The Electrical Contractor Network

ECN Electrical Forum
Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

Books, Tools and Test Equipment for Electrical and Construction Trades

Register Now!

Register Now!

We want your input!


2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

Recent Posts
International Wire Colour Codes
by Texas_Ranger
Today at 08:24 AM
Son of Sparky
by HotLine1
10/20/16 07:43 PM
Speaking of Plugmold ...
by gfretwell
10/17/16 02:37 PM
Broken battery charger? Check for cobwebs!
by gfretwell
10/17/16 02:30 PM
230 or 345 kV transmission lines?
by annemarie1
10/12/16 01:23 PM
New in the Gallery:
12.5A through 0.75mm˛ flex (just out of curiosity)
Shout Box

Top Posters (30 Days)
gfretwell 11
HotLine1 6
renosteinke 6
ghost307 5
Potseal 4
Who's Online
1 registered (Tjia1981), 193 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#49272 - 03/02/05 08:35 PM Electircal Experiments
kinetic Offline

Registered: 04/06/02
Posts: 158
Loc: Phoenix, Arizona
Some crazy electrical experiments form 1854. Some don't sound very safe and others I am itching to try.

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Arc Flash Clothing, Gloves, KneePads, Tool Belts, Pouches, Tool Carriers, etc. etc....

#49273 - 03/02/05 08:54 PM Re: Electircal Experiments
trollog Offline

Registered: 10/02/04
Posts: 273
Loc: San Diego California USA
That reminds me-

anyone ever used electricity to make a pickle glow like a florescent tube?

another fun basement trick.. Can't wait to try getting eggs to glow too

#49274 - 03/02/05 09:02 PM Re: Electircal Experiments
bucketman Offline

Registered: 10/31/04
Posts: 71
Loc: vancouver WA, USA.
they showed us the pickel the first day of school.

"Electricity can hurt you"

then they fliped a switch and fryed little green like he was a mass murderer from death row.

#49275 - 03/04/05 04:46 PM Re: Electircal Experiments
DougW Offline

Registered: 06/08/03
Posts: 1083
Loc: North Chicago, IL
Anybody remember the "Violet Wand"?

#49276 - 03/04/05 05:43 PM Re: Electircal Experiments
Indcom Offline

Registered: 01/11/05
Posts: 33
Loc: Katy, TX USA
Ohhhh I could spend hours playing around with some of those experiments...but, I probably would wind up having someone type for me eventually.
John C. Harvey
IndCom Electrical Estimates


ECN Electrical Forums - sponsored by Electrical Contractor Network - Electrical and Code Related Discussion for Electrical Contractors, Electricians, Inspectors, Instructors, Engineers and other related Professionals