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#148213 - 01/10/04 09:08 PM Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.
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#148214 - 01/10/04 09:26 PM Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.
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Lucky Bear!


#148215 - 01/10/04 09:45 PM Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.
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#148216 - 01/11/04 03:56 PM Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.
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some days the bear eats you...some days you eat the bear ?


#148217 - 01/12/04 01:18 AM Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.
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I'd say that this is more of a Flashover incident than a Direct contact thing.
The bear got between the HV line and the LV Neutral and well, look for yourself.
Let's face it, these days if you're not young, you're old - Red Green grin

#148218 - 01/15/04 03:38 PM Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.
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Loc: Chicago IL USA
And that's why I would never mess w/ a bear.


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