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Coil repair with 3D printer (new ears)

What breaks most often on a metal detector coil? It’s the coil lugs and a cable strain relief. Both problems are really hard to solve. And if you aren’t handy enough to repair your coil or there isn’t any service centre nearby, then its days are numbered. Although as far as the coil lugs is concerned, there is an alternative option: find a 3D printer and print the new ears for your coil. Continue reading

Coils for Garrett ACE & their distinctive features in practice

After all my years of metal detecting experience, I regret only one thing – I spent a lot of time on hunting with a Garrett 6.5×9 ACE PROformance coil. Not only time was lost, the crucial thing is that I left a good deal of artifacts behind. Even though I happened to come to some spots where nobody had hunted before – nevertheless, I missed my chance. Continue reading

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