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Posted: 10/05/2018 11:17:52
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Why are the L shaped rods usually held so's the long bit it horizontal and not vertical?

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Posted: 10/05/2018 12:14:24
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If you use 3ft. rods with the long leg down you have to hold the rod in a different way which would stop it freely rotating. holding the short leg the weight is in the long rod so all you have to do is balance it so it revolves freely. Try it and you will answer your own question.


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Posted: 10/05/2018 12:31:05
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Roger L wrote:

If you use 3ft. rods with the long leg down you have to hold the rod in a different way which would stop it freely rotating. holding the short leg the weight is in the long rod so all you have to do is balance it so it revolves freely. Try it and you will answer your own question.


If vertical they're free to rotate 360 degrees.

If horizontal then the longer the horizontal the more prone to rotating at random when walking along or when prompted by an experienced operator.

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Posted: 10/05/2018 16:06:42
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You are taking the weight onto the short leg so it will not work.


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Posted: 10/05/2018 16:18:18
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Roger L wrote:

You are taking the weight onto the short leg so it will not work.


Actually it's potentially less friction:

https://www.paranormalstudy.com/product/10-large-copper-dowsing-rods/

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Posted: 10/05/2018 17:10:03
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lozz wrote:



https://www.paranormalstudy.com/product/10-large-copper-dowsing-rods/



Oh wow! "Pimp my Dowsing Rods" Laugh



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Posted: 10/05/2018 17:17:46
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sinker wrote:

lozz wrote:



https://www.paranormalstudy.com/product/10-large-copper-dowsing-rods/



Oh wow! "Pimp my Dowsing Rods" Laugh



If only I had realised that I didn't have to put up with unbent coat hangers and old biro tubes and for only $20 - bargain, I feel the urge to order nowBlush

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