So are you going to try to claim the $1 million? If not, why not?
Seems like a no-brainer if it works as reliably as you say.
On 8/30/2010 9:10 PM, Joe - WDØM wrote:
> Works for me too - I've used it to find water lines and pipes for the
> water company reps who were trying to find them and couldn't way back in
> college in the 60's....also found mines and other underground items.
> Perhaps it's related to magnetometry? Don't know - but it does work.
> I've taught others who were doubtful....and it worked for them too.
> On 8/30/2010 9:29 PM, David Gilbert wrote:
>> This is getting sillier and sillier by the moment ...
>> Dave AB7E
>> On 8/30/2010 8:16 PM, Nate Bargmann wrote:
>>> "Witching" really does work. I have an uncle who can not only locate
>>> underground water sources but graves as well. In fact he located two
>>> previously unknown and unmarked graves in our church's cemetery. He can
>>> also tell if the person buried was an adult or a child.
>>> I was shown the copper wire "witch" method by another tech in the
>>> company I worked with. I've used it to locate our ground wires and also
>>> some phone cable. Why? How? Beats me. It works. Now my dad (uncle's
>>> brother) says it doesn't work for him at all. Go figure.
>>> If you must try to locate something like your ground wires, give it a
>>> try. I take about 15 inches of #12 solid wire. Bend over 3 to 4 inches
>>> into an L shape and then with your lightly clenched fist with the thumbs
>>> up, hold the wires between your thumb and index finger in that opening
>>> at the web of your thumb. Let the wires tilt down slightly so gravity
>>> keeps them pointed directly away from you. Don't clench the wires so
>>> tightly that they can't move, they should be able to swing freely.
>>> Tuck your elbows at your side so your hands are about a foot apart or
>>> so. As you walk over metal cable such as a ground run, the wires will
>>> swing together and if your path is perpendicular to the cable, the
>>> wires should be parallel with each wire touching the other fist when
>>> you are directly over the cable.
>>> Practice makes perfect.
>>> 73, de Nate>>
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