Never electrify barbed wire! Each rod will then need to be connected using insulated wire. Then disconnect the lead-out wire at the fence and check for voltage. Do not install clamps near a union or elbow because the tightening of the clamps could break or weaken soldered joints. For you younger Code users out there, below is a photo of the and the NEC previously owned by Mr. This allows the sun to charge the solar fence controller battery. Trim the excess wire.
The 5 ft. Ground Rod and its little-known use in the NEC
This will divert the electricity from lightning strikes induced on to the fence to the earth before it does any damage to the controller.
Zareba® Six-Foot Copper Ground Rod
The size of the hole depends on the size of the ground wire. I bought all the supplies based off what 3 different electricians told me. Soldering can be really tricky.