TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem - Updated Video

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TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem - Updated Video

Post by mrix » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:42 pm

Hello all, we now have a New aftermarket stem for the Equinox 800 /600 called the TELE KNOX which is made from carbon fibre and telescopic now listed at our MDFShop ::g
Its lighter than the original, does not wobble and is telescopic so will claps down very nicely for storage ::g
It also comes with a bag of spare component parts.

Red / Black Fleck Version Tele Knox - Red Version KNOX Minelab Equinox Telescopic Stem

Black Version Tele Knox - Black Vserion KNOX Minelab Equinox Telescopic Stem

If you use MDF4895 at checkout you get 5% Discount ::g This is Only a deal for the MDFShop




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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by Junior » Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:14 am

Look nice and have put into photo's for that day when the equionox happens....1 querie does the warranty become null and void if u fit a aftermarket stem ?

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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by Bors » Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:05 pm

Buriedbytime&dust wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:33 am
The distance from arm cup to hand grip looks very short, or is that just the photo making it appear that way? :-/
You can have the handle where you like as far or near to your hand as you like as its governed by its own tightness onto the stem and not relying on holes in the stem to connect with the fixation.
It will be down to your own positioning of the handle where it sits in relation to your hand.

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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by MartM » Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:15 pm

Might be tempted with this new shaft as the detector will be smaller and easier to fit in the tiny boot of my car.

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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by Iron Mask » Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:57 pm

Buriedbytime&dust wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:33 am
The distance from arm cup to hand grip looks very short, or is that just the photo making it appear that way? :-/
The armrest can be any distance from the grip. Put it where you want and tighten the screws.

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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by rossi » Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:06 pm

MartM wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:15 pm
Might be tempted with this new shaft as the detector will be smaller and easier to fit in the tiny boot of my car.
Just back home after 3 hours using the new Tele Stem and it works a treat
My wife commented that it will probably will be going into my case going on flights next week and she's right
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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by Bors » Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:13 pm

I think a lot of thought and consideration went into the design of this stem. It`s a 100% better for my needs anyway and it's going to be an asset. This I believe was designed by a Detectorist, so what better reason than that to know what was required on its design & construction. It gets a big thumbs up from me anyway ::g

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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by Iron Mask » Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:02 pm

Bors wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:13 pm
I think a lot of thought and consideration went into the design of this stem. It`s a 100% better for my needs anyway and it's going to be an asset. This I believe was designed by a Detectorist, so what better reason than that to know what was required on its design & construction. It gets a big thumbs up from me anyway ::g
Thank you :-)
I appreciate the kind remarks. I put a lot of thought into it and I am still working on a side flip handle so it will basically lay flat and also working on an S shaft that will use the middle and lower stem from this shaft.

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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by mrcheeky » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:00 pm

yes mate im tempted to get 1 they look pretty cool

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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by Bors » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:43 pm

THE MOLE wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:50 pm
cant see what all the fuss is about the weight, if it was heavier then fine something to moan about.
if its the same or less weight then that's a bonus, to me the point is do you want a collapsible shaft or don't you :-/
Sometimes, we take BT`s advice........ "It`s good to talk" :))

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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by Dangerous Norman » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:33 pm

After several days thinking about this I've made my mind up and purchased one from the MDF shop. Just wondering what the delivery time is as nothing mentioned in the email, anyone know?

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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by mrix » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:51 pm

Dangerous Norman wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:33 pm
After several days thinking about this I've made my mind up and purchased one from the MDF shop. Just wondering what the delivery time is as nothing mentioned in the email, anyone know?

Obviously depending on the time of day purchased Delivery is normally very quick and normally next working ::g

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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by Devonboy » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:38 pm

Dangerous Norman wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:33 pm
After several days thinking about this I've made my mind up and purchased one from the MDF shop. Just wondering what the delivery time is as nothing mentioned in the email, anyone know?
Yes delivery is fairly quick, I ordered one on Sunday and it was delivered on Tuesday.
Nice bit of kit.

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Re: NEW - TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem

Post by mrix » Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:38 am

Hello all, I have now created a New video and placed it in the opening thread to answer some of the concerns / queries raised ::g
Its 25 Minutes long :-O so if your interested in certain info you may find it better skipping to certain parts of the video ::g
I have also cleaned the thread to remove replies where questions have now been answered within the video ::g
If you have anymore questions that have not been answered please reply ::g

Having weighed both the stem assemblies within this video the weight saving is in fact 118grams
The issue with the arm cuff hole being a little too small is no longer a issue and has been increased on all future batches ::g


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Re: TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem - Updated Video

Post by Dangerous Norman » Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:19 pm

Received my new shaft today. Well impressed on it's presentation in the cloth pouch and plastic tube. Assembly was so simple and required no adjustment of any kind.

I had intended to get the all black version but forgot to say when I ordered, pleased I forgot because the red/black version is really nice.

I'd have no hesitation in recommending it to all Nox owners. While weight wasn't an issue for me I did my own checks and according to the wife's scales there's a weight saving of 135-140 gm and it does feel well balanced and lighter in the hand.

Hats of to the makers and I'm looking forward to that control head arm fold-down joint that has been mentioned.

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Re: TELE KNOX Minelab Equinox Carbon Fibre Telescopic Stem - Updated Video

Post by mrix » Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:35 pm

Dangerous Norman wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:19 pm

I had intended to get the all black version but forgot to say when I ordered, pleased I forgot because the red/black version is really nice.



Hello Norman, from my understanding the black version up until now tends to have more sales than the red but I dont think most people realise how nice the red fleck looks.
I was surprised myself and would personally prefer it over the black.

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