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With A Little Luck I Should Have A 6”coil For My Equinox 800

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I will be talking about as I use and test.

I will be comparing to Etrac wearing  6”coil, Deus wearing elliptical Hf coil and Nokta Impact wearing  4x7” elliptical coil.

Will compare to stock Equinox 11” coil too.

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The Equinox stock coil already offers better separation than an Etrac with a 6 inch coil.

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43 minutes ago, Bayard said:

The Equinox stock coil already offers better separation than an Etrac with a 6 inch coil.

Well, it depends on what you are talking about exactly.

I find Etrac with 6”coil will give a lot better ID on masked coins (at least innsome test) vs Nox 800 and stock coil.  Key is high conductive coins.  If you go to lower conducive like a nickel Nox seem so to win out.  

I will be testing looki;g at the advantages each detector with coil mentioned above offers in different scenarios.

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Nonferrous tone period

Better nonferous tone


Ease of detection (like differences in angular detection when rotating around targets).

A good overall look at what the smaller 6”coil may offer aniser whould they be interested.



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Just picked mine up from my dealer. He received three and all are sold.  A few not so surprising observations - light as hell to swing, not as deep in my test garden as stock coil, and able to run sens a few numbers higher. Pretty much what is to be expected with a small coil. Definitely gonna be fun to swing. Probably won't get in the field with it till next weekend. I'll take it to a few well hunted cellar holes that still occasionally produce.

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