Corrosion of Charging Plates?

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Corrosion of Charging Plates?

Post by detectorman5050 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:49 pm

I was reading on another website somebody reporting that their charging plates have turned green and corroded?

Has this happened to anyone else out there?

I just checked mine, and they appear to be fine, so far!


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Re: Corrosion of Charging Plates?

Post by slowsweep » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:03 pm

mine are fine and its been in salt water, however i rinse my gear in clean water as it all gets a tad sticky with the salt if i dont.
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Re: Corrosion of Charging Plates?

Post by fred » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:18 pm

Mine are fine although a bit grubby from lack of care! :D
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Re: Corrosion of Charging Plates?

Post by allmetal » Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:20 pm

have had to clean mine a number of times usually rubbing it with my finger tip seems enough to rub green off it seems to effect my charging when it is not clean enough the green light glows very dim until I get charge points cleaned up.

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Re: Corrosion of Charging Plates?

Post by Junior » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:22 pm

Cover with a bit of insulation tape I do my French stick coil contacts with a bit to keep them cleanish also as said above I rinse off the coil especially when been to the beach ::g

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