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Reports Of GM1000 5" Coil Touch Sensitivity

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kiwijw    1,337

MMMMMmmmm, That is a bugger Chris. Not sounding too good. Let us know how it pans out. Was there any moisture involved? Congrats on the speci find.

Good luck out there

JW :smile:

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DSMITH    44

When I first got my GM 1000 i tried both coils and experienced the knock issues with the small coil an a little with the larger coil i took zip ties and zip tied the cable to the lower shaft approximately the first 4 inches of the cable just above the coil where the cable comes out to where the cable is real tight and can not move at all and I have had no issues since it is a pain in the butt to have to do this every time you switch coils and i just carry a supply of zip ties with me when I detect as I usually zip tie the cable all the way up the first two shafts  

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mn90403    786

I did this with GPX coils and bought extra shafts so that I did not have to zip tie on two or three coils.  I have more coils than shafts so some of them I would Velcro instead of zip tie.  I've also secured the wire just before it goes into the battery to prevent movement.

That seems to be a 'known' issue with a loose coil wire.

Have the issues ever been more than that on the Monster?  (I still don't own a Monster but I've used one.)


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Hobo    57

I have been securing the cable to to the lower shaft since the Fisher T10 days and I haven't had any trouble with Gm1000.


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