Re: Railroad Track Ground
Tesla List wrote:
> >From JParisse-at-DDLabs-dot-comSat Jul 6 16:14:58 1996
> Date: Fri, 05 Jul 1996 23:55:39 -0700
> From: "Jeff W. Parisse" <JParisse-at-DDLabs-dot-com>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Railroad Track Ground
> Anybody have an opinion on the suitabilty of a abandoned, partially
> buried railroad track as a ground?
> We're planning on renting out the coil for a video shoot in downtown Los
> Angeles (the scummy industrial part) and the ground at the site is to
> hard or asphalt covered to bury copper poles and flashing. We are
> thinking of drilling and tapping a 3/8" ground lug on one of the
> nearby railroad tracks which is partially uncovered (the rest is buried
> under the street).
> Any thoughts?... ...Jeff Parisse
You could measure its resistance.