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concentric on G2

While on the Tekneticsdirect website, I saw the 10 inch elliptical concentric coil and it was recommended for the G2 and G2+ along with the greek detectors. I know Dave J said only dd coils work correctly on the Gold bug so what is going on here?
 

dfmike

Well-known member
That's strange. The F19 and G2+ were never intended to use concentric coils. I tried once and was disappointed by the results.
 

JCR TX

Active member
That was the stock coil for the F5 when it was introduced. Works well on the F5.
 

Monte

Well-known member
When the Gold Bug Pro and G2 were introduced I was a Teknetics Dealer, used the Omega 8000, and preferred the round 8" Concentric and 5" DD on it. I got the G2 and, not caring for the 11" BiAxial (aka DD) I used a 5" DD and also mounted the 10" elliptical Concentric on it, and it did fair but not great.

The F-19 & G2+ were improved versions to replace the Gold Bug Pro and G2. I have owned, and parted with, four of the F-19's. They work better than th Gold Bug Pro, but I still preferred thw 5" DD on them. The only Concentric coil I tried on one of them was a round 7" Concentric Fisher coil. I had it on an F-44 I ordered, bought one for an Omega 8000, and had a 3rd 7" Concentric. I used in on an F-18 for some Coin Hunting in an urban environment and it worked. I liked it better than the 10" elliptical and the 11" BiAxial.

That said, I will tell you it worked for me, but it didn't work great, nor nearly as well as other makes and models I used with a 7" Concentric, such as my Omega 8000 V4, F-44, or Makro Racer II.

Monte
 
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