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Offline Skexis

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Coil brace
« on: February 09, 2014, 17:58 »
Is there such a thing as a coil brace for a Sand Shark? Took Sharky into the surf the other day and couldn't get the coil to stay in one place regardless of how much I tightened the wingnut.

Do any other salt water detectors have a brace option?

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Re: Coil brace
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2014, 18:11 »
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Re: Coil brace
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2014, 18:12 »
Any chance of adding an o ring or 2 (either side) in there for a little extra traction?
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Re: Coil brace
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2014, 22:45 »
Any chance of adding an o ring or 2 (either side) in there for a little extra traction?

Yes there is. I add a thin plastic washer to the inside of the coil brace. Works like a charm, that's all you will need, very strong. Forget kellyco, they are dodgy.
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Re: Coil brace
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2014, 20:12 »
Hi all is there any place in oz  you can buy a coil brace thanks Shane  :)
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Re: Coil brace
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2014, 21:48 »
Hi all is there any place in oz  you can buy a coil brace thanks Shane  :)

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Re: Coil brace
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2014, 07:12 »
Thanks ivanll  Shane ;D


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