XP Deus Shaft Complete Disassembly with a hammer. Tips n’ Tricks

The XP Deus owners don’t know one simple trick for extending the life of their machines. You shouldn’t leave the shaft camlocks clamped when not in use. Otherwise you will need to replace the little black inserts inside the locks very soon. But do you know how to reach these pieces? Here’s a very useful video to watch: complete disassembly/assembly of the XP Deus shaft. Continue reading

Minelab X-TERRA 9 coil repair. What’s inside

It’s more difficult to repair a metal detector coil that the device itself. And it’s all about epoxy resin filled inside the coil. In order to repair the latter, you should get the epoxy off. Here’s a photo report: how to open and repair a Minelab X-TERRA 9 coil. Maybe this knowledge will help you save your energy and nerves (and you will simply buy a new coil). Continue reading

Chinese-made parts for Garrett metal detectors

In 2013 the problem of Chinese metal detector counterfeits was particularly relevant. Minelab, Coiltek and Teknetics are among those manufacturers who suffer, and it’s only Garrett that is not highlighted in the news. However, this situation won’t last long, it’s just a matter of time. And when this moment comes, Garrett will start to groan as Chinese will take everything – both the pinpointers and renowned Garrett ACE devices. Continue reading