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Steve Herschbach

6"x10" Coil For Minelab Equinox

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We’ve been asking for a closed loop elliptical coil like the GM1000 6" x 10" coil since the Equinox and it’s coils were announced.

Minelab make it happen!  Not only would I be the first one in line to order it, but I can pretty much guarantee it’ll be your most ordered optional Equinox coil.  Relic hunters and prospectors alike will have to have this coil.  Just ensure it’s as deep, with equal or better separation capabilities as the stock 11” DD coil.

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I think they would also see quite a few people hop off the fence and purchase an equinox if they were to make a 6 x 10 coil, I am one of those people, i have no doubt that the equinox is a great machine and that it can find gold without the "gold" style/spec coil however i am in no hurry to buy anything and am waiting to see if they will release it before jumping into the equinox. 

I cant see it doing any bad things to the GM sales as it is an entirely different prospect and sits at a completely different price point, if anything it will be better for minelab as it will be easier to walk people up the range from the GM ($1k) to a higher value detector in the equinox + extra coil (1.5k) - for an extra $500 you get a high spec coin/relic machine + a high spec Gold VLF. No brainer! 

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I like the size and shape of a 6"x10" less eccentric than the 5x10 and keep more depth. All I can say is the equinox is worthy of a large assortment of coils, and that includes a 10" concentric. In my opinion they will all sell good, and ultimately there will be a very large number of equinoxes out there so a good business move by Minelab to offer such an assortment. 

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I would buy a 6x10 for sure..  Ultimately I would like to see a very thin epoxy filled solid elliptical for the Equinox. The hollow ones kind of bug me.. Just a personal pet peeve..  Either way, no elliptical for the Equinox at all would be a crime..

Bryan

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47 minutes ago, canslawhero said:

not interested in the 6 or big coil.....I'll buy the 6x10 as soon as it's available!

I will second that exact thought :biggrin:

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Relic and nugget hunters would buy that coil in a heartbeat- me included.

Closed design would make the coil defintily more user friendly overall.

Minelab should make pronto.  A no-brainer.

Besides I think the Equinox platform is not getting a fair shake by some- due to coil sizes offered.

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I ordered a 6 "coil, but the 6X9-10" coil is the best compromise of the excellent sensitivity of very good depth,better separation and weight coil ...

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Count me in!

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It's a no-brainer indeed, I'd much rather have it then the 6" coil any day of the week.

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