A Homemade Electric Fence Charger

This homemade electric fence charger was created when wandering livestock caused crop losses, includes information on the circuit board charger, a detailed diagram and materials list and instructions.



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Diagram: Circuit board pattern.
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Diagram: Parts of the electric fence charger box.
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Materials list for electric fence charger.
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This homemade fence charger is, of course, hooked up in the same way as are the store-bought ones. We simply hung the box on a convenient fencepost, placed a 12-volt auto battery-raised off the ground -beneath it, and drove a 4-foot bare steel rod into the earth near the site.
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