falsing in salt water

sandsifter

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last year I could hunt the salt water at sensitivity 14. now is still falsing badly at 12. with 17" coil without cover. I have never submerged the 800. wondering if I have missed a setting in beach 2 .will sure be glad to get my excalibur2 back up running . any thoughts?
 

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Without seeing the detector I can say that the saline conditions for beaches change, even on the same beach. How does it respond with the stock coil?
 
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What's your recovery speed. Increasing that can sometimes help reduce the falsing.
 
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What's your recovery speed. Increasing that can sometimes help reduce the falsing.
thanks I'll check that when I get home tomorrow. can you advise of recovery speed for that condition?
 

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Try different ones to get it stable. It will change depending on salinity and wave action. Settings I use might be wrong for your beach. I like to keep it as low as I can for depth, but, it needs to be stable too. I've had to turn mine up to 7 at times.
 

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It is the same for the excal, saline content change from beach to beach and even the same beach.

There is also a thing called the ocean turning "upside-down" that happens sometimes, this is when the surface water flows out to sea and the cooler water from lower levels rises to the top, deeper water has a higher saline condition, Upwelling causes warmer surface waters to move out to sea, which causes colder water to move in.
 
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I'm thinking it is at 5
Try different ones to get it stable. It will change depending on salinity and wave action. Settings I use might be wrong for your beach. I like to keep it as low as I can for depth, but, it needs to be stable too. I've had to turn mine up to 7 at times.
I think it's at 5
 

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