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I'm sure I could give it some thought and come up with more than just one.

November 26, 2020 08:10AM avatar
But just keeping it on topic with the Vanquish series, I wish they would have used a name or width and length dimensions rather than a term that leaves us wondering.

For example, my Fisher F5 has a 7" concentric coil mounted but it came with a 10" concentric coil. The average hobbyist is going to think those might both be the dimensions of a round coil, but the 7" concentric is a round coil, while the 10" Concentric is an elliptical that they call 10" but that's only close to the front to rear length of the coil.

Personally I kind of like the use of some descriptive words, such as Viper, Ripper, Raider, Sharp, Snake, Sharpshooter and so on because we all learn what those are dimensionally. I know I have a bad habit, or some might think so, of using both the name of the coil as well as the dimensional specs of the coil, but I do that because some consumers and readers don't know what it is when I say Ripper coil.

As for having Gregg use Hemi, that might almost work, because at least it relates to a brand. I think back 49 years to November of 1971 when my brother Ed and I we're working for a private investigative firm, which called for a lot of tailing and stakeout time, and we were each driving our own personal cars, each a Dodge. One was a 440 with a V8.

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Subject Author Views Posted

Mr. Apex & Mr. Vanquish......

OregonGregg 136 November 25, 2020 01:34PM

A good presentation by Minelab .... or was it?

Monte 80 November 25, 2020 06:30PM

SMF - Poking Fun at others

UtahRich 58 November 25, 2020 08:30PM

Re: SMF - Poking Fun at others

Dan'o 52 November 26, 2020 09:01AM

Yes, it was sort of funny, but at the same time,

Monte 54 November 26, 2020 03:29AM

Re: Mr. Apex & Mr. Vanquish......

Timbertodd 53 November 25, 2020 05:13PM

Re: Mr. Apex & Mr. Vanquish......

EL NINO 71 November 25, 2020 04:14PM

LOL - .Let the fun begin . . . . . N/T

UtahRich 47 November 25, 2020 04:04PM

Re: Mr. Apex & Mr. Vanquish......

D&P-OR 75 November 25, 2020 01:58PM

Well Del, I wonder....... Attachments

OregonGregg 69 November 25, 2020 08:31PM

Re: Well Del, I wonder.......

D&P-OR 62 November 25, 2020 09:44PM

ok serious answer

OregonGregg 80 November 25, 2020 10:02PM

Re: ok serious answer, even better

Kickindirt 67 November 26, 2020 02:22PM

Re: ok serious answer, even better

D&P-OR 64 November 26, 2020 03:00PM

Re: ok serious answer

Dan'o 51 November 26, 2020 08:35AM

Whoa there Gregg . . . . . .

UtahRich 65 November 25, 2020 10:16PM

Re: ok serious answer

D&P-OR 57 November 25, 2020 10:14PM

Del, one of my gripes with Minelab, and a thought or two.

Monte 67 November 26, 2020 04:00AM

Monte: I agree with you in that manufacturers in some instances have put "strange" names/figures on their coils--------but-----

D&P-OR 61 November 26, 2020 04:41AM

Looks like we need us a "Timeout"

OregonGregg 63 November 26, 2020 08:45AM

Re: Looks like we need us a "Timeout"

Kickindirt 55 November 26, 2020 01:35PM

Two shows I never watched and an actress and actor I never cared for. Just opinions.grinning smiley N/T

Monte 40 November 26, 2020 09:05AM

No way......

OregonGregg 49 November 26, 2020 09:15AM

Are you that young? thinking thinking ... Oh wait a minute. I figured it out, I was busy.

Monte 44 November 26, 2020 12:08PM

You have more than 1 gripe with Minelab? eye popping smiley

UtahRich 52 November 26, 2020 04:40AM

I'm sure I could give it some thought and come up with more than just one.

Monte 53 November 26, 2020 08:10AM

Re: You have more than 1 gripe with Minelab? eye popping smiley

D&P-OR 56 November 26, 2020 05:05AM

Re: You have more than 1 gripe with Minelab? eye popping smiley

EL NINO 61 November 26, 2020 07:02AM

But Why?

OregonGregg 62 November 26, 2020 08:19AM

Re: But Why?

EL NINO 61 November 26, 2020 11:53AM

Now, there are some good answers for OregonGregg. N/T

Monte 45 November 26, 2020 12:18PM

Re: But Why?

OregonGregg 57 November 26, 2020 12:12PM



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