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Old 06-19-2016, 04:50 PM
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Talking E-Trac Users - $8 trick to make Minelab's Harness 200% Better

I'm swinging the NEL Big Coil (13"x17") for relics these days and the Minelab harness is a must for hours of hunting.

But if you've ever tried using that Harness with the Etrac, you'll know finding a connection point is tricky. I have hundreds of hours with the harness, E-trac and Ultimat 13 coil, and now with the NEL Big Coil (15x17)

So I just discovered a $5 product that fixes the issues. It's called a Husky Hang All and I got it at Home Depot. Add a $3 Night Eyze Quick Release (75 lb version) for glove friendly clip-unclip action.

(This post about making the E-trac and the Pro Swing Harness work well with the NEL Big Coil if you'd like a bit more detail.)

The key here is that the hang-all "cradles" the control box (velcro) and gives you a hang point exactly at the center of Gravity. Plus it leaves the entire handle free and buttons clear.

I adjust the harness position by lowering the coil to the ground and then taking just a bit of weight off of it into the Harness.

Highly recommended cheap upgrade.



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Old 01-13-2022, 01:29 PM
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Default An update - and a better way to hang the etrac

The above recommendation is now replaced with this one:

https://www.detecting.us/2016/06/20/...ay-to-connect/

A much better solution than the hanger strap. Enjoy!

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Old 01-13-2022, 03:11 PM
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Right now I'm deciding between the E-Trac and the Equinox 600. If I keep the E-Trac, I'll need to find a way to deal with its weight.

Thanks for sharing!
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