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#34106 - 02/01/04 04:37 PM Bunny blamed for Bluffs blackout
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#34107 - 02/01/04 08:34 PM Re: Bunny blamed for Bluffs blackout
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That's nothin' A squirell once took out a third of Silicon Valley about 5 years ago. The squirell shorted out something in a substation.
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#34108 - 02/02/04 03:06 AM Re: Bunny blamed for Bluffs blackout
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wa2ise,
Over here a few years ago an Albatross took out half of the South Island when it flew through a set of 220kV lines!.
Flashover distances, eh?.
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