Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Member
Discoveries
 
Results 1 to 4 of 4
Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By RustyGold

Thread: Unforeseen consequences

« Prev Thread | Next Thread »
  1. #1

    Mar 2014
    152
    138 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Unforeseen consequences

    Iíve been hunting with a x-caliber with a stock shaft for a number of years. Last year I decided to switch to an Andersen shaft for balance and weight. Although it is better balance, it it MUCH longer and thus does not fit comfortably in a small car. Unless I take it apart (which is a big pain) it extends from the back hatch all the way into the drivers area between the seats. Think next season Iíll switch back.

  2. #2
    Charter Member
    us
    Aug 2013
    OC, CA
    XP Deus, Equinox 800 & 600 720i Stealth Scoop
    6,929
    6262 times
    Beach and Shallow Water Hunting
    Maybe you could turn it into a travel shaft with 2 well placed cuts and 2 shaft adapters. If you want to keep the shaft that is. Good Luck!


    We are not what we take, we are what we leave.

  3. #3
    us
    "Dew" Meeker

    Mar 2006
    Gulf Coast, Fl
    MDT, Nox, Blue Xcals and CTX
    1,978
    966 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (3)
    Its what suits you. I dont prefer the S shaft.....off balanced so heavier, more water resistance, hurts my wrist over time......... but the biggest issue is going to be in repairs. IMO..... keeping those pods out of the water more is VERY important. Ive just seen more repairs needed with them underwater more. I do my own shaft and put the pods 4" behind the cuff......that keeps um out of the water most of the time making it better balanced with a long sweep and really cut back on my repairs. I rarely even take my shaft apart since most of my hunts are just a few hours drive.

  4. #4

    May 2013
    Tesoro sand shark, fisher cz-21 Whites beach hunter300 minelab equinox 800
    593
    460 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    With a little bit of research you should be able to find threads discussing dyi straight shaft.
    Made with aluminum shaft and a bar end grip. It can be made to be collaspable to a reasonable length.

 

 

Remove Ads

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 3
    Last Post: Apr 11, 2015, 11:22 PM
  2. Treasure Scam Consequences
    By Dell Winders in forum Shipwrecks
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: Aug 05, 2014, 07:21 PM
  3. any good places around TRUTH/CONSEQUENCES New Mexico????
    By kronos416 in forum Metal Detecting For Gold
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: Jan 31, 2009, 08:08 PM
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.3.0