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Re: [TCML] Help making a metal suit for spark interaction


Metallic paint isn't flexible for one... You run the risk of hairline
cracks or 'opens', and guess where the electron flow is gonna go next???
Also, most 'metallic paint' really ISN'T CONDUCTIVE. The stuff that is,
isn't flexible at all when dry. It's used for RFI shielding on hard

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> I need to build a metal suit so that I can be touching lightning from my
> 1800w tesla coil in a show I am putting on.I know most people use chain
> mail... however, would this idea work:if I take a morph-suit:
> http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs50/f/2009/319/0/0/Morph_Suit_by_JamesM1.jpgand
> spray-paint it with metalic paint:
> http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=metal+paint&hl=en&safe=off&prmd=ivns&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&biw=1366&bih=643&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=10956146511991578011&sa=X&ei=zmleTvurMcW30AG2_vHTAg&ved=0CIEBEPMCMAIwould
> this give me enough protection against the sparks?I doubt it, but is there
> any possibility? Even if I use ALOT of coats?If anyone has other cheap and
> not bulky and professional looking alternatives... please let me
> know!thanks :) 		 	   		  _______________________________________________
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