UNDERGROUND WIRING UNDER A GATE
To trench under a gate to ensure the continuity of the electric
charge on the other side, put the high tension cable through
a burried metal pipe or a flexible conduit to protect them
from traffic.This will also protect the wire from tunneling
rodents who might chew on unprotected wires and later
cause a short in the fence.
TO CROSS UNDER AN OPEN GATE TO ELECTRIFY THE NEXT PASTURE
If you want to leave a
certain fence sections
opened but ensure the
zapping continuity on the
other side: it may be a gate,
a passage you want to leave
opened due to frequent traffic,
or just a section of fencing that does
not need to be connected to the electrified
fence tape. To carry the current to the next fence
section we recommend using the appropriate size high tension
) attached to a tensioner (#36W
) at each ends, thanks to connector #59GM
that we will crimp on request and here also put the high tension cable through a burried
metal pipe or a flexible conduit to protect them from traffic.
THE GOLF BALL SWITCH #52
The use of HorseGuard Golf ball switch will greatly enhance the flexibility of your electric
fence system. Careful placement of switches will result in significant time savings.
If your fence charger is on the main line (far from the fence), the general switch #52
recommended. A good option is to install the fence switch #52 at the beginning of the
The golf ball handle will tell you from distance if the fence is ON
Fault finding: The switch enables you to isolate various sections of
the fence making
it quicker and easier to isolate any faults.
Safety and maintenance: Individual sections of fence line
can be isolated to do repairs without the need to turn the
whole system off.
Time saving: You can isolate a section of fence line anywhere
on the farm without having to travel all the way back to the
By switching off fence lines that are not in
use, all energy will be directed on to the fence lines which are
in use. This is particularly useful in times of rapid grass growth
which may leak power from the bottom strands of tape.