RE: What's that smell?
Robert: its a 16KV line.. I'll see if I can find
the URL that shows a web page dealing with the
event. The guy was toasted on PCP. The amazing part
is that he survived!
Coiler, Homebrewer, Nerd. mycroft-at-access1-dot-net
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Friday, January 29, 1999 1:06 PM
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> Subject: What's that smell?
> Original Poster: "Robert W. Stephens" <rwstephens-at-headwaters-dot-com>
> I caught a glimps last night of the upcoming 'highlights' to be seen on
> next week's Most Amazing Police Video's (or whatever it is called) to be
> aired next Thursday evening on FOX network. They will show a man,
> suicidal climber or lineman (I don't know which) up on a wooden power
> pole apparently getting his arms bridged between phases of what I'm
> guessing must be a 27 kV or higher line. Pretty impressive explosion!
> If you ever wanted to see how dangerous accidental hands-on contact with
> the HV side of a pole pig or charged coin/can shrinking capacitor bank
> might look like, don't forget to tune in and have the VCR running.
> This most certainly IS high power Tesla coil related subject matter.
> Robert W. Stephens