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Is Alternating Hot/Ground System Best For Drought in Electric Fence?

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Electric fence Tip of the day: You’re using an “all hot” system where all your fence wires are charged.  All hot systems should be used only in areas with 30 inches or more of moisture annually.  During a drought, an alternating hot/ground system is a better choice.  Make the top wire of your fence hot, then the next one down a ground wire, and so on.  Tie the ground wires together with galvanized wire and connect them to ground rods and the ground terminal of your energizer.  This system carries the ground to the animal and doesn’t rely on damp...

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Fence Charger Quality Parts | Gallagher electric fencing

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All the electric boards in all the new Gallagher energizers are robotically solder welded which makes them extremely more reliable than the old method of flood soldering. This is why Gallagher now offers a 3 year warranty on all their energizer as there is almost zero failure.

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Running Hot And Ground Electric Fence Wires Under Gates

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Electric fence tips and advice: I've got a lot of gates.  How do I handle running the hot and ground wires under them?  For both the hot and  the ground, bury one heavy-duty insulated cable for each about 10 inches deep in a trench under each gate. Make sure it's rated to 20,000 volts minimum or it may leak current with high-power energizers like our Gallagher MB2800i. One of the best energizers available.

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Question regarding electric fence effectiveness against wildlife....

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I have a boundary fence of approximately 900meter with about 3-400 in bushland. Currently it’s 4strand barbed wire attached on the neighbours side of the fence.I’m getting increased wallaby pressure (due to recent fires).I’m contemplating putting wallaby fencing with a single hot wire over top.However that’s big $$$I’ve just read on a Gallagher electric fence manual, that a 7 strand electric fence option. What are the thoughts on this?

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Why buy a better electric fence charger? Dont go cheap!

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Why buy a better fence charger? From a customer: I don't know what you're fencing in, but here's my experience. I have a lot of electric fence, mostly steel corners and t posts. I have added pvc over several corners as I think to do it. I have a Gallagher electric fence charger that got struck by lightening and I sent it back for repair. While it was gone I bought a Red Snapper to fill in. Long story short, hooked to the same fence, Gallagher fencer is 8100v, Red Snapper is 5200v. If you try to save a buck by buying...

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