Advice wanted on weatherproofing a low voltage wite

kudzu9August 7, 2013

I have an Orbit irrigation system that I use for drippers in my raised beds. It consists of a battery powered digital timer which has a small valve connected to it by a wire that ends in something that looks like an RCA jack. A relative was "helping" with gardening and managed to chop through the wire with a spade. The valve unit can't be taken apart to do a repair inside the housing, so I intend to solder the two severed pieces of wire back together. However, I don't know the best way to weatherproof the splice. Suggestions, please...

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Ron Natalie

You can buy both weatherproof wire terminals as well as goop to seal up things at the electrical section of your home center. Soldering is not required.

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