How Do You Fix A Broken Electric Fence?

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How Do You Fix A Broken Electric Fence?

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Electric fences are economical and effective, but they do require some maintenance. There are two lights on a fence charger–one represents the outgoing current and lets you know the charger is on and working, and the other signifies the charge coming back to the charger. If the second light is not coming on or is very weak, you will need to spend some time checking and fixing your fence. Step 1 Check the wires to be sure they are still intact. It is common for deer or livestock to run through a wire and pull it down. If you find a wire broken or pulled loose from the posts, you will have to mend it. If you must connect live wires back to the post, nail an insulator to the post and connect the wire to the insulator, or slide a tubular insulator over the wire and staple the wire to the fence (not too tightly or the wire will not slide through to tighten). If you need to create a splice, slide both pieces of wire through a crimping sleeve and crimp it tightly with a crimping tool, otherw

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