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I'm not going to bore you with the details of the first attempt.  Valuable exercise because the New SAGA™ really is exceptional, if I don't say so myself.  If you currently use a Swing Arm, you will throw it away when you use this one. 

• No more breakage at the pivot point where Swing Arms attach to the detector.  The SAGA™ is designed with a pivot point that allows for the typical movement that allows you to swing the arm out and away from the detector, but it also is designed with a rotating Pivot Joint that allows for up and down movement of the arm.  This eliminates breakage, but it also gives you better control over the coil on your detector.  (Watch the 2nd video start at 6:30 minutes)

• No more wishing there was a Swing Arm that would fit your detector with it's weird shaped rod (SDC2300).  Nothing could be more weird than the upper part of a GPZ7000, yet look at the picture to see how well it fits even that weird shape.  The unique design of the attachment base, allows you to easily attach it to regular round rods, or irregular shaped large rods, depending on how you thread the UV resistant rubber straps.


• No more trying to store the arm, if you need your hand to do something else.  The SAGA™ has a proper storage clip.

• Feel like detecting without the Swing Arm for a while?  No worries!  Push a button remove the rod and handle from your detector and stow it away until you decide to use it again.


• You're a tall person and you like the rod long,  or you're a short person and like the rod short?  Got you covered.  You can easily trim the rod to the perfect length then glue the handle on with the included 1 ounce tube of silicone sealant.

If you have never used a Swing Arm, well, you are spending a lot of energy swinging one handed and you are unnecessarily stressing one side of your body, your arm, neck, and shoulders.

When you take a walk, do you use both legs or do you hop on one?  If you are hopping around all day, that one leg is getting mighty tired.  That's why using your muscles bi-laterally helps fight fatigue and strain.  Not only that, but you will never have so much control over your detector.  You will execute perfectly level controlled swings effortlessly, when you are using both hands.


Watch the videos to better understand the unique design of the Swing Assist Guide Arm.  It's the last Swing Arm you will ever need, or want!

Retail $74.94  Discounted Introductory price $59.95 plus s&h

Watch the videos below.  On the second video go to around 6:30 minutes mark to see the kind of control the SAGA™ gives you over your detector.

Call Chris today!




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Hi Doc, the newest SAGA swing arms arrived, and they look great! I appreciate you getting those over so quick. I have already snagged one for myself that I will be installing to a GPX-4500 tonight. I will post up a photo or two when I'm all finished. 

I have a few in stock, so if anyone would like to grab one, please give me a call!

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Chris there are two ways to install the base of the pivot joint and the rod storage clip onto your detector.  It depends on how large the rod is, and if it is a weird shape, like the SDC2300.  The rod storage clip is usually mounted up by the control box and with some detectors like the GPZ7000, that area can really be strangely shaped.

You will notice that there are 2 double sided 3M foam sticky tape pieces included.  Keep those handy but wait until you are confident you have the pivot joint and clip positioned where you want them.

OK, so for a regular rod, like the lower fiberglass rod on your GPS4500.  You are going to want to take the base of the pivot joint and place the side with two slots, on a table facing you.  Thread the strap through the top slot on the two slot side.  Now put the curved plastic piece on your rod in the approximate position you think you will want it.  Right now you are just eyeballing the position.  Take the strap over the rod and thread it through the slot on the side that only has one slot.  Now go back over the rod in the opposite direction and thread it through the remaining slot on the 2 slotted side.  Leave the strap really loose with a lot of slack.  Do not try to tighten everything up until you have threaded the strap through all three slots.

So what you are basically looking at is the strap going over the rod, then doubling back over the rod again.  So one side of the rod will be against the plastic of the base, and the other side of the rod will be right up against the strap that is doubled over itself.

If you want to play with the positioning of the pivot joint up or down on the rod, then go ahead and tighten the strap up and secure the appropriate hole in the strap onto the little anchor tab.

Later when you are confident you know where you want the pivot joint and/or the rod storage clip, you can loosen the strap and slip the double sided adhesive foam in the place indicated in the attached diagram.  Then tighten the straps back up.

With an odd-shaped or large rod, instead of going over the rod, go under the rod, through the single slot, and back over the top of the rod and through the slot that is left on the anchor tab side of the base.  This helps because this gives you the rubber strap on both sides of the irregular shape and allows the rubber strap to conform to the shape of the rod.

Hope that is not too confusing. -Doc


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  • 2 weeks later...

I finally got my new SAGA Swing Arm hooked up to my GPX-4500 this weekend. Although I haven’t actually gotten out into the field with it yet, I am thus far impressed with the design, overall feel, and quality of the product. I think the install took me about 20 minutes. The Swing Arms offer so much better coil control and they really do help disperse the weight of the machine. It is a really nice upgrade, especially if you swing bigger coils. I also like how it stows out of the way when not in use. Great job Doc, this version was worth the wait! :)

If anyone is interested, I do have several in stock. They will be going up on the new AZO website next month; or just call me in the meantime. 




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