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Checking Electric Fence with Multimeter..

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by S2_VR_, Jul 25, 2009.

  1. S2_VR_

    S2_VR_ New Member

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    hey guys, im just wondering if i can check the electric fence voltage current with my multimeter?...if so.. wat setting should i go for?..
     
  2. Troy711

    Troy711 Retired Old Fart

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    Sook, just put ya hand on it!
     
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    voltage is approx 5000volts depending on length of run, transformer etc. so no. you can get electric fence voltage and fault finder but prob a bit pricey just to check it once off...

    edit: haha yeah, just touch it, but make sure your not holding onto a steel at the same time haha.
     
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    calais_cruzin Calais_Rattling....

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    Get sum mates over, have sum drinks by a fire near the fence, sumone will let uno how much bite she got. Sumone gotta take a leak on it, if u dont tell them....LOL
     
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    azzfox Braaap.

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    +1. Or use a blade of moist grass if youre scared. :)
     
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    sycvs commo for life

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    just touch it i work on a farm and they dont hurt that much u will feel it for about 1 sec but dont hurt
     
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    haha righto, i'll touch it.. ive touched it before and it was pretty good (big shock)

    but cows got IN our property the other day and the fence was earthing out somewhere... but we've fixed it now, but interested to see how much more voltage it's got (being a pretty good earth now).. thanks anyway guys
     
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    TR33VV Hummer and a chicken feed

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    Hi mate, I'm happy to help here if I can... :cool:

    The 'best' way to do it would be as follows;

    Firstly you will need to stand approximately 600mm away from the fence in question with your Multimeter or similar voltage measuring device in hand, switch your device on and set it to DCV 500v, make sure the RED probe is plugged into VΩmA and BLACK to COM on the device, now carefully place the positive (RED +) probe on your left testicle and the negative (BLACK - com) probe on your or a friends (but that could be awkward if your friend is a guy) right testicle (take extra care not to reverse the polarity as it could result in an unfortunate injury) noW all yOu Need To do is BrEifly urinAte on the exposed wire run for a PRETTY accurate inDICation of voltage gained.
    Oh hang on.... Did I say 'best' ?!?! My bad... I meant funniest, funniest... Sorry for the confusion there. :eek::rofl::whistling


    Oh I need sleep lol.....:yeah:
     
  9. Trayner

    Trayner Fresh prince of Pakky

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    Lol wtf? most randomest post ever hahaa :thumbsup:
     
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    hahah good work, but pissing on an electric fence doesnt give you a shock....
     
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    yeah im pretty sure your right, mythbusters disproved a similar myth with water stun guns.

    YouTube - Mythbusters - Water Stun Gun
     
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    u gotta have a competition to see how long you can hold on, i managed 4/5 seconds on one i tried
     
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    Static89 I Am Ironman.

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    actually you can get shocked by pissing on a electric fence, u just have to have no shoes on and a constant stream, most people when they urinate it goes to alot of droplets. so if u get close enough and piss on it u will know its working :)
     
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    if anyones going to touch an electric fence it might be a good idea to touch it with the back of your hand. if your palm touches the wire and its got enough juice to tense up the muscles in your hand and fingers u might have trouble letting go of the fence!
     
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    they only shock in bits they pulse not continuis power
     
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    Pissing on an electric fence DOES give a shock. I have seen a blue heeler do it, funniest thing I've ever seen, he yelped, then bolted straight back into the house. LOL!!! But then again I have a sick sense of humour.
     
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    watched 1 of dads mates piss on the fence then mum turned it on and now he uses a tree when he pissed was funny and he said wen he got home his wife wasent happy couse she couldent have any fun
     
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    its happen to me, its not a great feeling to "mini me" trust me lol
     
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    i would just like to say BULLSH*T ive done it before by mistake and i can tell you it does f**ken give you a shock to the c**k
     
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    Piece of grass on the wire, feel a tingle? She's workin'.
     

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