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Old 07-28-2010, 10:10 PM
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Question is my whites brand new whites beach hunter broken?

i just purchased a brand new whites beach hunter id today. after going to the beach the machine was working fine. upon arriving home the machine is going crazy on me. the lights wont go off and the sound is erratic ( i was running it in my backyard grass,not indoors).i have tried everything to correct this from trying to ground balance and changing batteries and the machine just wont quit.anyone have any idea on what could be causing this. ive had this machine for 8 hours. thanks for any help in advance.
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Old 07-28-2010, 10:41 PM
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Could be EMI... do you have a dog fence or were you close to overhead power lines? my DFX would do the same thing near powerlines...

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Old 07-29-2010, 10:33 AM
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nope. all i have to do is turn this machine on and it goes crazy. doesnt matter if im on sand or land.
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Old 07-29-2010, 02:05 PM
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nope. all i have to do is turn this machine on and it goes crazy. doesnt matter if im on sand or land.
Sounds like water got in your coil.
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Old 07-29-2010, 02:16 PM
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Check the coil for cracks, I had one do that and it was the coil. It is a great machine when it is working properly, Good luck

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Old 08-01-2010, 08:55 PM
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it was definately the coil. got it replaced the next day and first time out with new beach hunter i scored $8.32. thanks to whites and reilys for great service.
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Old 08-01-2010, 09:27 PM
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it was definately the coil. got it replaced the next day and first time out with new beach hunter i scored $8.32. thanks to whites and reilys for great service.
Reilly's is the bomb!
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Old 08-03-2010, 05:24 PM
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You will enjoy the BHID,I do,great machine!
Get to know it and you will make some great finds!
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Old 08-03-2010, 07:07 PM
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I'm glad White's took good care of you and replaced it. You did great with the coin totals with the new unit!

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Old 08-04-2010, 03:44 PM
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Madgicals second 300 ID did the same thing. Madgical traded for Excaliber.
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Old 08-04-2010, 04:24 PM
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Reilly's is the bomb!
Yes they are, I have been to them a few times to get my scoops since they are about 15 minutes away from me. Nice people there.

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Old 08-10-2010, 02:48 PM
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after trading in 2 of whites beach hunters i am happy to announce a new member of my family: minelab excalibur. oh yeah!
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Old 08-11-2010, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by madgical View post
after trading in 2 of whites beach hunters i am happy to announce a new member of my family: minelab excalibur. oh yeah!
Check out the post for excal repair update!
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