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Old 02-07-2020, 06:17 PM
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Default Minelab may be beefing up EQX coil ears now

Saw this posted.
http://www.dankowskidetectors.com/di...d.php?2,172940

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All the years of swinging and Ive never broke ears off any detector ive used.

In the link it is said that some people might use the detector to as a cane to get up from the ground, Well then I guess that would cause a problem.

I guess a little thicker ears wont hurt either way.

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Old 02-10-2020, 05:51 PM
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Compared to other coils Equinox ears are thin for sure, Detector Do Dads has an excellent drawing description of why the weakness is there along with a good fix, take a look.
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Originally Posted by Bajanick View post
All the years of swinging and Ive never broke ears off any detector ive used.

In the link it is said that some people might use the detector to as a cane to get up from the ground, Well then I guess that would cause a problem.

I guess a little thicker ears wont hurt either way.

I don't have the coil very far from my feet. (I'm fairly tall.) One time in the woods I tripped and somehow managed to step on the coil while my body weight and arm went sideways---not the way the hinge is supposed to go. I was surprised I didn't snap the shaft off at the coil.

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Originally Posted by ToySoldier View post
I don't have the coil very far from my feet. (I'm fairly tall.) One time in the woods I tripped and somehow managed to step on the coil while my body weight and arm went sideways---not the way the hinge is supposed to go. I was surprised I didn't snap the shaft off at the coil.
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Old 02-15-2020, 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by ToySoldier View post
I don't have the coil very far from my feet. (I'm fairly tall.) One time in the woods I tripped and somehow managed to step on the coil while my body weight and arm went sideways---not the way the hinge is supposed to go. I was surprised I didn't snap the shaft off at the coil.
I gotcha. I treat the Nox like a new born baby, unlike my whites machines the Nox (and from what I see from other manufacturers) has pretty weak construction But......... Thats the way it is
Ive dropped my M6 and MXT more times that I can count with no problems.
Plastic is cheaper than metal.

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