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Re: Death Row HV Question

Original poster: "Michael Secord by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <quoin_key-at-yahoo-dot-com>

it looks like about 2kv-at-12amps, sometimes
less...here's a link:


--- Tesla list <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> wrote:
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <Robynsaddiction-at-aol-dot-com>
> Hello List, 
>         You know, I have been wondering what they
> typically feed the dreaded
> electric chairs. That is, what kind of voltage and
> amperage are we talking
> about here? Will a pulsed discharge kill you faster
> than just getting hit by
> your PIG? Is a blow from a Pole Pig a definite death
> sentence, or is it
> possible to survive such a nasty shock? On which
> part of the body would be the
> most fatal place for me to take a shock? Perhaps
> from one hand to the other, or
> would the head be the worst place to be hit. I'm not
> trying to be a sick freak,
> but I am curious. Thanks to all who have the stomach
> to answer. 
>                    Richard

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