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All the latest model new X-Coils now with air pressure equalization valve, for both the GPZ and GPX models

This is a 17" spiral round X-coil showing the valve.

 

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The Nugget finder coils get so hot being the darkish grey colour so they really need that little gore pressure vent, being white the x-coils don't ever get very hot, well not in our moderate climate, different story in Australia I guess and they probably roast. 🙂  

A good additional feature to have that's for sure and obviously the first GPZ coils to have such a feature.

You can always tell an Australian used X-coil, they get a reddish tinge on the mount area 🙂

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Dave thanks for keeping  us updated on all these X-coils....I am a buyer but not just yet as I am waiting to see some reviews..on the 17" and 15" X for the GPX line. The 17 has my interest as well as the 15" but shipping to the U.S. vs just buying a 15" round Evo coil would be easier for us at this time. The thing that would seal the X deal for many of us State side would be obvious better performance and depth on targets. Hopefully in the near future..we will see some head to head....X-Coil vs Evo vs Elites. As we all know no patch is completely cleaned up...

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3 hours ago, IronDigger said:

Dave thanks for keeping  us updated on all these X-coils....I am a buyer but not just yet as I am waiting to see some reviews..on the 17" and 15" X for the GPX line. The 17 has my interest as well as the 15" but shipping to the U.S. vs just buying a 15" round Evo coil would be easier for us at this time. The thing that would seal the X deal for many of us State side would be obvious better performance and depth on targets. Hopefully in the near future..we will see some head to head....X-Coil vs Evo vs Elites. As we all know no patch is completely cleaned up...

Same here waiting on some feedback on how they do in hot ground compared to the elite and evo coils on the Gpx series-Mike C...:ph34r:

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Thanks for the one 🙄 Picture......How thick is it? Whats so revolutionary about this coil that other aftermarket coils are not already doing?  How does this or any coil benefit from a "pressure equalization valve" ?

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Nugget Finder have a good description of why they put the Pressure Valve on their coils on their website

When Exposed to sunlight and high temperatures the air inside a coil can expand considerably.  This expanding air can cause the ABS plastic to expand and Distort.  To keep the Pressure Regulated and in balance with the outside Air Pressure all Nuggetfinder Evolution Coils are fitted with a Gore Pressure Vent.    This Device allows the Air Pressure to regulate Automatically without allowing any Water or Dust to enter the coil.  

The main thing I'm noticing with X-coils on my QED and GPX is stability.... they do run very stable which means I can run them a bit hotter than I can other coils that I own.... the reason for this? Nobody except the manufacturer will know I guess.    I'd really like to put my 14x9" EVO up against a 14x9" X-Coil to do comparison tests but there isn't that size available and I can't just keep getting more and more coils, I'm certainly not planning to buy anymore EVO coils.

A few people are getting or have the GPX coils now, more results will pop up over time I would guess.

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Phrunt you must have found loads of gold with these coils going on the amount of times you have posted about them.  Could you show us a pic of all the gold you have been getting please?

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Yes that is exactly right Simon, we mostly detect in the cooler months and maybe won't notice much difference with the air valve, but it certainly can't hurt.  You know what air pressure is like in you ears  going higher and lower quickly up hills, or under water.

The closest size coil you have Simon to the 14x9 evo is the 15x10 spiral which should give a reasonable comparison +/- for the slight size variation.

The only evo coil i have is the 12" and I can compare it against the 12" spiral x-coil, this has been done and in my testing I like the X-Coil but maybe I'm a bit bias.  Others have also used the 12" spiral X-Coil and compared against 12" evo, and they say it's at least as good or better. on targets.

cheers dave

 

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2 hours ago, Adam H said:

Whats so revolutionary about this coil that other aftermarket coils are not already doing? 

For the GPZ there are NO other aftermarket coils & the X coils are finding gold on my old haunts that the 14" ML coil on my Zed was no longer getting. I cant answer for the ML PI machines with X coils but I do know that when I ran my 4500 I used most of the ML Commander series of coils & Coiltek coils, then things improved with the NF ADVANTAGE range of coils. Then Coiltek released the ELITE range which I got an 11" & a 14". Things improved again on many of my old haunts. Then NF released their EVO range which I never used as I then got the GPZ 7000 making my 4500 & the multitude of coils for it redundant. The Zed & the 14" ML coil again brought my old haunts alive. I was a happy camper for a couple of years. Unfortunately due to ML not making a smaller coil for the Zed I was limited to where I could use the 14" coil. The day came when the grounds I pounded with the 14" ML coil stopped producing for me. Then just in the nick of time the X coils came about & I was in like a robbers dog. Thanks to Davsgold I got 3 X coils initially. Finding gold with all of them all over again on my old dried up haunts. The coil I am loving the most for our small gold & having great success with is the 10" X coil. It is just deadly & I can get it into so many places that I had no hope with the ML 14" coil.

So I guess I can say the moral of this story is the the X coils are the next generation of coils. The bonus of the X coils for the ML PI range of detectors is that you don't need to do an adapter plug like you do for the Zed. This is putting a lot of people off with the Zed having to do the adapter. So they aren't. But from my experience I know for a fact they are passing up on gold that someone who has gone down the X coil route & done an adapter will be getting. Choices.....Some will, most probably wont. So the some wills will get the gold the probably won'ts won't. Guess that is fine by me & other X coil users on the Zed.😉

To answer the above question bluntly. Finding gold the other coils aren't. And isn't that the name of the game? Finding gold.

Good luck out there.

JW 🤠      

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24 minutes ago, davsgold said:

The only evo coil i have is the 12" and I can compare it against the 12" spiral x-coil, this has been done and in my testing I like the X-Coil but maybe I'm a bit bias.  Others have also used the 12" spiral X-Coil and compared against 12" evo, and they say it's at least as good or better. on targets.

Visual evidence?

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