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10 Cables No color coding.

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by jcom, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 18,308

    one stripped bolt, 2 rounded nuts
  2. SoCalLandscapeMgmt

    SoCalLandscapeMgmt LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,829

    Wife feelin frisky again huh?
  3. Waterlogged

    Waterlogged LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 581

    Absolutely agree with Kiril, a toner is an absolute must. One of the top three tools that you should always have.
    Since you know which wire you are looking for, it should only be a matter of minutes for you to locate it in your bundle. I used mine today.
    If the box did break your wire, you may have to dig it up to find the one that you are looking for.
    How do the connections look, in the box?
  4. jcom

    jcom LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 791

    The wires under the box were on the other side of a T. The one we were looking for is under a 40' tree with LOTS of big a** roots. There are two bundles of cables and the locator took me to the area where they branched off. Now we just have to get down to them and repair the bad one and then relocate them all away from the tree.

    I was able to borrow a "toner" but will be looking for one to have of my own.

  5. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,976

    They are indispensable, a little tricky with multi strand. You need one.:)
  6. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,437

    I have posted this before but it's worth repeating.

    Inductive amplifiers (Toners) work with most if not all transmitters.

    I use my EP200 with all of my locators and TDRs and it works well.
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  7. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
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  8. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,535

    The inductive amplifier is the probe, not the tone generator...right?
  9. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,437

    correct but "Toner Probe" is a common term used by manufacturers to describe the inductive amplifier in user guides and manuals.
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  10. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 18,308

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