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Old 07-01-2020, 03:37 AM
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Default Excalibur II Coil Replacement Nel Hunter

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Has anyone here replaced the stock Excalibur coil with a Nel Hunter Coil.
I have looked on line and cant find any comparisons,

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Old 07-01-2020, 06:18 AM
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What size and what advantage do you believe you might get over the standard coil.... which is a very good set up? I think those coils looked great, but they may have came out at a bad time .....many heard about the Nox and held off...then purchased the Nox. The machine kind of put a hurt on all sales to include coils.

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Old 07-01-2020, 06:54 AM
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I have put a Nel Attack 15 inch coil on my Blue I did not notice any xtra depth but the xtra coverage was nice. it was sensitive to small targets only drawback was it was noisier than the stock in rough water at some salt beaches.
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Old 07-01-2020, 12:40 PM
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Default Detech Sef 10x12"

That's what I use and I'm very happy with it. It adds a little more coverage in the water.
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Old 07-01-2020, 05:38 PM
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Originally Posted by dewcon View post
What size and what advantage do you believe you might get over the standard coil.... which is a very good set up? I think those coils looked great, but they may have came out at a bad time .....many heard about the Nox and held off...then purchased the Nox. The machine kind of put a hurt on all sales to include coils.
There isnt much size advantage in the Hunter coil, it may be a bit better at discrimination, the real advantage is possibly I can buy it and fit it myself, whereas minelab don't offer the coil as after sales item, so they are going to charge me. if it wasnt for the fact that the existing coil cable is getting cracked I would most likely leave it alone.
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Old 07-02-2020, 07:23 AM
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I believe ML charge is what around $300 for a coil change..... how much you paying for the coil.... plus you have to put it on and have no way to pressure test it.... and not sure about a warranty. No they do not sell the Xcal coil..... but any Sov coil will fit it and they work perfectly also.

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Old 07-02-2020, 11:38 AM
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The Nel Tornado coil on one of my Excal Blue's , should be better than stock , we will see .

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Old 07-03-2020, 04:17 AM
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The nel coil is about 140 euro, I hadent considered the Sov coils , thanks for that I will have to look into that,
pity they done make the unit with connectors for swapping coils and headphones
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Old 07-04-2020, 11:49 AM
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Originally Posted by zerovis View post
The nel coil is about 140 euro, I hadent considered the Sov coils , thanks for that I will have to look into that,
pity they done make the unit with connectors for swapping coils and headphones
Any BBS coil will work. I have put on the Nel 15 before for someone but something that big will be tough to swing in the water. If you mod your excal, then you can put any coil you want on it. Sometimes I use a larger one than my stock coil but the stock Tornado coils are the most stable in my opinion next to the Detechs as well.
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