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Old 04-22-2013, 09:49 PM
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I've tried but with little success. Any tips?
Yea, posted a video a while back. i'll put it back on top.
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:47 AM
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So are you saying that the dowsing sticks can be used to trace pretty much any conductor, even rope?
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:45 AM
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So are you saying that the dowsing sticks can be used to trace pretty much any conductor, even rope?
I don't see where i said as much as i proved.

I find shiit for a living Mike, its what i do.
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:50 AM
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you can even use them to find your car keys
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:07 AM
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I find shiit for a living Mike, its what i do.
How's that 6 million dollar man x-ray eye working out for ya?
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:21 AM
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How's that 6 million dollar man x-ray eye working out for ya?
In todays economy it is only worth $4.95.
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:24 PM
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I don't see where i said as much as i proved.

I find shiit for a living Mike, its what i do.
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What I meant was from what I could see on the video, It looked like you weren't tracing a pipe, looked like rope or something.

Sorry if I'm not making sense, been pulling LONG days
Still working on this system that I started MONDAY. Wrapping it up tomorrow. Been a steep learning curve but it looks good and the customer is thrilled.
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:04 PM
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What I meant was from what I could see on the video, It looked like you weren't tracing a pipe, looked like rope or something.

Sorry if I'm not making sense, been pulling LONG days
Still working on this system that I started MONDAY. Wrapping it up tomorrow. Been a steep learning curve but it looks good and the customer is thrilled.
Good for you and your client

As for the rope in the video, this is the simplest way to demonstrate how a couple of wire angle rods react to an unseen object. I could walk the state of Jefferson finding buried objects and without digging each up, even i would have my doubts.

This is a hard crowd to play my friend (without pics you're a liar and with pics you're just FOS) so the most effective way for me to convey the reaction of the rods when they are near or over a buried conductor is to place the conductor above ground and let you decide for yourself.

You also should know that i don't do many installs and few repairs. I locate wires, valves, leaks, tanks etc. I find shiit, its what i do and i do it pretty well.

Again, good for you and the client.
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I chose rope since it was easier to place in various directions than pipe

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Old 04-25-2013, 08:24 PM
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Finally wrapped it up today. Left on a positive note, and will do walk through/backflow test next week. I DID IT!!!!!!
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