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Old 01-19-2012, 05:07 PM   #16
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For $125, I had a guy come out with a radio transmitter attached to a fish tape.
That's just not right... it's cheatin!
Like corked bats or the designated hitter rule.

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I was just wondering what method THEY used to determine where the pipe was. Do they just go on maps / survey? Or when they cam the pipe, does the head have something like an RF transmitter or something that allows them to track it at ground level, or do they just guess, and start digging holes!
Exactly! We run a camera down the line. The head of the camera sends off a signal to a locator above ground. Digitally locates location and depth of the sonde (camera head).

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