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Old 04-25-2016, 06:40 PM
tnsharpshooter tnsharpshooter is offline
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Default Minelab CTX 3030 users ( harness hookup)

Here's how I hook my harness up to my CTX.

Some good smaller diameter cord-- I used the stuff Dloops are tied into bow strings. Not too thin though,,,don't want to damage the fiber in rod.

Mine is wrapped 4 times around shaft,,tying off each time-- to equalize pressure and place pressure over a wider area of fiber.

I used a big white tie strap,,a person could use black,,this will definitely keep the cord from sliding up the rod.

I use a small harness,,can be bought through some of the sponsors here,

This will definitely make your CTX more enjoyable to hunt with, especially on longer hunts.

I use an over the should type harness made by this company in the link.
A type S of one of these,,,very good clearance between control head on CTX and harness attachment.

Pretty cheap, yet effective-- can be removed in a flash if the need arises.
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Old 04-28-2016, 07:13 AM
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Thats a good idea, and that strap is very affordable. I may have to try one of those. Thanks for sharing

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Old 01-04-2017, 11:46 AM
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How heavy is this Minelab CTX 3030 and how good of a result will I get with it if I choose to go that route , and what should I be paying for one. And why is wearing a harness needed?
I would like to purchase one but don't know much about it.

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Old 01-04-2017, 11:56 AM
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Can get the pro-swing on Amazon here:

Thanks for sharing TN!


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