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#185866 - 04/02/09 12:39 AM Lightning Strike  
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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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#185916 - 04/04/09 03:23 PM Re: Lightning Strike [Re: Lostazhell]  
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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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