std minelab 10" coil v/s sef10x12"

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std minelab 10" coil v/s sef10x12"

Post by GC-1023 » Sat Dec 12, 2015 9:52 pm

must be loads of you who have owned the 10" then upgraded to a sef 10 x12".
i would like honest opinions how you found the sef compared to the std coil.
more sensitive?
deeper? lighter?
better ground coverage ? more stable near emi ?
i,m assuming all above might apply but would like to hear it before throwing £120 at a coil thats only slightly different in size to what i have already .
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Re: std minelab 10" coil v/s sef10x12"

Post by beaubrummell » Sat Dec 12, 2015 11:05 pm

i have the SEF 12x10 on my Explorer II and it's much better than the stock coil. Deeper and covers ground faster too of course.

Only down side is the weight issue as the Ex II is already a heavy machine to swing. Many use the Ultimate Coil which is a fraction bigger but lighter than the SEF I believe. The Ultimate is also a great coil.
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Re: std minelab 10" coil v/s sef10x12"

Post by lord lovell » Sat Dec 12, 2015 11:16 pm

I had the standard slimline coil but changed to pro coil the finds rate doubled

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Re: std minelab 10" coil v/s sef10x12"

Post by GC-1023 » Sun Dec 13, 2015 4:51 pm

i already have 18" x15" and 10"std.
i plan to buy a 8"(7.25" really)std and something to fit in the middle.
my options are 10"x12",12.5" accelerator,13" ultimate" ,14" accel pro,16.5" accel pro
this is for musketeer ,but any gain seen on a sov,exp should also be seen equally on musky .
i hadnt really considered the round coils ,because i read that elliptic was better choice ,but maybe some prefere round .
so now i would welcome all feedback on coils mentioned above from sov,exp,musky users.
i dont think i can get a 12" x 15" coz its not listed for musky or the original question would have been about 12" x 15".
are the butterfly coils more sensitive for thier sizes ?
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minelab musketeer ,13" ultimate ,15 x18 sef
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Re: std minelab 10" coil v/s sef10x12"

Post by At Digger » Sun Dec 13, 2015 5:43 pm

I have the ex 2 with the standard coil but I haven't used it in years as I use the 13" Ultimate all the time.
Very sensitive, can use full sensitivity nice and smooth.
Yes it is also deeper and you can cover more ground.
I highly recommend it .
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Re: std minelab 10" coil v/s sef10x12"

Post by GC-1023 » Wed Dec 16, 2015 7:04 pm

decided to go for the detech ultimate 13" in the end . first time i had heard of them making one for the old musketeer so might make good review material in the new year. <:-P
Rutus Alter 71, 11" DD and 9"CC
minelab musketeer ,13" ultimate ,15 x18 sef
Etrac , 6" eq2,10 x12" sef,detech 18".
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nokta relic. 5" +11"
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