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Tips on Installing Electric Fence

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Tips on Installing Electric Fence

People installing electric fences often make the mistake of pulling the wire too tight. Pulling the wire tight requires big corner posts and braces that are overkill for one-wire and two-wire fences. Only tighten wires enough to take most of the sag out of them. Along woodlands where trees or branches might fall on fences, it is a good idea to include tension springs to add some “give” to the fences. Consider using tension springs where deer traffic is heavy. Springs could prevent some damages to fences and also save the inconvenience of having livestock escape before the damaged fences...

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Electric Fence Basics | Electrical stuff you should understand

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Electric Fence Basics | Electrical stuff you should understand

Some helpful electric fence terms Watts: Units of electrical rate of doing work (similar to how horsepower is a physical rate of doing work). One horsepower can lift 1 pound vertically at the rate of 550 feet per second, or heat 1 pound of water at the rate of 0.7 degrees Fahrenheit (0.39 degrees C) per second. 46 watts equals 1 horsepower. Therefore, 746 watts can lift 1 pound at the rate of 550 feet per second, or heat 1 pound of water at the rate of 0.7 degrees Fahrenheit per second. A flow rate of 1 amp at a...

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Safety Considerations around electric fence | Cyclops fence chargers

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Safety Considerations around electric fence | Cyclops fence chargers

Here are some safety considerations to follow when installing electric fencing: 1. Only connect one energizer to a fence; 2. Under unusual fault conditions electric fences can produce sparks. Therefore, keep fences away from combustible materials.When droughts and other conditions create a high risk of wildfires, operate energizers on low power if they are equipped with that option, or simply turn energizers off. 3. Grounds for energizers should be at least 65 feet from utility grounding fields; 4. Avoid running fences parallel to power lines, and try to install fences so that they cross power lines at right angles. If...

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Cyclops Electric Fence Charger Repair, Free Estimates, Any Brand

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Cyclops Electric Fence Charger Repair, Free Estimates, Any Brand

FENCER FIXER REPAIR MAKE ELECTRIC FENCE, MAKE SENSE! We help in all aspects of electric fencing. If there anything you need when it comes to electric fencing, WE are the experts that can help! We specialize in the repair of electric fencers, fence chargers, and fence testers. We also help trouble shoot your electric fence, and offer advice on fence charger sizing! We'll work on any brand of fencer, or tester. From the old ones of yesteryear, to the new ones of today. Having problem with your livestock weigh scale systems? We offer troubleshooting and repair with that as well....

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How to select an Electric Fence Charger / Energizer

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How to select an Electric Fence Charger / Energizer

Selecting an Energizer   The energizer is the heart of any electric-fence system, so select it carefully. A good unit will provide years of service if it is properly installed and maintained. Price should not be the determining factor. Many operators have started with farmstore specials that ended up crashing. The cost to purchase two or three cheap models is as much or more than the cost of purchasing a good one initially.   Purchase a low impedance Energizer with a minimum 5,000-volt output. It should produce 35-65 pulses per minute with each pulse lasting not more than 0.0003 seconds....

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