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Lightning Strike #185866
04/02/09 01:39 AM
04/02/09 01:39 AM
Lostazhell  Offline OP
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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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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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