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Is there an indication of what the price range will be for these, and an idea when they will be available for sale?

Once they go up for sale officially, will a person still need to sacrifice the plug from the 14x13 or is there any indication there might be another solution by then?

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1 minute ago, jasong said:

Is there an indication of what the price range will be for these, and an idea when they will be available for sale?

Once they go up for sale officially, will a person still need to sacrifice the plug from the 14x13 or is there any indication there might be another solution by then?

G'day jasong

The are becoming slowly available in Australia now.  When you say "sacrifice the plug from the 14x13" the 14x13 can still be used again with the same patch lead that is needed for the X-Coils so nothing is wasted.  There is on other way unless Minelab decide to make the patch leads as an accessory item.

The price range is from $1300 to $1500 AUD

cheers dave

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Another question - does this void the warranty? Just on the coil, or the entire machine?

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1 hour ago, jasong said:

Another question - does this void the warranty? Just on the coil, or the entire machine?

If you take Minelab's SDC stance as an example, it voids the entire machine if something goes wrong that they can find a way to associate with the aftermarket coils.  The cut coil is void without question.

A totally normal position for a company in this situation.

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1 hour ago, jasong said:

Another question - does this void the warranty? Just on the coil, or the entire machine?

Hi jasong, I would at a guess say...absolutely.... on both. But my Zed is well out of warranty any way. These coils...well the 15 x 14 at this stage has re opened my old grounds...again. I have to be very happy about that as that as is what I was hoping. Wouldn't you be.👍 Cheers

Good luck out there

JW :smile:  

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4 hours ago, jasong said:

Another question - does this void the warranty? Just on the coil, or the entire machine?

As a lot of the 7000's are past the warranty period, it up the the potential customer to decide if it's worth doing. Certainly would void the warranty on the coil, and like has been said on the machine as well if the X-Coil has done damage.

But unlike the SDC2300, the GPZ7000 has been designed to have coils swapped, and yes that was for the Minelab GPZ14" and 19" coils, they probably never had X-Coils in mind for swapping, all I can say is I have been trialing and using and swapping between the Minelab GPZ coils and the various X-Coils for nearly a year now, the only i'll effects are on the fingers from winding the knurled tightening ring on the plug connection on and off.

cheers dave   

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7 hours ago, davsgold said:

the only i'll effects are on the fingers from winding the knurled tightening ring on the plug connection on and off.

Ha ha....have to agree on that statement.:laugh: Cheers Dave

Best of luck out there

 JW :smile:

 

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Three more X-Coils arrive today, two for the GPZ 7000 and one for the GPX 5000/4500

Two 17x12 elliptical X-Coils for the 7000 and a 12" round for the GPX 5000/4500

cheers dave

 

 

X-Coil 17x12 .jpg

X-Coil 17x12 spiral .jpg

X-Coil 12 inch GPX.jpg

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