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Old 09-10-2012, 07:13 PM
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10 Cables No color coding.

Started working on a big commercial area with 20 zones on 2" PVC mainline.

One zone is inop with no power. 20 14 ga. black cables and 2 white commons are used for all. We have used our 521 to track back to a box where there are 10 black cables and the 2 whites. One of them is the cable for our inop zone. The cables are on top of the PVC and we think the box has been driven on for years and may have severed our cable for this zone.

If we are unable to see the damage and need to expose the correct cable, how can I get the right one? This is a new one for me without any color coding at all.


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Old 09-10-2012, 07:18 PM
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pm me your email address and i'll get you going in the right direction
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:22 PM
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TDR Time, maybe?
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:24 PM
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TDR Time, maybe?
not so much, boots
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:45 AM
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TDR Time, maybe?
I re-read johns post, yes this is a partial TDR job. I guess the check will be in the mail after all.

I orignally thought he was sorting multiple wires not a single.

Could be pretty easy with the right tools/technique
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gotta say sorry guys, crunch time with harvest, not much sleep for a while

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Old 09-10-2012, 07:32 PM
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Too bad. Triplett sends me a check every time every time this site sells one.
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:54 PM
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too bad. Triplett sends me a check every time every time this site sells one. Payup
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Old 09-10-2012, 08:29 PM
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wire sorter?
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Old 09-10-2012, 10:45 PM
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wire sorter?
nope. more of a technique.

i actually took a call for a similar job this morning. also today a repeat customer has a park with 12 missing valves.
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Old 09-10-2012, 11:15 PM
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Is it possible to check for amps, or is it just time to get out the voltmeter and the wire nuts.
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