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« on: July 26, 2009, 01:44:02 pm »
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Does anyone know if coils from the Sea hunter mark II can be used on the old sea hunter XL500?

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« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2009, 01:51:25 pm »
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You could do the unusual. Ask Garrett.

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Do the unusal?? If you meant sent metal detector to garrett.. I heard they no longer replace batteries for this unit... I was thinking outside the box... Thanks for your reply... =)

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« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2009, 02:04:04 pm »
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Oooppsss wrong issue... wrong reply...

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« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2009, 02:34:12 pm »
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Not with out messing with the Damping Resistor!


 
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Name TX-L TX-R (ohms) TX-fo TX wire RX-L RX-R (ohms) RX-fo RX wire

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XL500 7" 149.5uH 1.2 --- ---
XL500 12.5" 140.8uH 0.746 --- ---
SeaHunter MkII 8" 118.6uH 1.18 --- ---
SeaHunter MkII 10x14 107.2uH 1.38 ---
 


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« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2009, 03:32:44 pm »
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Hello everybody,
I have the old XL500 and never really liked it for the following reasons:
On calm water work fine but the minute some waves comes there is variation of threshold that got me crazy.
Replacing the batteries by the manufacturer was an expensive proposition and became out of date in comparaison with unit like the CZ20 and the excalibur.I did replace them but neither used it again.
There is a so called discrimination  but as far as I have been told no discrimination existe as yet on pulse induction.
I had offers to sell in in Europe with my contacts but always refused to do so in this unit that I was not confident with.
It is in my closet with the small and large coil.
Should you be interested or know anyone feel free to make me a resonable offer.
This was my only experience with Garrett.

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« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2009, 05:38:52 pm »
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There's been many a gold rings found with that machine.

Your wave issue is due to Garrett not shielding the coil on the 500.

The 200 was and not as bad.   



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« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2009, 05:41:00 pm »
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Shielding the coil... you must explain.... =) new at this cool stuff....

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« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2009, 05:50:51 pm »
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Here you go!

Down load the pdf and all will be explained.

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« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2009, 06:01:38 pm »
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Goodie... experimentation.... I love to tinker with electrinics,,, =)

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