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GPX X-coil 12x6" Second Day Out

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good bit of detecting Simon

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Great report Simon and exciting finds for the new coil , could be sensational in mineralised ground in Oz .

Cheers mate

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Great pictures and report to go with the pictures Simon.  That looks way to cold for me to detect there, and glad the New X-Coil is performing for you.

cheers dave

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Just now, davsgold said:

Great pictures and report to go with the pictures Simon.  That looks way to cold for me to detect there, and glad the New X-Coil is performing for you.

cheers dave

The cold helps in a way, frozen ground is easier to find a target in as it comes up in clumps so you just narrow down the clump the target is in, you can't lose it ?  It also helps when you have to dig lots of junk targets as you don't get worn out, you actually want to dig as it keeps you active which in turn keeps you warm :biggrin:

As the day went on it got to about 3 degrees so that felt warm compared to the morning, the sun was out most of the day too once the fog cleared.  You'd be surprised how warm you feel even when it's around 0 when the suns shining.

As you know for me to get one bit of gold in the flogged ground I've been detecting is near a miracle so getting two is a big success for me.  As has been discussed a lot on the forums lately finding new ground is the key to success, I've just been fossicking in old flogged ground so given that I'm doing ground that's been flogged I'm doing pretty well I think and I genuinely believe the X-coil is helping me over the EVO as it's handling the hot rocks a lot better.

 

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Nice day out. I much prefer the freezing cold than any kind of heat. I reckon you also get a depth advantage with a cold coil and cold ground. Just out of curiosity both those target sounds were pretty loud, do you also hunt listening for the faint breaks in the threshold? 

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4 minutes ago, Jin said:

Nice day out. I much prefer the freezing cold than any kind of heat. I reckon you also get a depth advantage with a cold coil and cold ground. Just out of curiosity both those target sounds were pretty loud, do you also hunt listening for the faint breaks in the threshold? 

They're loud as my SP01 is cranked up full volume.  I don't think my skills are quite there yet hunting for the faint breaks in the threshold, I'm trying, a majority of the nuggets I've found have been pretty booming signals.  A lot of the pellets I've found have been faint so they're my practice for the faint ones, I just haven't stumbled across faint nuggets often, JW's probably got them all and has left some of these booming ones thinking they're junk as he gets tired later in the day :biggrin:

I would much rather be cold than hot too, I can go all day in the cold, in the heat I'm gone in an hour.

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Nice work Phrunt ! I've been thinking I should get one of these X coils for my 7000..... but I dont get out much hunt for gold...which makes me think sometimes why do I even have a 7000 :rolleyes:

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24 minutes ago, strick said:

Nice work Phrunt ! I've been thinking I should get one of these X coils for my 7000..... but I dont get out much hunt for gold...which makes me think sometimes why do I even have a 7000 :rolleyes:

strick

You may find you get out more to hunt with a new coil, it might become exciting!

But if you're not using your GPZ feel free to send it my way, I'll be sure to put it to good use. :biggrin:

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Are these X coils available in Australia, or does anybody no where to order one. Did a google search on X coil but nothing come up, would be keen to get the 12x6 see how it handles on the Gp3500

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