In a message dated 97-09-16 04:03:38 EDT, email@example.com (Bruce
> I used the water method and was able to drive the 8 foot rod in less
> than 10 minutes without even using a ladder. Just stuffed the hose
> down and kept alternately pushing and pulling the rod.
While making this job easier, it's not a very good technique. It's
because the ground rod isn't in very good contact with the earth which is
what you're trying to do. It's like a loose coax or electrical connector -
sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. Your goal is to have a
low-resistance ground system with good, solid connections everywhere.
73, Steve K7LXC
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