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   Old Thread  #43 13 Nov 2019 at 10.30pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Yep i do agree with you there, their only downside in my opinion though.
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   Old Thread  #42 13 Nov 2019 at 10.00pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I had a set of those, great alarms but damn, they did eat batteries.
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   Old Thread  #41 13 Nov 2019 at 7.34pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Completely agree.

I've been using a set of Wychwood solace alarms for about 7 years now and they are perfect. Can buy a set of 3 plus a receiver for £150 online - which is about the price of a single delkim!
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   Old Thread  #40 13 Nov 2019 at 6.49pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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   Old Thread  #39 13 Nov 2019 at 6.42pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I was merely asking if their appearance belied their performance.....thanks anyway sounds like they are decent alarms

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   Old Thread  #38 12 Nov 2019 at 7.29pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Absolutely Pal. I wouldnít change mine for anything else on the market!
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   Old Thread  #37 12 Nov 2019 at 11.45am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Still great alarms mate
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   Old Thread  #36 12 Nov 2019 at 10.14am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I stand corrected
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   Old Thread  #35 11 Nov 2019 at 9.27pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Why would you buy them?You started the whole thread stating how cheap and nasty fox alarms look but now you want advice on some .
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   Old Thread  #34 11 Nov 2019 at 9.11pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I used a set of the cheap and cheerful Fox MX for about 18 years and they were spot on, still have them now although not used them for about three years due to buying a set of Mxr+. They have also been spot on, and only just had to change the batteries after around (Iíd guess) 120 nightsí use with the receiver. Every brand of alarms will have itís fans and itís detractors - I just want reliable and buy once - having found the MX to be so, I stuck with Fox.
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   Old Thread  #33 11 Nov 2019 at 8.53pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Anyone have experience of the MR+? just over 200 quid for three with a receiver from JR.
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   Old Thread  #32 11 Nov 2019 at 6.31pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Yep, had a blue presentation set, great alarm as we're the older lxr and dxr.
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   Old Thread  #31 11 Nov 2019 at 12.45pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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They are the RX then, not the RX+
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   Old Thread  #30 11 Nov 2019 at 12.15pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Mine are the original version 100%. Still some floating about online second hand and an absolute steal at £200 mark in my opinion
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   Old Thread  #29 10 Nov 2019 at 9.47am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I'm another mmxr user and I fancied a change last year so I tried the atts but couldn't get on with the long beep you get when first activated...also I like the drop back differentiation on the mmxr...it makes a very distinctive sound when the indicator rises slightly very quickly then drops slightly before it screams off....you will know what I mean if you use them.So I went back to them...they don't last forever( have had two head units pack up in last 10 yrs)but I love them .
I was advised by someone at fox to seal the battery cover with insulating tape to prevent water ingress so I always do that when I change batteries and never had problems.
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   Old Thread  #28 10 Nov 2019 at 9.15am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Spot on
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   Old Thread  #27 10 Nov 2019 at 9.02am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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RX+ has only been out a couple of years, the old rx digital went out of production probably five years before the plus was released but shops had old stock for some time and they were great alarms.
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   Old Thread  #26 10 Nov 2019 at 7.53am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Iíve had a set of RX+ Digital alarms for what must be 6 years now. I have to say they are absolutely faultless. I have fished in 35+ degrees, Heavy Downpours and Cold Frosty Conditions and these alarms have never missed a single beep. Battery life is excellent. The receiver is super responsive and easy to sync up. I canít really say there is anything that I dislike about them. I picked up and all blue set with receiver, second hand for around £230 and I have to say it still feels like an absolute bargain!!
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   Old Thread  #25 9 Nov 2019 at 8.47pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Cheers!

Ive been away from fishing for a while and the fox alarms have changed. Ive never had a problem with delks tbh.
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   Old Thread  #24 9 Nov 2019 at 5.04pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I'm still using fox mmxrs . They do all I need them to do and until they die I'll carry on using them as they do all I require. If I had the money to burn I would get a set of RX +. However most of the features would be surplus to what I require. I'm also tempted by the simplicity of the atts iw alarms. .
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   Old Thread  #23 9 Nov 2019 at 5.04pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Fox alarms are the best IMO...
Most of there other tackle is ****...
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   Old Thread  #22 9 Nov 2019 at 4.37pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Yeh I realised that now . Took a while due to the lack of a sarcasm emoji. Have now hastily edited my post. So it looks like I knew all along 👍😂
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   Old Thread  #21 9 Nov 2019 at 4.35pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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i was being sarcastic mate. itís the reason iím always told they ainít weather proof ie user error again.
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   Old Thread  #20 9 Nov 2019 at 4.29pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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😂😂 Not sure what a battery cover has to do with water ingress via the jack plug. Especially more so because I had the snag ear battery cover fitted .🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️ to be fair though a lot of issues with moisture with delks is being put away and stored wet. Although I always dried mine before storing them
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   Old Thread  #19 9 Nov 2019 at 3.58pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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New alarm has screw on battery cover so how are they suffering water ingress issues
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   Old Thread  #18 9 Nov 2019 at 3.56pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Well documented and a shop I use have had a few back with varying issues.I was getting some but going to wait until all issues resolved
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   Old Thread  #17 9 Nov 2019 at 3.32pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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No it's the same as the old ones just dumb ass customers miss using them ie taking them fishing in adverse weather conditions.
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   Old Thread  #16 9 Nov 2019 at 3.29pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Are delkin having issues with there new alarms then ?
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   Old Thread  #15 9 Nov 2019 at 3.26pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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"Delkim are the best and only choice."

Cough, Ace I3, cough
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   Old Thread  #14 9 Nov 2019 at 3.18pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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sorry mate but you obviously donít know how to clip on a battery cover
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   Old Thread  #13 9 Nov 2019 at 2.52pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Interesting fox alarm thread , thatís all about how **** delks are. 😂😂😂 . Had delks , had Atts , had Nevs , had fox ntxr, mmxr and Rx All good reliable alarms except the delks. Had one fault after a heavy down pour in France. Where water splashed up from the ground and got into the jack socket. That evening the night light on one wouldnít work. Used to get awful squelching on the receiver if it was anywhere my mobile phone , when I had a run. Been using fox rx + for over a year now and theyíve been faultless
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   Old Thread  #12 9 Nov 2019 at 2.24pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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How do you know you haven't got any of the new ones
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   Old Thread  #11 9 Nov 2019 at 1.35pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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User error,set up too sensitive
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   Old Thread  #10 9 Nov 2019 at 12.54pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I like it when they are on a pod and when you get a run on one they all light up.
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   Old Thread  #9 9 Nov 2019 at 12.34pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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No it's never a delkims fault,user error only.I have actually witnessed a fault first hand now and it's put me off the idea of owning some again.It was a lovely double screaming take though
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   Old Thread  #8 9 Nov 2019 at 10.43am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Delkim should have a rethink , if they canít waterproof their alarms maybe they can make a brolly system for them , you know , a quick release job which releases when you get a take and covers itself back up when your into a fish ! All the sheep would buy them , oh hang on , Iíve just realised that they constantly beep due to user error , that wouldnít make sense would it ?
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   Old Thread  #7 9 Nov 2019 at 10.38am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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The new delkims are good though,the alarms don't like rain and the receiver doesn't like the sun.If you can just go fishing on an cloudy dry day then you will be fine
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   Old Thread  #5 9 Nov 2019 at 9.50am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Delkim are the best and only choice... for pike imo.

For carp a simple roller wheel such as Neville's, TLB or ATT's are all that you need. Simple is best imo. I really can't see what those feature heavy alarms offer for carp fishing.

I've heard that false beeps on Delkims are user error but why is it every time I fish near a Delkim there's a cocophony of bleeps every time there's a gust of wind, a drop of rain, an earwig passes close by. Maybe Delkim should run training days, under cover of course
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   Old Thread  #4 9 Nov 2019 at 9.46am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Yea stick with the same crap he has always used.
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   Old Thread  #3 9 Nov 2019 at 2.47am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Popcorn thread.🍿. Just stick a🖕up at both and get ECU,s.
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   Old Thread  #2 8 Nov 2019 at 10.14pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Yep utter crap, stick with the delks....
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Ive always had delkims apart from a set of the original micron M's and im after a set of alarms, currently using my mates delks.

Is it me, or do fox alarms look cheap and nasty? Almost over designed in a way with all the shiny fancy mouldings.

Im assuming they perform ok, just look cheap?
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