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#29214 - 09/11/03 12:14 PM Wire Cable Tracer  
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To trace a wire that is cut or has no end, can anyone recommend a tester that works well?


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#29215 - 09/11/03 03:50 PM Re: Wire Cable Tracer  
Bill39  Offline
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Try a tool made by Triplett called a "Fox and Hound" #3245K. It injects a tone onto the wire and you use a probe to find that wire within a bundle at the other end.


#29216 - 09/11/03 09:37 PM Re: Wire Cable Tracer  
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I've got an Amprobe AT-2004 and wouldn't be without it. It's not cheap, but it will find a wire anywhere, in any condition. Here's a link to look at the specs. http://www.amprobe.com/cgi-bin/pdc/viewprod.cgi?pid=269&tid=1&type=elec

I got mine on ebay for about half of retail.


#29217 - 09/11/03 09:57 PM Re: Wire Cable Tracer  
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This is the same thing as the Fox and Hound more or less http://www.tempo.textron.com/products/prod.701k.html or you can always try http://www.tempo.textron.com/products/prod.801k.html which takes out the 60 hertz interference of live nearby circuits.



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