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Just wanted to give an update on the Nugget Finder coil cover for the 7000. It lasted about 26-30 days detecting before I noticed the front 1/3 of it, right at the corner, is now worn right through. I think I'm going to start duck taping a couple layers on the perimeter of the under side every 2-3 trips. Let the tape wear through and then re tape. Thanks all for the suggestions.

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