You could pay a locater service a few hundred to come and locate it, buy a
$3,000 gadget or get a metal rod and push it in the ground around where you
think it is until you feel the characteristic scrape against PVC. Once you
find it in two places, try a place exactly between the two - you'll
establish the line and then all will become clear.
On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 1:03 PM, r miles <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have a few towers scattered over 2 acres in the back yard. All have coax
> runs buried in PVC. I'm planning another antenna out amongst them. I have a
> general idea where all the runs are buried but not to the exact inch. I can
> just start digging lightly to find the PVC but that's a long process. Is it
> possible to use a metal detector? Something like the beachcomers use.The PVC
> is about 4''-6'' below the surface. Frost line is not a problem in the Tn
> delta. Has anyone used one to find coax?
> Is there more than BuryFlex on the market? I just want to consider what
> will be best. This will be an HF run so no worry about VHF/UHF losses.
> Please contact me off reflector to make it less crowded.
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