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    New Equinox 600 leaked

    I finally got a chance to hunt Saturday before cold front arrived, I took the Equinox 600 my wife purchased for me at Christmas and checked the charge. It was dead..on my first outing with it the backscreen showed signs of water inside but it looked operational. I charged unit and it began to work. I then pushed the off button but it would not power off. It locked up and would not work at all. I unplugged the battery let it reset and tried again. same as before, tried to do a factory reset would only lock up.

    I contacted Minelab and I was very impressed they got back to me very quickly with return authorization, but on the authorization it indicates two different places to send defective unit. I sent another email awaiting for correct location to send.

    I used my Excalibur II and was surprised to find a nice women's Gold Ring with Diamonds, tested they are real 14kt stamped on ring.
    I will post photos later.

    Now im gun shy afraid to use Equinox in water..might just keep using the Excalibur true and tested and dependable...and finds gold.. Happy Hunting to all Have a great week.
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    Best of luck,..... I hope the situation works out for the best.

    Good that you have the Excalibur to fall back on.

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    Im staring to have second thoughts about getting a 600 now. Why cant minelab make a water proof machine water proof? There shouldnt be this many defective machines. Something on the Equinox is not working right for a water tight machine. Im curious to know what it is that they are fixing and upgrading to solve the problem when people send them back in after flooding ..and if they are now sending out theyre new recent models with this updated repair.

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    Thanks Sanman,
    Minelab sent a verification on correct address for returning defective unit. I am very impressed with their service so far, hope the turn around time it fast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by South Padre Treasure View Post
    I finally got a chance to hunt Saturday before cold front arrived, I took the Equinox 600 my wife purchased for me at Christmas and checked the charge. It was dead..on my first outing with it the backscreen showed signs of water inside but it looked operational. I charged unit and it began to work. I then pushed the off button but it would not power off. It locked up and would not work at all. I unplugged the battery let it reset and tried again. same as before, tried to do a factory reset would only lock up.

    I contacted Minelab and I was very impressed they got back to me very quickly with return authorization, but on the authorization it indicates two different places to send defective unit. I sent another email awaiting for correct location to send.

    I used my Excalibur II and was surprised to find a nice women's Gold Ring with Diamonds, tested they are real 14kt stamped on ring.
    I will post photos later.

    Now im gun shy afraid to use Equinox in water..might just keep using the Excalibur true and tested and dependable...and finds gold.. Happy Hunting to all Have a great week.
    Congrats on the 14k!

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    Well the NOX series is not perfect , like a Glock Pistol lol.

    Good info to know if I ever want a NOX . I kinda do.

    If you find out why it leaked please let us know & GD down /over there in TX .
    As I am finding , In life we begin having the Blissful happiness & the Wonder & innocence of a Child, then fall Quickly, then spend the rest of our lives trying to reach that point where we began ,through Pleasure , Fame, & Materials but Only 'Through true faith in Jesus , can we find Prefect Happiness or true Meaning in our Short lives on this Beautiful Earth filled with both the Light of Pure goodness & The Darkness of Pure Evil. D.

    That Said, I judge No Man.
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    Thanks, Irishgoldhound...been a while since I saw gold. got to the beach late tide already coming in, it seemed to be pulling sand out hunted a few low spots I saw. Im kinda sure I went over the same area and did not get a hit but second time on the way back sand must have been pulled out..glad the wife wanted to go home. lol would have hunted different direction.. oh yes she claimed the ring as OBN stated she has pirate blood too. I think I need some Captain Morgon. lol

    Davers if I find out why it flooded ill post it, the only place I could think of is speaker area, when I unplugged battery it was dry as a bone. im sure they will not let me know where or why.
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    Quote Originally Posted by South Padre Treasure View Post
    Thanks, Irishgoldhound...been a while since I saw gold. got to the beach late tide already coming in, it seemed to be pulling sand out hunted a few low spots I saw. Im kinda sure I went over the same area and did not get a hit but second time on the way back sand must have been pulled out..glad the wife wanted to go home. lol would have hunted different direction.. oh yes she claimed the ring as OBN stated she has pirate blood too. I think I need some Captain Morgon. lol

    Davers if I find out why it flooded ill post it, the only place I could think of is speaker area, when I unplugged battery it was dry as a bone. im sure they will not let me know where or why.
    Ahhhh yes, a rum always tastes good after you find treasure. Pirates liquid gold!

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    Thanks for sharing the info.. I too am very interested in the nox series.. this water leaking issue has not been so with the 800 as far as yall know correct? Just some of the 600s?
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    You'd have to look at past posts to know for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by South Padre Treasure View Post
    Thanks Sanman,
    Minelab sent a verification on correct address for returning defective unit. I am very impressed with their service so far, hope the turn around time it fast.

    Word is they have improved their service and turn around time.

    Things like this is why most of us,....nearly all of us to be sure,....have back up machines.

    Pretty likely things will work out for the best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Treasureman25 View Post
    Thanks for sharing the info.. I too am very interested in the nox series.. this water leaking issue has not been so with the 800 as far as yall know correct? Just some of the 600s?
    Ive read posts on both 600 and 800 leaking.

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    Thanks irishgold
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    Quote Originally Posted by Davers View Post

    If you find out why it leaked please let us know & GD down /over there in TX .
    He wont know. Minelab never gets back to you what the problem was. Many people have guessed that it from poor RF welds on the control box. My theory is that its a problem with the "pressure equalization" flap. I suspect it doesnt seal well enough, so when you take a warm detector and submerge it in cool water, it creates a slight vacuum.
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