinging the detector effortless.
Have fun and good luck!

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Re: Pro Swing 45 in the water
Posted by: ColonelDan
Date: December 12, 2017 09:18AM
99% of my detecting is on Florida beaches and in the surf. I've used the ProSwing for several years and it holds up very well...no problems whatsoever. It is quality merchandise.

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