Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

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Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by Medicus » Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:19 pm

Hello,

I would like to ask you one question. I want to buy some additional coil. I often search in clean forests, so I choose bigger coil than stock coil. Now I am thinking about: Nel Tornado, Nel Thunder, Mars Tiger. Do you have any experience with using them on Racer 2? I know there are some topics about these coils, but I didnť find comparison between them. Maybe there is somebody experienced with Nel and Mars too...

Can you please advise me which one is better to buy?

Thank you for answer :-)

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Re: Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by mrix » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:33 pm

Hello Medicus, have you not considered the Makro RC40 coil ?
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Re: Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by Medicus » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:40 pm

mrix wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:33 pm
Hello Medicus, have you not considered the Makro RC40 coil ?
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Hi, yes I have, but it is too big and heavy for me. And the price is higher.

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Re: Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by Saffron » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:54 pm

Like Medicus I am considering additional coils for the Racer 2.

About 3 weeks ago I posted asking if anybody had used other coils on the Racer 2 (either larger for better ground coverage and depth or smaller for seperation in trashy areas), but I had no response ;;z

I have seen the Racer 2 in use several times, but always with the standard coil - maybe its so good that nobody has used other coils :D

So if anybody has used other coils like Medicus I would be interested in your views.

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Re: Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by dirtdigger1 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:54 pm

I can highly recommend the Nel Hunter coil....absolutely awesome!!

My mate has Nel Tornado and loves it....get's on average 3-4 deeper than my stock coil, at least.

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Re: Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by Medicus » Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:55 pm

dirtdigger1 wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:54 pm
I can highly recommend the Nel Hunter coil....absolutely awesome!!
My mate has Nel Tornado and loves it....get's on average 3-4 deeper than my stock coil, at least.
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Thank you! :)

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Re: Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by fqm » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:19 pm

The Mars Tiger is an excellent coil - greater depth than stock coil and greater coverage while retaining excellent signal separation and discrimination. In trashy areas or rape stubble fields. I prefer the 5" Makro coil. It is virtually as deep seeking as the stock coil but is much more manoeuvrable with very fast response. I also use both these coils on the beach - the big one for open wet sand and the small one for rock gullies and dry sand areas where I know there is a lot of ring pulls, cans, bottle tops etc

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Re: Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by Saffron » Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:33 pm

Dirtdigger, FQM very many thanks for your input.
Although medicus was asking about larger coils in my case especially to FQM for the information about the 5" coil, (I assume this is the RC13).

Medicus, as you mentioned 2 Nel coils and a third has been mentioned have you seen this page which gives ratings for each aspect of the Nel coils?
http://nel-coils.com/index.php/en/

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Re: Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by dirtdigger1 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:19 pm

Saffron wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:33 pm
Dirtdigger, FQM very many thanks for your input.
Although medicus was asking about larger coils in my case especially to FQM for the information about the 5" coil, (I assume this is the RC13).

Medicus, as you mentioned 2 Nel coils and a third has been mentioned have you seen this page which gives ratings for each aspect of the Nel coils?
http://nel-coils.com/index.php/en/

Evan
Good link Saffron ::g

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Re: Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by dirtdigger1 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:20 pm

Medicus wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:19 pm
Hello,

I would like to ask you one question. I want to buy some additional coil. I often search in clean forests, so I choose bigger coil than stock coil. Now I am thinking about: Nel Tornado, Nel Thunder, Mars Tiger. Do you have any experience with using them on Racer 2? I know there are some topics about these coils, but I didnť find comparison between them. Maybe there is somebody experienced with Nel and Mars too...

Can you please advise me which one is better to buy?

Thank you for answer :-)
Make sure you keep us posted on your choiceand would appreciate a review from you, especially comparing the 2 coils side by side (stock and Nel)

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Re: Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by Medicus » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:25 am

fqm wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:19 pm
The Mars Tiger is an excellent coil - greater depth than stock coil and greater coverage while retaining excellent signal separation and discrimination...
Thanks for info.

Saffron wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:33 pm
Medicus, as you mentioned 2 Nel coils and a third has been mentioned have you seen this page which gives ratings for each aspect of the Nel coils?
http://nel-coils.com/index.php/en/
Evan
Yes I have, but numbers are numbers and experience is another thing :)

dirtdigger1 wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:20 pm
Make sure you keep us posted on your choiceand would appreciate a review from you, especially comparing the 2 coils side by side (stock and Nel)
Of course I will.

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Re: Which additional coil for Makro Racer 2?

Post by veryoldshep » Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:25 pm

Having just bought the racer 2, i tried the tornado coil, if your going to use that one, get a harness first, killed my elbow after 40 mins. go for the small nel coil tiz 5inch round and if you watch others vids you will see just how good that small coil is in tight/trashy areas.. good hunting..
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