line locator/fault finder

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by David Gretzmier, May 15, 2002.

  1. David Gretzmier

    David Gretzmier LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,645

    on locators and fault finders-I have tired of renting the old ones at the supply store and am considering buying one. what is the best? I have seen ones on ebay that promise to find depth of wires, measure/locate faults from either end of the wire to the inch, etc.

    which ones, namebrands and the like have you guys used and like? Dave g
     
  2. calobo

    calobo LawnSite Member
    from socal
    Posts: 5

    Progressive 521 fault locator... reliable and easy to use.
     
  3. HBFOXJr

    HBFOXJr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,706

    Progressive 521. Expensive but worth it.
     
  4. We have (2) 521's.......very trustworthy and reliable.....I have been using a 521 since 1986.....they haven't changed a bit. Not too expensive here though......depends on how much you will use it. I actually bought my last one used at a supply house for $300

    Ask your supply houses and rental yards to sell you a used one....they almost never break
     

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