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Old 03-21-2018, 11:54 AM
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Just ordered my Storm coil. Anyone have suggestions or tips for using it compared to stock coil !


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I'm using the Garrett 8 " x 6 " coil on my AT Pro. I really like this coil and it swings very easily. I found a lot of coins that my stock coil was not hitting on.
It seems to be deeper and also good in trashy areas. I think you'll be happy with the coil you mentioned. Run your AT Pro in Pro-Zero mode with 2 notches from full sensitivity. Does a great job dirt digging for coins and jewelry.
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Old 03-21-2018, 12:34 PM
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Shorten your shaft a notch or 2 to help with the Tennis Elbow you may encounter after 3 months of swinging it

I have the same setup and had to take 3 months off

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Shorten your shaft a notch or 2 to help with the Tennis Elbow you may encounter after 3 months of swinging it

I have the same setup and had to take 3 months off
Thanks for the tip. I won't be using it all the time. I've heard it's heavy.

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Yes, It's the 5 x 8 " DD Garrett coil, Works great for me here in N. East PA soil.
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Hoover boys on YouTube really do great with that storm coil..not sure if you watch the videos.if not you should..they tear it up with the Garrett at pro
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bubbaron,
are you talking about the 5x8 DD coil or another one?
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Originally Posted by bubbaron View post
Hi,
I'm using the Garrett 8 " x 6 " coil on my AT Pro. I really like this coil and it swings very easily. I found a lot of coins that my stock coil was not hitting on.
It seems to be deeper and also good in trashy areas. I think you'll be happy with the coil you mentioned. Run your AT Pro in Pro-Zero mode with 2 notches from full sensitivity. Does a great job dirt digging for coins and jewelry.
Want some snow ??? Free !!!
Bubbaron Nox 600. AT Pro, AT Carrot Pin Pointer, 8 x 6 " Garrett Coil
Are you maybe referring to the 6.5" x 9" concentric coil? I have been using it for about 5 months and am really impressed with it's depth. Beats the 5" x 8" DD in my locations. Separation is good and ID's most bottle caps as junk, compared to using DD coils which ID them as coins.

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Originally Posted by bubbaron View post
Hi,
I'm using the Garrett 8 " x 6 " coil on my AT Pro. I really like this coil and it swings very easily. I found a lot of coins that my stock coil was not hitting on.
It seems to be deeper and also good in trashy areas. I think you'll be happy with the coil you mentioned. Run your AT Pro in Pro-Zero mode with 2 notches from full sensitivity. Does a great job dirt digging for coins and jewelry.
Want some snow ??? Free !!!
Bubbaron Nox 600. AT Pro, AT Carrot Pin Pointer, 8 x 6 " Garrett Coil
I have the 5x8 for my Pro and it's great. This is going to be for less trashy civil war fields. I almost always run Pro Zero ! Thanks bubbaron

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I have one for my AT Pro. They are great, goes deep. I was digging fired 22 lead and 3/16 washers at 11-12 inches. You will dig more for sure. HH Mark

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Originally Posted by markinswpa View post
I have one for my AT Pro. They are great, goes deep. I was digging fired 22 lead and 3/16 washers at 11-12 inches. You will dig more for sure. HH Mark
Thanks Mark ! hh

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i have one for my at pro. They are great, goes deep. I was digging fired 22 lead and 3/16 washers at 11-12 inches. You will dig more for sure. Hh mark
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I have the 5x8 and love that thing but am a little worried about depth loss. Thinking about a nel hunter

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I have the 5x8 and love that thing but am a little worried about depth loss. Thinking about a nel hunter

I am feeling the same way. I only have the 5x8 i really want another 5"
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My concern is the weight.
The balance with just the 5 x 8 was so bad I went with a straight shaft.
It is useable now with minimal comfort but add the weight of a hunter coil I don't think it would be.
So now I use my f70 when a bigger footprint is needed and use the atp for surgical work.
I can hike and swing both for hours now the way I have them set up.

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