Ground Rods

Ground rods are essential for energizers to work.

Attach insulated wire with stainless steel ground rod clamp (see accessories tab below).


151000 Ground Rod, Galvanized, 6 ft In Stock 6.00 $10.50
151200 Ground Rod and/or Connecting Pin, 3 ft In Stock 2.10 $5.15


  • Galvanized
  • 6 ft - 5/8" diameter
  • 6 ft rod has no head.
  • 3 ft rod/connecting pin has a head on one side. See under "Accessories Tab" above.

  • Benefits

    Galvanized rod does not rust or corrode.

    How to Use

    1. Allow 3 ft of rod per joule of energy released.
    2. Use multiple 6 ft rods for large energizers and 3 ft rods for smaller energizers (and lightning diverters).
    3. Make sure to put the ground rod all the way into the ground.
    4. To attach ground wire, make a elongated "U" in the wire.
    5. Put the "U" against the rod and put the clamp around it. Tighten.


    When installing more than one ground rod, space the ground rods apart 2 feet longer then the rod. Example 3' rods should be spaced 5' apart.

    Trouble Shooting

    If you are not getting a good reading on your fence:

    • Make sure to have the ground rod all the way into the ground
    • Make sure you have a good connection to the ground rod
    • Make sure to have a good connection on the energizer and fence

    Listed below are recommended optional components or related items. Your particular situation may require alternative recommendations. Please call and talk to our consultants if there are any questions at 800-282-6631.
    Item # 134100 - In Stock
    Device to indicate the approximate voltage on your electric fence.
    Item # 151200 - In Stock
    Ground rods are essential for energizers to work.
    Item # 151800 - In Stock
    Use clamp to attach insulated wire to ground rods (see accessories tab below.)
    Item # 156310 - In Stock
    Reduces the risk of lightning damaging an energizer. Combines a choke coil and a diverter into one unit.
    Item # 156500 - In Stock
    Reduces risk of energizer damage from a voltage surge. Plugs into wall. Provides very high (1045) joules of protection.
    Average Rating: 5 out of 5
    Number of Reviews: 2 customers reviewed this product.

    Write a Review

    Date: June 3, 2014
    Thomas R from Indiana
    Would you recommend this product? Yes
    I used a combination of 3 rods in conjunction with the lightning diverter to protect livestock and my fence charger. Ground rod installed nicely with a t-post driver and finished with a sledge.
    Date: May 25, 2010
    Jackie G
    Would you recommend this product? Yes
    I like this one for movable nets. You can put 2 to 3 feet in the ground, yet still have enough to hang on to to pull it out to move the net. I also tie one end of the fence to it to put tension on the fence.
    Date: March 31, 2010
    Gwen A S
    Would you recommend this product? Yes
    These products were easy to install and very helpful.