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It is unusual for a WM 12 to take over 24 hours to recharge? That is what I have recently been seeing when I recharge it after being out for about 6 hours of detecting. Does that mean the batteries need replacing? If so, how is that done?

I will also take a look at the 7000 threads, but I don't remember seeing anything on this.

 

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I just looked up WM 12 recharging problems on the 7000 forum thread and all I found was my own

topic from 2018 asking the same question. Pretty funny. 

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I still haven`t received mine. Estimated delivery is now showing April 16 to May 7 :ohmy:

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1 minute ago, phoenix said:

I still haven`t received mine. Estimated delivery is now showing April 16 to May 7 :ohmy:

It's coming by sea! Batteries and planes don't mix in this day and age 🙂

 

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Oddly China manages to send me batteries halfway across the planet from Shenzhen quicker than it takes UPS to send a package from Salt Lake City to Cheyenne, and for cheaper too! Not sure how that works out, but I get them in 2 to 3 days from HobbyKing and that includes passing through customs.

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Hey Flak,

    Just a quick note, not sure how old it is, but you might want to give Minelab a call and see if it's a warranty issue.  I haven't heard of many issues with the WM12 wireless remote system, but I'm sure there are some out there like yours.  

Rob Allison

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5 hours ago, jasong said:

Oddly China manages to send me batteries halfway across the planet from Shenzhen quicker than it takes UPS to send a package from Salt Lake City to Cheyenne, and for cheaper too! Not sure how that works out, but I get them in 2 to 3 days from HobbyKing and that includes passing through customs.

jasong,

Are you sure they aren't already here in a warehouse in the San Gabriel Valley?

Mitchel

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Thanks Rob, that's what I have done. The WM12 is still under warranty. I have dropped it in the mail and they will send a replacement for it as soon as they get it. Thank you Jamie at Minelab Americas.

And thank all of you here in Detector Prospector land.

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Flak,

How many years is the module under warranty?

Jamie is good.  I met her in Arizona when she found her first nugget.

Mitchel

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