18508Re: [RoboMower] Re: RM400 - Problems - Tilt - Bump and Pick up Sensors
- May 3, 2013I don't recommend stranded wire as much as solid, either.
I think that's the same product I got on eBay for my expanded install
years ago. GREAT stuff. The jacket is designed for outdoor, it's
It's TOUGH stuff. Actually hard to strip without very sharp wire
There's a 16ga version too:
But I don't see a good reason to up your expense there. The 18ga is good.
On 5/3/2013 12:47 PM, Lee Hart wrote:
> On 5/2/2013 10:31 PM, mowbo wrote:
>> I have used regular wire for my installation and that works fine, no need to buy the expensive robomower wire, only thing is that i used black wire so i took awhile till you couldn't see it anymore.
> The only precaution is not to use cheap wire. There are two reasons:
> 1. Cheap wire often uses cheap plasticisers (like peanut oil) to make
> the plastic flexible. This smells like "food" to moles, gophers,
> squirrels, etc. They will EAT it!
> 2. Cheap wire doesn't have the stabilizers to resist UV or ground
> water. It will get brittle and crack with age, so you'll have to
> repair or replace it. Look for UF or UH class insulations that
> are intended for direct burial.
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