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Thread: Another question about the Equinox 800 and coils

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    us
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    Another question about the Equinox 800 and coils

    I have a question about the Equinox 800......Has anyone seen any advertised prices for the extra coils? I am trying to figure out if I should wait for the Equinox to come out or order a Deus. Cost will be a big factor in my decision and I want to be able to look at the long term cost of ownership. I want to figure out not only up front cost, but also cost to upgrade the arsenal.

    Thank you for any help you can offer.

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    Prices have not been released on the coils by Minelab and I haven't seen and prices on any of the forums.
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    TH- Thanks. I have looked, but had not found anything about coil prices. I guess I will just have to wait and see.

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    Based on the relatively modest ( for Minelab) prices of the Equinox and new
    Pinpointers, it would make sense that the prices of accessory coils would be
    In line with that. I would guess the cost of either coil might be under$200 each.
    Later aftermarket ones from coiltek
    Would likely be more expensive.

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    Seeing how the coils are not wireless like the dues you would think they would be no more than $250 . The $899 price for the 800 is a manufactures suggested price .It depends on the dealer for actual pricing . I would think you could get the 800 and the six inch coil for less than a deus . I bought my deus new for $1400 ws4 9 inch coil and remote .

    Super light weight , detachable remote and wireless coil has its advantages over the minelab . You are not crawling under a porch or going in tight places with the minelab .The deus hits pretty darn deep being a solid VDI at ten inches on a silver dime . I will be watching the minelab as if it is what they say it is , it will have its place and I will be picking one up . I am not running out asap to get one . I will wait for CD to pick one up and do some vids for all to see .
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    I want to see more info (cost, availability) on the smaller coil as I always add the smaller coil to my detectors.

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    I dont have a clue what the extra coil prices are going to be, but minelab did say they are supposed to release the same time as the detector. I put in a pre-order for both coils with the 800, so I guess I'll find out when the dealer sends me a bill closer to ship date, LOL

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    My Deus sucked a 1/4 piece of brass and a CW cuff button at about 12". Button was fine, but that junk brass at a foot was tiresome. I could be measuring off a little, but the pinpointer got swallowed in the hole.

 

 

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