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RE: Poweer Controller and SAFETY?
Original poster: "C.L. Mayeux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <poohbear1961-at-cox-dot-net>
An x-ray transformer dumped in the swamp?
Next, he'll be pouring beer down the drain!
Owner, MSB Data Systems
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> Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2002 6:34 PM
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> Subject: Re: Poweer Controller and SAFETY?
> Original poster: "davep by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <davep-at-quik-dot-com>
> A fable. A TRUE fable.
> (OK. I wasn't there, but got it from 'Bob' who
> did it to himself.)
> Bob (as a teenager) got hold of an X Ray Transformer.
> Without electrocuting himself, evolved two, hand held,
> ball electrodes, which he could pull sparks from.
> One day, working alone, he Dropped One electrode.
> No fuse operation, as the output floats.
> NOW he was more or less 100KV away from EVRYTHING ELSE
> in the building. Including the Power Switch. So there he
> stood wondering what to do...
> Fortunately, his dad wandered by and killed power from
> another building. Dad ALSO administered Some Pointed
> Suggestions AND depositied the transfromer in a large,
> deep swamp....