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Valve and wire locator

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by itteitj, Nov 15, 2006.

  1. itteitj

    itteitj LawnSite Member
    from RI
    Posts: 74

    I am ready to buy a valve and wire locater for locating irrigation valve boxes. What are the best options. I have read that the tempo 521 is among the best.
  2. And one of the most known locator.
  3. Mad Estonian

    Mad Estonian LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 280

    I think we need to stop talking about the 521 on this site, I'm worried it's going to drive up all the e-bay bids and I won't get to realize my fantasy of picking one up for $50.:jester:
  4. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,496

    It's a good machine but only as good as the operator who interprets the signals. At least on ours sites there's a lot of ghosts out there created by all the utilities in the ground.

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