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Old 03-14-2018, 05:35 PM
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I purchased a Nel coil last Sept. after my original coil for the AT PRO bit the dust. I did some research and decided on this coil. Took it out and every time you lift or set down the shaft, the noise is SO loud, just awful. I did EVERYTHING that I could think of to resolve the problem. Redid the coil wire around the shaft, ground balanced constantly, back to factory settings, tried all the frequencies, you name it I tried it. Well I sent it back to where it is warrantied through and will get it back in a few days. (I had to pay shipping both ways, NOT happy about that) My question is, has anybody had this problem with this coil doing that. ANY input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks and have a great day,MJ
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Old 03-14-2018, 06:02 PM
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As a NEL coil dealer, that Tornado coil is HUGE 12" x 13", quite a bit heavier then the stock coil. And in my experience when I was swinging an AT Pro, they were susceptible to "falsing" if you moved the coil to fast or bumped something. I have always recommended to my customer, if you are adding a big coil , spend the money and get a carbon fiber shaft, ie... Anderson Shafts (as an example). They do not flex like the stock AT Pro shaft . (Did you notice "ghost" signals when completing a swing and start back the other directon?)
Now, there truly could have been something wrong with the NEL coil you purchased, You will soon know when you get it back.
This is just my opinion and food for thought.

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Old 03-14-2018, 06:40 PM
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It is fine when just "hunting" it is when you lay the shaft down to dig or pick it up afterwards when it just is unbearably loud.
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Old 03-16-2018, 01:00 PM
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I've been thinking about the NEL coil for my AT Pro...but if their "warranty" says that you have to pay shipping both ways, that's a deal killer for me.

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Old 03-17-2018, 07:22 PM
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Originally Posted by jerr-man View post
As a NEL coil dealer, that Tornado coil is HUGE 12" x 13", quite a bit heavier then the stock coil. And in my experience when I was swinging an AT Pro, they were susceptible to "falsing" if you moved the coil to fast or bumped something. I have always recommended to my customer, if you are adding a big coil , spend the money and get a carbon fiber shaft, ie... Anderson Shafts (as an example). They do not flex like the stock AT Pro shaft . (Did you notice "ghost" signals when completing a swing and start back the other directon?)
Now, there truly could have been something wrong with the NEL coil you purchased, You will soon know when you get it back.
This is just my opinion and food for thought.
They actually sent me a new coil, (different serial #) and I laid it down and picked it up and it does seem A LOT better than it was. So I'm guessing it was the coil after all. We'll see when I get out next week.
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Old 03-17-2018, 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by pryan67 View post
I've been thinking about the NEL coil for my AT Pro...but if their "warranty" says that you have to pay shipping both ways, that's a deal killer for me.
Yeah I wasn't happy about it but I was kinda stuck. It may be just who I bought it from. Maybe another dealer would do better.
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