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Re: no need to short cap?
Original poster: "rheidlebaugh by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <rheidlebaugh-at-zialink-dot-com>
This is simple safety. Not all caps will hold a charge very long. Most good
caps will. My next door neighbor, a radio amature, worked on his transmitter
2 days after shutting power off. He is now electrocuted, not shocked, but
gone. dead. Stupid dead is still dead. Be safe.
> From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 23:13:33 -0600
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: no need to short cap?
> Resent-From: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Resent-Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 23:24:01 -0600
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> I have alwas read, "be sure to short out your cap after you use it". Well,
> after runing my coil, i can touch my cap all i want and i get no shock. How
> come? i am using a geek group SW cap with 6 bottes used.