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Lightning Strike #185866
04/02/09 01:39 AM
04/02/09 01:39 AM
Lostazhell  Offline OP
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,431
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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Re: Lightning Strike [Re: Lostazhell] #185916
04/04/09 04:23 PM
04/04/09 04:23 PM
packrat56  Offline
Joined: Mar 2008
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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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