other use for pinpointer

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Count de Washers
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Hi,

I use my pinpointer to check walls for cables etc before drilling. It is far more powerful than the DIY cable finders I have had.

It won't tell you if a cable is live but I don't want to be drilling any cables, dead or live.

Anyone else doing this?
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Ho yus indeedy :thumbsup:

I also use one as a stud finder in a timber stud wall. Waft it about until you get a signal and follow it down: if you get more signals in a vertical line, you have your stud :thumbsup:
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I was actually scared to open this thread and read it :shock: :oops: :lol:
And now Figgis explaining he uses his for finding "studs" :shock:

Luckily i only use mine for probing :D In the holes i dig :lol: looking for metal objects that someone lost centuries ago :ugeek:
I am not known for my ID skills, but i make a cracking brew :thumbsup:
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Well Mr Blackadder, your comments made me smile in fact I had a smutty snigger!

I have another use for my pinpointer, I use it to find old nail in reclaimed timber before I cut or plane it, 5 minutes with the pinpointer prevents big tool sharpening bills.
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Count de Washers wrote:
Sat Oct 31, 2020 8:20 am
Hi,

I use my pinpointer to check walls for cables etc before drilling. It is far more powerful than the DIY cable finders I have had.

It won't tell you if a cable is live but I don't want to be drilling any cables, dead or live.

Anyone else doing this?
An excellent use of a pin-pointer if I’ve ever heard one!! 😂😂
Live long and prospect
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I'm always using my Pinpointer at work, looking for cables or pipes in walls & floor, the foil backed plaster board can be a pain though,
the Pinpointer has also located a chewed up AAA battery in the farmers puppy, before it went to the vet!
Clint :thumbsup:
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Well I’ve never heard of a battery in a real dog, my son tries to find the micro chips in our dog and his ferrets with his Garrett carrot.
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Great replies everyone, and a bit of a giggle too! :lol:
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Blackadder43 wrote:
Sat Oct 31, 2020 3:40 pm
I was actually scared to open this thread and read it :shock: :oops: :lol:
Me too, it seems that smutty minds think alike! :thumbsup:
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