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Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics. #148213
01/11/04 12:08 AM
01/11/04 12:08 AM
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ThinkGood  Offline OP
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http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2004011515,00.html

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Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics. #148214
01/11/04 12:26 AM
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Lucky Bear!

WOW!

Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics. #148215
01/11/04 12:45 AM
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Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics. #148216
01/11/04 06:56 PM
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some days the bear eats you...some days you eat the bear ?

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Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics. #148217
01/12/04 04:18 AM
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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]

Re: Bear Climbs Pole - Survives 7.2KV - w/ pics. #148218
01/15/04 06:38 PM
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chi spark  Offline
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And that's why I would never mess w/ a bear.


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