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#148213 - 01/11/04 01:08 AM Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.  
ThinkGood  Offline
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http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2004011515,00.html


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#148214 - 01/11/04 01:26 AM Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.  
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Lucky Bear!

WOW!


#148215 - 01/11/04 01:45 AM Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.  
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#148216 - 01/11/04 07:56 PM Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.  
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some days the bear eats you...some days you eat the bear ?

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#148217 - 01/12/04 05:18 AM Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.  
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I'd say that this is more of a Flashover incident than a Direct contact thing.
The bear got between the HV line and the LV Neutral and well, look for yourself. [Linked Image]


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#148218 - 01/15/04 07:38 PM Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics.  
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And that's why I would never mess w/ a bear.



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