>The problem with this great labor saving method is that someday you
>wish to aerate or thatch your lawn and then the problems begin
>your radials... visible or not.
Oh, I hate to say this: Been there, done that,..or rather my wife did
while thatching one time: "Hey, where is this wire coming from that's in
When I put in 1500 feet of wire for an invisible dog fence and a 1200
foot lawn sprinkler system. I rented from Prime Rentals in Houston, a 3
wheeled trencher where the wheel that did the trenching is mounted under
the machine between these 3 wheels. You set the depth to whatever you
wanted from scratching the dirt to maybe 6 inches. The trench is 2 inches
For the 'dog fence', it took <bold>30 minutes to cut about a 1-2 inch
trench, 1500 feet long</bold><bigger>.</bigger> 'Course I did have to
come along later and tuck in the wire and then 'hoe in' some dirt.
As I recall the trencher rents for 'about' $65.00 for 3 hours.
73 de Mike K5UO
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