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#185866 - 04/01/09 10:39 PM Lightning Strike
Lostazhell Offline

Registered: 02/21/04
Posts: 1248
Loc: Bakersfield, CA (Originally Or...
Had some fun today. We replaced lightning arrestors, and clearly cut-outs, installed bird wire and raptor guards at a 3 phase transformer bank (21KV Pri/480V ungrounded delta secondary)

The cutout in the photo was still functioning, although it had suffered a lighting strike during our last storms.. The #6 cu bonding wire was blown to bitsbetween this cutout and the next

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#185916 - 04/04/09 01:23 PM Re: Lightning Strike [Re: Lostazhell]
packrat56 Offline

Registered: 03/03/08
Posts: 76
Loc: MT, U.S.
Wow, well that's lightning for you.
I have a sense of adventure, I just keep it leashed with common sense.


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