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Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Shawn Perkins, Jul 30, 2008.

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  1. Shawn Perkins

    Shawn Perkins LawnSite Member
    Posts: 32

    Hey guys (I am new So be nice)
    I had a job today and the ground -Common wire shocked the hell out of
    me even with the timer unpluged??????????????
    Also 6 zone system 1 2 3 work fine... 4 5 6 can open by hand only found them all with a 521.
    Is the common wire between zone 3 and 4 bad?
    At the timer all 6 zones are getting 26

    Thanks
    Shawn
     
  2. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,599

    One word, FIMCO.
     
  3. Shawn Perkins

    Shawn Perkins LawnSite Member
    Posts: 32

    Tx0016599.
     
  4. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Posts: 4,347

    stored power in the transformer maybe? was the 521/pulsar plugged in and onto common when you touched the wire?
     
  5. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Is George Lucas a sprinkler guy?
     
  6. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,690

    I assume thats your lic #?
     
  7. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,533

    That was funny....


    but that would be THX 1138.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Shawn Perkins

    Shawn Perkins LawnSite Member
    Posts: 32

    No to be a A## but any real help out there??

    Thanks!
     
  9. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,156

    You've come to the wrong place for that :)
     
  10. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 18,298

    Did you take a voltage reading on the common?
     
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