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I have seen some home-brew paint jobs.

January 03, 2019 08:34AM avatar
Most of them looked terrible after maybe a dozen hours of use. Some looked bad due to runs, some due to poor coloration as they tried to overpower the black and not let it show through. Many I have checked out were heavier due to the paint thickness and it was noticeable.

With the smaller coils on my Relic and CoRe I just bought the white colored coils for their Gold hunting counterpart..

Also, if you use coil covers, a paint job might leave the coil too thick for a already snug-fitting coil cover.

I'd make sure the paint used didn't have a metal compound in it.

If you should decide to ornament your detector coils, I am sure we'd like to see a photo of the finished product. As for me, I'll spend my coil covering project time for winter-time research.


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Druid 389 January 02, 2019 01:04PM

I have seen some home-brew paint jobs.

Monte 290 January 03, 2019 08:34AM

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