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It’s almost enough to make me want to get an SDC and gut the thing out, put it in a real detector box and rod combo, so I can use coils like this the way they were meant to be used. I’d love an SDC configured like a Eureka Gold with a set of coils like this.

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Hello all and there are some good points and discussion in this thread and I thought I'd jump in for a chat... Feel free to ask questions as the more you know the better you can make your own dec

All of about 3 ounces is all I was able to get my coil over.  Did manage 1 nice specimen though.

My favorite detector looks to have just gotten a lot better with Coilteks new line of coils for the Minelab SDC 2300. Not sure how it works changing coils yet but I’m excited. Now I just need a 10” co

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5 hours ago, Steve Herschbach said:

It’s almost enough to make me want to get an SDC and gut the thing out, put it in a real detector box and rod combo, so I can use coils like this the way they were meant to be used. I’d love an SDC configured like a Eureka Gold with a set of coils like this.

don't give me any ideas  lol

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In my view the sdc is designed for a smaller coil with the intent to find  shallow gold in mineralized ground. In particular, in grounds where the standard VLF's fail. I don't think it was ever meant  to be a "gpx type" machine that performs reasomably well accross many coils. It is a specialized machine that works just fine with the 8 inch round. If I move away from"sdc territory" I much rather switch to my GPZ as opposed to reformat the sdc to something that it would never be anyhow. Just my 2 cents

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12 hours ago, Steve Herschbach said:

It’s almost enough to make me want to get an SDC and gut the thing out, put it in a real detector box and rod combo, so I can use coils like this the way they were meant to be used. I’d love an SDC configured like a Eureka Gold with a set of coils like this.

With the speculation of a new gold machine maybe they will just give us an SDC in a GoldMonster housing???

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