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Minelab Go-Find coil cover made from rubber hot-water bottle

It’s a problem to find a cover for the Minelab Go-Find coil as it isn’t supplied with the latter. The solution can be found only if you do a coil cover yourself. And so every enthusiast chooses his own option. For instance, making a coil cover from his granny’s rubber hot-water bottle. Looks good but what is to be done with its weight? Continue reading

Makro Kruzer shares coil compatibility with Makro Multi Kruzer

The Makro Kruzer and Makro Multi Kruzer coils are interchangeable. A stock coil for both machines is a Makro 11 DD. The Makro Gold Kruzer comes with its own coils that aren’t compatible with other Kruzer units (but maybe these ones work with the Makro Gold Racer?). Also, the Gold Kruzer package includes 2 coils. Continue reading

Opening the XP Deus coils. One circuit board for all of them!

Whether you like it or not, but all of the wireless XP Deus coils come with the same circuit board. It doesn’t matter if it’s a 9-inch or 13-inch coil – electronics is one and the same. Besides, the old (black) coils are powered by identical batteries. The white coils also have similar batteries but between each other. And now think it over: what’s the difference between the XP Deus coils after all? Apart from the housing size and a number of winding turns? You can take such a circuit board, a battery and install them into the lower stem. Next, you’ll have a little left to do… just to make the simplest DD coil. And you’ll never pay $300-400 again for a coil! Here’s a photo report: dismantling of different XP Deus coils. Continue reading

XP Deus Coil Battery Replacement. Repair in 5 minutes

How to tear down the XP Deus coil in order to replace the battery? The whole process will take about 5 minutes. And it’s even without being in a hurry, with consideration of all the details. Remember that it’s not difficult to open the bottom of the coil, but you should pay due attention to providing the latter with a proper seal afterwards, to prevent moisture penetration. Otherwise you will get more serious problems than an ordinary battery replacement. Continue reading