I don't sell anything and have no connection with any of these companies.
The following page shows The hydraulic drill I build for about $5 and the
steps for installing the ground rods which are "CadWelded" to the cable. I
use the term CadWeld properly as that is the system I used.
Roger Halstead (K8RI, EN73 & ARRL Life Member)
N833R, World's Oldest Debonair (S# CD-2)
Here in sandy West Central Florida one doesn't even need a hammer to
drive an 8 foot ground rod, they press into the ground by hand! (Really
freaked me at first since I am from NH where one sometimes needs a
diamond-tipped drill to get two or three feet down through the granite!)
The plan here is three 20 foot rods -- it will be interesting to see
how deep I can get them before I need to give them a little
encouragement from my 5 pound sledge.
Thanks for all of the suggestions! 73, doc kd4e
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